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Travel 5 Hotels That Are Taking Malaysian Hospitality To The International Arena In 2017

5 Hotels That Are Taking Malaysian Hospitality To The International Arena In 2017

5 Hotels That Are Taking Malaysian Hospitality To The International Arena In 2017
By Jessica Liew
By Jessica Liew
December 11, 2017
Hotels and tourism are the frontier of first impressions to Malaysian hospitality. Year after year, this integral industry earnestly undertakes role by providing services that are not just attentive and welcoming, but even going the extra mile for staff inclusion, too. For 2017, these hotels in Malaysia are making international headlines, leaving memorable impressions to a wide-range of tourism sectors.

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Photo: Courtesy of The Datai Langkawi
Photo: Courtesy of The Datai Langkawi

Employee education programs, The Datai, Langkawi

In line with the resort’s 10-month regeneration program, The Datai’s staff members will be undergo training in advance, custom-designed hospitality programs under the Datai Investing in People initiative. Modules conducted are in partnership with Universiti Utara Malaysia and Taylor’s University, and designed to strengthen the team for service excellence and nurther their future prospects.

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Jamie Mead, Hilton KL general manager. Photo: Courtesy of Hilton KL
Jamie Mead, Hilton KL general manager. Photo: Courtesy of Hilton KL

King of awards, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

It’s an ‘award-for-every-month’ kind of year for Hilton KL, as they go on the bag it’s most recent awards for Best Business Hotel and Best Lifestyle Hotel in Malaysia at the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards. In a record-breaking feat for hospitality in the region, Hilton has also achieved recognition for awards like leading hotel suite and best beauty spa. You know where to go for the best of everything.

Read also: Hilton's Regional General Manager For Malaysia Recommends Top 5 Places In The Country

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Tan Sri Teo Chiang Hong, hotel director. Photo: Courtesy of One World Kuala Lumpur
Tan Sri Teo Chiang Hong, hotel director. Photo: Courtesy of One World Kuala Lumpur

Top for sightseers and professionals, One World Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Our city is known for its vibrant culture and business prospects – two of which One World Hotel caters to and excels in. At the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards, the brand was named Best City Hotel and Best Conference Venue Hotel in Malaysia, 2 well-earned recognitions. With its emphasis on excellence and contribution to the hospitality industry.

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Photo: Courtesy of The Andaman Langkawi
Photo: Courtesy of The Andaman Langkawi

Best seafood in Asia and Australasia – Jala, The Andaman, Langkawi

It wouldn’t be Malaysian without a food-related award – at The Andaman, guests will be wooed by winning, ocean specialties at Jala, voted Seafood Restaurant of the Year 2017 at the Luxury Travel Awards – Asia & Australasia. Ingredients of the finest quality is masterfully cooked with Western and Asian nuances and the latest cooking techniques, to the pleasure of food aficionados.

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Photo: Courtesy of Shangri-La KL
Photo: Courtesy of Shangri-La KL

#1 in town, Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Even by international standards, it’s a feat to be ranked one of the top hotels in Asia by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2017. Shangri-La KL is a proud new member to this prestigous the club, ranked this year at #15. The hotel can now take pride in being top in the city, singled out among hotel hotspots in Bhutan, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Read also: 'The Glittering Baubles Of Life' At Shangri-La KL Heals Children With Heart Ailments

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