March 31, 2011

Apple Hotel Reviews in Kuala Lumpur

The role of a guest review in hotels is taking a turn. With companies like city search and Yelp making big waves in the review line, we can safety say that a good review is good for business however a bad review shouldn’t be discounted either. Bad reviews can be turned into a positive through acknowledgement of the review and taking actions to solve the problems. Leaving the problem to escalate will only lead to more problems for a hotel. In terms of acknowledgement, it’s also a good idea to communicate and even reward clients that have gone and left […]
March 29, 2011

Earth Hour at Apple Hotel in Kuala Lumpur

On Saturday the 26th of March at 8.30 pm the lights all around the world would switch off for Earth Hour. Earth Hour for those of us unaware is an event organized by the WWF, no not the world wrestling federation but the World Wide Fund for Nature. This event is always held on the last Saturday of March globally. The idea is to ask households and business alike to turn off non-essential lights or electrical appliances for duration of 60 minutes or one hour to raise global awareness towards the need for climate change. Earth Hour started in Sydney, […]
March 28, 2011

My First Beggar Chicken in Kuala Lumpur

This weekend was a bit strange for me. I was overjoyed with New Zealand Cricket Team (Blackcaps) winning a amazing match against the South Africans. My beloved Rugby League Team went down to St George. However, even through this, I managed to get some great food which I am sure has lead to  my ever increasing waistline. (Malaysian Food is just too good as my Indian friend would say!). Once again I was accompanied by some great friends and yes, before you ask, the Terminator was there. ‘ Let me give you a little history of beggar chicken and this is […]
March 26, 2011

The Love of iPad @Apple Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Most of us we freely admit we love the iPad. Some may say it’s bigger version of the iPhone. However either a lover or hater we know that everyone loves checking in with it. Apple Hotel introduced the iPad as a check in solution around a week ago. It was pointed out that some of the main reasons were not that ability of guests not to speak English hence creating a communication barrier. The advantages are enormous. Sure, you will fill like a little more work checking in but at least no mistakes, no mis-understanding with your name. The guests have […]
March 25, 2011

5 Things you have to do in Kuala Lumpur

So Seriously, I have mentioned all the tourist places, talked about them, granted them god-like status however let’s focus on five things that you absolutely have to do in Kuala Lumpur. Now all these places are within walking distances from Apple Hotel in Jalan Alor. No, i won’t make you climb a mountain or something like that thou we could all use a little exercise. You have heard me mention Jalan Alor many many times. Well, i’m going to mention it again. Around 20 meters (maybe less) down the road is a little shop or more like a cart. This […]