Friday, September 30, 2011

Invited: Best of Malaysia Awards 2011

MalaysiaMW was invited to a swanky cocktail party to witness the Best of Malaysia Awards 2011 organized by Expatriate Lifestyle (Malaysia’s number one expatriate magazine). The party is held View, GTower, Kuala Lumpur, a superb roof-top (balcony to be exact) bar with the view KLCC Tower, filled with beautiful people with superb dresses (and suits).


Wall of Fame


What is the award about? It’s a travel award, where expatriate votes for their favorite Hotels, Resorts & Spas (10 weeks of voting in 16 categories). Wanted to know which is the best place in Malaysia to pamper ourselves? Ladies and Gentlemen, now we know …



Winners from Pangkor Island Tiger Rock

(L-R): Alvin Khoo (Traders Hotel, KL), Daisy Rani (Shangri-la Hotel and Resorts), Julian Wipper (Shangri-la KL), Linges Warren (Traders Hotel, KL)


  • BEST CITY HOTEL: MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR 
  • BEST BUSINESS HOTEL: HILTON KUALA LUMPUR 
  • BEST WEEKEND BREAK: THE RITZ-CARLTON, KUALA LUMPUR 
  • BEST ROMANTIC STAY: FOUR SEASONS REOSRT LANGKAWI 
  • BEST FAMILY STAY: GOLDEN SANDS RESORT BY SHANGRI-LA, PENANG 
  • BEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL: PANGKOR ISLAND TIGER ROCK 
  • BEST BEACH RESORT: SHANGRI-LA RASA SAYANG, PENANG 
  • BEST SPA RESORT: PANGKOR LAUT RESORT 
  • BEST ECO-RESORT: PANGKOR ISLAND TIGER ROCK
  • BEST ATTRACTION: PAVILION KL 
  • BEST AUTHENTIC MALAYSIAN EXPERIENCE: GEORGE TOWN, PENANG 
  • BEST CITY SPA: SPA VILLAGE, RITZ-CARLTON KUALA LUMPUR 
  • BEST RESORT FOR REST & RECREATION: SHANGRI-LA TANJUNG ARU RESORT & SPA, KOTA KINABALU
  • BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT: PREGO, THE WESTIN KUALA LUMPUR
  • BEST HOTEL BAR: SKYBAR, TRADERS HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
  • BEST SERVICE AWARD: SHANGRI-LA RASA SAYANG, PENANG
  • BEST BEACH RESORT: SHANGRI-LA RASA SAYANG, PENANG
  • BEST SPA RESORT: PANGKOR LAUT RESORT 
Besides the winners, they have a few Excellence Awards for each category, so you can check out the full list at Expatriate Lifestyle. Wait no more, now you know where to get the best.

Best Romantic Stay

Matt Bellotti, who is also Editorial Director for Expatriate Lifestyle was very excited about the awards, he said, “These awards are now in their sixth year and are the only award of their kind. The Best Of Malaysia is a celebration of tourism and hospitality experiences in Malaysia, which surely rank among the very best in the world. These awards were voted for by expatriates who never cease to impress me with their knowledge and opinions of the best places to see, stay, eat and enjoy. The field of winning properties this year is stronger than ever.

2 comments:

adventurelifeof said...

Enjoyed the video very much. Very inspiring though.

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