Press & Media
EQ – AN ICON IS REBORN
Gaya Travel Magazine – The Hotel Equatorial Group is proud to announce the return of an iconic name within Kuala Lumpur’s hotel industry. Carrying a new identity, EQ marks a continuing chapter for the Hotel Equatorial brand that embodies high standards of service and hospitality it has established over the years.
COO DONALD LIM AND GM ROBERT LAGERWEY ON THE OPENING OF THE REBRANDED HOTEL EQUATORIAL KL
Options – The Edge – Local watering hole, witness to numerous courtships and joyous family occasions, preferred address for entertaining, icon, landmark, legacy — ever since it opened its doors in 1973 as one of a handful of five-star hospitality brands here, Hotel Equatorial was inextricably woven into the social fabric of downtown KL.
TRACING THE EQUATORIAL
Architecture Malaysia – Like many buildings along that famous strip, the all-concrete Equatorial was a quintessential product of the seventies, inevitably capitulating to 21st-century realities with its 2012 demise. What stands in its place in 2019, though dispossessed of erstwhile similarity, nevertheless captures in its own fashion, the same pioneering spirit of yesteryear. Bigger, bolder and better, the Plaza Equatorial has returned.