Thursday, June 13, 2019

Dorsett Kuala Lumpur Photography Exhibition and Contest with Sony World Photography Awards

Snap, Hashtag & Post!

Dorsett Hospitality International in partnership with 2019’s prestigious Sony World Photography Awards and World Photography Organisation is having a photo exhibition at Windows Lounge, Dorsett Kuala Lumpur from now till 28 June 2019. The exclusive exhibition showcases 15 award-winning images to support local art & talents from our shores as well as all over the world.

The pop-up exhibition will be featured in 5 key Dorsett Hotels around the world and is a must see cultural experience.

The exhibition was kicked off with an evening event at Dorsett Kuala Lumpur where invited guests along with Sony World Photography Awards Malaysian Winner, Mr. Michael Chee Yen Chuan and Dorsett Kuala Lumpur team was present for the first viewing of the images.

Among the images present was Michael Chee’s Have You Been to a Chinese Opera?, a colourful piece that captivates the essence of the art of opera. Michael was the Malaysian Winner for the Open Culture category.

Others include Tracey Lund’s Underwater Gannets, Christy Lee Rogers’ Harmony, Marc Stapelberg’s Untitled, Martin Stranka’s Dreamers and Warriors, Pan Jianhua’s Shadow Puppetry and more.

Dorsett Discoveries: Sony World Photography 2019 Exhibition:

Dorsett Shepherds Bush, London from 10 to 26 May, 2019
Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 13 June to 28 June, 2019
Dorsett Singapore from 16 to 27 July, 2019
Dorsett Wanchai, Hong Kong from 2 to 18 August 2019
Dorsett Shanghai, China from 30 August to 15 September

For photography lovers, do check out 2019 Dorsett Discoveries Photography Contest open to all participants from Malaysia and Singapore from 12 June to 26 July, 2019. Here’s how the mechanics of the contest works:

2019 Dorsett Discoveries Photography Contest MY & SG

Choose any of the two themes "A Vibrant Life" or "The Hero" 

Contest Period: June 12th – July 26th  2019

ONE ultimate winner out of these two winners will walk away with ONE unit of the Sony Cyber Shot DSC – WX500 compact camera with 30x Optical Zoom, with courtesy of Sony Malaysia

1. (i) MY: Follow @dorsettkualalumpur and @michael_chee on Instagram.
   (ii) SG: Follow @dorsettsingapore

2. (i) Allow @dorsettkualalumpur and @michael_chee to follow you if your IG setting is a private account. 
    (ii) Allow @dorsettsingapore and to follow you if your IG setting is a private account.

3. (i) MY: Post your photo on Instagram and link it on Facebook with hashtags of the below:
#DorsettDiscoveries #DorsettKualaLumpur
Hash tag #DorsettKLVibrant if you are submitting for the “Vibrant” theme
Hash tag #DorsettKLHero if you are submitting for the “Hero” theme

 (ii) SG: Post your photo on Instagram and link it on Facebook with hashtags of the below:
#DorsettDiscoveries #DorsettSingapore
Hash tag #DorsettSGVibrant if you are submitting for the “Vibrant” theme
Hash tag #DorsettSGHero if you are submitting for the “Hero” theme

4. You will be notified if you’re being shortlisted as the top 10 “most creative and vibrant” #DorsettDiscoveries posts via personal IG message and will be required to email us your original high-resolution photo for verification.

5. The shortlisted photos and final winner announcements will be communicated via the #DorsettDiscoveries Photography Contest event page on Dorsett Kuala Lumpur & Dorsett Singapore’s Facebook page and @dorsettkualalumpur & @dorsettsingapore IG account, stay tuned to both pages for contest updates.

6. Final winner will be contacted once again via email on the prize giving procedures.

Terms & Conditions:
• The #DorsettDiscoveries photography contest is opened to residences of Malaysia and Singapore
• Photo must be taken in high resolution either via camera or a smartphone
• Original high-resolution photo in Exchangeable Image File Format (EXIF) is to be emailed across upon being contacted and notified via email to be shared via personal IG message
• Should there be no response received within 3 working days upon being contacted and notified of the shortlist, the participant is deemed to have withdrawn from the contest
• Only shortlisted participants will be contacted
• It is compulsory for all hashtags mentioned on the participation steps above to be eligible for the contest
• Judging criteria is to be based on the most creative and vibrant posts
• Judges include Michael Chee – Malaysia Winner | Open Culture Category of 2019 Sony World Photography Awards, Albert Tan – Singapore Winner of 2019 Sony World Photography Awards, Dorsett Kuala Lumpur and Dorsett Singapore
• Associates & immediate family members of Dorsett Hospitality International, Sony Malaysia and Sony Singapore are not eligible to participate in the contest 
• Dorsett Hospitality International reserves the right to any changes of the contest, and will not accept any imagery and content related to violence, porn and against the local law
• Selected winners are to provide their full name, Malaysian NRIC no. and Singaporean NRIC no. respectively.
• You agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of Your name and likeness for the purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity without additional compensation.
• All participants understand that any image submitted to the contest may be used by Dorsett Hospitality International, its event partners, for marketing and promotional purposes of you the author and the event only, for a maximum of three years

So submit your entries today because you may just be one of the winners to win this contest!

