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Exceptional Entertainers Wanted for the next Big Unveiling at Resorts World Genting

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Audition for an exciting experience of a lifetime this November as the anticipated launch of the resort’s new outdoor theme park nears.

WorldHotels Expands Footprint in China with New Properties in Hangzhou and Foshan

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WorldHotels, a global brand representing over 300 of the finest independent hotels around the world, is proud to welcome two new boutique hotels, The East Hotel Hangzhou and Virtuous World Hotel, Foshan to its growing portfolio. These significant signings mark WorldHotels’ first foray into two new Chinese destinations. The inclusion of these two upper upscale hotels in the WorldHotels Collection also further strengthens the brand’s presence in Mainland China with 17 affiliate hotels.

Food & Beverage Promotion at Hilton

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Annyeonghaseyo! Craving for Korean food at the moment? Fret not! Complement your drinks with some delicious Korean dishes with authentic Korean cuisines by using the finest ingredients. Try out their Galbijim and Bulgogi Pizza. Kick back, relax and enjoy the views of Kota Kinabalu from the rooftop while savour the flavours of Korean!

Metropole Culinary Stars Degustation Menu at Le Beaulieu, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, which has just launched a special five-course “Metropole Culinary Stars Degustation Menu" at Le Beaulieu, featuring highlights from last month’s Culinary Stars event at the hotel (Oct. 6-13).

FESTIVE DINING AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR - Unwrap the magic of the holidays with delectable Four Seasons celebrations.

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This holiday season, step into a world of festivity and enchantment at Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two, a stylish afternoon tea with friends or a gala gathering for loved ones and colleagues, the Four Seasons team elevates every celebration with impeccable craftsmanship and extra TLC.

Jewels of The Gulf of Thailand - See Koh Samui and Koh Phangan through Anantara’s Eyes

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Anantara Hotels Resorts and Spas believes life is a journey full of extraordinary chapters, whether discovering untouched islands or delving into local cultures. Today, Anantara proudly unveils the best of the Gulf of Thailand in visual form, wrapped up in signature Anantara luxury.

Zeta Bar at Hilton Kuala Lumpur – The Place To Be For Ladies’ Night

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Vibrant by day and even more so after dark, Kuala Lumpur's nightlife sizzles to life when the sun goes down. For ladies looking for some feel-good time with a bunch of girlfriends, Zeta bar is the place to be. A combination of lively ambience, interesting décor, and live music all night long, dancing the night away at Zeta Bar is the mid-week break every girl needs to stay fabulous.

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with Captivating New Guest Experiences

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Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara has announced a range of exceptional new experiences and upgrades to mark its 10th anniversary. The award-winning desert retreat, which turns 10 on Thursday 7th November, is bringing new levels of comfort and enjoyment to its guests with an array of captivating experiences.

Cambodia’s Cardamom Tented Camp: Conservation Efforts Take Off as Guests and Rangers Embrace Forest Guardianship

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Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas constantly reinforces its commitment towards environmental, social and cultural conservation. Special consideration is given to employing and empowering communities, and wherever possible, sustainable products and services are sourced locally. Around the world, Anantara works in partnership with local communities and promotes cultural awareness amongst guests by integrating indigenous culture into everyday experiences.

BRING THE BAR HOME WITH DRINKIES’ ALL-NEW DRAUGHT@HOME SERVICE

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Drinkies by Heineken Malaysia Berhad (HEINEKEN Malaysia) has recently launched its Draught@Home service, bringing the bar to Malaysian homes. Tapping into the evolving consumer behaviour, this new offering will bring greater convenience to Drinkies consumers and make every celebration even better.

Metropole Hanoi Hosts ‘Polish Gastronomy Week’ with MasterChef Champion

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A Vietnamese-Polish winner of MasterChef, the competitive cooking reality TV show produced in 60 countries around the world, will headline a special “Polish Gastronomy Week” from Nov. 8-15 at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, spotlighting popular dishes from the central European country.

COCA RESTAURANTS UNVEILS COMFORTING NEW PAN-ASIAN MENU IN MALAYSIA

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COCA Restaurant, the innovative Asian dining chain, has created an enticing new menu for its diners in Malaysia, featuring a wider selection of original and authentic flavours from Thailand with added influence from Hong Kong and beyond. The brand’s signature suki hotpot has been popular in Malaysia for over 20 years, but the new menu, to be launched in October 2019, will reflect COCA’s fresh brand concept with an expanded selection of pan-Asian dishes. This is expected to appeal to modern millennial trends, including healthy cuisine and social, home-style dining.

