Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur wins Mayor’s Tourism Award for Excellence


Federal Hotels International (FHI) is pleased to announce that Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur received the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Award for Excellence in the 3-star category at the recent inaugural Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Award Gala Dinner on June 21, 2011. YBhg Tan Sri Ahmad Fuad Ismail, Mayor of Kuala Lumpur, said: “Tonight we celebrate not only the award recipients but also the contributions by the Kuala Lumpur tourism industry players that have shaped Kuala Lumpur into an international tourist destination over the years.”

Ms. Ooi Lee Ping, Director of Marketing, Regional Sales & Business Development of Federal Hotels International, said: “Federal Hotels International is very proud that Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur has been awarded this distinguished and prestigious Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Award for Excellence, which gives recognition to tourism industry players who have strived to promote Kuala Lumpur as an international tourist destination and to benchmark the highest industry standards of excellence for products and services that has consistently been put into practice. We are greatly honored to have received this inaugural bi-annual award for excellence as this is a great recognition for our group and indeed a testimony to our dedicated management and staff‘s continuous commitment, efforts, and team spirit in providing the very best in product, warm Malaysian hospitality, courteous service, and a truly memorable tourism experience to tourists visiting Kuala Lumpur. Winning this distinguished award has given our management and staff a tremendous boost and will serve as an inspiration for our team to continue to strive to promote Kuala Lumpur as the preferred international holiday and shopping destination. This recognition has further solidified that Federal Hotels International Group of Hotels in Kuala Lumpur and Sydney, are dedicated to continuously providing our guests with good quality accommodation and warm gracious service they expect from the FHI brand. We hope that guests, who stay in a FHI Hotel for business or leisure will continue to remember our Hotels for their future travel plans and become our loyal customer for life.”

“We are elated to be the first recipient of the inaugural Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Award for Excellence, as this award is designed to recognize and appreciate the recipient’s level of excellence achieved and contribution in making Kuala Lumpur an international tourist destination of choice. It is indeed rewarding to see our efforts to strive to further promote the tourism industry of Kuala Lumpur being recognized. Our continuous efforts in pursuit of providing the best in the hospitality industry for today’s travelers has been acknowledged, and we would like to commend our management and staff jointly for their efforts and commitment,” said Mr. Simon Leong, General Manager of Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur.

“We are delighted that Hotel Capitol has won the coveted Award for Excellence, which recognizes our achievement in delivering our unique product and service that makes our guest-staying experience in Kuala Lumpur memorable. We have always strived to offer the highest level of product and service to ensure our guests experience a consistent level of quality service that is warm, personalized, and efficient. It is gratifying to be honored with this award,” said Mr. Louis Sebastian, Executive Assistant Manager of Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur.

Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur
A smart and contemporary hotel perfectly located in the heart of Bukit Bintang, popularly known as Kuala Lumpur’s finest shopping, dining, and entertainment hub. With its excellent location, Hotel Capitol provides easy access to the Bukit Bintang high street experience, and this award-winning hotel has won over many fans with its refreshing and innovative products and services. There are 235 sleek and very comfortable rooms including the spacious corner rooms and the stylish 10 rooms – loft-living style suites with full-height windows of natural light, which comes with dazzling panoramic views of Bukit Bintang and the KL City skyline, KL Tower, or the KLCC Twin Towers.. Ten of KL city’s most popular shopping malls are within walking distance. Plaza Low Yat, KL’s IT speciality center are popularly known as Malaysia’s largest IT lifestyle mall, and bbpark, an open-air bazaar with excellent dining and shopping options, is right next door.

Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur was also the winner of the Minister of Human Resources Award in 2007 and 2002 under the Small and Medium Industries (SMI) Category for the Services Sector for Training and Development for the Employees; winner of the Malaysian Interior Design Award 1999 for Excellence in the Hotels & Hospitality Category; and was listed as one of the Best Hotels on the Formula 1 Circuit in Conde Nast Traveller May 2001, UK Edition.

Federal Hotels International Sdn Bhd (FHI)
Federal Hotels International has over 5 decades of experience in the hospitality industry. Federal Hotels International manages 2 hotels in Kuala Lumpur and 1 hotel in Sydney, namely The Federal Kuala Lumpur, Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur, and The Grace Hotel Sydney.

Federal Hotels International is the pioneer Malaysian Hotel Management Company, established to manage the first International Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, namely The Federal Kuala Lumpur, which opened its door on August 28, 1957. The FHI hotels are located in some sensational places. From the heart of the city’s central business district to the pulse of the best shopping, entertainment, and gourmet paradise, you’ll find an FHI hotel to suit your every need. From business travel to meetings, conferences to weddings, honeymoons and anniversaries, a short weekend “Shop N Shop” break, or a “Rest and Relax” holiday, the fine collection of hotels will complement a business trip or vacation gateway, ensuring it is a successful and enjoyable one. The warm FHI hospitality, a friendly face and gentle charm, welcomes guests, adding to that great locations, to ensure that a stay will be that much more, well…truly sensational! For more information, do visit .