Tun M performing the ribbon cutting ceremony

The first Mercure branded hotel in Langkawi, the Mercure Langkawi Pantai Cenang was officially opened this morning ( Saturday, May 7) 2022.

Former Prime Minister and the Member of Parliament for Langkawi, Tun Mahathir Mohamad officiated the opening.

Tun M was welcomed by the hotel directors led by Alfred Low, Low Poh Eng, Tan Hin Giap, Tan Heng Peng along with hotel general manager Jasmin Keh.

Also present was ACCOR group’s Senior Vice President (Operations) Malaysia and Indonesia, Michel Vivier.

Tun M performed the ribbon cutting ceremony accompanied by a grand lion dance .

“I would like to congratulate Mercure Langkawi on their official opening. Langkawi is a tourist destination and the pandemic has greatly affected tourism.

“With signs of the industry recovering now, we hope that more tourists will visit Langkawi,” said Tun M.

Jasmin with Eugene and Yap

Meanwhile, Vivier added that the group hopes to open three more hotels in Malaysia over the next two months.

“We are committed to develop the tourism industry and we congratulate Mercure Langkawi official opening,” he added.

The Mercure Langkawi Pantai Cenang offers some 165 rooms in various categories.

Among the facilities at the hotel are the All-day Dining, Lobby Lounge & Bar, Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Kids Zone, a Ballroom and three meeting rooms.

Their general manager Jasmine Keh who has been with the Accor Group for the past 15 years.