Kan-Buri: A Winter's Delicacy Now Available In Iketeru, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

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The kan-buri is a yellowtail variety available only during winter, famed for its fatty, rich in oil meat and nutritional properties. Caught off the seas of Himi, Japan and flown all the way to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the rough waves and strong currents result in a hardy fish making it perfect to be served raw or cooked.

FUN & FREEBIES FOR TPCKL SPORTS DAY ATTENDEES

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Malaysia’s Family- Friendly Club, TPC Kuala Lumpur will be hosting a fun filled Sports Open Day on Saturday, 23 November 2019. Everyone is invited to join in starting 11 am to 3 pm at the Driving Range building. The club will be featuring a host of exciting activities suitable for every age group and a special goodie bag consisting of premium merchandises with free 100 driving range balls will be given on first come first served basis; while stock lasts. The list of activities includes free trial classes such as Qi Gong introduction talk, badminton and karate demo, tennis and swimming workshop and 10 minutes’ upper body stretch by Activ Studio.

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Unveils Vibrant ‘Seafood Market’ Experience

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Thronged with locals haggling for the freshest catch of the day, Vietnam’s seafood markets are an icon unto themselves. It’s this eclectic market atmosphere that Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort is bringing to life right on its grounds every Saturday night as part of its new “Seafood Market” experience.

The VOID - AVENGERS: Damage Control

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The internet is awash with news about the release of a new Virtual Reality (VR) Experience being offered by The Void in it's locations worldwide. Currently available in 4 countries (US, Canada, Dubai and Malaysia), fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in this region will be glad to know that they can now experience the life of a hero alongside titular characters like Spiderman, Dr. Strange and the like in Avengers: Damage Control.

Superbrands Malaysia 2019 Awards

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Superbrands Malaysia 2019 celebrates its 11th edition and has selected 28 brands to pay tribute to the strongest and most valuable brands in the market in this year’s awards event. Superbrands, the independent global authority and arbiter of branding, hosted their annual event at the Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur for the key global multi national corporations (MNCs) as well as top local brands encompassing a wide spectrum of different industries and officiated by YB DATUK IGNATIUS DARELL LEIKING, Minister of International Trade and Industry.

ELDERFLOWER BLOSSOM AFTERNOON TEA, JOINTLY PRESENTED BY MARCO POLO HONGKONG HOTEL AND ST-GERMAIN

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In collaboration with French liqueur brand St- Germain, Lobby Lounge at Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel will present an exquisite ‘Elderflower Blossom Afternoon Tea’, from 7 November 2019 to 6 January 2020. Made with the delicate elderflower, St-Germain is the world’s first artisanal liqueur, each bottle using up to a thousand freshly picked elderflower blossoms. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel’s talented pastry chef has blended the renowned liqueur with French inspiration, for the ‘Elderflower Blossom Afternoon Tea’ with 10 sweet items and four tea sandwiches.

Hotel Transportation Gets a Royal Kickstart in Northern Thailand’s Jungle

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Guests at the world-renowned Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort in Northern Thailand are in for an exhilarating ride around the Kingdom’s ancient jungle, and beyond, with the introduction of unique new hotel transportation – two Royal Enfield Classic 500 sidecars.

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in Vietnam Welcomes Executive Chef

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Five-star Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort has appointed a seasoned executive chef with two decades of luxury hospitality experience in Africa, Asia and North America. Tunisian-born Mahdi Ghenam joins the new 17-hectare resort overlooking Ho Tram Beach, within easy reach of Ho Chi Minh City, after working as executive chef at Fusion Resort Phu Quoc. Ghenam was also the executive chef at Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao in Laos, Gansevoort Hotel Turks + Caicos in the Caribbean Islands, and Diamonds La Gemma dell-Est in Tanzania, before overseeing gastronomy at three Seabel hotels in Tunisia.

Sanofi Announces Availability of Dupixent® (dupilumab) for Adults with Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis in Malaysia

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Sanofi announced that the Ministry of Health has granted market approval for Dupixent® (dupilumab), for use in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies or when those therapies are not advisable.

The Train to Busan Horror House Experiences arrive at Resorts World Genting

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Genting Highlands, 3 November 2019 – All aboard! The 9pm, 30 October 2019 Train To Busan from Resorts World Genting is about to depart. Stopping at all stations, including the zombie-infected Seoul Station, the over-run Daejeon station platform and the toxic Chemical Cargo Train en route to Busan. Have a pleasant trip. It is a journey that you’ll never forget. We promise.

