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Najib launches masterplan to boost Langkawi tourist arrivals (Updated)
Posted on 30 March 2014 / Last updated on 30 March 2014
LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today launched
the Perdana Quay Development Masterplan
here and expressed the hope to see three million annual tourist arrivals to this legendary island, injecting RM3.8 billion into the economy.
Read full article here: http://www.thesundaily.my/news/1001241
See also: http://www.perdanaquay.com.my
31.3.2012 / Mark
The sad story of the factual closing
of the best beach of Langkawi:
by the Tanjung Rhu Resort
Letter to the Langkawi Gazette
I want to tell you about my adventures with Tanjung Rhu.
One day i came there 5.30 and i was not allowed to go on the beach.
After 5 your not permitted to go on the beach??
What about the nice sunset??
Other time I went with my daughter and children about two o'clock.
We went on the beach and I was shocked to see the fence.
We sad down and then this guard came and said we have to move.
We were sitting about 5 meter next to the fence and this guy said we can not because we need space when there is a emergency at the resort beach.
So they take the beach and turned it into a prison.
C-right by BUSINESS TIMES / Monday, November 14, 2011, 06.08 PM
Tradewinds may further develop Langkawi
Langkawi Tradewinds Corp Bhd (TCB), controlled by businessman Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary, is set to bring more developments to Langkawi, with at least two major projects on the cards.
Business Times has learnt that the company may build a new five-star resort and redevelop Telaga Harbour Park at Pantai Kok.
The "Maha Tower" is getting constructed on Langkawi
A 138-metre tall tower with the (provisonary?) name of ‘Maha Tower’
is being constructed in Langkawi.
The Maha Tower project was officiated by Tun Dr. Mahathir.
The site at the beachfront in Kuah covers 28.5 acres and the entire project, some of it on reclaimed land, is expected to be completed by 2020. The tower itself, believed to cost more than RM100m, is supposed to be completed by 2015.
See the full post here
Business Times, 5. Nov. 2011 / By Marina Emmanuel
C-right © The New Straits Times
Ting plans multi-billion ringgit project for Langkawi
"Langkawi: Langkawi's economic fortunes as a tourist destination may be enhanced if Sarawak businessman Tan Sri Ting Pek Khiing has his way.
He is proposing a reclamation of some 80 hectares of land for the region's biggest marina centre, along with residential and commercial properties.
Info from Media Invitation:
THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF RAHSIA ESTATES RESORT, RESIDENCES & SPA, LANGKAWI
will happen on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011 in Kula Lumpur.
"A new 5-star hospitality brand is about to kick-off construction in Langkawi, one of the world’s sought-after island resort destinations. Property developer and owner, Rahsia Estates Sdn Bhd, will unveil its latest plans for this serene gated sanctuary, which comprises a hotel-cum-low density residential resort that sprawls over 15-acres of freehold land.
The Rahsia Estates Resort, Residences & Spa, Langkawi has a gross development value (GDV) of approximately RM300 million and is due to be completed and operational by end 2013.
The official launch of the development and the signing of the agreement with contractor Sun Jin Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd will be officiated by Yang Amat Berbahagia Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the former Prime Minister of Malaysia and current Honorary President of the Perdana Leadership Foundation."
Rahsia Estates Sdn Bhd.
See our former article with pictures:
5. Nov. 2011: by Kamila Delart
GRAND OPENING OF
BY SHERATON LANGKAWI RESORT
On Friday, November 4, around 150 guests attended a momentous event organized to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort, and the Grand Opening of Four Points by Sheraton Langkawi.
Mark: 13 June 2010/Source: Bernama, Rahsia Estates
Property developer Rahsia Estates Sdn Bhd will build the
"Rahsia Estates Residences & Spa "
for between 180 and 250 million RM, "offering luxurious accommodation and top-rated customer services within a gated community and security service." - "It will be parceled into four different parts with various types of resort properties comprising a niche boutique-style hotel offering 18 luxury villas, a five-star hotel complex with 110 club suites, and 31 cabana villas positioned as prime residential choices".
There is more text and pictures.
LANGKAWI, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- A 135-metre tower is to be built in Langkawi at an estimated cost of over RM10 million.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident that the new landmark on the resort island will be another tourist attraction.
"I have been given the honour of naming the tower, but have not come up with anything suitable yet," the former Prime Minister told reporters at the ground breaking ceremony at the Kuah Beach here Saturday.
(Provisory it is called Mahsuri Tower . . . , Mark).
Mark: 24 Aug 2010 / Bernama
Updated: 29 Aug 2010 /3rd link, bottom of page, with interesting content
We wrote about this project about a year ago – but it seems still to be in the air – hovering just slightly above the water into which many hope it will plunge to be forgotten for good…
The project we mean is the planned bridge between Perlis and Langkawi.
“Two companies based in Perlis had proposed to build this 48km bridge linking Langkawi to Kuala Perlis on the mainland.
Mark: 10 Nov. 2009
I was exited, when I saw people working today on the "Infinity Bridge" in Kuah - and approached a hard working man:
"Yes - the Bridge will be open for LIMA" - I was told - "but then closed again, after LIMA."
"For how long?" "For one week - one month - we don't know." "Why?" "For inspection...."
Mark, 2 June 2009 / Source: New Straits Times,
2 June 2009 and websites mentioned below
'Developing' Tanjung Rhu ?
A memorandum of understanding has been signed between ‘Coco Int. Ltd’., an investment Company from the ‘United Arab Emirates’, and ‘AUF Properties Sdn. Bhd.’, from Petaling Jaya, Selangor, about an exclusive RM800 million 'residential-cum-commercial centre' on a 8 hectare site in Tanjung Rhu.
This picture is from the promotional pdf file mentioned below.