Malaysia's First Hyatt Centric Hotel Planned for 2021 - Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu

The full-service lifestyle brand of Hyatt, Hyatt Centric, is making a debut in Malaysia with the planned opening of Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu. Slated to open in 2021, the brand new hotel will be situated in the heart of the city and offer convenient access to the commercial district, shopping malls, restaurants as well as other local attractions.

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Hotel Review: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel (Club Room) - Great Value for Marriott Bonvoy Members in Johor Bahru

The Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel is the only property under the Marriott portfolio in Johor Bahru, Malaysia and it offers great value for Marriott Bonvoy members! Check out my review of the Club Room as a Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite member.

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Hotel Review: Element Kuala Lumpur (One Bedroom Skyline Suite) - Large and Affordable Hotel near KLCC

As some of you may already know, I went to Kuala Lumpur for two consecutive weekends in order to complete a status challenge with Starwood Preferred Guest before the official merger that took place sometime in August. Since I have never stayed in an Element-branded property before and the one in Kuala Lumpur looks pretty nice, I decided to book the One Bedroom Skyline Suites at the Element Kuala Lumpur for the weekend. Honestly the suites are really big and the space feels a little awkward since a lot of it is just emptiness but the low room rates here make this property a great choice for budget-conscious travellers.

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Hotel Review: Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur (Le Meridien Club Room) - Conveniently Located in KL Sentral

I visited Kuala Lumpur a number of times last month to complete a series of mattress runs as I wanted to achieve SPG Platinum Elite before the program merges officially on 18 August 2018. I visited the Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur and stayed in one of the newly-renovated Le Meridien Club Rooms!

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Opening Celebration Offer at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur - from MYR 828 Nett

The highly-anticipated Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur is currently offering an Opening Celebration Offer for bookings made between 01 July 2018 and 30 September 2018 from MYR 828 (SGD 280) Nett. The newly-opened 5-star property is approximately 45 minutes drive from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and it is located in the city's Golden Triangle.

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W Kuala Lumpur now taking Reservations from October 2018 - Officially Opening on 31 August?

The 150-room (inclusive of 18 suites) W Kuala Lumpur is currently taking room reservations from October 2018 even though the official website still states that the property will be opening on 31 August 2018 at the time of writing.

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Park Hyatt to open in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia within PNB 118 Tower

Slated to open in 2021, the Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will occupy the top 17 floors of the PNB 118 - a 118-floor tower that will overlook the Stadium Merdeka, Malaysia. This prestigious development is expected to become the tallest skyscraper in Southeast Asia (third tallest in the world). 

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Scoot to replace SilkAir for Langkawi Flights from April 2018

It was announced last year that Singapore Airlines and SilkAir customers can access codeshare destinations with Scoot but it seems like Scoot will be taking over the existing service by SilkAir for the Singapore (SIN) to Langkawi (LGK) route. SilkAir currently operates this route three times a week and it is expected to be active until 8 April 2018. Following that, Scoot will increase overall frequency for three to six times a week from 11 April 2018.

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