Jolly good time for pressmen


  • Metro News
  • Tuesday, 10 Dec 2019

Iconic Group executives and staff members joining pressmen for a group photo at Iconic Hotel in Bukit Mertajam.

PRESSMEN from various media platforms enjoyed an evening filled with laughter and delicious food at the Iconic Media Appreciation Night at Iconic Hotel in Bukit Mertajam, Penang.

They were treated to a wide array of scrumptious delights and entertained by a lively band.

The event also saw several media folk walking away with attractive prizes such as a smartphones, home electrical appliances and hotel stays.

Iconic Group executive director James Tan said the event was a gesture of appreciation to media members for their great work in writing and reporting news as well as providing publicity and coverage for businesses and corporations in Malaysia.

Media folk celebrating the happy occasion with a wefie. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The StarMedia folk celebrating the happy occasion with a wefie. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

“We truly value all of you in the media for your support and help in sharing Iconic Group and Iconic Worldwide stories with your readers.

“Iconic Worldwide Berhad, formerly known as Sanbumi Holdings Berhad, is a Bursa Malaysia-listed company that is primarily involved in tourism and property businesses.

“Iconic Group is a Penang-based company that ventured into property development in 2011 and the hospitality business in 2016.

“Iconic Group has completed property development projects primarily in Penang worth about RM600mil in gross sales value to date, ” said Tan in his speech during the recent event.

Kean Tet (third left) posing for a picture with The Star team.Kean Tet (third left) posing for a picture with The Star team.

Tan added that some of Iconic’s notable projects include Icon City, Iconic Hotel, Iconic Skies and Iconic Vue.

“In September, we also launched Iconic Point, a premier commercial hub located in Simpang Ampat, Seberang Prai.

“Iconic Point consists of 49 commercial shoplots and was 100% taken up within two days after the launching.

“On the other hand, we also recently celebrated the successful handover of Iconic Vue, an affordable housing project with seaview at Batu Ferringhi.

Santa Claus and Santarina giving sweets to pressmen.Santa Claus and Santarina giving sweets to pressmen.

“Located directly opposite Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang and Golden Sands Resort, Iconic Vue is the lowest density affordable housing project in town starting from only RM300,000.

“However, there are no more units available as Iconic Vue is fully sold out, ” he said.

Also present at the media appreciation night was Iconic Group founder and chairman Datuk Tan Kean Tet.

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