TGI FRIDAYS KICKS OFF 2015 WITH A NEW ‘MEAL FOR TWO’ PROMOTION


Another new promotion campaign to share here. The American casual dining restaurant, TGI Fridays is introducing a brand-new promotional offer in February, that allows diners to enjoy an appetizer and two main courses at a great value of RM45.90++ in all participating outlets. 

With an aim to reach and cater a wider range of customers, TGI Fridays’ Meal for Two promotion provides an array of palate-pleasing dishes while maintaining its signature flavors. “Since its inception, TGI Fridays takes pride in setting the standard of excellence by efficiently providing quality food for its customers” said Andrew Reddy, Managing Director, Chaswood Resources. “And in view of the fact that TGI Fridays has always been the preferred American-style diner among many Malaysians, we made it our mission to offer food at a reasonable price for everyone, without compromising the serving portion.”


TGI FRIDAYS KICKS OFF 2015 WITH A NEW ‘MEAL FOR TWO’ PROMOTION

For a limited time, Fridays’ Meal for Two promotion features a mix of existing and new items on the menu, with a choice of one of four appetizers and two main courses to choose from among the eight selections offered.

The appetizers offered include TGI Fridays’ Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes – a flavorful combination of mashed potatoes, Colby and Parmesan cheeses, chopped beef bacon, caramelized onions rolled into a crispy cake, served with a horseradish cream, as well as Chicken Nacho, Nacho Chili Roll and Bruschetta. 

Diners can continue to indulge in their gastronomic feast by selecting two main courses from the many selections that are featured in the menu, such as Fridays Cheeseburger – chargrilled beef patty with melted Colby cheese, served with crispy seasoned fries, Hibachi Chicken Skewers - grilled chicken breast marinated in garlic soy sauce with a miso glaze, Fish & Chips – three pieces of fish fillets battered and fried to golden brown, as well as Chicken and Garlic Shrimp Pasta, Chophouse Chicken, and Outrageous BBQ Taco. For those who are looking for a light meal can opt for the Cajun Chicken Salad or the classic Chicken Caesar Salad – slices of marinated, chargrilled chicken breast, heaped atop of a Caesar Salad. 

For a complete American-style dining experience at TGI Fridays, customers can also enjoy TGI Fridays’ signature Fridays Sundae – vanilla ice cream topped with hot fudge, caramel sauce, nuts and whipped cream, for just an additional of RM10. 

For more information, visit www.fridays.com.my

Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015


Usher the new lunar year of the Goat with a great bang by celebrating the occasion with your family, friends or even business associates at Dorsett Hospitality International’s hotels. 

Between 1 February - 1 March 2015, the award winning restaurants at Dorsett Grand Subang, Dorsett Grand Labuan, Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur and Silka Johor Bahru will be offering authentic Chinese New Year gastronomies such as ‘Salmon Yee Sang,’ ‘Snow Pear Yee Sang,’ ‘Vegetarian Yee Sang’ and other fares to toss with you to greater prosperity and success this year.

Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015
Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015


At Dorsett Grand Subang, enjoy Free ½ portion of ‘Salmon Yee Sang’ with minimum spend of RM588++ at The Emperor. The Emperor’s Reunion Set Dinner is available at RM98.80++ per person from 1 February to 5 March 2015. Terraza Brasserie’s Buffet Dinner. RM108++ per person. Available from 19 & 20 February 2015. ‘Salmon Yee Sang’ will be available from 19 February to 5 March 2015 at RM98++ per portion. Contact Dorsett Grand Subang at +603 5031 6060 for more information.

At Dorsett Grand Labuan, save 10% off total beverage bill spend on a single receipt from 15 February to 5 March 2015. Reunion Buffet Dinner is available from 18 February at RM88 nett (Adult) RM62 nett (Children). Gong Xi Fa Chai Prosperity BBQ Buffet Dinner, available from 19 February 2015 onwards. RM99 nett (Adult)  RM69 nett (Children). Contact Dorsett Grand Labuan at +6087 402 775 for more information.

‘Salmon Yee Sang
‘Salmon Yee Sang

At Dorsett Kuala Lumpur, enjoy Free ½ portion ‘Snow Pear Yee Sang’ from 18 February to 5 March with minimum spend of RM338++ on a single receipt at Checker’s Café. Contact Dorsett Kuala Lumpur at +603 2716 1000 for more information.

At Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur, save 18% off total F&B bill spend on a single receipt at Curvz Café on the next visit with every purchase of Yee Sang. Priced from RM68nett per portion of Yee Sang (serves 5 – 6 persons). Available from 1 February to 1 March 2015. Contact Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur at +603 9100 1133 for more information.

Yummy dishes
Yummy dishes

At Silka Johor Bahru.  Free Vegetarian Yee Sang (serves 5 persons) with every ‘Salmon Yee Sang’ ordered.  Valid for dine-in and takeaway. ‘Salmon Yee Sang’ dinner priced at RM388++ for 10 persons. 18 February to 1 March 2015. Contact Silka Johor Bahru at +607 360 1061 for more information.

Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015
Toss To Prosperity With Dorsett Hotels Chinese New Year 2015

At Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur. The 10th diner will be Free when you book for a table of Steamboat Dinner for 10 persons. RM23++ per person. Available from 28 January to 18  February 2015. Contact Silka Maytower Hotel Kuala Lumpur at +603 2692 9298 for more information.

For other Chinese New Year gastronomic offers, please visit www.dorsett.com.



Nu Lifestyle Joins hands with Malaysian Red Crescent Society in OPS Banjir


Just another sharing from one of the many emails I get daily. For a good cause, check out what Nu Lifestyle is doing in collaboration with the Malaysian Red Crescent Society in OPS Banjir.

Nu Lifestyle Sdn Bhd is working with Malaysian Red Crescent Society to provide monetary support to the national rehabilitation program. Nu Lifestyle, known for its vinegar kiosks called VinegPlus, will be holding a 3-day charity sales from 23 to 25 January, where 100% of the proceeds will go to flood victims via Malaysian Red Crescent Society. 


 Letter of authentication from Malaysian Red Crescent Society of its participation in this relief initiative

VinegPlus kiosks offer natural fruit vinegar beverages that help promoting a balanced diet. For a taste of the refreshing vinegar drinks while doing our bit to help those in need, kindly visit any of the following kiosks:

1. Publika Mall - UG Level 
2. Jaya Section 14 Shopping Mall - L1 Level, K1
3. Tropicana Mall - LG Level 
4. Mid Valley Megamall - LG Level 
5. Penang Gurney Paragon Mall - LG Level 

Nu Lifestyle, through VinegPlus Kiosks, aims to raise no less than RM30,000 for the cause.

Dorsett Hospitality International Aid for Flood Victims



An email just popped up in my inbox a couple of days back, one of the many humanitarian efforts by good hearted folks and corporations in light of the flood tragedy that befell our country recently. In responding to the call of ‘Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims’ by Kuala Lumpur City Hall over the flood that has displaced more than 250,000 people in several states within the Peninsular Malaysia, 


Over to you : Datin Jasmine Abdullah (fourth from left) handing over the items to YBhg. Datuk Hj. Mhd. Amin Nordin bin Abd. Aziz (third from left) in support of Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims. Witnessing the ceremony was (first from left) Hugo Gerritsen – Area General Manager of Dorsett Grand Hotels, (second from left) Nancy Teoh – Regional Human Resources Director, (fifth from left) Christina Toh – Area General Manager of Dorsett Hotels and Silka Hotels, (six from left) Henry Loo – General Manager of Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur and Jacquelyn Pensyl – Director of Sales Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur.  

Dorsett Hospitality International (HKEx Stock Code 2266), led by its Vice Chairman, Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng has presented more than RM30,000 worth of food items and daily essentials to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Director General, YBhg. Datuk Hj. Mhd. Amin Nordin bin Abd. Aziz in a handing-over ceremony recently.

A collective effort taken by six hotels under the hospitality group in Malaysia, Dorsett Grand Subang, Dorsett Grand Labuan, Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur, Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur and Silka Johor Bahru have successfully raised the said amount via generous contributions of its associates and management teams.


Reaching Out : (From Left) Henry Loo – General Manager of Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Datin Jasmine Abdullah, Hugo Gerritsen – Area General Manager of Dorsett Grand Hotels and Christina Toh – Area General Manager of Dorsett and Silka Hotels were personally involved in transporting the items to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre.


“Even though the funds raised may be of small sum, our group hopes that the items purchased from it could help cushion the challenging situation of the flood victims,” said Datin Jasmine Abdullah Heng.


Lending a helping hand : (From Left) Henry Loo – General Manager of Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Datin Jasmine Abdullah, Hugo Gerritsen – Area General Manager of Dorsett Grand Hotels and Christina Toh – Area General Manager of Dorsett and Silka Hotels were heartily helping out their associates to transport the support items to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre.

