15 October, JOHOR – Leading property developer, Mah Sing Group Berhad (Mah Sing) marks another significant milestone by making its first foray into the hospitality sector with the grand opening of the Ramada by Wyndham Meridin, Johor Bahru (Ramada by Wyndham Meridin) today. The hotel is operating under a franchise agreement between Mah Sing and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts aimed at catering exclusively to the different needs between business travellers and holidaymakers.
Strategically positioned in the economic corridor of the Southern region, Iskandar Puteri, the Ramada by Wyndham Meridin features approximately 644 rooms, which is the largest in South East Asia in room counts under the Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. It is only 700 meters walking distance from LEGOLAND, Malaysia’s first international theme park – suitable for visitors to spend time with their loved ones. Not only that, visitors will also be spoilt with various leading attraction destinations that Johor has to offer i.e. the Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Malaysia Studio as well as the Johor premium outlets.
In line with Mah Sing’s tagline, “Reinvent Spaces. Enhance Life,” the hotel is aimed at enhancing the customers’ experience – backed by various attractive surrounding lifestyle amenities and ready infrastructure, coupled with competitive room rates for guests to enjoy. The Ramada by Wyndham Meridin is 25-minutes from the CIQ Johor Bahru and 15-minutes from CIQ Second Link. A shuttle service is also provided to Legoland and Puteri Harbour, which provides convenience to the guests.
In conjunction with the grand opening of Ramada by Wyndham Meridin, the hotel will be offering special room rates at RM500nett for 4 days 3 night, including breakfast, which will be available throughout the month of October. In addition, there will also be promotions for its set value meals i.e. RM13.90 (tea break), RM19.90 (lunch), and RM28 (lunch & dinner), whilst the weekend buffet is priced from RM45nett. For reservations, kindly call +607 531 888 or email at email@example.com.
To celebrate the grand opening of Ramada by Wyndham Meridin, this momentous occasion was graced with the presence of Johor Menteri Besar, Yang Amat Berhormat (YAB) Dato’ Dr. Sahruddin Jamal as well as Johor Tourism Exco, Yang Berhormat Liow Cai Tung. Also present during the event were Mah Sing’s Founder & Group Managing Director, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Leong Hoy Kum; Mah Sing’s Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Ho Hon Sang; Mah Sing’s Chief Operating Officer, Benjamin Ong; Wyndham Hotels & Resorts President and Managing Director of South East Asia and Pacific Rim, Ooi Joon Aun along with the senior management team of Mah Sing and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
Commenting on the Group’s latest milestone, Mah Sing’s Founder and Group Managing Director, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Leong Hoy Kum, said, “The grand opening of the Ramada by Wyndham Meridin marks another significant milestone for the Group as we make our first foray into the hospitality sector. We established the Ramada by Wyndham Meridin as we saw an opportunity to cater to the travellers who came to Iskandar, whether to enjoy the entertainment the state has to offer or to explore the vast opportunities that Johor has either for work or investment. In order to provide our guests with the best experience, we signed an agreement with Ramada by Wyndham to use the Ramada name for this hotel. Ramada by Wyndham is an established brand of hotels that travellers have come to associate with trust, quality and care. Thus, it gives me great honour to officiate the grand opening of Ramada by Wyndham Meridin, Mah Sing’s first hotel, the centrepiece of our development in Meridin@Medini.”
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts President and Managing Director of South East Asia and Pacific Rim, Ooi Joon Aun said, “Johor is no longer just a transit point for travellers but has quickly transformed into a tourism magnet and an economic engine for the country. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has a long-standing history in Malaysia, with an existing portfolio in key destinations such as Kuala Lumpur and Melaka. We are delighted to be introducing yet another one of our hotels to Malaysia in a location as attractive as Johor Bahru. This marks our intent to stay vested in the country.”