Originating from Thailand, Amari by ONYX Hospitality Group can finally pinpoint a property in Malaysia, namely the Amari Suasana Hotel located in the heart of Johor Bahru.
Amari Johor Bahru is also part of UMLand’s Suasana Iskandar Malaysia (Suasana) which comprises 242 hotel rooms, a 35 storey serviced apartment tower and Zenith retail mall.
“With Amari Hotel, the State Government has more to offer and attract tourists to visit Johor as well as bringing in business opportunities to increase more investments and demand in tourism industry,” said Chairman of Tourism, Trade and Consumer Affairs of Johor, Datuk Tee Siew Kiong when gracing the topping out ceremony.
With the hotel investment of roughly RM200 million, Amari Suasana Hotel is expected to provide roughly 500 job opportunities during their employment fair for the locals.
“Other than Amari Hotel, we are also developing two additional properties – OZO Iskandar Medini and Shama Medini together with UMLand which conclude to our initiatives offering ONYX brands first ever in Malaysia,” said President and CEO of ONYX Hospitality Group, Peter Henley.
The hotel is expected to open by December 2016 and has been conferred with Provisional BCS Mark Gold Award.