Two Properties of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Offer Innovative Transportation Option to Guests

| March 30, 2015
Two Properties of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group – Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur and Mandarin Oriental, Sanya, have introduced environmental-friendly and luxury driving experience respectively to enhance guests’ staying experience. kuala-lumpur-2013-exterior-dusk


Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur is proud to be the first hotel in Malaysia to provide guests with an eco-friendly courtesy car that runs entirely on electricity.Swift Limousine & Cab Sdn Bhd is providing a Nissan Leaf electric car with driver for the hotel’s courtesy car scheme. Running on clean electricity, the car is non-polluting.

Available exclusively for suite and club room guests, the courtesy car departs daily every two hours between 10am to 4pm, and operates on a first come first served basis. Destinations covered include Jalan Bukit Bintang, a popular shopping strip, Kuala Lumpur Tower, where guests can view the city centre from 421 metres above ground, and Central Market, a well-known heritage site and home to the Centre for Malaysian Culture, Heritage, Art & Craft.  The Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, a shopping mall situated in the heart of the Bukit Bintang district, is also covered.

The hotel received the ASEAN Green Hotel Award 2014-2016 from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia for its eco-friendly operations and energy conservation measures, in 2014. The award ceremony is held every two years to recognize tourism operators that adopt Green Hotel standards. The hotel received the ASEAN Green Hotel Award 2012 – 2014 and has been certified with having ISO 14001 Environmental Management standards since 2003.

For further information or to reserve online, please visit or contact the resort directly via email or phone at +60 (3) 2380 8888.




Guests staying at  Mandarin Oriental, Sanya now have the unique opportunity to experience the breath-taking scenery of Sanya with a test-drive in the ultra-limited edition, MINI Inspired By Goodwood. Developed in close-collaboration with legendary British automaker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, only 1000 of these ultra-rare vehicles have ever been produced, making this automotive masterpiece the envy of motor collectors the world over.

After  enjoying  a  memorable  motoring  experience,  they  may  then  choose  to  enjoy  the secluded luxury of any of the resort’s guestrooms. Utterly private, each guestroom features richly decorated interiors, imbued with light tropical wood, soft colours and artwork from the local cultures of Hainan Island, as well as views across the resort’s tropical gardens or South China Sea. For those looking for the epitome of luxury, the two-bedroom, duplex  villas provide unparalleled views across the South China Sea from the infinity pool, as well as exclusive access to the  Cliff Lounge, which offers complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea and evening gourmet snacks with champagne and cocktails.

Finally, whilst the adults are out enjoying the sights, for the resort’s younger fans, the team at the CoCo Kid’s Club have designed a special programme featuring MINI electric kid’s cars that will educate them about road safety, whilst allowing them to experience the thrill of driving a MINI for themselves.

Valid until 31 December 2015, the test-drive is only available to guests staying in any of the resort’s Ocean Breeze Pavilions, Ocean Front Pavilions with Plunge Pool, suites, villas, or who book with the resort’s  Best Available Rate.  Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly on +86 (898) 8820 9999, or through Mandarin Oriental’s worldwide sales and reservations offices or the Group’s direct on-line reservations service,


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