Samruk-Kazyna and RIXOS group are to build hotels in Kenderli resort

Aug 20. Kazpravda

Samruk-Kazyna and RIXOS group are to build hotels in Kenderli resortTotal investment in Kenderli resort in Mangistau region is to be $ 3.3bn.

Samruk-Kazyna Real Estate Fund JSC signed a coop agreement with RIXOS  group of companies to implement the first phase of the Kenderli resort project, the tourism industry Committee under the Investment and Development Ministry informs.

Within the first phase of the project, it is planned to build two hotels (4 and 5 stars), a water park, an aquapark and cottages. A joint roadmap, the structure and financing schemes are under consideration.

The designed capacity of the resort is more than 20 hotels, 8 000 villas and cottages of 40 000 beds. Total investment is $ 3.3 billion. On preliminary estimates, the resort Kenderli will annually attract more than 640 000 tourists by the year 2020. The export-oriented project (70% foreign and 30% local tourists) will give about 54 000 jobs, the annual revenue is forecast to be $ 800 million.

Under the Partnership Programme “GreenBridge”, adopted by the UN, the construction of the Kenderli resort will be on high standards of 4th generation resorts and in the manner of sustainable development.

Currently Mangistau region’s administration is working to establish engineering and transport infrastructure of the resort, the PS has been developed for the construction of the international airport “Kenderli.”

The Kenderli was given the status of a national tourist project in the frames of the Concept for the development of tourism branch in Kazakhstan up to the year 2020.