Scan the QR Code for more details

For more information, visit the following Facebook pages at Dorsett Kuala Lumpur and Dorsett Singapore.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Embracing Ramadan with Special Children at Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

A holy Ramadan month of forgiveness, Four Seasons Hotel played host to special children and their caregivers from Tasputra Perkim and Taman Megah’s Handicapped and Disabled Children’s Home for a buka puasa meal on the evening of 23 May 2019.

The evening is graced with Her Royal Highness, Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin, Tengku Permaisuri of Selangor along with Mr. Tom Roelens, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Dato’ Rosemarie Wee, Director of Community Relations as well as honorary guests, members of the media and Four Seasons family of staff. An auspicious occasion indeed, it marked the first event of embracing the month of Ramadan since the hotel’s opening in July 2018.

After the welcoming speech from Mr. Roelens, a prayer session was followed before guests are treated to a sumptuous buka puasa feast by the culinary team of the hotel.

Fifty children from both Tasputra Perkim and Taman Megah’s Handicapped and Disabled Children’s Home are seen enjoying the evening with much happiness and smiles on their faces.

After dinner, Her Royal Highness, Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin and Mr. Roelens took the opportunity to go around to interact and hand duit Raya to the children. Many also took the opportunity to have their photo taken with Her Royal Highness, Mr. Roelens and Chairman of Tasputra Perkim, Puan Hajjah Elahe Norman.

An evening of charitable notation, the smiles on the children were simply priceless, thanks to Four Seasons Hotel and Her Royal Highness along with the organizers of the event.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Buka Puasa Buffet @ Capri by Fraser Kuala Lumpur

Bazaar Jalan Kerinchi Buffet Dinner

Capri by Fraser Kuala Lumpur is going all out this special season in joining the list of iftar buffets with a Caprilicious Bazaar Jalan Kerinchi Buffet Dinner. Available from 8 May to 2 June, the hotel’s all-day-dining, Caprilicious, is featuring a sumptuous spread of favorite dishes of the holy month along with additional international cuisines.

The interactive bazaar setting with many live stations at the patio of Caprilicious serving freshly prepared dishes is the main highlight of the buffet. Diners are encouraged to savor the two rotational menus daily featuring over 120 dishes daily in the lovely and warm ambiance at Caprilicious eatery.

The mandatory whole Roasted Lamb, well-seasoned with spices, features tender and moist slices of lamb to be savored with mint sauce or black pepper sauce for more oomph.

Skewers of meaty Satay to be dipped into peanut sauce along with crunchy bits of cucumber and onion as well as nasi impit are must-haves. Next to these are deep fried snacks of Cucur, Lekor, Pisang Goreng. There is also Roti John as this sandwich is a popular choice during this season.

More live stations outside the restaurant includes Fried Kawah Noodles, Ikan Bakar & Goreng, Ayam Goreng Mamak, Murtabak Roti Canai, Curry Laksa, Sup Gear Box and more.

Bubur Lambuk to warm up the tummy…

The appetizer and kerabu station feature a glorious spread of assorted mouth-watering kerabu salads, sambals, jeruk buah, rojak and more. Tuck into the classic Serunding with steamy hot Ketupat and Lemang or try their Steamed Ubi Kayu with freshly grated coconut and sambal. Don’t forget to add on some crunchy Keropok that goes well with Ulam and Sambal.

Woks of authentic Malay dishes such as Patin Masak Tempoyak, Sambal Petai Udang, Daging Sapi Gulai Kawah, Gulai Tulang Rusuk Kambing Nangka Muda, Ayam Percik Panggang, Daging Sapi Gulai Kawah, Pucuk Paku Tumis Sambal and Rendang Pucuk Ubi are spread along the buffet to go with Nasi Briyani or steamed rice.

End the evening with a spread of local Kuih Muih, Aneka Biskut, Dodol, Buah Kurma, assorted cakes and jellies, Nasi Pulut Bersama Serawa Durian and Bubur Kacang Hijau along with local fruits.

Don't miss out on our Early Bird vouchers:

Super Early Bird : RM900 nett per booklet of 10 vouchers (valid until 5 May 2019)
Early Bird : RM98 nett per voucher (valid until 5 May 2019)

Normal Price : RM128 nett (adult), RM48 nett (children 5-12 years), 4 years and below dine for FREE

Weekend (Sat/Sun) : Up to 2 children (5-12 years) dine for free, with 2 adults paying Normal Price

For reservations, please call +603 2386 0891 or email More information can be found at

Capri by Fraser Kuala Lumpur
5, Jalan Kerinchi,
Bangsar South,
59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 3-2386 0888

Business Hours: 6.30am - 10.30pm

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