Lending a helping hand : (From Left) Henry Loo – General Manager of Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur, Datin Jasmine Abdullah, Hugo Gerritsen – Area General Manager of Dorsett Grand Hotels and Christina Toh – Area General Manager of Dorsett and Silka Hotels were heartily helping out their associates to transport the support items to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre. 


The group’s Vice Chairman stated that Dorsett Hospitality International has launched a two-phase campaign to lend a helping hand to the affected ones. The first stage of the project involves providing basic necessities such as towels, blankets and used clothes whilst instant food like canned tuna fish, instant porridge, instant noodles and ready-to-drink beverages are also included. However, for the upcoming stage, Dorsett Hospitality International looks forward to provide more items including basic medical aid.


All packed and ready to be delivered : Associates from Dorsett Hospitality International’s hotels and officers from Kuala Lumpur City Hall were busy transporting more than 400 cartons of boxes to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre.
All packed and ready to be delivered : Associates from Dorsett Hospitality International’s hotels and officers from Kuala Lumpur City Hall were busy transporting more than 400 cartons of boxes to Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Humanitarian Aid for Flood Victims Collection Centre.

“With our initial stage being successful carried out, we are raising more funds to support the victims with the hope that they could quickly recover from the unwanted situation,” added Datin Jasmine Abdullah, who also said that charity is something very close to her heart and it is in line with the group’s initiatives to contribute to the local community in the different locations where it operates such as in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and also in the United Kindgom.

Expedia Offers A-MEHH-ZING Deals To Usher In The Year Of The Goat


Interested to embrace the Chinese New Year festivities with auspicious hotel deals from only RM128 per person? Check out what's in store below from Expedia then! 

What better way to kick-off the New Year than with a fun-filled vacation with your loved ones? The world’s leading online travel agent, Expedia Malaysia (Expedia.com.my) presents A-Mehh-Zing Deals to mark the commencement of Chinese New Year. Reunite and strengthen family ties with three-day, two- night hotel stays priced from RM128 per person, and is available for booking now until 25 January 2015. Bookings will be valid until 31 March 2015 for travel to top destinations such as Penang, Singapore, Bangkok, Bali, Kyoto, London and more during the auspicious celebration.

Expedia Offers A-MEHH-ZING Deals To Usher In The Year Of The Goat

To top it off, Expedia Malaysia is excited to offer an exclusive deal with Cathay Pacific Airways, the national flag carrier of Hong Kong, with a four-day, three-night (flights + hotel) package deal priced from RM960 per person. This is available for booking now until 25 January 2015 and bookings are valid for travel until 12 February 2015. 

Not sure where to go for a vacation? Consider taking to the streets of Beijing for the uniquely electric atmosphere, join the carnival-like night parade and watch the fireworks over Hong Kong harbour or soak up the hustle and bustle of busy Shanghai. Alternatively, choose to celebrate in Taipei, Osaka, Okinawa, Tokyo and many more fascinating destinations across the globe.

For a complete list of destinations, visit Expedia.com.my to book your next holiday! To make your travel even more affordable, don’t forget to take advantage of our A-Mehh-Zing Deals now!


Chinese New Year Travel Tips

  • For a memorable New Year celebration, partake in the cities’ festive activities such as traditional dragon and lion dances and martial arts performances, fireworks displays, temple fairs and parades. Be sure to check out the dates, times and locations beforehand if you want to catch the festivals, street fairs and celebrations!
  • Enjoy delicious Chinese New Year snacks and dishes as each city offers a variety of unique delicacies.
  • Looking for somewhere with a slower pace? Skip the main cities like Beijing or Shanghai and head islandparadises like Bali for a pampering vacation.
  • Use Expedia package deals – you can save up to 31% if you bundle your travel arrangements (flights andhotel stay – free and easy package) on Expedia.com.my.
  • Make flight and hotel reservations in advance.
  • Have your travel apps ready! Download the Expedia app on your mobile devices before you leave so you can research and book on the fly, and get real-time itineraries with notifications – all for free.


Book your holidays with Expedia.com.my and create memories with your loved ones that will last a lifetime! With the Expedia Best Price Guarantee policy, millions of customers around the world are now assured of the best deals every day.

** Expedia was recently awarded ‘Best APAC Online Travel Agency Website’ at the 7th TravelMole Asia Pacific Web Awards 2014.



