A Quarterly Publication of Bayview International Hotels & Resorts Jul – Sep 2011
MALAYSIA • PENANG
George Town, Penang celebrates its 3rd Anniversary as a UNESCO World
Heritage Site on July 7th. In conjunction, a month-long event, aptly named
‘George Town Festival 2011’ will be held to celebrate the unique diversify of
Penang’s culture and heritage. Scheduled to be an annual event, the festival will
feature over 80 local and international programmes at 27 venues around Penang.
One of the highlights is a monologue play titled #7, about the powerful
seventh wife of Cheong Fatt Tze. The play is produced and performed by
Singapore actress Tan Kheng Hua (of Phua Chu Kang sitcom series). Bayview
Hotel Georgetown is proud to sponsor the accommodation for the theatre
production team from #7.
For more information, please log on to www.georgetownfestival.com
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang is strategically located within the
historical enclave, heritage and cultural sights of Georgetown Penang.
Book now at www.bayviewhotels.com/georgetown
RAMADHAN • A MONTH OF
Ramadhan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is an annual
month of fasting and religious re ection. Muslims all over the world,
abstain from food, drink and other physical needs every day for the
entire month. They will have meals only twice a day, before sunrise and
after sunset. This practice, they believe help cleanses their body and
soul. Thereafter, the rst day of the following month is celebrated as
the ‘Festival of Breaking Fast’ known as ‘Hari Raya Aid Fitri’ or ‘Hari
Raya Puasa’- there will be joy all round, new clothes, renewal of ties,
friendship, visiting relatives, enjoying meals together, and exchanging
as well as receive blessings.
This year, ‘Hari Raya Aidil Fitri’ is expected to fall on 31 August.
SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
The annual FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX night race
is now into its fourth year. For three nights, FORMULA 1 cars shall blaze
across the 5.07 km Marina Bay Street Circuit under the glare of circuit
lights, climaxing on 25 September. The event also exhilarates a host of
international entertainment with a slew of exclusive parties, race-themed
events, exhibitions, star-studded music concerts, dining and shopping
events and much more. The American techno-hybrid group, Linkin Park,
will be performing centre-stage at the Padang come Race Day.
Visit www.singaporegp.sg for full information on tickets and the events.
The Bayview Hotel Singapore is a short 15 minutes stroll to the F1 street circuit. Vroooommm there!
Book your accommodation now at www.bayviewhotels.com/Singapore
BAYVIEW INTERNATIONAL HOTELS & RESORTS • AUSTRALIA • NEW ZEALAND • MALAYSIA • SINGAPORE
AUSTRALIA • NEW SOUTH WALES • BLUE MOUNTAINS YULEFEST
In the Blue Mountains, Christmas comes early. Every year from June to
August, thousands of people ock there for Yulefest - roaring res, roast
dinners, sing- alongs and the occasional snowfall. Enjoy sumptuous feasts,
complete with stuffed turkey and ham, mince pies, mulled wine and
steaming plum pudding. Then put on your party hat and embrace the silly
Be enthralled by the blue-hazed forests, sandstone cliffs, gentle streams,
thundering waterfalls cascading down in deep gorges. The Blue
Mountains are about 90 minutes drive west of Sydney.
The Bayview Boulevard Sydney is conveniently poised for your
exploration of the fascinating landscape of New South Wales.
Log on to www.bayviewhotels.com for the many
AUSTRALIA • VICTORIA • MELBOURNE
See what makes Melbourne tick as crisp winter days
draw Melburnians to cosy restaurants and bars,
galleries, boutiques, cinemas and music venues.
Experience the best of Australia's cultural capital
with blockbuster exhibition openings, sporting
spectacles, arts festivals, award-winning stage
shows and luxurious day spas as well a whole host
of wining, dining and shopping possibilities.
Bayview Eden Melbourne and Bayview On the
Park are both located just a short tram ride to
Log on to www.bayviewhotels.com for the
many accommodation options. Photo courtesy of Tourism Victoria
NEW ZEALAND • NORTH ISLAND • SKI HOLIDAY AT MT. RUAPEHU
Mt Ruapehu is home to the North Island's only two
commercial ski areas, Whakapapa and Turoa. It is an active
volcano and sits within the Tongariro National Park - a
UNESCO dual World Heritage site.
Both ski areas have fully sealed access roads and world
class facilities, including licensed cafes, retail stores,
equipment hire and ski schools. The terrain at both ski
areas is varied and vast, making them suitable for skiers of
all ability levels.
