Accor Hotels Signs First Mövenpick in Bintan Island
Bintan Island, Indonesia, September 2, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The beachfront Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort will welcome guests in 2023. Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Southeast Asia, has signed a management agreement with PT Bintan Lagoon Resort, a subsidiary of PT Edika Agung Mandiri, to launch Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort. Set to open in 2023, the resort will become the first Mövenpick property in Bintan while adding 413 rooms to the brand’s growing portfolio in the region.
Known by many as a well-loved holiday destination, Bintan boasts scenic tropical landscapes, cultural trails, culinary wonders, and thrilling activities from land to sea. Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort will occupy a long stretch of private white sandy beach in the northern region of the island. The beach front resort will be easily reached via a one-hour ferry ride from the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal Singapore or a one-hour drive from Bintan’s Raja Haji Fisabilillah International Airport.
“We are proud to continue our growth momentum in Indonesia with the signing of Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort. With golden beaches, idyllic nature, and exciting recreational activities, Bintan Island has long been a convenient heavenly retreat from the bustling cities. It is a perfect location for our Mövenpick brand, whose heartfelt service, attention to detail and indulgent gastronomy will resonate well within this leisure hotspot. Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort will become a destination within a destination and will elevate the holiday experience with its extensive facilities,” said Garth Simmons, Chief Executive Officer, Accor Southeast Asia, Japan and South Korea.
Overlooking the scenic South China Sea, the resort will introduce Swiss-inspired hospitality to Bintan in celebration of Mövenpick’s rich culinary legacy. The resort is set to be the new beach getaway destination for all generations with standout facilities, including three lagoon swimming pools, unique restaurant concepts, a two-storey beach club, spacious event spaces, and a ferry terminal. Wellness will also be an integral part of the resort experience, with a vast wellness and recreation centre that will feature a gym, a spa, and Kids Club.
Capturing the Mövenpick brand’s warm approach to hospitality, a commitment to heartfelt service, and with culinary excellence at its core, Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort will offer holiday goers a collection of heartwarming moments on the lush tropical island of Bintan.
Accor is the leading international hotel operator in Indonesia. The Group currently operates 128 hotels under 15 brands and has a robust development pipeline of 51 committed projects in the country. Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort will join a family of over 100 Mövenpick hotels and resorts globally.