Chef Kris Budiarto, Executive Pastry Chef of Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

‘I did not choose pastry, I fell in love with it”. Curios about the hospitality industry, Chef Kris started his career as a waiter and soon after realized his deep love and passion for pastry. Born in Jakarta, Chef Kris served in several leading...

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu: Forty wonderful years of hospitality , excellence and care

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu celebrated its 40th anniversary on 1 August 2019, commemorating four decades of milestone achievements. The property was officially opened as Kinabalu International Hotel by then Deputy Prime Minister YAB Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad on 11 May 1977. Kinabalu International Hotel is the...

Birthday celebration at Peppino @ Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

One of the questions we get asked most is, "Where should I have my birthday dinner at Kota Kinabalu?" Let us guess, you're looking for something "fun," not wildly expensive, great ambiance, good selection of wine and great food of course. One place which ticked...

éclairs and champagne-based Sparkling at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu recently launched their signature new sweet treat - éclairs, and champagne-based range of beverages - Sparklingheld at the hotel’s Lobby Lounge. Guests enjoyed the new signature champagne-based Oceanus Breeze, Lychee Bellini, Strawberry Ecstacy, Crushed Emerald Projito, and mocktails Crushed Red Velvet, Infused...

Review: 4D3N stay at Gaya Island Resort by YTL

Gaya Island, the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is located only 10 minutes boat rides away from Kota Kinabalu City Center. Gaya island which mean Big Island in the local language is surrounded by undisturbed rainforest. Locals didn't know much about...

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu announce Nagisa Japanese restaurant’s new Gyuniku Set

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu proudly presents a brand new dish at its Nagisa Japanese Restaurant.  Crafted by Chef Kenny, the Gyuniku set is an appetizing and healthy beef dish that will delight taste buds and deliver many healthy benefits. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.jsThe Gyuniku set uses Australian Wagyu, a...

Taiwan Food Promotion at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Kota Kinabalu, August 2015 – Renowned chef Dr. Eddie Liu is in Kota Kinabalu for a two-week Taiwanese food promotion from August 7 to 21, 2015 at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. The food promotion will feature culinary creations by Liu, who is also...

Top 5 WorldHotels Destinations for the Perfect Female Solo Trip

Over the years, solo female travel has been steadily on the rise and is showing no signs of stopping. While some might be a little daunted at first to go on a trip alone, solo travel can be extremely rewarding by helping women achieve...

Venice’s Gastronomy by Chef Daniele at Ferdinand’s, Sutera Harbour

Ferdinand's, The award winning Restaurant at Magellan Sutera launched the Venice Gastronomy by Chef Daniele. Born in Venice Mestre, Chef Daniele joined Sutera Harbour Resort in 2013, bringing with him his amazing cooking talent and his charming persona to Ferdinand’s at The Magellan Sutera Restaurant. Explore...

Shangri-la’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa – Anniversary Staycation

Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, or better known as Tanjung Aru Hotel for local and STAR is a favorite Hotel for the locals. Many have fond memories of the hotel. Shangri-la's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is also the place where we had...

Jom Durian bah! @ Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu’s team is bending the rules a bit on its No Durian Policy by having “Durians” in the hotel Only for this month of August at its Promenade Café, Dynasty Restaurant and Deli Corner. Executive Chef (行政总厨) H.K.Cheong (张涵钦) of Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu want  hotel...

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu Highlights Chefs’ family recipes dishes in 2019 Ramadan Buffet

This Ramadan, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu returns with another delectable buffet spread consisting of more than 280 dishes to choose from. The lavish Ramadan buffet spread features a host of traditional fast-breaking fare items that are thoughtfully sourced and carefully served using the authentic method...

California Wine Dinner at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Treasury wine estates, one of the world’s largest wine companies in the world recently held a California Wine Dinner at Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa on 30th September 2017. The Wine dinner features some of the best wines from Beringer, Sterling and Beaulieu...

Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort

Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort is located 40 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu City and is a perfect getaway for those who prefer to isolate themselves from the city lives. The Resort offer wide variety of activities on the premises.  Check in to our Ocean Wing...

Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok – Good Location at Soi 15

Located in the middle of Bangkok's Sukhumvit area, Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok offer a new kind of comfort as well as approachable style and fun. Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok is only 5-minute walk from the Asok BTS station and Sukhumvit MRT station. Terminal...

Rooftop Bar @ Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu launched the Kota Kinabalu's newest, iconic sunset and evening rooftop bar on the highest floor on its recently renovated 15th floor. The Rooftop Bar is the only 'sunset in motion' experience in the most vibrant location overlooking the bustling night...