Whakapapa Ski Area, on the north-western slopes of Mt
Ruapehu, is New Zealand's largest ski area with more than
65 trails across 1050 hectares of terrain whereas Turoa Ski
Area lies on the south-western slopes of Mt Ruapehu.
The Bayview Chateau Tongariro Hotel is strategically located at the base of Mt. Ruapehu,
a mere 15 minutes drive to Whakapapa Ski Area.
Log on www.bayviewhotels.com for more information on a New Zealand winter ski holiday.
NO COMPROMISING AT BAYVIEW
Bayview Hotel Melaka's Executive Chef, The Food & Beverage and Kitchen staff of Bayview Hotel
Clarence Felix with his team of staff Melaka recently attended an in-house training for Food
Handlers. The course covers food preparation and hygiene,
preventing food contamination, waste disposal and pest
control. Executive Chef, Clarence Felix said, “The course is
de nitely a great refresher for all staff as we place utmost
importance on Food Hygiene.
We do not compromise on cleanliness and adopt the
“Clean as you Go” work practice to ensure work area and
equipment are cleaned immediately after every task. This
creates a good impression and makes it a safe, pleasant
environment for everyone to work in”.
HONOURING COMMITMENT AND LOYALTY AT BAYVIEW
Mr Yung Kwan OH joined the Bayview Boulevard Hotel on
January, 2nd 1980. After more than 31 years in the
company, the Chief Engineer decided to call time to rest
and enjoy his rst passion - shing.
A celebration ceremony was specially held on 12th April
2011 and David Stavert, the General Manager of Bayview
Boulevard Hotel proudly presented a gift package which
included accommodation in our sister properties of
Bayview Eden Melbourne and Bayview Wairakei Resort
in New Zealand to our very deserving Mr OH.
BAYVIEW IS A PROUD WINNER OF THE AUSTRALIAN HOTEL ASSOCIATION
ACCOMMODATION AWARDS FOR
Bayview Boulevard Sydney is the winner of “Outstanding Community
Service and Achievement” award in the AHA Accommodation
Awards for Excellence 2011 announced on 16th June 2011.
The AHA (NSW) Accommodation Awards for Excellence is
recognised as the most prestigious hospitality awards, honoring the
achievement of excellence in a wide range of categories in the
accommodation industry. Each year, the competition gets tougher as
the quality of the services and facilities continues to reach even
higher standard throughout the accommodation sector.
“We are very proud to receive this honor in the 14th Annual Awards for Excellence 2011.
It is yet another validation of the progress we’ve made on our journey to become
a Great Place to Work for everyone” says David Stavert, General Manager.
Heartiest Congratulations to David Stavert and his Team.
MELBOURNE CAN PROVIDE THE EDGE IN CONFERENCING
Ideally located on Queens Road amidst lush parklands,
Bayview Eden Melbourne and Bayview On The Park, are
perfectly positioned for business, and pleasure.
The newly launch Conference Kits now offers facilities to
accommodate every other occasion, whether it is a small
intimate meeting or grand gala dinner.
Whatever your needs, nothing is impossible at Bayview.
For further information on the conference packages, contact BAYVIEW:POSSIBLE
Bayview On The Park
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REJUVENATING STAY AT BAYVIEW
Fill your summer in style and enjoy a rejuvenating stay in the warmest season of
the year at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. Along with the fascinating
fusion of East and West that embraces modernity, Bayview Georgetown Penang
brings you a stay with style while retaining our tradition of old world charm in a
well-preserved heritage building and scrumptious cuisine.
For more information on Bayview Georgetown,
RAMADHAN PROMOTIONS PACKAGES AT BAYVIEW
Bayview Hotel Melaka Bayview Hotel Langkawi
Family Package at RM280 ++ Validity: 27 July to 27 August 2011
Valid from 1 - 28 August 2011
Superior room: MYR 160 nett per night
1 Night stay in Superior room
Sahur for 2 Adults and 1 Child Deluxe room: MYR 185 nett per night
Buffet Dinner for 2 Adults & 1 Child
(inclusive of daily Sahur breakfast)
One complimentary extra bed
COUNT DOWN TO MATTA FAIR & NATAS HOLIDAYS 2011
NATAS HOLIDAYS 2011 @ Singapore Expo, Hall 4B, 5 & 6, from: 26 - 28 Aug 2011
MATTA FAIR 2011 Kuala Lumpur @ Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) from: 12-14 Aug 2011