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BERJAYA HOTELS & RESORTS ANNOUNCES THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF ANSA OKINAWA RESORT

OKINAWA, 14 NOVEMBER 2019 – Berjaya Hotels & Resorts (“BHR”), a member of the Berjaya Corporation Group of Companies, today announced the official opening of its ANSA Okinawa Resort (“ANSA Okinawa”), which marks the much-anticipated entry of BHR into Okinawa Island, an increasingly popular international tourist destination in Japan. Present at the opening ceremony were the Guest-of-Honour Mayor of Uruma City Mr Toshio Shimabukuro, accompanied by Chief Executive Officer of Berjaya Land Berhad Mr Syed Ali Shahul Hameed, Chief Executive Officer of Berjaya Japan Regional Office Ms Mie Kojaku, Director of Berjaya Okinawa Development Co. Ltd. Mr Tan Teng Yan and Head of Operations Berjaya Hotels & Resorts, Mr Peter Wong.

 

 

ANSA Okinawa is situated on the high ground of Uruma, the third largest city in the Okinawa prefecture, which is also known for its subtropical climate, serene forest, splendid sunrise view, beautiful beaches and coral reefs. The location of the resort is unique as it offers an unobstructed panoramic view of the East China Sea and the Pacific Ocean at each side of the island. 

With an inventory of 123 rooms and suites, ANSA Okinawa is a 6-storey hill resort with a total floor area of 7,833 square meters nestled within the lush greenery of Uruma hill. The resort offers five room categories, with elegantly-styled guest rooms located on the second floor to the fifth floor, while exclusive suites with traditional tatami are on the highest floor to provide splendid sea views. At ANSA Okinawa, guests can immerse in an authentic Okinawan experience as they retreat to their well-appointed rooms and suites with a touch of Ryukyuan heritage. 

“Following the highly successful opening of our Four Seasons Hotel & Residences Kyoto in 2016, ANSA Okinawa is another milestone to Berjaya Group’s significant investment in Japan. We also look forward to more long-term development projects in Okinawa, such as the up and coming Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences Okinawa which is expected to commence its groundwork by Q2 in 2020,” said Mr Syed Ali, Chief Executive Officer of Berjaya Land Berhad. 

ANSA Okinawa has two distinctive food and beverage outlets featuring fine architectural details and colours. Surya Café, an all-day dining restaurant serving local Okinawan and International cuisines with an impressive view of the sunrise against the Pacific Ocean, and the Nadeen Lounge will offer an extensive selection of afternoon tea and snacks with creative cocktails and wine by the evening.  

The addition of ANSA Okinawa will boost the city’s capability of hosting diverse local and international events. The ballroom and a conference room are equipped with advanced lighting, audio and visual equipment. More wellness facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, expansive sauna facilities, fitness centre and karaoke room for tranquil retreat. ANSA Okinawa will also be introducing an array of family activities around the resort’s ample outdoor space such as on-site mini goat petting area, children’s inflatable playground by the pool, picnic with a scenic view, grass sledding, cycling, jungle trekking trails and more.

When it comes to recreation, the resort is an ideal destination with renowned sightseeing attractions such as the Ishikawa Kogen Observatory, Bios Hill Nature Park, Cave Okinawa, Iha Castle, Nakadomari, Onna Village Museum to name a few, are just within walking distance to 10 minutes’ drive from ANSA Okinawa. For travellers who love sea sports, the resort is only 15 minutes’ drive from top diving and snorkelling sites abound. The resort is now accepting bookings offering Best Available Rates and more offers at www.ansahotels.com/okinawa

 

Media Contacts:

Name:                    William Tan (Director of Marketing & Communications)

Direct Line:           + 60 (3) 2149 1957

Email:                     [email protected] 

Name:                    Sho Tetsumoto 鉄本翔

                               (Sales & Digital Marketing Manager / セールス&デジタルマーケティングマネージャー)  

Direct Line:           + 81 (0) 98 963 0123

Email:                     [email protected]

 

ABOUT ANSA OKINAWA RESORT

ANSA Okinawa Resort is located on high ground of Uruma, the third largest city in Okinawa prefecture, which is known for its subtropical climate, beautiful beaches and coral reefs. The location of the resort is unique as it is situated at the narrowest part of Okinawa, offering panoramic views of the East China Sea and the Pacific Ocean at each side of the island. The resort has 123 rooms and suites, with each offering stunning sea views or refreshing views of the emerald-green golf course. It also has an array of facilities, including two food and beverage outlets, banquet hall, conference room, swimming pool, sauna, fitness centre, and parking bays.

 

ABOUT BERJAYA HOTELS & RESORTS

Berjaya Hotels & Resorts is a member of the Berjaya Corporation Group of Companies, a public listed Malaysian conglomerate. Presently, the group manages Berjaya properties in Malaysia, Asia Pacific and United Kingdom. From the exotic island resorts of Langkawi, Tioman and Redang, to the city hotels of Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Penang in Malaysia, Berjaya Hotels & Resorts’ prominence extends across borders with the establishment of international hotels and resorts in the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, the United Kingdom, Japan and Iceland. The group also owns service suites and exclusive golf and country clubs in Malaysia. For more information, visit www.berjayahotel.com