Press & Media
HOW A NEW BREED OF MALAYSIAN HOTELS IS ATTRACTING SOPHISTICATED TRAVELLERS
Channel News Asia Luxury – There was a time when most Malaysian hotels were impersonal iterations of international hotel chains.
But now, a new breed of well-designed hotels are attracting sophisticated travellers not just to tourist hotspots but also to the hotels as destinations unto themselves. Here is our pick of the most noteworthy ones.
HOTEL EQUATORIAL GROUP DEBUTS EQ WITH A STELLAR OPENING PARTY
Malaysia Tatler – After a 7-year redevelopment, Hotel Equatorial Group reopened its flagship property in Kuala Lumpur under a new catchy name, EQ. The official opening, held at the Diamond Ballroom, saw the attendance of such prominent names in sport and high society such as Datuk Nicol David and husband-and-wife Dato’ Sri Jeffrey Raymond and Datin Sri Joyce Raymond.
TOKYO’S SUSHI SHIN ARRIVES IN MALAYSIA FOR EXCLUSIVE 10-DAY POP-UP AT EQ KUALA LUMPUR
Options – The Edge – Sushi master Masaaki Miyakawa and his elite culinary team from Tokyo’s acclaimed Sushi Shin is having a 10-day pop-up at EQ Kuala Lumpur’s Kampachi restaurant. Guests can enjoy an authentic omakase menu designed by chef Miyakawa, whose eponymous restaurant in Sapporo boasts three Michelin stars, until November 10.