Riverfront Copthorne Majestic Hotel reopens after $30 million revamp
Riverfront Copthorne Majestic Hotel which recently underwent a long overhaul and tedious revamp that lasted nine months and costs total whopping $30million, have just resumed business operation. The just aesthetically revamped 574 guestrooms five-star hotel, a part of Consortium of Millennium Hotels and Resorts, have their conference space, communal facilities revamped to another grand stage which allow more spaces for co-working for a more eco-friendly use. Situated at 392 Havelock Avenue near Singapore River, the Riverfront Copthorne Majestic Hotel induced many new business and leisure travellers. Millennium Hotels and Resorts is an internationally global branded names, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, the public-listed real estate builders and funds management conglomerate City Developments. “The recently expansion and renovation by Riverfront Copthorne Majestic Hotel’s, particularly as MICE [meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions] travel gained back regularity and in-person meetings resumed to the agenda,” says Kwek Eik Sheng, Chief Operation Director of Millennium Hotels and Resorts. “We are positioned well to attract as much market share as possible in this ever-competitive and constantly evolving MICE market, and increase our competitive edge.” With corporate planners preferring hotels with strong sustainability features and initiatives due to increased demand of greener spaces, 33 functional conference rooms are added across three floors as a result. With future sustainability in mind as well as energy-saving measures are amplified through the usage of recyclable and biodegradable stationery, water filter system and a table set-up without linen. Water filter systems are also installed individually in each hotel room, which according to the ambassador spokesmen, that will translate to reduce electricity, significantly reduce the amount of single-use plastic waste from bottled water consumption by 20%. “We have introduced energy-saving technology that reduces consumption of utilities, installed eco-friendly features such as in-room dispensers water system,” says Andy Tan, senior vice president of global operations and partnership at Millennium Hotels and Resorts.