April 6, 2017

Hotel Granada Joins the World for ‘Earth Hour’ 1

On 25th March 2017, Hotel Granada Johor Bahru (Hotel Granada) joined millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet. The hotel turned off its lights in observance of Earth Hour, the global environmental awareness event created by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Keyin Tay, Group Brand Specialist at Hotel Granada, said, “We are aware that the increase in greenhouse gases caused by

Facts & Figures from UMLand 4

United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) organised a four-day Property Carnival at Komtar JBCC to promote the current projects and developments offered by UMLand and to share market reports and sentiments. The carnival featured prominent property speakers such as Low Han Hoe, Senior Manager Investment Advisory Services of Nawawi Tie Leung Sdn Bhd, a multi-disciplinary real estate consultancy firm; Phyllicia Ho, a partner of Syed Alwi, Ng & Co; Dr. Daniele

Stop Child Marriage – Protect Our Girls!

Child marriage is a human rights violation. In some countries, there are laws against it and yet the practice remains widespread. There are several reasons for this practice, which includes gender inequality where girls are not valued as much as boys. Child marriage is also driven by patriarchal values and the desire to control female sexuality. Other reasons include poverty and insecurity, causing parents to want to secure the girl’s

Johor MICCI Celebrates Rooster Chinese New Year

MICCI Johor Southern Region (“MICCI Southern”) in collaboration with one of its members, MAH SING GROUP, had organised a successful Chinese New Year Luncheon at Holiday Villa Hotel, Johor Bahru, recently to develop and promote MICCI Southern to its members and non- members. The luncheon was mainly held to foster fellowship among chamber members and also to encourage business networking where MICCI Southern serves to function as the preferred commercial

A Quick Getaway to Holiday Villa JB

In the midst of all the hustle and bustle in JB city, wouldn’t it be nice to just get a chance to kick back, unwind and go for a quick weekend rendezvous with the missus? That was exactly what I did with my pregnant wife recently when we took time off work for a one night stay at Holiday Villa Johor Bahru (Holiday Villa JB). Located in Century Garden, it’s

The Hotelier’s Story 12

 In this issue we feature Michael K.W. Bay, an entrepreneur, consultant of hospitality and service related industries; and the Liaison Committee with the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) Johor Chapter. Previously, he was the CEO of a Johor-based chain of Wellness and Skin Care Spa. For over 10 years, Michael was the CEO behind the operations as well as sales and marketing of the first back-to-nature SPA resort in Johor.