ISKANDAR PUTERI,JOHOR, 18 January 2016- Puteri Harbour in Iskandar Puteri which is formerly known as Nusajaya today cemented its position as the premier family and lifestyle destination in Malaysia’s southern region, Johor Bahru, with the launch of “Time.Together”, it is an initiative that is aimed to encourage the public local and internationally to come to Puteri Harbour and spend quality time with family and friends.
The initiative leverages Puteri Harbour’s unique and distinctive offering, showcases the full suite of family-friendly activities in the region and also for Malaysia itself. These includes visits to SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN, which is the largest integrated Hello Kitty themed offering in South East Asia which gives visitors the only complete Hello Kitty experience outside of Japan, and THOMAS TOWN, the home of all time family favourite character- Thomas & Friends.
“This new initiative helps us to propel our image as a family destination. Today Malaysia ranks high as premier destination for family holidays” said YBhg Dato Mirza Mohammed Taiyab.
The launching ceremony was graced by YBhg. Dato’ Mirza Mohammed Taiyab, Director General of Tourism Malaysia together with Yang Mulia Tunku Dato’ Ahmad Burhanuddin, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels. Sdn. Bhd.
“By providing an avenue to foster better personal connections with family, loved ones and friends, Puteri Harbour’s time.together initiative will help address a pain point face by several families in this fast-moving digital age. It will deliver a destination equipped with luxurious but affordable waterfront dining outlets, attractions and events where families can build and strengthen bonds through the quality of time spent together’, said Tunku Dato’ Ahmad Burhanuddin.
The latest initiative will see several upcoming projects to uplift the entire experience of visitors to Puteri Harbour time.together. Among the projects includes a special collaboration between Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour and SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN to produce an exclusive designed themed hotel room for families and fans of their beloved icon. This will sure be an attractive for guests to flock over to Puteri Harbour for an unforgettable experience, which what “Time.Together” targets.
Besides just entertainment and lifestyle, Puteri Harbour also includes Puteri Harbour Marina, recognised among the global sailing community as one of the “must sail destinations” in the world. It is the first harbour in Malaysia to be recognised and awarded with 5 Gold Anchor Award by Yacht Harbour Association, United Kingdom in February 2014.
Puteri Harbour “Time.Together” in the future will see an added service for its neighbouring countries such as Singapore and Batam, Indonesia where there will be a ferry terminal built as a new alternative point to Johor Bahru which brings them directly to these amazing attractions. We cant wait to see what comes next!