Chinese New Year is a time when families reunite, celebrate and feast. According to Chinese tradition, the first day of the Lunar Year marks the start of the Spring Festival and ends with the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the month.The celebration is jubilant and lively with the intention of taking a break from work and enjoying time with friends and family. 2014 marks the Year of the Horse and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Malaysia are looking on another great and prosperous year ahead and would like to invite you to celebrate this special occasion with your loved ones with special offers that will surely create a memorable experience for all.
If you find yourself in Kuala Lumpur during this festive season, do drop by the Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel. Fresh, crisp colours and clean transitional lines welcome guests as they open the door to the guestrooms at this hotel. During this festive season, take advantage of the Chinese New Year room package inclusive of complimentary daily buffet breakfast for two persons and High- Speed Internet Access in the room. In this package, you will be receiving a 50% Spa voucher form Mandara Spa as well. And good news for those born in the Year of the Horse, a complimentary 20–minute express massage will also be included. The room package is valid from 1
st January to 9 th February 2014 for stays from 14 thJanuary to 15th February 2014. With a minimum of two nights, rates start from RM 399++ per room per night.
Located on level 3, the award winning Chinese restaurant – Celestial Court – goes all out to feast your eyes, satisfy your senses and whet your appetite further with a variety of lip smacking delights. Executive Chinese Chef, Vincent Loo and Dim Sum Chef, Ken Liew have created specially-designed a la carte menu catered for this auspicious occasion. Enjoy and feast on dishes such as Braised Fish Maw with Sea Cucumber, Dried Oyster and Sea Moss, and Chinese Herbs in Superior Broth, Traditional Roast Duck, Steamed Bamboo Pith stuffed with Roast and many more.
Alternatively, toss for prosperity, good health and luck with our delightful Yee Sang that comes with 3 selections of set menu (Wealth, Fortune, Happiness). Prices range from RM2,188nett to RM 2,588nett. Each 9-course menu is quoted for a table of 10 persons and is inclusive of a complimentary bottle of wine. Look forward to dishes such as Yee Sang with a Combination of Japanese Maguro and Salmon with Traditional Plum Sauce , Double Boiled “Buddha Jumps Over the Wall”, Chilled Homemade Durian Pancake with Fresh Fruits and many more.The Chinese New Year Ala carte and set menus are available from 6th January to 14th February 2014. The a la carte dishes are priced from RM38++ onwards each. All SPG members can enjoy attractive discounts as high as 50 % on total food bill till 31st March 2014.Terms and condition applies. To find out more attractive deals, visit www.sheratonimperialkualalumpur.com or call the team at +603 2717 9900.
The Westin Kuala Lumpur is home to various award winning restaurants and bars, which include
the Five Sen5es restaurant. Its cuisine showcases fine Cantonese dishes with a Szechuan influence that represents the five senses of smell, sound, sight, taste and touch amid st stunning cutting-edge décor. Indulge in an auspicious meal with family and friends as Chef Tan reveals his traditional signature creations abundant with natural flavours.
Come and enjoy the trendy settings with specially crafted menus fit for an immense family feast. The menus range from RM1088++ to RM1388++ per table of 10 persons and are inclusive of a
bottle of selected “Huan Tiao Chiew”. The traditional festive menus reminisce on good times with family and friends, enjoyed over a 7 or 8 course Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner meal from 14th January to 14th February 2014. Each dining guest will also receive Ang Pow packets and special Chinese New Year door gifts for every table. No celebration is complete without the tossing of the Yee Sang. For those who are looking for a unique taste, the Yee Sang selections at Five Sen5es are a must-try! Our chef has specially created SuperFoodRx™ Yee Sang with salmon, nuts, onion, honey and dried fruits. If you’re a fan of Dim Sum then surely you don’t want to miss on the Five Sen5es infinite selection of dim sum that will also be available for lunch and brunch on the Chinese New Year day. You can learn and experience a hands-on dumpling making class conducted by our chefs on the second day of Chinese New Year, when you book Five Sen5es’ private dining room. A lion dance performance will be held on the 4 th February 2014 for all guests. Both SPG and Beyond Members can enjoy benefits of 20% discount with an additional 8% to 10 % for every purchase of the Chinese New Year Set Menu.Visit www.thewestinkualalumpur.com for more dining information. Alternatively call +603 2731 8333 to speak to a member of the team who will be more than pleased to assist you.
Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur Hotel, the 35- storey hotel is easily accessible through integrated rail
connections and is only 28 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) via the
KLIA Express Rail Link. Located on level 5, Latest Recipe, the warm and lively venue is ideal for gatherings with your loved ones. Live cooking counters and piping – hot made-to-order dishes present a feast for the senses.
