MARRIOTT International announced another milestone, with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Batam. The new hotel is situated in the heart of Batam’s business and entertainment district, Nagoya, which is half an hour away from the Hang Nadim Airport and nearby Harbor Bay Ferry Port, where a pleasant 40-minute high-speed ferry ride whisks travelers to and from Singapore.

According to Rajeev Menon, President, Asia Pacific Marriott International said whether travelers are visiting for work or leisure, the hotel is sure to cater to the needs of today’s everyday traveler with its approachable design, stylish comfort and all the brand’s popular extras. We are excited to see the opening of the Four Points by Sheraton brand in a resort destination with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Batam.

 “With 12 Four Points by Sheraton hotels now present in Indonesia, we are so  pleased to expand our footprint to this renowned Indonesian island, welcoming guests to enjoy an urban escape. The debut of Four Points by Sheraton Batam further compliments Marriott International’s commitment to growth in the region,” he said.

Menon added blessed with access to the region’s most exclusive seascape, Batam is an emerging tourist destination popular with visitors from nearby Singapore for its international world-class golf courses, exhilarating water sports adventures, wellness spas, tasty delicious fresh seafood, duty-free shopping, Indonesia’s cultural attractions and more. Batam is also home to many beautiful pristine beaches such as the white sandy Nongsa Beach where the glittering lights of Singapore’s skyscrapers can be seen on the horizon at night.

Meanwhile Ramesh Jackson, Area Vice President for Indonesia, Marriott International said we are proud to see the unveiling of our first Four Points by Sheraton brand and our second opening in the up and coming Batam – and all just within one month of each other. The opening of Four Points by Sheraton Batam signifies Marriott International’s pledge to see growth in Indonesia and continued focus on earning the confidence of our guests, despite weathering the adversity we are faced with today.

“Reflecting the brand’s promise to provide for today’s modern travelers seeking balance on the road, hotel offers 218 contemporary guest rooms where timeless classics meet modern details – inclusive of one Presidential Suite and 26 apartment units. Evolution, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, boasts modern interiors and lively indoor and outdoor seating areas with rustic and timber elements incorporated into the design inspiration,” he noted.

He concluded that we are delighted to officially open Four Points by Sheraton Batam. We look forward to creating inspiringccexperiences that showcase this tropical island’s rich culture heritage while providing travelers with everything they need to rest, relax and stay connected. []