Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) recently announced the signing of a landmark agreement with Continental Management Sdn. Bhd., a member of the SKS Group Malaysia, to introduce the Four Points by Sheraton brand to Desaru, Johor, Malaysia. Under the agreement, SKS Group will refurbish and convert its existing 311-room Amansari Residence Desaru property to Four Points by Sheraton hotel. The new hotel is slated to open in 2021.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with SKS Group Malaysia. This signing marks another milestone in Marriott International’s continued growth and underscores the brand’s continued demand in Southeast Asia,” said Paul Foskey, Chief Development Officer, Asia-Pacific, Marriott International.
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“Sharing the same vision to develop stylish and affordable hotel options, SKS Group Malaysia and Marriott International will make a great team to bring Four Points by Sheraton brand to Desaru, one of the most sought-out holiday destinations for visitors and locals alike,” said Cindi Sim, Managing Director of SKS Group Malaysia, adding “With its casual yet comfortable setting, the hotel will be an ideal lodging destination for those who come to explore Desaru.”
Reflecting the brand’s promise to cater to today’s everyday travelers’ needs, Four Points by Sheraton Desaru, when opens, is expected to allow guests to kick back and relax with its approachable design and timeless style, coupled with genuine service and modern essentials. The hotel is expected to feature the signature Best Brew programme, which promises to offer guests craft beers with authentic flavours and distinctive culture.
Four Points by Sheraton Desaru is planned to be located close to Desaru’s attractions, including SKS City Mall, the first shopping mall in Desaru as well as Desaru City Commercial Hub within walking distance; and Desaru Coast, an amalgamation of an adventure waterpark and 45-hole championship golf course just ten minutes away. The hotel will be well connected to major roads and highways, and easily accessible from Tanjung Belungkor Ferry Terminal, a ferry hub with a Singapore-Malaysia connection via the Changi Ferry Terminal. For more information, please visit https://four-points.marriott.com/