Cheng Ho Suite at Liu Men Hotel Melaka

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From six shop houses Liu Men Hotel, the 21st century building has been transformed into a hotel with the 1930s colonial art deco influences of Chinese Peranakan culture. Liu Men or “six doors” holds a special meaning, (Six or 六, LIÙ) is an auspicious number symbolising a smooth journey and travel. Cheng Ho suite features black wood herringbone floors with a spacious bathroom, signature colour of red and a standing alone bathtub. This is a perfect space for couple n getaway. Furnished with a King size bed, you will be pampered with the touch of history meets romance. Located just a few foot steps from Cheng Hoon Teng Temple and 400m from Jonker Street.

Discover the South East Coast of Mauritius At the New Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort and Villas

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Nestled on Le Chaland Beach along the south-eastern coast of Mauritius, Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas is a tranquil hideaway, offering secluded luxury. Recently opened, the new resort offers something for everyone – foodies, beach lovers, culture and history buffs, nature enthusiasts and sporty adventurers.

Oakwood To Open Two Properties Within The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Zone

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Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today announced its partnership with Sinobo Thaiwoo (Zhangjiakou Chongli) Cultural & Tourism Co., Ltd to manage two serviced apartments within Sinobo Taizicheng Resort in the Chongli district of Zhangjiakou in Hebei Province, People’s Republic of China. Oakwood Suites Chongli and Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Chongli will be located in the 2022 Winter Olympics Zhangjiakou Zone.

WORLD GOLF AWARDS AFFIRM TPC KUALA LUMPUR’S WEST COURSE AS THE BEST IN MALAYSIA

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TPC Kuala Lumpur today celebrated another feather in its cap as Malaysia’s Best Golf Course at the 6th World Golf Awards gala held in Abu Dhabi. The award is specifically attributed to TPC Kuala Lumpur’s West Course, a par 72 course that spans 6,405 metres. Originally opened in 1991, the multi-award winning West Course underwent a total makeover in 2008 and another round of enhancements in 2018 to deliver top notch playing conditions.

Food & Beverage Promotion, Hilton

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Looking out for delicious Sichuan food? Bringing patrons contemporary Chongqing specialties (southwestern province of China), Chynna will be serving fish or beef slices braised in Sichuan chilli pepper to bring out the fiery authentic flavours of the cuisine, along with a list of other dishes for spicy food lovers.

NOVEMBER DELIGHTS AT TPC KUALA LUMPUR

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The all-day dining outlet at Malaysia’s Family-Friendly Golf and Country Club, Golfer’s Terrace at TPC Kuala Lumpur features new delights specially curated by the talented in-house chefs on a monthly basis. So now everyone can look forward for a jolly good deal meal with a twist at TPC Kuala Lumpur.

Party at Hilton Garden Inn’s Garden Grille

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Looking for an event venue that comes along with a caterer that matches your budget? Look no further than Garden Grille in the heart of Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur. The indoor restaurant ticks all the boxes for a fun, light-hearted event at Hilton Garden Inn Kuala Lumpur Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman North and South. The vibrant space is perfect for all types of celebrations from intimate birthday parties and family functions, to large reunion dinners and corporate events, guests will be spoilt for choice with the variety of party catering options from Sit-Down Family style, Cocktails and Canapes, Set Meals and Buffet picks.

McDonald’s Malaysia Gives Back to Negeri Sembilan Through Its Community Initiatives

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McDonald’s Malaysia celebrated the grand opening of its latest restaurant in Negeri Sembilan, located at Kuala Pilah. This marks the quick-service restaurant chain’s first foray into the district. “We are excited to be here today to celebrate the grand opening of the first ever McDonald’s outlet in Kuala Pilah. We see Kuala Pilah as a prime location within the state, which will allow us to extend our hospitality to connect with more Malaysians and provide our customers with feel good moments,” said Azmir Jaafar, Managing Director and Local Operating Partner of McDonald’s Malaysia.

October Promotion Week 2 @ Hilton

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Sunday is family day! Spend quality time with your loved ones over a fantastic feast at Paya Serai inclusive of free flow juices. Celebrating a birthday? Groups of over 5 paying guests will receive a complimentary birthday cake and birthday person eats for free!

