DORSETT KUALA LUMPUR’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATORY PARTY
Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, located at Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle is Dorsett Hospitality International’s very 1st hotel in Malaysia. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Dorsett Hospitality International has three brands under its umbrella. The upscale and midscale Dorsett Hotels & Resorts and d.Collection comprising a range of charismatic boutique hotels; and the value-led Silka Hotels. The group currently owns and manages 33 hotels in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and the United Kingdom; including eight more openings within the next couple of years in Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong and United Kingdom.
Opened in 1998 with 322 guestrooms including 27 suites,four multi-functional space, a 24-hour gymnasium, Checkers Cafe – an all-day dining facility and Windows Lounge. This year, Dorsett Kuala Lumpur is celebrating its 20th Anniversary and more than 300 guests turned up for the 20th Anniversary celebratory party which was held on 1st March 2018. “We are 20, Brighter and Better”, was the tagline for the evening’s lavish cocktail party; decked to the brim with all things blue and silver; with some of Kuala Lumpur’s creme de la creme in attendance to the likes of Guest-of-Honour Yang Berbahagia Dato Dr Siew Ka Wei, Chairman of Tourism Malaysia; Yang Berbahagia Datuk Hj Mahadi Che Ngah – Pengarah Eksekutif Perancangan, Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur; Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Mohamed Salim Fateh – Group Managing Director of MRCB and Yang Berbahagia Dato Zainal Putih – Chairman of CIMB Bank Berhad to name a few.
(from the left) Adele Ang, General Manager of Dorsett Kuala Lumpur; Mr Shaharuddin Mohamad Saaid – Executive Director of Malaysia Association of Hotel (MAH) Owners; Miss Mabel Lau, Chief Financial Officer of Standard Chartered; Yang Berbahagia (YBHG) Dato Zainal Putih – Chairman of CIMB Bank Berhad; Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng, Vice Chairman of Dorsett Hospitality International; Mr Yap Lip Seng, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH)
Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng,Vice Chairman of Dorsett Hospitality International giving her speech. “20 years is a long time for any organization, to build from nothing and to grow from scratch is a big achievement indeed. Dorsett Kuala Lumpur is the 1st hotel for the group and the 1st Dorsett hotel in Malaysia.” said Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng.
“In meeting the guest’s needs and today’s trend, the hotel has embarked and recently completed a massive RM40 million transformation, and today 20 years later, we are proud to present Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, Brighter and Better! A vibrant hotel with lots of passion, heart and growth opportunities,” said Adele Ang, General Manager of Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, “I am confident with a brand new product, Dorsett Kuala Lumpur will continue to play an active role and contribute positively towards the growth of the hospitality industry in Malaysia. And together along with the team, I am very excited to strengthen the hotel’s presence and brand within Malaysia. “
(from the left) Yang Berbahagia (YBHG) Dato Dr Siew Ka Wei, Chairman of Tourism Malaysia, Adele Ang, General Manager of Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng, Vice Chairman of Dorsett Hospitality International took the lead in the ‘champagne’ toasting and cake cutting ceremony.
Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng, Vice Chairman of Dorsett Hospitality International presenting the momentum to Yang Berbahagia (YBHG) Dato Dr Siew Ka Wei, Chairman of Tourism Malaysia
To ensure a celebratory evening to be remembered by all, the evening included superb performances by some of the hotel’s multi-talented associates.
Opening performance of saxophonist Melissa Tan who is the Cluster MarCom Manager for Dorsett.
Guitarist-singer Ezri Shaharuddin who is the Senior Sales Manager of Dorsett Kuala Lumpur.
Apart of that, Jazz singer Charleen Suzanne, caricature Vivien Lee and a roving magician were part of the top-class acts lined up for the evening as well. besides non-stop party music by the on-site DJ and music machine, the lucky draw definitely one of the highlight of the event. There were many stay vouchers up for grabs for the lucky draw courtesy of hotels under Dorsett Hospitality International’s group of hotels. AirAsia X and Malindo Air also contributed return air tickets to Chengdu and Hong Kong respectively for the lucky draw.
In conjunction with the hotel’s 20th anniversary, Dorsett Kuala Lumpur was also the official hotel for the 2nd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFEST). Guests had an opportunity to catch some international celebrities towards the end of the night.
As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, Dorsett Kuala Lumpur will be featuring a series of fantastic offers. As starter, diners at Checkers Cafe will be able to enjoy a delicious 4-course Value Set Dinner for just RM20 nett with every order of a Value Set Dinner at the normal price of RM55 nett per person. This super-duper offer is available from throughout the month of March.
Comes April, there’s no better way to enjoy the warm hospitality of Dorsett Kuala
Lumpur then a memorable stay. And the stay experience can only get better! Enjoy a 2nd night stay for just RM20 nett with the 1st night booked at Best Available Rate. Staying more than one night? Not an issue…the 3rd night stay is 20% off Best Available Rate. This fantastic room offer is valid throughout the month of April and is applicable for suites only; with governing terms & conditions.
Visit their website http://www.dorsetthotels.com/malaysia/kualalumpur/ for more update.
Stay tuned for more news as Dorsett Kuala Lumpur unveils more offers for the coming months of May onwards.
Dorsett Kuala Lumpur
172 Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +603-2716 1000