Malaysia – Fairmont Hotels & Resorts will be opening its first Malaysian property in Kuala Lumpur in 2017 with extensive MICE facilities offered by the luxury brand in the FRHI Hotels & Resorts portfolio.

The 62-storey Fairmont Kuala Lumpur will be offering 750 guestrooms with an executive lounge and Fairmont Gold, the luxury brand’s hotel-within-a-hotel feature. It will also consist of 2787 sqm of meeting and banqueting space, six dining outlets, and recreational facilities including a swimming pool, health club, and spa.

It will be situated in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) development, home to the PETRONAS Twin Towers, which will include the hotel and one high-rise office tower connected via a six-storey retail podium. It will be connected to the Suria KLCC shopping complex, and offer easy access to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and various office complexes through a covered walkway.

The announcement was made after an agreement signed between FRHI and CITITOWER SDN BHD, a joint venture between Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company and KLCC (Holdings) Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned company of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS).