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News: Kapoor to lead Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa and Langkawi International Convention Centre has announced the promotion of Rajiv Kapoor to the role of general manager. Kapoor joined The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa in 2013 as hotel manager and made exceptional changes to improve the resort’s operation, service, and facilities. He also spearheaded the renovation of guestrooms, 20 villas, restaurants, airport lounge, Westin Workout and the main lobby. Since the refurbishments, the resort has garnered positive returns year on year. In his new role, Kapoor is responsible for all areas of…

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News: The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi, welcomes first guests in Malaysia

The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi, has opened today on the Malaysian island. Set in a tranquil private bay, the resort is surrounded by an ancient jungle, while its beachfront is sheltered by trees and gently lapped by the Andaman Sea. Designed to reflect the beauty and vibrancy of the nearby traditional villages – which are known as Kampongs – The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi incorporates influences from local culture, creating a uniquely luxurious retreat with an authentic touch. “We are thrilled to be introducing The Ritz-Carlton to Langkawi. “This exciting opening marks our first…

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News: Tang appointed resort manager at Four Seasons Langkawi

Four Seasons Hotels & Resort has appointed Melissa Tang to the role of resort manager at its property in Langkawi, Malaysia.  Tang has been with the 344-unit Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou since 2013, starting out as director of human resources before being promoted to director of rooms in the same property through the Four Seasons global Women Operations Leaders program. With over 20 years of experience under her belt, she started her career in hospitality with Victory river cruises in 1994. Over the next few years, she advanced to director…

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Langkawi hotels take top three spots in travel award

Once again, travellers acknowledge the best hotels in Malaysia and Asia, through TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards for Hotels. The top three spots for hotels in Malaysia go to three Langkawi hotels: The Danna Langkawi, The Datai Langkawi and Casa del Mar Langkawi. The Danna Langkawi has taken the top spot for the third consecutive year in a row. Other Malaysian hotels that made it into the list in order are: Pangkor Laut Resort in Perak; Grand Hyatt in Kuala Lumpur; Tanjong Jara Resort in Terengganu; Mulu Marriott Resort &…

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