Saipan casino breaks ground on huge new hotel

11:02 am on 24 July 2019

The company building a large casino complex on Sapian in the Northern Marianas has begun another major construction project on the island.

The 200 room hotel and casino Imperial Pacific Resort under construction in Saipan, CNMI

The building site of the half-finished Imperial Palace hotel and casino Photo: RNZ/Mark Rabago

Imperial Pacific International broke ground last Saturday for a resort that will have up to 1700 hotel rooms.

The Hong Kong-based company has unveiled a model of the resort, called Imperial Casha, at its half-finished Imperial Palace hotel and casino.

Imperial Casha will have 14 six-storey buildings, three swimming pools, and six restaurants.

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