6 July 2011
INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 2011 is a special month for Golden Palm Tree Iconic Resort & Spa being the Resort’s 1st
Anniversary and the Resort will be embracing this special occasion in style and finesse!
Golden Palm Tree in Sepang, Malaysia is proudly managed by Swiss-Belhotel International.
Since its inception a year ago on 6th July 2010, the Resort has achieved tremendous growth
whilst keeping true to its values and actively championing the preservation of the ecological
haven in the surrounding Sepang Gold Coast area on the Malayisan coast of the Malacca
Straits. And, believe it or not – the Resort is proud to announce that it has now officially
received more than 110,000 guests to date. What growth!
In congratulating Golden Palm Tree Iconic Resort & Spa for its amazing growth in just one
year of operation, Swiss-Belhotel International Chairman and President, Mr. Gavin M. Faull
said “We are proud to have Golden Palm Tree Iconic Resort & Spa as part of our
management portfolio. General Manager, Mr. Pascal Prigent and his team exemplify the
dedication and commitment to professionalism and services that is the hallmark of our Group.
They have made a remarkable achievement.”
Barely a year after opening, Golden Palm Tree Iconic Resort & Spa has been recognised as
the most preferred venue to host the ‘famous faces’ in the Motorsports Industry and the
Resort recorded a rare achievement by ‘securing’ internationally acclaimed artistes, race
drivers and racing teams during the recently concluded Malaysian F-1 Grand Prix 2011 and
Super GT 2011. In addition to the upcoming Malaysian Moto GP 2011, these high profile
events have also been secured for 2012.
Since its opening the Resort has been awarded several international accolades, the latest being
a ‘green’ award from the distinguished Malaysian French Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (MFCCI) under its Green Technology Category and The Best Eco-Tourism Product
and Most Innovative Tourism Attraction 2010/2011. These achievements are testament to the
Resort’s commitment towards championing environmental well-being and respecting the
ecological community in which this iconic resort operates.
Mr. Darren Saw, Vice-President Hospitality, Retail & Property Management, Sepang
GoldCoast Sdn Bhd, representing the owning company of the Resort in accepting the award
from MFCCI recently in Kuala Lumpur commented that, “Golden Palm Tree Iconic Resort
& Spa is not here just to become another player in the local industry, we are here to make a
difference; to be an icon. A Sanctuary in a beautiful environment …!”
Celebrating our 1st Anniversary find out what we have in store for all in the months to come.
For more information, log on to www.goldenpalmtree.com or join our trendy community on
Facebook at www.facebook.com/goldenpalmtree.
About Golden Palm Tree Iconic Resort & Spa
Stretching out almost a kilometre into the sheltered waters of the Straits of Malacca, Golden
Palm Tree Iconic Resort & Spa reveals the soul of its destination with the warmth of local
welcome, the fusion of tradition and modernity in its interior designs and the sophistication of
service, showcasing culinary arts in authentic local delicacies directed by the international
management of Swiss-Belhotel International.
Golden Palm Tree Iconic Resort & Spa offers comfortable and stylish sea villas. Our resort is
“away from it all” and yet close to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuala
Lumpur City Centre. It is Natural Luxury where you can “experience the untouched natural
environment and mangrove sanctuary”. The Resort also offers a wide range of sports and
entertainment activities, as well as a great food & beverage outlet selection.
About Swiss-Belhotel International
Swiss-Belhotel International is a rapidly expanding international management company with over 60 hotels, resorts and projects globally. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Hong Kong (SAR), Swiss-Belhotel International manages hotels in the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East including CHINA • VIETNAM • PHILIPPINES • MALAYSIA • INDONESIA • AUSTRALIA • IRAQ • KAZAKHSTAN • KUWAIT • OMAN • QATAR • KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA. Ranked in the top 100 international hotel management companies and awarded as Indonesia’s Leading Global Hotel Chain and most favourite 4-star hotel, Swiss-Belhotel International’s rapid expansion will see substantial growth in the Middle East as well as a focus on growth in China. Please refer to the Group Website, www.swiss-belhotel.com.
Golden Palm Tree Iconic Resort & Spa is Swiss-Belhotel International’s first resort in
Malaysia, with a second project currently under development.
Golden Palm Tree Iconic Resort & Spa
No.67, Jalan Pantai Bagan Lalang,
Kg.Bagan Lalang, 43950, Sungai Pelek,
Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Tel: 603-3182 3600
Fax: 603-3182 3700