Suncity Group’s Integrated Resort Hoiana Won Two Awards at World Travel Awards and World Golf Awards 2020

November 5, 2020

4 November 2020, Hong Kong – Suncity Group Holdings Limited (“Suncity”, Hong Kong Stock Exchange code: 1383) is pleased to announce that Hoiana, the state-of-the-art integrated resort in Central Vietnam opened in June 2020, of which Suncity held 34% of indirect equity interest in, has won two prestigious awards at the 27th World Travel Awards (WTA) and the World Golf Awards 2020, by outrunning numerous hospitality brands and famous projects in the. The resort has been named Asia’s Leading Tourism Development Project 2020, along with Hoiana Shores Golf Club being recognized as the World’s Best New Golf Course 2020.

One of the most prestigious travel and tourism events of the year, the World Travel Awards was launched in 1993 to acknowledge excellence in the travel and tourism industry. This year is the first time that the USD 4 billion Hoiana project proudly won a WTA award, besting fierce competition from other nominations in Hong Kong or Thailand.

“As a new entertainment and lifestyle destination, opening in June 2020, we are honored to receive these prestigious awards from global authorities in the field. Besides possessing a fantastic beachside location, Hoiana takes pride in creating a destination that offers many unique and unforgettable experiences for visitors. It’s a combination of exhilarating entertainment, luxurious accommodations and a celebration of the centuries-old traditional values of Vietnam. These awards are also the driving force for us to continue our efforts and provide outstanding hospitality products and services to all guests.” Mr. Steve Wolstenholme, Chief Executive Officer of Hoiana shared.

With the aim of becoming Vietnam’s first and finest integrated resort, Hoiana is a project of international stature and ambitions to bring about a transformation to the tourism industry in Central Vietnam. As Asia’s Leading Tourism Development Project 2020, Hoiana brings together all the elements that enable it to not only become a development project that supports local tourism, but also a destination for unique and unforgettable experiences. Hoiana offers a world of cutting-edge and exhilarating entertainment, a wide variety of F&B outlets offering irresistible Asian and European cuisines, world-class service and magnificent accommodations with mile upon mile of pristine beach, and the perfect location that is close to local attractions. The first phase will witness the opening of four upscale hotels, including Hoiana Hotel & Suites, KHOS Hoiana, New World Hoiana Hotel Vietnam and Rosewood Hoi An, entertainment complex Hoiana Suncity and the 18-hole championship golf course Hoiana Shores Golf Club.

The first component of Hoiana to welcome the public, the award-winning Hoiana Shores Golf Club is proudly designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Jr., and provides the best experience for all golfers. Officially launched in March 2020 after 6 months of preview play in support of local charities, it took no time for Hoiana Shores Golf Club to receive the World’s Best New Golf Course 2020 award at World Golf Awards in October 2020, the most prestigious awards programme in the golf tourism industry.

“We are truly honored to be recognized as the World’s Best New Golf Course 2020,” said Mr. Ben Styles, General Manager of Hoiana Shores Golf Club. “Vietnam is a fantastic golfing destination and our goal is to offer exceptional golfing experiences that will leave every golfer with a desire to return. I wish to thank all who have contributed towards this recognition.”

All of these prestigious awards reflect that Hoiana has unlimited potential and Suncity Group is confident that Hoiana will become the finest entertainment hub in Southeast Asia, bringing positive benefits and sustainable development for the Group.

Adhering to the spirit of “Innovation with diversity, strive for success”, Suncity Group has been dedicated to achieve a flourishing development of integrated VIP entertainment, including VIP services, entertainment, global tourism, food and beverage, luxury fashion, and actively expanding its global hotel and integrated resort management businesses as its core development.

Hoiana has been named Asia’s Leading Tourism Development Project 2020 at 27th World Travel Awards
 Hoiana Shores Golf Club being recognized as the World’s Best New Golf Course 2020 at World Golf Awards 2020
Hoiana offers a world of cutting-edge and exhilarating entertainment, and a wide variety of F&B outlets

About Suncity Group Holdings Limited (HKEx stock code: 1383)

Suncity Group Holdings Limited (“Suncity”) is en-route to become a leading integrated resort operator in Asia. Originated from Macau, Suncity develops, operates and manages integrated resorts across Asia, including Vietnam, the Philippines, Russia, and Japan.

Hoiana is the first flagship integrated resort that Suncity jointly develops with our investment partners. Located in Central Vietnam, Hoiana is only 35 minutes away from the Danang International Airport and is located near to top tourist attractions in Danang and Hoi An. Hoiana is a world-class integrated resort with branded hotels, state-of-the-art gaming floors, multiple F&B restaurants, award-winning golf course and long pristine beaches.

Suncity holds approximately 70% of Summit Ascent Holdings Limited (HKEx: 102), the operator of the largest integrated resort Tigre de Cristal in Vladivostok, Russia. Through Summit Ascent, Suncity participates in the development of future phases of Tigre de Cristal. Suncity is also the controlling shareholder of Suntrust Home Developers, Inc. (PSE: SUN), who is developing the Westside City Integrated Resort in the heart of Entertainment City in Manila, the Philippines. Suncity also offers consultancy services to large scale integrated resorts in Asia. In addition, Suncity operates in the travel related product and services segment and the property segment.

Adhering to the spirit of “Innovating With Diversity, Striving For Success”, Suncity spared no effort to develop entertainment and integrated resort products. Originated from Macau, Suncity actively explores integrated resort opportunities around the world.

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