Asian Coast Development

    Website: http://asiancoastdevelopment.com/

    Asian Coast Development Ltd. (ACDL) is an international development company specializing in integrated resort destinations. ACDL, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Ho Tram Project Company Ltd, is the developer of the Ho Tram Strip, a group of integrated resorts and residences located on more than 400 acres of land set on 2.2 kilometers of pristine beach in Ho Tram, Vietnam.The first phase of its development – The Grand Ho Tram Strip – opened its doors in 2013 and includes a 541 room five-star hotel, a world-class entertainment facility, restaurants, high-tech meeting space, an exclusive VIP area, three swimming pools, as well as a variety of beach-front recreation activities. Adjacent to The Grand, the 18 hole Greg Norman designed Championship golf course – The Bluffs – opened for play in early 2014.Construction is underway on a second tower at The Grand, with an additional 559 rooms, bringing the resort’s total to 1,100.Future developments at the site will include a residential offering, a second integrated resort similar in size and scale to The Grand, and three additional five star resorts.

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    Luís Mesquita de Melo

    Luís Mesquita de Melo is Chief Legal Officer at Asian Coast Development, an international development company specializing in integrated resort destinations. Prior to that he was SVP and Chief Legal Counsel for NagaCorp (HKEx 3918). Previously, Luís was Partner and Head of Gaming & Hospitality at law firm MdME. Melo is the former executive vice president, general counsel and company secretary for Sands China Ltd. Melo was a lawyer at J.A. Pinto Ribeiro & Associates, Lisbon legal advisor to the Minister of Economy of Portugal and Lisbon legal advisor to the president of the Macau Legislative Assembly.

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