Berjaya Hotels & Resorts was honoured to be recognised for its collaboration with Universiti Malaysia Terengganu's SEATRU Turtle Lab housed at The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort during a Majlis Santapan Petang on 15 November 2019 in conjuction with the university's 17th Convocation. The event was graced by KDYMM Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, Sultan of Terengganu & KDYMM Sultanah Nur Zahirah, Sultanah of Terengganu.
SEATRU Turtle Lab was launched in 2018 to provide sea turtle conservation and to educate our guests oh the plight of the sea turtle. The lab is managed by The Taaras' very own Marine Biologist who works with a team of SEATRU Scientists and trained research assistants from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT). Guests will be guided through the sea turtle life cycle from nesting and hatching through to species identification, measuring and tagging sea turtles, and understanding natural predators. During the hatching season, guests are able to experience hatchlings being released into the sea.