Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed a
management agreement to operate the Mövenpick Hotel & Convention
Centre KLIA, a 333-room property, convention centre and wellness
facility in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Set to open in early 2014, the hotel will be
located a few minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and
the F1 Sepang International Circuit.
The hotel will form part of a larger
15-acre development comprising a world-class Convention and
Exhibition Centre making it ideal for the increasing
number of incentive groups, business and leisure travellers flying
in and out of Kuala Lumpur.
Datuk Ismee Ismail, Group
Managing Director and CEO of owning company Lembaga Tabung Haji,
project is coming up next to the Sepang Holy Mosque and will
include an expansive Hajj Complex. We teamed up with Mövenpick
Hotels & Resorts as it has extensive experience hosting pilgrims
in the Middle East as well as meeting corporate travellers’ needs
all year round. We are proud to bring such a renowned hotel
company to Malaysia and this reflects the confidence of Mövenpick
Hotels & Resorts to collaborate with Lembaga Tabung Haji.”
The 26,000sqm Convention and Exhibition Centre will be an
important business draw, featuring a 1,330sqm column free
ballroom, exhibition hall, multi-function rooms and boardrooms.
Guests will have plenty of chance to unwind too, with the
250-seat all-day dining restaurant, two speciality restaurants and
Lobby Lounge and Convention Centre cafe – along with the wellness centre, fitness facilities, two swimming pools and shops.
The 333 rooms will span nine floors with room sizes
ranging from 30.5sqm for standard rooms, up to 203sqm for the
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