Jumeirah Group announces plans for substantial Malaysian presence
Jumeirah Group announced on 12 August, 2015, their plans to operate a 190-room luxury Jumeirah hotel and brand 273 premium residences in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia after agreements were signed by Mr. Dato’ Othman Hj. Omar, CEO of Oxley Malaysia, and Mr. Gerald Lawless, President and Group CEO, Jumeirah Group.
Jumeirah Kuala Lumpur hotel and Jumeirah Living Kuala Lumpur residences will be set within one of the three towers which make up the mixed-use development, expected to be complete in 2021.
Jumeirah Living Kuala Lumpur residences will be located on the lower floors of the tower, and Jumeirah Kuala Lumpur hotel will occupy the upper floors offering spectacular views across the city. The hotel will feature 190 rooms and suites, an all-day dining restaurant, a fine dining restaurant, a lounge and a bar, as well as a Club Executive and a Talise wellness facility comprising a spa, fitness club and swimming pool.
Mr. Ching Chiat Kwong, Chairman and CEO of Oxley, said: “We are pleased to announce we have taken a step forward with the milestone agreement with Jumeirah Group to build a hotel and residences in Kuala Lumpur. This partnership with Jumeirah Group further enlarges and reiterates our presence in the Malaysian market. We are excited, delighted and proud to be Jumeirah’s first business partner in Malaysia to introduce the Jumeirah experience, an epitome of luxury, to guests staying in our hotel. Jumeirah Group has created a portfolio of world-class hotels with excellent operational performance and with this hotel being the first Jumeirah hotel in Malaysia, we are confident of this holistic journey.”
“Kuala Lumpur is both a travel and business destination to many. We believe our hotel and residences which lies in the heart of a bustling city with close proximity to the many landmarks of Kuala Lumpur is a gem to travelers. We are looking forward to begin this successful relationship to deliver a truly luxurious experience with Jumeirah,” added CEO of Oxley Malaysia, Mr. Dato’ Othman Hj. Omar.
Speaking at the signing of the agreements, Mr. Gerald Lawless, President and Group CEO, Jumeirah Group, said: “Our agreement with Oxley Malaysia paves the way for Jumeirah’s entry into the important Malaysian market. This highly prestigious development further reinforces the reputation of the Jumeirah brand and will greatly appeal to our loyal customers who stay with Jumeirah in our properties across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. We are proud to have been chosen as a partner and look forward to the launch of a new expression of outstanding luxury in the Malaysian capital.”