The investment comes in a bold drive to establish the urban destination as a leading integrated resort complex and a regional tourism hub in Asia.
Known for its cultural heritage, historic charm, and palm-fringed beaches, Penang is located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia.
The property is ready to welcome discerning travellers to the golden shores of the country’s south-eastern coastline with authentic luxury and indigenous-inspired hospitality.
Rising 27 storeys from the promenade, this four-star hotel will comprise 366 rooms and suites, all featuring modern amenities for business and leisure travellers.
Club Med has announced plans to open its first resort near Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah state in Malaysia, in late 2022. Located at Kuala Penyu Beach in the northern part of Borneo, the location is a 90-minutes’ drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport.
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is entering the Malaysian luxury hospitality sector with the debut of Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas. The property is scheduled to open on December 1st.
YTL Hotels and Marriott International have signed a master development agreement to bring the AC Hotels by Marriott brand to Malaysia for the first time. The brand will be exclusive to YTL Hotels for the whole of Malaysia.
Frank Beck has been appointed managing director at the St. Regis Langkawi, the Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa and the Langkawi International Convention Centre by Marriott International.