1. The Haven CEO Mr. Peter Chan (3rd from R) and Director Ms. Amy Lau (R) pose for a photo with guests

1. The Haven CEO Mr. Peter Chan (3rd from R) and Director Ms. Amy Lau (R) pose for a photo with guests

The Haven Resort Hotel, Ipoh – All Suites hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner last Saturday, an event traditionally held in June at the property in conjunction with the birthday celebration of The Haven CEO, Mr. Peter Chan.

2. members of SummerBee take a wefie

2. members of SummerBee take a wefie

3. guests sing The Haven song

3. guests sing The Haven song

For a change, this year’s dinner venue was at the resort’s helipad, under a huge transparent canopy, with an unobstructed view of the starry sky, before the sky opened up with heavy rain, a sign of god’s greatest blessings.

4. The Haven CEO Mr Peter Chan, in his opening address

4. The Haven CEO Mr Peter Chan, in his opening address

 5.  Mr. Peter Chan leads guests to a prayer for the success of the company

5. Mr. Peter Chan leads guests to a prayer for the success of the company

Attended by Mr. Peter’s business associates, staff, family and closest friends, it was certainly an evening to remember at The Haven, newly accorded second place in Tripadvisor’s Top 10 Value for Money Hotels in Malaysia.

 6. slide presentation of The Haven Lagoi Bay, Bintan

6. slide presentation of The Haven Lagoi Bay, Bintan

7. music performance

7. music performance

Amidst entertainment by professional performers and talented staff, Mr. Peter took time off to update guests on his company’s latest project called The Haven Lagoi Bay, Bintan. It is a US$1 billion integrated beachfront property on 26ha of land.

 8. face mask changing performance

8. face mask changing performance

 9. Mr. Peter Chan tries to uncover the mystery of the ancient Chinese dramatic art of face mask changing

9. Mr. Peter Chan tries to uncover the mystery of the ancient Chinese dramatic art of face mask changing

By the way, Bintan Island in Indonesia is a popular sporting destination. Some of the international sports events that are hosted on the island include The Bintan Triathlon, Bintan Marathon, Bintan Ironman Race and Tour de Bintan.

 10. Muthu from the Front Office serenades guests with a self-composition

10. Muthu from the Front Office serenades guests with a self-composition

 11. yum seng

11. yum seng

Also, due to its scenic beaches and proximity to Singapore, it is no surprise that Bintan is a preferred destination for weddings, corporate incentive trips, retreats and weekend getaways. Talking about Bintan as a holiday spot, there are indeed plenty to see and do on the island, from temples to safaris, caves, fishing villages, mangrove forests and more.

 12. another staff member renders a song

12. another staff member renders a song

13. an employee shares his experiences working at The Haven

13. an employee shares his experiences working at The Haven

Best of all, Bintan enjoys a Free Trade Zone status, which means it is exempted from ordinary import and export duties, Value Added Tax (VAT) and customs sales tax on luxury goods, just like Langkawi and Labuan in Malaysia.

14. pastry chef presents an exotic Thai-style dance

14. pastry chef presents an exotic Thai-style dance

15. The Haven Director Ms. Amy Lau (L) poses with her talented staff member

15. The Haven Director Ms. Amy Lau (L) poses with her talented staff member

The Haven Lagoi Bay, Bintan is the crown jewel of Bintan Island. Located on a rare and exceptional site, this stunning iconic development is surrounded by three pristine waterscapes of lake, river and sea. By owning a unit of The Haven Lagoi Bay, Bintan we can discover the natural wonders of nature and make them part of our everyday life.

16. The National University Of Singapore (NUS) Raffles Hall brothers group singing

16. The National University Of Singapore (NUS) Raffles Hall brothers group singing

 17. decades of friendship among the Raffles Hall

17. decades of friendship among the Raffles Hall “brothers”

This is one project that stands above all others. It comes with an unmatched combination of views, breezes, management and other services, such as a comprehensive multi-tier security system. The Haven in Lagoi Bay Bintan, similar to its sister property in Ipoh Malaysia, will also be impeccably furnished to 5-star standards and equipped with extensive facilities that cater to all generations of a family.

 18. Mr. Peter Chan with his birthday cake baked by his culinary staff

18. Mr. Peter Chan with his birthday cake baked by his culinary staff

 19. guests sing the Happy Birthday song, twice

19. guests sing the Happy Birthday song, twice

Owning this vacation home has never been simpler. Since 2016, the Indonesian law has allowed direct ownership of property by foreigners, including the issuance of strata titles to them.

 20. Mr. Peter Chan cuts his birthday cake with his god-daughter

20. Mr. Peter Chan cuts his birthday cake with his god-daughter

 21. a toast to the birthday boy

21. a toast to the birthday boy

Anxious that you will have visa problems entering Indonesia? Did you know that visitors from 169 countries enjoy visa-free entry to Indonesia? Besides Malaysia, other countries include China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, India and more.

 22. group photograph with some guests

22. group photograph with some guests

23. Mr. Peter Chan chats with a guest

23. Mr. Peter Chan chats with a guest

Additionally, what makes Bintan easily accessible is its purpose-built Bintan Resorts International Airport, expected to be fully operational by Year 2020, to serve one million more visitors from around the world to the island, annually.

 24. Ms. Vivienne Cheng (R) with The Haven performer

24. Ms. Vivienne Cheng (R) with The Haven performer

 25. Mr. Peter Chan takes a groufie with his staff

25. Mr. Peter Chan takes a groufie with his staff

Have a look at these photos to see what an enjoyable evening it was The Haven Resort Hotel in Ipoh last Saturday.

Event: The Haven Thanksgiving Dinner 2018
Venue: The Haven, Ipoh
Date: 23rd June, 2018
Time: 7pm

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