Last Updated On : Tuesday, November 04, 2014 02:43:08 PM

 

SULAMANGA RESORTS

SULAMANGA RESORTS

Located at Sulaman Cove, along the West Coast tourist belt of the island Borneo
40 minutes drive from the Kota Kinabalu City Centre and International Airport
60 minutes drive to Mt Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South East Asia and a world heritage site
40 minutes boat ride to Mantanani Island, a world class dive site
15 minutes drive to 3 international golf courses
10 minutes drive to Tuaran, the nearest Town The Resort is flanked by mangrove forest reserve with 1.2km beach front. The forest reserve is the oldest in Sabah, gazetted by the British Government in 1930s The reserve form natural habitats for proboscis monkeys, birds, etc. It offers huge tourism products like river and lake cruises, board walks, water sports, etc.
Service Apartments (8.1 Acres)
161 units studio apartment The Resort will be managed by international renowned resort operator, offering an exclusive and elegant accommodation complete with personalised services and facilities to cater both domestic and foreign tourists Main Resort (23.5 acres)
Service Apartments (8.1 Acres)

Key OUTCOMES OF THE EPP/ KPIS
Tourist spending RM14,000 per head per trip.
Average length of story 7 days.
Additional income from eco-tour and aqua activities
No of jobs created : construction - 355 pax, operation 465 pax
Social benefits : quality jobs for locals both direct employment and outsourcing of marine and farm produce.

KEY CHALLENGES
Sustainability of Forest Reserve threatened by encroachment
Road Condition & Access
Marketing (the area is not well promoted)

WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE?
International promotions and marketing
Professional training of local staff to the highest standard of hospitality service.
Liaise with local villages for both employment and marine / agro produce outsourcing.
Financing packaging.
Environment conservation Enforcement on protection of both Sulaman Channel / Lake and forest reserve.

MITIGATION PLAN
Strong Enforcement
Road upgrading (including the access) road to project.
Apply RAMSAR Site Status
International renowned resort operator  


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