In addition to the lavish spread that is being offered, the hotel’s Chinese banquet chef, Chef James
Chai, has whipped up a host of sumptuous Chinese dishes to celebrate the Lunar New Year.From 25th to 29th January 2013 and on 31st January 2014 to 13th February 2014, Latest Recipe will feature various Chinese specialties throughout the week. Guests can expect traditional favourites such as baked butter Cod with sweet bean sauce; fried and steamed dim sum selection, roasted duck with “Tong Kwai” herbs; braised fish lips soup and more. Plus, the buffet selection also offersSalmon Yee Sang and Clam Abalone Yee Sang. A Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner will be served on the 30th January 2014. The Chinese New Year buffet dinner will be priced at RM108++ (adult) and at RM54++ (child and senior citizen) from Monday to Thursday. The Chinese New Year buffet dinner available from Friday to Sunday, will be priced at RM118++ (adult) and at RM59++ (child and senior citizen). The Chinese New Year Eve (30 th January 2014) buffet dinner will be priced at RM138++ (adult) and RM69++ (child and senior citizen)
For a la carte traditional menu with an innovative twist, head down to Gastro Sentral, located at the lobby level where patrons will find Jasmine tea smoked duck burger with celery slaw; cured salmon served with Yee Sang condiments, crispy prawn ball with ebiko mayo and wok-fried char siew chicken with burger bun, to name a few. Prices start from RM32 nett onwards. Catch the robust and exuberant moves of a special lion dance performance by the award winning Kwong Ngai Lion Dance Troupe at the hotel’s porte cochere from 11 am onwards on the first day of Chinese New Year. For reservations, visit www.discoverlemeridien.com, call +603 2263 7434 or email [email protected]
Looking for a place away from the city? Up north and only an hour’s flight from Kuala Lumpur is The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi located on the mystical island of Langkawi. 178 luxury rooms and suites overlooking the tranquil Datai Bay and a 8,000-year old coral reef await you at the resort, which is cosily tucked away amidst a 10million year old rainforest.On the night of Chinese New Year, bring your family for a big reunion feast at Tepian Laut , one of the signature restaurants overlooking the beautiful view of the Andaman Sea. A wide range of authentic Chinese dishes including free flow of wines , beers and soft drinks will be served from 7.00pm to 10.30pm. Price : RM260++ per adult ( 31st January 2014 ) / RM220++ per adult ( 1
st February 2014 ) and only RM90++ per child. Throughout the night, guests will be entertained by energetic lion dance performance, Chinese cultural show and energetic live band. A beautiful fireworks display will be held to end the splendid night.
To book your festive getaway with The Andaman today, visit www.theandaman.com or call +604 959 1088 or email [email protected] On the other side of the Island, nestled amongst 104 acres of lush tropical gardens, The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa features 202 spacious rooms and suites for a rejuvenating stay. For an indulgent getaway with a loved one, the resort also offers 20 ultra luxury Ocean View Pool Villas.You can soak up the sun at your villa’s private pool or at any one of the four unique swimming pools.
During this festive season, the Chinese New Year Prosperity Buffet Dinner, with a touch of tropical fruits and a variety of traditional Chinese dishes inclusive of Yee Sang, is available during the eve of Chinese New Year. The buffet dinner is inclusive of free flow of selected soft drinks, chilled juices and house pouring beer and wines. Price: RM189++ per person (includes alcoholic beverages), RM149++ per person (includes non – alcoholic beverages) and RM89++ for children aged 10 to12 years old, while those 9 years old and below enjoys dining for free. A lion dance performance will entertain guests on the first day of Chinese New Year at 6pm in the main lobby. Then, head to the poolside for your Celestial Harmony buffet dinner priced at RM239++ per person (includes alcoholic beverages), RM189++ (includes non – alcoholic beverages) and RM139++ for each child aged 10 to 12 years old.The weekly poolside BBQ night on 1st February comes with a twist. Guests can indulge in a plethora of seafood dishes and delicacies that have been boldly enhanced with a touch of Chinese flavours to suit the festive mood. Dinner includes free f low of selected drinks, alcoholic and non –alcoholic beverages. The buffet is priced at RM199++ per person (with alcoholic beverages), RM159++ per person (with non- alcoholic beverages) and at RM89++ for children aged 10 -12 years old. For further inquiries or reservations, do call us at +604 960 8888 and to find out more information, visit www.westinlangkawi.com
