DOUBLETREE BY HILTON, KUALA LUMPUR KICKS OFF 1ST BIRTHDAY BASH GIVING AWAY 1000 ROOM STAYS AND DINING VOUCHERS
Catch the DoubleTree Birthday Crew in town for a fun and rewarding experience
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – 18 July 2011 – DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur kicked off its 1st Birthday Bash with the mobile DoubleTree Birthday Crew making a surprise appearance at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur today, drawing much amusement and participation from an enthusiastic public keen on grabbing some of the 1000 room stays and 1000 Makan Kitchen dining vouchers on offer.
Clues have been posted on the DoubleTree KL Facebook page since 13 July, sharing details on where the Birthday Crew were going to be and tips to help the fans win the room stays and Makan Kitchen dining vouchers. Participants were required to be ‘facebook fans’ of DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur and answer a simple question to win. After delighting the crowd at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, the entourage made its way merrily to Wisma Cosway and other locations to spread the birthday cheer.
“This 1st Birthday Bash is our way of thanking and rewarding guests for their overwhelming support over the past year, and in the process, charting some memorable milestones for the DoubleTree brand’s first property in Southeast Asia. The campaign runs from 13 July to 5 August, targeting both local visitors and international travellers from around the Asia Pacific, especially from Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia” said Ian Barrow, General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur.”
The DoubleTree Birthday Crew is all set to hit high traffic areas in Kuala Lumpur for two consecutive weekends; the weekend of the 15th and 16th and the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd July 2011. They will be moving between locations to keep the public guessing on their next performance venue.
The 1000 rooms and 1000 Makan Kitchen dining vouchers will be given away through a number of exciting activities. The highlight is the mobile DoubleTree Birthday Crew that will be singing and dancing around Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. You can hunt for their locations by checking regularly for clues found on DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur’s Facebook page :http://www.facebook.com//DoubletreeKL.
The DoubleTree Birthday Crew will also be giving away over 5,000 DoubleTree by Hilton freshly-baked, warm chocolate chip cookies, the hotel brand’s icon for its legendary “warm, caring & friendly” service, which is presented to every guest who checks in at DoubleTree by Hilton’s 230 properties worldwide.
They will also be able to win the vouchers through the hotel’s Twitter (@Doubletreekl) and Facebook, http://www.facebook.com//DoubletreeKL, tune into Mix FM or get constant updates on other interesting ways to grab a room or Makan Kitchen dining voucher by visiting DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur’s Facebook page during the campaign period.
“This year’s celebration takes on an added significance as it is also the 25th anniversary of DoubleTree by Hilton’s legendary warm chocolate chip cookie that personifies the warm welcome, caring and friendly promise to our guests. Our success truly reflects the unique guest experience we offer whether it’s through our trademarked Sweet Dreams Pillow, delicious F&B offerings or memorable events such as Malaysia’s first brides race,” added Ian Barrow, General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur. “
The 540-room hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur is a strategically-located, upscale property in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and the first DoubleTree by Hilton brand to be established in Southeast Asia.
Since August 2010, the hotel has steadily built a reputation in the competitive Kuala Lumpur hotel industry by achieving a series of memorable milestones. Its signature all-Malaysian restaurant, Makan Kitchen, is immensely popular. Featuring three live kitchens serving six types of authentic Malaysian cuisine, the dining experience is complemented with beautifully local themed interiors that have greatly impressed local and international diners. The hotel also hosted the first ever brides race held in Malaysia where brides-to-be raced around the hotel in their bridal wear, competing for a dream wedding package hosted by DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur. Other International events hosted include the Formula Drift Asia 2010, Masters Football 2011 and Guess Party 2010.
About DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur
DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur is strategically located at the intersection of Jalan Ampang and Jalan Tun Razak crossing in the renowned Embassy Row. The upscale hotel offers 540 contemporary designed rooms and suites fitted superb amenities, five vibrant F&B dining outlets and 20,000 sq feet of flexible meeting space with one grand ballroom and nine function rooms. DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur will form part of a world class mixed use property called The Intermark, which includes a retail podium, a fully refurbished grade A office tower and a new sustainable design office building. The entire development is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2012.
About Doubletree by Hilton Hotels
With a growing collection of contemporary, upscale accommodations in more than 230 gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations worldwide, Doubletree by Hilton hotels and resorts are distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today’s business and leisure travellers. From the millions of delighted hotel guests who are welcomed with the brand’s legendary, warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in to the advantages of the award-winning Hilton HHonors guest reward programme, each Doubletree guest receives a satisfying stay wherever their travels take them. For more information on Doubletree by Hilton, please visit www.doubletree.com.