Tiong Nam Group Redesigns Twin Airplanes For ‘1975 AVENUE & HOTEL’ in Kempas, Johor

Expected to increase tourists to Johor, state’s Menteri Besar Datuk Onn Hafiz vows to ease congestion issues at the international borders within the state

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1975 AVENUE & HOTEL scale model

Tiong Nam Group has announced the launch of the 1975 AVENUE & HOTEL, an aviation-themed lifestyle hub downsouth located in Kempas, Johor Bahru. Occupying over 19,000 sqm of the integrated township, it presents a 38-room hotel. The all-suite cockpits and cabins feature a ’70s vintage and grandiose interior and offer guests to access a stunning man-made beach surrounded by a resort-style garden that creates a holiday mood.

Tiong Nam Group Redesigns Twin Airplanes For ‘1975 AVENUE & HOTEL’ in Kempas, Johor
Illustrator’s impression of the hotel’s aircraft and man-made beach

The unique feature of the hotel is its two actual Boeing 747s on the ground, where “passengers” can enjoy various activities surrounding it including a stay in the first-class custom-crafted planes.

Slated to open by end of the year 2023, the launch was officiated by Johor Menteri Besar, Datuk Onn Hafiz Onn Ghazi in the presence of with Johor Tourism, Environment, Heritage and Culture Committee chairman K. Raven Kumar.

Tiong Nam Group Redesigns Twin Airplanes For ‘1975 AVENUE & HOTEL’ in Kempas, Johor
Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Onn Hafiz Onn Ghazi officiating the launch of 1975 AVENUE & HOTEL

“Johor must get ready to make use of this opportunity as best as it can since the COVID-19 pandemic that struck us over 2 years ago, and look forward to more tourists and visitors that will travel to Malaysia. But we are also aware of the problems that have arisen as a result that must be resolved for the convenience of travellers who enter Johor through the state’s international entrance,” said Onn Hafiz.

“The state government will keep ramping up its collaboration with Singapore to reduce the problem of road congestion. In addition, a study is being done to look into a ferry service between Puteri Harbour and Tuas. Meanwhile, ferry service between Desaru and Singapore has already commenced giving tourists a convenient choice of travel.”

“God willing, all of these efforts will make it easier for visitors to travel, whether domestic or international and will pique their interest in Johor as a Malaysian tourist destination,” he concluded his speech.

Jimmy Khoo, Executive Director of Tiong Nam Properties shared that, “For corporate travellers and event planners, 1975 AVENUE & HOTEL features indoor and outdoor event venues for guests to capture their most memorable moment. Regardless of preferences, these event spaces are ideal for business summits, trade shows, expos, new product launches, press conferences, red carpet events, and social gatherings, registration of marriage ceremonies, wedding banquets and weekend bazaars.”

Tiong Nam Group Redesigns Twin Airplanes For ‘1975 AVENUE & HOTEL’ in Kempas, Johor
The venue also doubles as a leisure outdoor destination

“We are excited about the opening of the hotel as it will further add vibrancy to the community in Johor Bahru and we are confident that we will be able to operate at a healthy occupancy in the first year of the hotel’s opening taking into consideration the integration, the connectivity, the market size and the authenticity of the extravagance experience we are offering”, said Kenneth Perreau, the Hotel’s General Manager.

Tiong Nam Group Redesigns Twin Airplanes For ‘1975 AVENUE & HOTEL’ in Kempas, Johor
Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Onn Hafiz Onn Ghazi looking at the 1975 AVENUE & HOTEL scale model

Information on leasing opportunities at 1975 AVENUE & HOTEL may be channelled to +6012- 9991975, enquiries@1975.com.my or visit http://1975.com.my/ and https://www.facebook.com/1975avenue.hotel/