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Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | 9:15 am
An ambitious THB12 billion baht tourism mega project has broken ground on the resort island of Koh Samui.
Located above the popular tourist area of Chaweng the development includes a 250 key five star resort and conference center,sports academy and stadium,four star hotel, residential apartments and villas, water park and high-speed gondola.
According to the developers planning also includes what is being touted as one of the largest indoor ski slopes in the world, though it is not part of the curent phase of construction.
Thailand-based design firm The Beaumont Partnership are engaged as master planners.
The development firm is Club Koh Samui Development headed by Managing Director Finn Hyttel.
There remains speculation in the market about the prospects of this scale of project for an already strained infrastructure in Samui. and the ability of small firm to execute such an enourmous undertaking.
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