Naim Holdings Bhd’s first international hotel within the Bintulu Paragon development is expected to open for business next year.
According to the company, the construction work on the proposed 238-room hotel is progressing on track and its foray into the hospitality business is expected to add value to its business portfolio and contribute positively to its bottomline.
Under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between subsidiary Naim Hotel Sdn Bhd and Luxury Hotels International Management Company (Marriott) last December, the new three-star hotel would be called Fairfield by Marriott, and managed by Marriott International Inc.
Last year, Naim, riding on the success of Bintulu Paragon street mall component, launched two more blocks of the street mall, with key features including 24-hour security and patrols with CCTV surveillance, a network of bridges and escalators to seamlessly connect each floor and unit. The street mall units, according to the company, are larger than normal shophouses in Sarawak.
Also launched was another block of Bintulu Paragon small office versatile office (SOVO) project, a new sales gallery and beautifully landscaped alfresco piazza, which offers a venue for large-scale events.