Swiss-Garden Hotel & Residences, Genting Highlands
 - A Brand New Height of Hospitality

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Strategically located just a stone’s throw away from Genting Highlands, The City of Entertainment; the brand new Swiss-Garden Hotels and Residences, Genting Highlands made its debut to the world on 20 July 2019. Marked as the 11th Hotel and latest addition to the Swiss-Garden International Hotels, Resorts & Inns family, the Hotel offers enviable setting and lifestyle destination catering to both leisure and business travellers.

Graze Modern European Brasserie Brings You A “Choose Your Region” Menu Experience an authentic meal from any European country

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Hilton Kuala Lumpur’s modern European brasserie, Graze, emphasises on fresh, seasonal produce and the finest cuts of meat. Headed by Chef Darius Seitfudem, the made to order menu presents all kinds of classic European dishes with bold, robust flavours.

Morton’s The Steakhouse Raises Decadent Autumn Flavours To The Next Level

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Offering a plethora of incredible fall aromas, the new seasonal menu at Morton’s The Steakhouse allows diners to savour hearty autumn dishes in the heart of tropical Singapore. With robust flavours setting the tone, steak lovers will be pleasantly surprised by two new premium cuts of Wagyu beef accompanied by decadent sides.

THE NEW CLUB MARRIOTT DINING LOYALTY PROGRAM

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MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL OFFICIALLY INTRODUCES THE NEW CLUB MARRIOTT DINING LOYALTY PROGRAM IN MALAYSIA, BRINGING BENEFITS THAT GO BEYOND DINING. Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the launch of the new Club Marriott in Malaysia, a leading region-wide dining loyalty program. The newly launched Club Marriott provides members with more choices and benefits whenever they dine out at any of the participating hotels in the country or visit one of the 338 participating hotels across 18 brands in 17 countries across the region. What’s more, members will continue to have access to more gastronomical experiences with more hotels joining the program every month!

GHC Asia TOP UK CHEF JEFF TAN TO SHOWCASE MODERN CHINESE CUISINE AT INTERCONTINENTAL PHUKET RESORT

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Intercontinental Phuket Resort welcomes Top UK Chef Jeff Tan to Pinto, the resort’s casual farm to table dining restaurant, for an exclusive four-day residency from 29 October to 1 November 2019. The first in a series of internationally-renowned culinary showcases, Chef Tan will introduce a taste of modern Chinese cuisine, further amplifying Pinto’s international offering of gourmet comfort food to greater heights.

Lobby Lounge Collaborates with VALMONT
 in New Afternoon Tea Experience “Swiss Alpine Rituals of Beauty”


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In the eyes of many, Switzerland is a country that embodies the perfect beauty. Not only boasting a postcard-perfect mountain range that attracts heaps of tourists every year, it is also home to one of the world’s leading cosmetics label VALMONT, which helps a myriad of global users stay young and beautiful over the years. From 19 October 2019 to 3 January 2020, Lobby Lounge at Conrad Hong Kong will unveil a new afternoon tea set ’Swiss Alpine Rituals of Beauty” in conjunction with this powerhouse in the beauty industry, presenting the country’s gastronomic icons in a new light.

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang Has The Year-End Family Vacation You Have Been Waiting For

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December, a month for school holidays and seasonal celebrations, is also a time for family vacations. With crystal coastlines, thickly forested hills, and beautiful beaches, Penang is never short of stunning sights. Coupled with its temperate weather, the island is just the vacation spot for some family quality time.

GUEST CHEF ROBERTO DORMICCHI AND APPRENTICES AT CUCINA A GASTRONOMIC AND LEARNING JOURNEY

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From 26 to 30 October, Cucina’s Chef de Cuisine Andrea Delzanno will collaborate with acclaimed Italian chef and teacher Roberto Dormicchi for the very first time. Hailing from the IPSSAR Hotel Institute in Piobbico, Italy, Chef Roberto and apprentices Simone and Georghe, will work alongside Andrea to create remarkable recipes for an extraordinary culinary adventure.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort in Mozambique Unveils a Modern Look and New Beach Pool Villas

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Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort has unveiled a chic transformation for its beach villas with the new looks inspired by African culture and Mozambique’s native marine life. All of the beach villas have been fully refurbished offering guests luxury in harmony with lush nature and translucent ocean views. In addition, seven of the beach villas have been transformed into beach pool villas, with a private plunge pool and deck area added, all overlooking the Indian Ocean.

