On 16th January 2016, the Dorsett Putrajaya held its soft launch event at the hotel’s chic lobby on the lower ground floor. VIPs such as Yang Berhormat Datuk Dr Loga Bala Mohan, Deputy Minister of Federal Territories, Mr. Mohammad Sahar Mat Din, Deputy President of the Malaysian Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Puan Rosilawi Ismail, Chief Executive Officer of Bright Site Sdn Bhd and Datin Zuraidah from the Badan Kebajikan Mutiara Putrajaya, Mr. Clarence Wong, Dorsett Hospitality International’s Chief Operating Officer, Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng, Vice Chairman of Dorsett Hospitality International, and the Area General Manager, Mr. Hugo Gerritsen as well as key individuals from Mayland Avenue Sdn Bhd – Mr. Adam Leow (Chief Executive Officer) and Mr. Warren Tan (Managing Director) and Ms. Pel Loh (Executive Director), other associates from Mayland Avenue Sdn Bhd, the Dorsett Hospitality International’s Regional and Corporate Office as well as selected media and the hotel’s first guests.
The event that started at three o’clock in the afternoon formed a semi casual itinerary where guests were served hi-tea and refreshments. Respecting the traditional culture of Malaysia, the arrival of the VIPs was accompanied by a fanfare of the kompang which followed a short speech by the hotel’s General Manager, Mr. Alfred Paulsen. Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng, the company’s Vice Chairman and Yang Berhormat Datuk Dr Loga Bala Mohan, Deputy Minister of Federal Territories.
The seven VIPs along with the General Manager then officiated the launch with the ceremonial act of blessing by looking into the Lion’s Eyes and receiving the heavenly scroll of prosperity and success and a percussion symphony of the Chinese Drums, the Malay Kompang and the Indian Tabla.
Dorsett Putrajaya also carried out the anticipated Lucky Draw and First Guest Award presentation during the event.
It is with great appreciation that we thank Associate Professor Doctor Nor Fadilah Rajab for being the first guest of Dorsett Putrajaya.
Besides that, Dorsett Putrajaya extends our warmest congratulations to the grand prize winner – 3days 2nights Dorsett Suite Package at Dorsett Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong with return flight ticket by Malaysian Airlines Berhad for two persons to Ms. Kuek Huai Niang.
About Dorsett Putrajaya
Conveniently located in the heart of Malaysia’s federal administrative capital, Dorsett Putrajaya is an urban midscale hotel with 218 rooms. The hotel is within walking distance to key Malaysian government offices and several places of interest, and adjacent to the Festival Mall, the latest food and retail mall which is scheduled to open in the 4th quarter of 2016. It also features multiple dining option and meeting facilities as well as an infinity pool, rooftop bar and gymnasium with the scenic lake view as its backdrop.
With the Putrajaya ERL Station just a mere 10-minute drive away and only 30-minute drive to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Dorsett Putrajaya is the ideal address for leisure, business and conferences.
About Dorsett Hospitality International
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 27 hotels in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and the United Kingdom; including six more openings within the next two years in Malaysia, China, Hong Kong and United Kingdom. For more information on Dorsett Hospitality International, visit: www.dorsett.com
Kim Lee, Marketing Communications Manager
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