Thursday, September 23, 2010

Tang Dynasty Bay Hotel, Sepanggar is now open for business

SEPANGGAR: Tourism development in this area received a boost as the Tang Dynasty Group of Hotel opened its newly completed Tang Dynasty Bay Hotel for business yesterday.

Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Datuk Bolkiah Ismail who performed the soft launching of the 102 rooms hotel said the new facility will compliment the demand for hotel rooms in the city and support its surrounding business establishment.

It is strategically located 40 minutes drive away from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) and nearby the Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park as well as various reputable corporations, private and public institutes of higher learning.

The hotel is also within easy reach to an array of shopping precinct and eating outlets.

“The tourism industry is expected to be one of the most important industries in the 21st century,” said Group Chief Executive Officer of San Hin Group, Dato’ Dr How Kok Choong.

“We hope this new hotel will contribute to the development of the tourism in Sabah, and specially to help promote tourism in Malaysia,” he said.

Altogether, he said there are eight hotels chain under the group with three in Kota Kinabalu, one each in Tuaran, Sandakan, Kota Belud and Semporna offering a total of 1,107 rooms and it had contributed to 12 percent of the hotel rooms in Sabah.

The low budget fare offered by MAS and AirAsia had provided a conducive business environment for the hotel industry as during a peak hour the KKIA can cater up to 3,200 passengers, he said adding that Sabah is targeting the arrival of 2.26 million visitors by 2011.

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