Shangri-La to Open Traders Hotel in Johor on 1 June

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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts will debut its third Traders hotel in Malaysia with the opening of the 283-room Traders Hotel, Puteri Harbour, Johor, Malaysia on 1 June 2013.

The hotels four-storey towers and landscaped walkways are fronted by Puteri Harbour and completes the Little Red Cube that houses the Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park, alfresco restaurants on the promenade of a marina, and retail outlets.

The development, set in the state of Johor (Malay for jewel) on the southern tip of the Malaysia peninsula, is a scenic 20-minute car ride from downtown Singapore via the causeway and within hours on the North-South highway from Kuala Lumpur. It is also easily accessible by air or sea from Malaysias other regions and Indonesia via the Senai International Airport and a passenger ferry terminal respectively, which are near the hotel.

Holidaymakers can arrive geared for golf, a fishing adventure, water sport activities or a boat cruise. Alternatively, they can find family entertainment at LEGOLAND Malaysia, the indoor Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park featuring the Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and the Little Big Club - home to characters such as Thomas and Friends, Barney and Bob the Builder - as well as at interactive and family-themed LATs Place.

For an informative or cultural stay, visitors can tour Kota Iskandar, Johor states new administrative centre, to watch parliament debates at the State Legislative Assembly Hall infused with distinctive Moorish-Andalusian elements in its architecture and admire the surrounding waterscapes and lush gardens.

With the state administration centre and two theme parks practically at the hotels doorstep, were set to be the new business and leisure hub in Johor, said Sigi Bierbaumer, general manager of Traders Hotel, Puteri Harbour, Johor, Malaysia.

Traders Hotel, Puteri Harbour, Johor, Malaysias stylish guestrooms and suites range from 33 to 96 square metres, and are outfitted with a spacious bathroom, 40-inch television and a mini-bar, among other practical features.

A stay on the Traders Club floor ensures the needs of savvy travellers are cared for, and provides use of a private lounge with breakfast, refreshments and evening cocktails; personalised check-in and check-out; meeting areas and a Club concierge.

Other conveniences include free Internet access throughout the hotel, a rooftop infinity pool, a health club that provides massage services, a landscaped rooftop garden and a business centre in addition to basement parking spaces, and a complimentary shuttle service to LEGOLAND Malaysia.

For functionality, the 515-square-metre Iskandar Ballroom and its reception area accommodates up to 600 guests while smaller groups can gather in five other meeting halls with birds-eye views of the hotel areas.

As an opening promotion, Traders Hotel, Puteri Harbour, Johor, Malaysia is offering an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room at MYR380, which is subject to prevailing tax and service charge and includes breakfast buffet for two people.

Shangri-La, Traders, Johor Bahru

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