Construction of Marriott hotel at Nilgiri begins in full swing
_A Monitor Report16 Sep, 2020 | 382 Views|-+
Dhaka : The construction work on the five-star Marriott Hotel and Amusement Park has begun in full swing at Nilgiri in Bandarban.
The 24th Division and the 69th Brigade of Bangladesh Army, Army Welfare Trust and R&R Holdings Limited, a concern of Sikder Group, are jointly implementing the project.
The facility is being built under a 35-year lease and profit-sharing agreement between Army Welfare Trust and R&R Holdings Limited at the exquisitely beautiful Nilgiri surrounded by hills. It is on the Chimbuk-Thanchi route and 47 kilometres southeast of Bandarban district town.
When implemented, the project will be one of the best tourist attractions in Bangladesh. Besides the main hotel building, there will be 12 separate villas, and modern cable cars to facilitate tourists' travel from one hill to another. There will also be various kinds of amusement facilities, including rides and swimming pools.
Rick Haque Sikder, Chairman of R&R Holdings Limited and Major Khairul of the 69th Brigade of Bangladesh Army visited the project site on September 12.
During the visit, Rick Haque Sikder said the project could open for tourists within September 2021.
Other officials of R&R Holding Limited as well as representatives of the Army were also present during the visit.