Five Stars for Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside

Achievement recognizes hotel’s commitment to service excellence in hospitality

PUTRAJAYA, November 6, 2012 – In recognition of providing top levels service excellence in the hospitality industry, Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside – a member of Accor’s upscale Pullman brand has been awarded the Five-Star Hotel Rating certification by the Ministry of Tourism.

In conjunction with this honour, the management of Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside organised a ceremony to commemorate the accomplishment with its business partners and employees. The ceremony was graced by Y.Bhg Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr) Aseh bin Hj. Che Mat, President of Perbadanan Putrajaya on 6 November 2012.

“We are delighted to have been recognized by the Ministry of Tourism with such a prestigious certification,”’ said Mr Franck Loison, General Manager of Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside. “The certification, which honours excellence in hospitality, aligns with the hotel’s attention to detail and dedication to customer service.”

Mr Loison added, “I am proud to have a team that works tirelessly to achieve the highest level of service. This endorsement by the Ministry of Tourism further validates the hard work and unwavering commitment of the Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside team to delivering the best products and services to our guests. I sincerely appreciate all of our teams’ diligence, which results in exceptional guest experiences for all visitors to this beautiful hotel.”

The Five-Star Hotel endorsement reflects the hotel’s high standards – unique architecture and service excellence in Food and Beverage combine with the leisure and recreational elements of state-of-the-art fitness centre and swimming pool.  As Accor’s premier business meeting brand, Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside prides itself on providing the very best in Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events (MICE). The comprehensive CO-MEETING: Commitment, Connectivity, Comfort and Cohesion ensure the hotel’s primary meeting space to be first-class, with seamless technology and highly sophisticated business and ballroom facilities.

Majestically built on the shores of the fascinating Putrajaya lake, Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside boasts 283 unique design guestrooms depicting architecture and ambiences that are distinctively Malay, Chinese, Indian and of the Borneo continent while maintaining the Pullman room design features, targeting a new generation of business and leisure travellers looking for unique accommodation with state-of-the-art technology.

To commemorate this special occasion, the hotel also organised it’s very first Art Exhibition featuring the art pieces by local talent, Nik Rafin at the hotel’s Executive Lounge from 6 November to 31 December 2012.  This initiative is the hotel’s continuous effort in keeping up its momentum as a leading 5-star hotel in the hospitality industry.

The art exhibition was officially launched by Y.Bhg Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr) Aseh bin Hj. Che Mat,

Y.Bhg Datuk Azlan bin Abdul Karim, Chief Executive Officer of Putrajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd together with Mr. Gerard Guillouet, Senior Vice President of Accor Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore at the same event.

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Pullman, is the upscale hotel brand of Accor. It was designed with the requirements of business women and men in mind.  Located in the main regional and international cities, Pullman hotels provide an extensive range of tailored services, access to ground-breaking technologies and the “Co-meeting” offer, a new approach to organizing meetings, seminars and high-end incentives. At Pullman hotels, business travelers can choose between being independent or relying on the staff available round the clock. End of 2009, the Pullman network will consist of 59 hotels in 23 countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. Soon, we expect over 300 establishments around the world.  All information regarding the hotels is available on the website www.pullmanhotels.com.

Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, is present in 92 countries with nearly 3,500 hotels and 440,000 rooms. Accor’s broad portfolio of hotel brands – Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Adagio, ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget and hotelF1 – provide an extensive offer from luxury to budget. With more than 160,000 employees in Accor brand hotels worldwide, the Group offers its clients and partners 45 years of know-how and expertise.

Media contacts

Harriet Hoong
Director of Communications & Business Development
Accor Malaysia
Tel : 03 – 8890 0000 – DID : 03 – 8890 0527
Mobile : 019 – 288 5663
E-mail : Harriet.HOONG@accor.com

Cheng Siew Yee
Marketing and Communications Manager
Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside
No. 2, Jalan P5/5, Presint 5,
62200 Putrajaya
Tel: +603 8890 0000 – Fax: +603 8890 0330
E. marcommgr@pullmanputrajaya.com
www.pullmanputrajaya.com

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