Shah Alam, 14 July 2022 – The Official Launching of Mardhiyyah Hotel & Suites was held at Dewan Perdana, Mardhiyyah Hotel & Suites today.
The Mardhiyyah Hotel & Suites Official Launching Ceremony was officiated by the Minister of Tourism, Arts, and Culture YB Dato ’Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri. Also present at the ceremony was the Director General of the Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC), Dato Dr. Mohmed Razip Hasan, representatives from the Government and Private sectors, Corporate Clients, and Hotel General Managers in Shah Alam.
Mardhiyyah Hotel & Suites hotel has been certified by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture via ITC as Muslim Friendly Accommodation Recognition (MFAR) in Platinum Category. The MFAR platinum category is recognized as a ‘Muslim Friendly’ concept hotel with shariah-compliant equipment and facilities. As a Muslim- friendly tourism feature, it has restaurants certified halal by JAKIM.
In addition, Mardhiyyah Hotel & Suites has been assessed and conformed to the requirements of the Universal Crescent Standard Centre (UCSC) Islamic Quality Standard For Hotels with 7IQS rating. This hotel meets the criteria of having Muslim Chefs (to ensure knowledge of halal toyyiban in food preparation), a Shariah Advisor, and a Halal Committee.
The Mardhiyyah Hotel & Suites Launching Ceremony was held in line with the hotel’s aspiration to maintain an identity based on Islamic operations which operated since 1 February 2021. This 5-star hotel with Muslim- friendly concept achieved recognition as the Muslim-friendly Hotel of the Year at the Halal in Travel Awards organized by CrescentRating in conjunction with the Halal in Travel Global Summit 2022 in Singapore, recently.
Dato’ Seri Hj Mohamed Rafik Mohd Idris, Managing Director of Mardhiyyah Hotel & Suites in his speech expressed his gratitude that the event was able to be held and obtained support from the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture and the Islamic Tourism Center Malaysia (ITC).
“Alhamdulillah, today will be a remarkable day after we put in high efforts to implement this Launching Ceremony of this hotel. This is to fulfill the anticipation of Malaysia’s Islamic tourism industry to the global market”, he explained.
He added in his statement “this endemic phase has opened the wide opportunity to Mardhiyyah Hotel & Suites since this hotel has started in the middle of a pandemic crisis. However, we really hope our tourism sector will expand and grow successfully to bring this nation to a new brand of excellent Islamic Tourism in the world.
INFO ABOUT MARDHIYYAH HOTEL & SUITES
Mardhiyyah Hotel & Suites, the country’s latest 5-star Syariah-compliant international hotel, opened its doors to guests by February 2021. The hotel has been extensively refurbished and elegantly enhanced to cater to the rising demand for excellent hospitality services in the vicinity. The lobby’s welcoming ambiance sets the tone for a truly memorable hotel experience.
For ultimate comfort, the hotel offers 341 spacious and tastefully furnished rooms comprising 280 deluxe units, 58 deluxe suites, two special care units, and a luxurious Presidential Suite. All rooms are equipped with the latest amenities such as IDD lines, high-speed internet access, a data port, satellite TV, an advanced telephone system, a fridge, coffee and tea-making facilities, and a personal in-room safe.
In creating an exceptional culinary experience for guests, the hotel, which leads in the halal restaurant concept, not only serves sumptuous spreads but also stunning dining spaces. The signature Royale Songket Restaurant features a classic traditional-meets-modern ambiance that complements the lavish international menu and creative Japanese fine cuisine being served. The striking Borak Borak Café and Lounge offer not only the perfect social space for get-togethers and informal business meetings but tempting freshly-baked pastries and cakes. Tung Yuen Restaurant, with its charming Oriental interior, serves vibrantly diverse Szechuan and Cantonese food that will amaze the taste buds.