Chinese New Year 2017 dining at Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

Bid farewell to the year of the monkey and welcome the auspicious year of the fire rooster.  The active and energetic rooster combined with the element of fire brings a fruitful and prosperous year.  May the year of the fire rooster bring wealth, success...

Kuala Lumpur Staycation – Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

I traveled often to Kuala Lumpur to visit my family and shopping. One of the most concern for my travel is which hotel to stay for my visit as I want to stay at a hotel which is near to Shopping Center and accessible...

“Play, stay & mingle” at Aloft KL Sentral and discover Brickfields

After our trip to Japan, we stay over at Kuala Lumpur before heading back to Kota Kinabalu. Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is kind enough to host our stay and we gladly accept as Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is located adjacent to Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station,...

Hilton Kota Kinabalu Stay-in Review

Hilton Kota Kinabalu finally open its door in January 2017. The first Hilton in Kota Kinabalu featuring 305 guestrooms and suites, restaurants and bar, spacious rooftop pool and 13 function and meeting spaces. //cdn0.agoda.net/images/sherpa/js/sherpa_init1_02.min.js var stg = new Object(); stg.crt="14640347040977";stg.version="1.02"; stg.id=stg.name="adgshp319584073"; stg.width="300px"; stg.height="250px";stg.ReferenceKey="cHSmzyw5xqowoJiJ3vHj2w=="; stg.Layout="Square"; stg.Language="en-us";stg.OverideConf=false; new AgdSherpa(stg,...

Getaway at Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai located about 45 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu city center. Nexus resort offers 6km pristine white sandy beach amidst 3,335 acres of natural and landscaped surroundings. Nexus Resort Karambunai was opened in 1997 and at present has over 500 staff to...

3 “Must Eat” Indian Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu for Indian Food lovers

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You can find Indian Restaurant in every country around the world. Indian food is popular because of its diversity, with its ingredients, spices and cooking methods. Indian cuisine covers six different tastes (i.e Sweet, sour, salty, spicy, bitter and sharp). In Kota Kinabalu, we can...

Dining – Seafood buffet and Longest Weekend High-Tea Buffet Hilton Kota Kinabalu

Urban Kitchen, Hilton Kota Kinabalu – Seafood Buffet Famous for being one of the states in Malaysia that offers the best and freshest seafood options in the country, Urban Kitchen, the all-day dining outlet in Hilton Kota Kinabalu, is introducing a wonderful variety of sustainably-sourced...

Nasi Harmoni 1Malaysia at Latest Recipe, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

In conjunction with the National Day and Malaysia Day celebrations, Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu brings you the Nasi Harmoni 1Malaysia set promotion at Latest Recipe from 31 August to 30 September 2017. Rice is a staple food for Malaysians and as a melting pot of...

Stay and Dine at Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan

Sandakan, located at the east coast of Sabah is the gateway for ecotourism destinations in Sabah. Sandakan is about 7 hours drive away from Kota Kinabalu and take only 45 minutes by flight. Sandakan is a good place to visit as it is easily...

Stripes KL – Autograph Collection

Stripes KL is a brand new hotel under the autograph selection and Stripes KL is the 2nd  Hotel in Malaysia under the autograph selection after Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Stripes KL located at Jalan Kamunting, right at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The neighborhood of Jalan...

Dim Sum Weekend Brunch at Nagisa, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

I grew up in Kota Kinabalu remembering that Hyatt served some of the best Dim Sum in Kota Kinabalu. We were so disappointed to find that Hyatt stops serving Dim Sum after the Chinese Restaurant closed. We were delighted to know that Hyatt Regency Kinabalu is...

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu unveil newly transformed lobby

Kota Kinabalu, 13 July 2015 – Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu announced the launch of Le Méridien HUB on Sunday, 12 July 2015, a highly anticipated unique lobby concept that reinterprets the traditional lobby into a social gathering place. The transformation builds on the brand’s...

Favola Turns 1

Favola, an Italian Restaurant at Le Meridien which means 'fable' in Italian tells a story of the flavors of Tuscany, Italy turns one on 18th of August 2016. To celebrate the special day, the member of the media were invited to taste some of...

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa Sunset Bar – perfect sunset spot in Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu is voted as one of the top places for sunset in the world. Visitors and locals spend their evening at enjoying the beautiful sunset view around the city and beach area. One of the most popular places for sunset viewing is at...

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