GHC Asia Oakwood Captures Record-Breaking Eight Awards at World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania 2019

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World-leading serviced apartment provider Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), celebrates its record-breaking five national awards for top serviced apartment brand and three for best individual residences in their country at the World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania 2019. This is the fourth consecutive year that Oakwood has been recognised at the World Travel Awards.

McDonald’s and RMHC boost students’ morale ahead of the 2020 school year

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McDonald’s Malaysia and Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Malaysia launched the “Back-to-School” 2019 programme today, which marks the third year for the programme. This year, 30,000 primary school children nationwide will receive “Back-to-School” packs to give them the motivation and the drive to study hard when attending school. Through its ‘Scale for Good’ strategy - where McDonald’s leverages the strength of its brand to create a positive impact on communities, societies, and the planet, RM3 million was successfully raised under this programme this year to ease the financial burdens of low-income as well as urban poor families ahead of the upcoming school year.

A Gastronomic Adventure Awaits You at Starlight Carnival

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Genting Highlands, 11 October 2019 – Resort’s World Genting’s First-Ever Starlight Carnival will be taking place over the span of three weeks with various must watch attractions, on every Thursday to Saturday from 6:00pm to 12:00am [Thursday and Friday] and 3:00pm to 1:00am on Saturday. The likes of Carnival Cinema featuring blockbuster movies to various music performances by tribute bands to an Oktoberfest Hall with an array of food trucks and beverages to pick from.

OPEN UP, IT’S GUINNESS TIME!

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Press Release, Kuala Lumpur. Have you ever realised that we spend more time with our colleagues than our family or friends? Eight hours a day, five days a week – and yet, most of us don’t know each other as well as we’d like. In a recent survey commissioned by Guinness, Malaysia’s favourite stout1, more than 85% of young working adults said they’d like to get to know their colleagues and friends better – and Guinness has the solution with the launch of ‘Guinness Time’.

WHITE TRUFFLES: THE TASTE OF LUXURY AT CUCINA

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It’s the perfect season to experience white truffles. Cucina celebrates the arrival of highly coveted white truffles from Piedmont, Italy. A special culinary engagement has been designed by Chef Andrea Delzanno, showcasing six exquisite white truffle dishes from 22 October to 10 January 2020.

Oakwood® Ventures Into Vietnam’s Capital With The Debut Of Oakwood Residence Hanoi

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Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today announced the official opening of Oakwood Residence Hanoi, marking the brand’s entry into Vietnam’s capital city. A prime address for both business and leisure travellers alike, Oakwood Residence Hanoi is situated in an upscale residential neighbourhood within the West Lake (Tay Ho) District, offering a sanctuary away from the city’s bustle.

Halloween Party @ Hilton

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October is almost over and it’s that time of year when the toothy pumpkin reigns! While Halloween started out as more of a Western tradition, this spooky festival has been slowly but surely gaining popularity here in Malaysia. There are loads of Halloween nights out from parties to scarily delicious meals, we have got your weekend covered. So grab your witch hats and cat ears for a celebration of all things spooky and dress up as anything you fancy without being judged.

Lipton Brews Quality Connections Among Malaysians With New #KawBersama Campaign

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Lipton is back once again to bring Malaysians closer to each other, one cup of tea at a time. In this modern day and age, we tend to get caught up in our fast-paced lives, with the advancement of technology limiting all daily communications within the constraints of our mobile screens, resulting in real-life connections being sidelined.

McDonald’s Malaysia Office Staff, Business Partners, and Crew Come Together on ‘McD Turun Padang Day’

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McDonald’s office staff and business partners expressed their appreciation to the crew for their commitment and effort by working shoulder-to-shoulder together. Believing that it is always better together, McD Turun Padang Day brings McDonald’s office staff and business partners close to the McFamily crew for ‘a day in the life’ experience, enabling them to work shoulder-to-shoulder together. McD Turun Padang Day is celebrated annually to recognise the efforts of their 14,000 strong restaurant crew here in Malaysia.

TPCKL’S CASHLESS DRIVING RANGE REOPENS

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Malaysia’s first and only cashless Driving Range equipped with a fully-automated system will reopen its doors at TPC Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, 12 October 2019. TPC Kuala Lumpur’s newly resurfaced Driving Range is designed to resemble the multi-award winning West Course to evoke a sense of excitement and anticipation for those who have yet to embark on the actual course. The three-tiered building structure accommodates 78 spacious bays for beginners and professional golfers. Range balls are priced from RM60 for 240 balls to RM200 for 800 balls for visitors.