Up for an extra mile journey this holiday season? We invite you to another naturalist’s destination – Sabah. Introducing Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu, which is strategically located in the centre of Kota Kinabalu town, famously known as the jewel capital of Sabah and the hub of tourism in Malaysia Borneo. The 5 star hotel with 306 rooms, offers views of either the wide South China Sea or the iconic Mount Kinabalu. Enjoy a lavish dining experience of authentic Chinese cuisine at the hotel’s signature venue – Circle Restaurant. Priced at RM108++ per person, the Family Reunion Dinner buffet boasts of irresistible festive treats inclusive of the traditional Yee Sang. This offer will extend till the 15th day of Chinese New Year also known as Chap Goh Mei. A special promotion price is offered from 31stJanuary to 1st February 2014 for the Chinese New Year buffet at RM92++ per person.For a more relaxed afternoon with your loved ones, a delicious Hi – tea spread priced at RM75++ per person is available at Circle Restaurant on 31stJanuary and 1st February 2014. Can’t get enough of the lip smacking Yee Sang? We have it in our a la carte menu too, priced from RM55++ per platter (small portion serves 7 -8 persons) to RM 65++ per platter (large portion serves 8 – 10 persons). Lion dance performance is available on the first day of Chinese New Year at noon at the main lobby.Early bird reservations and prepayment before 25 th January 2014 will enjoy a 20% discount on the total food bill. Children aged 7 – 12 years old will receive a 50% discount while those age 6 years old and below enjoy dining for free. An additional 20% will be given to SPG members.
Discover more at www.lemeridienkotakinabalu.com or call +60 8832 2222 for further inquiries. Situated on Sandakan’s prominent waterfront overlooking the Sulu Sea, is the Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan. As the second largest city in Sabah, Sandakan is located on the east coast of
Borneo Island and is fast gaining popularity as an eco-tourism destination in South East Asia.
Located at level 13, The Eatery – the hotel’s signature all day dining venue – welcomes you to
experience the traditional Lunar feast with a wide range of sumptuous, authentic Chinese cuisine
that includes Steamed Red Snapper with Szechuan Hot Bean Sauce, Salt Baked Chicken with
Herbs, Roasted Spice Duck with Sour Plum Sauce, Roasted Lamb Leg “Xin Jiang” style with condiments and many more to tempt your taste buds. Priced at RM68++ per person, the buffet is
available from 3rd January to 28th February 2014, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 6.30pm to 10.00pm.For a private family “Reunion Dinner” or a corporate event to celebrate “Sau Kong”, you can either book a table at The Eatery or at the hotel’s function rooms. Tickle your taste buds with signature dishes such as Shanghai Noodles, Braised Sea Asparagus and Fish Stomach in Superior Sauce, Steamed Sea Prawns with Fragrant Garlic Rice, and many more!
Your Chinese New Year celebration won’t be complete without the famous Yee Sang. You can choose this exquisite dish either in tasteful Jelly Fish or with fresh salmon. The Yee Sang dish is priced from RM48++ to RM108++ per portion. It is available daily from 17thJanuary to 13th
February at both, The Eatery and Wrapped, from 12.00 pm to 2.30 pm and from 6.30 pm to 10.00 pm. You can choose to dine in or even take away at your own pleasure.
In addition to the Yee Sang dishes, The Eatery will also serve up three different Prosperity Set Menus (Gold, Platinum and Diamond). Prices range from RM888++ to RM1,188++ per table of 8 to 10 people. It is available daily from 17th January to 13thFebruary 2014, from 12.00 pm to 2.30 pm and from 6.30 pm to 10.00 pm. All set menus will require two days prior booking so you may want to start making your own reservations soon! SPG Restaurant and Bars members will enjoy a 20% discount with every purchase.
As Valentine’s Day falls on the last day of Chinese New Year, all single ladies who dine at The Eatery will receive a mandarin orange each. In conjunction with the Chap Goh Mei festival, women diners will be invited to participate in the throwing of the oranges into the Sandakan Bay as a part of the Chap Goh Mei customs.On top of that, if you wish to fulfill your sweet cravings then head for Wrapped, the Deli locatedat the ground floor where you can try the Mandarin Orange cake at RM7++ per slice and at RM58++ per kg (available daily from 1st January – 28
the February 2014, from 8.00am to 10.00pm). For full cake order, a one day advance notice is required .Whilst you are here, try the Orange Latteavailable daily (during the same period). It is priced at RM 12++ per glass and is served with scrumptious cookies.
With all of these amazing destinations to choose from, Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Malaysia are
excited to welcome a prosperous Year of the Horse and share our warm hospitality, amazing
cuisines and wonderful experience with you and your loved ones!
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