The Entertainer Malaysia 2015 Launches With New Merchants and More Value


If you have not read my writeup on The Entertainer yet, be sure to check them out here, and here. The Entertainer is proud to announce the launch of the Entertainer Malaysia 2015, which includes over 500 Buy One Get One Free offers for the best restaurants, nightspots, leisure, attractions, spas, beauty and fitness centres in Malaysia. Offering customers up to MYR 200,000 in savings, the Entertainer Malaysia 2015 is the biggest and best yet.

Featuring hundreds of Buy One Get One Free offers for Fine Dining, Up Market Bars, Casual Dining, Cafés, Leisure, Superior Spas and Health & Fitness, the Entertainer Malaysia 2015 gives customers a host of options to choose from.  Exciting new merchants include the Mandarin Grill, La Scala, Opium, Healy Macs, Sunway Lagoon and Discovery Pilates. Hundreds of popular merchants are back for 2015, including Bijan, Brotzeit, TGI Fridays, Juice Works, Strip, Mandara Spa and many more.


The Entertainer Malaysia 2015 Launches With New Merchants and More Value
The Entertainer Malaysia 2015 Launches With New Merchants and More Value

Every Entertainer Malaysia 2015 includes a complimentary copy of the Entertainer Travel 2015, which features over 250 ‘Buy One Room Night Get One Free’ offers at leading 4 and 5 star hotels across Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Participating partners include well-established hotel brands such as Conrad, Banyan Tree, Grand Hyatt, Dusit, The Chedi, Marriott and many more.

Customers can choose between a printed book or the Entertainer App, which was launched last year. With over 350,000 downloads to date, the Entertainer App has proved extremely popular with Entertainer customers – offering convenient access to offers, a simple redemption process, location-based search and even a savings tracker.

The Entertainer Malaysia 2015 includes up to MYR 200,000 worth of savings and customers who buy before December 31, 2014 will receive a special discount through the website, saving them even more! When purchased online, the Entertainer Malaysia 2015 book currently costs MYR 125 and the Entertainer Malaysia 2015 mobile product costs just MYR 100.

“With over 500 offers for fantastic merchants the Entertainer Malaysia 2015 is the best yet, offering customers amazing savings and great value for money. The Entertainer Travel 2015 also has some wonderful offers in beautiful destinations across Asia and the Indian Ocean that we want everyone to enjoy, so it’s free with every Entertainer product,” said Donna Benton, founder & CEO of the Entertainer.

The Entertainer’s full range of 51 printed and mobile products provide buy one get one free offers to the best restaurants, activities, attractions, spas and hotels across 40 destinations worldwide. Three products are available in Asia – the Entertainer Singapore, Entertainer Malaysia and Entertainer Hong Kong. You can buy the Entertainer 2015 products online on www.theentertainerasia.com or through the Entertainer App, available for iOS, Android, Blackberry 10 and Windows phones.

GeoPet Saga - The Mobile Game


Did you know there's this new mobile game? Named the GeoPet Saga, it is one of the most sensational mobile game on Android platform now. The game was launched on 18th September 2014 and now it already reaches more than 50,000 downloads. GeoPet Saga is a product of Kingsoft Co. Ltd. who developed one of the most successful online game in South East Asia, the JX series.


GeoPet Saga - The Mobile Game
GeoPet Saga - The Mobile Game

Kingsoft is also one of the earliest established software developments enterprise in China with Season Studio, one of their subsidiary company is heavily invested by Xiaomi, the fastest growing Android smartphone company in the world.


Connected as one
Connected as one

With GPS, Kingsoft hope to reinvent the old-school online experience for a more mainstream, mobile crowd. They are attempting to create a real-time social gaming experience for their regional players. One of the many efforts for this is seen with the introduction of the Brawl System.


GeoPet Saga, explore mystical worlds
GeoPet Saga, explore mystical worlds

The option lets its players to search for other players in the South East Asia region to engage in a battle. Players will be able to interact with one another through this, a concept similar to MMORPG. As quoted by Mr. Simon Yan, the General Manager of Kingsoft (M) Sdn. Bhd and Overseas Department Director of Kingsoft Seasun in an interview with Mona Tan, an independent PR consultant – You can’t make friends without a fight in GeoPet Saga


Colourful bright graphics


Kingsoft aimed to covered the entire South East Asia by end of this year and they will begin to look into expanding into global regions such as Europe and North America. Kingsoft have big plans for GeoPet Saga and it aims to revolutionise the mobile gaming industry with it.

To download the game GeoPet Saga visit this link http://goo.gl/FKFEse . Do check out their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/geopetsaga to find out more!


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