KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Land Bhd (BLand) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Sabapak Eco Sdn Bhd (SESB) for the collaboration of a Sustainable Tourism Vacation spot growth undertaking in Sabah.
Beneath the MOU, the 2 events will collectively formulate a complete sustainable plan to develop and rework a part of Gaya, Sapi, and Bohey Dulang Islands into a primary vacation spot for eco-tourism.
BLand chief govt officer Syed Ali Shahul Hameed mentioned the undertaking is anticipated to contribute to the financial progress of Sabah, and specifically, Sapi, Gaya and Bohey Dulang Islands.
“Aside from introducing guests to the pure fantastic thing about the islands and fostering an appreciation of the native tradition and heritage, the upgrading of infrastructure and facilities in addition to the event of an eco-luxury resort and residences will create extra job and enterprise alternatives for the area people,” he mentioned in a press release.
SESB chairman Datuk Jumat Idris mentioned: “SESB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sabah Parks’ Board of Trustees, which was created in 2002 however was solely activated in January 2022 to spice up the event of latest potential vacationer locations in addition to to advertise a sustainable financial progress in Sabah.”
“The BLand Group has a wealth of expertise with a confirmed monitor document in hospitality and tourism vacation spot administration.
“As such, we’re assured that by leveraging on BLand’s experience and expertise within the property growth and hospitality sector, we can design a sustainable eco-tourism undertaking which can vastly add worth to the tourism trade of Sabah,” he added .
In the meantime, Berjaya Corp Bhd chairman Tan Sri Vincent Tan mentioned: “As an avid diver, I’ve a deep appreciation for the attractive islands of Malaysia. Sapi, Gaya and Bohey Dulang islands have huge potential to grow to be a top-rated vacation vacation spot in Malaysia, alongside worldwide vacationers’ favorites equivalent to Langkawi, Redang and Tioman islands.
“We’re assured that, along with SESB, we can elevate the wonder and appeal of those islands and rework them right into a must-visit eco-destination for each home and worldwide vacationers.”