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.
With ambitious plans in place for 2020, Datuk Musa HJ Yusof, director general of Tourism Malaysia, here chats with Phil Blizzard from Breaking Travel News to reveal more about what guests to the destination can expect.
Since launching the brand five years ago, Luxury Escapes has quickly become the region’s fastest growing travel company with over 2.6 million members. The Luxury Escapes business represents some of the world’s best hotels and is credited with driving incremental traveller demand.
Kanit Sangmookda will be responsible for all areas in the hotel including product development, financial performance, brand compliance and guest satisfaction.