On 1 March 2018, more than 300 guests turned up for Dorsett Kuala Lumpur’s 20th Anniversary celebratory party. “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.

To ensure a celebratory evening to be remembered by all, the evening included superb performances by some of the hotel’s multi-talented associates such as the opening performance by saxophonist Melissa Tan who is the Cluster MarCom Manager for Dorsett and guitarist-singer Ezri Shaharuddin who is the Senior Sales Manager of Dorsett Kuala Lumpur. There was also 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.

Datin Jasmine Heng Abdullah, Dorsett Hospitality International’s Vice Chairman together with Adele Ang, General Manager of Dorsett Kuala Lumpur and the Guest-of-Honour Yang Berbahagia Dato Dr Siew Ka Wei, Chairman of Tourism Malaysia took the lead in the ‘champagne’ toasting and cake cutting ceremony with lucky draw throughout the evening; besides non-stop party music by the on-site DJ and music machine.

Besides the 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 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.

“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. “

“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, Vice Chairman of Dorsett Hospitality International.

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 54 hotels in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and the United Kingdom; including seven more openings within the next couple of years in Malaysia, Australia and the United Kingdom. For more information on Dorsett Hospitality International, visit: www.dorsett.com

Dorsett Hospitality International – Media Contact

Kattie Hoo
Director of Marketing and Communications
T: +6016 2011 340
E: kattie.hoo@dorsett.com

Melissa Tan
Marketing and Communications Manager
T: +6016 2011 107
E: melissa.tan@dorsetthotels.com