KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Leading global hospitality company Hilton announced today the signing of an agreement with Tradewinds Corporation Berhad to expand Hilton’s flagship brand in Malaysia with Hilton Burau Bay Resort Langkawi. The resort marks Tradewinds Corporation Berhad’s fourth property with Hilton, following Hilton Petaling Jaya, Hilton Kuching, and the recently announced Waldorf Astoria Kuala Lumpur.
Scheduled to open in 2024, the 251-room resort will be Hilton’s second property in Langkawi, complementing The Nautilus Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton, expected to open in 2023. The resort will also join Hilton’s established portfolio of hotels in Malaysia, where it currently operates 13 properties across three brands, with another nine in the pipeline.
“Langkawi is a tropical paradise famed for its natural beauty – home to South East Asia’s first UNESCO World Geopark and a popular upscale destination for international and domestic travelers alike. We are delighted to expand our long-standing partnership with Tradewinds Corporation Berhad and bring Hilton’s flagship brand and world-class hospitality to Langkawi,” said Guy Phillips, senior vice president, Development, Asia and Australasia, Hilton.
Nestled in Burau Bay along Langkawi’s western coastline, the resort boasts stunning, unobstructed views of the Straits of Malacca, and enjoys a 600-meter beachfront with white sands and clear waters. It is surrounded by untouched coastal rainforests, and overlooks the majestic Gunung Mat Cincang, Seratosa Island, and Burau Island. It is a 15-minute drive from the Langkawi Airport and 40 minutes from the Kuah Jetty, and within close proximity to popular tourist attractions such as the Langkawi Cable Car & Sky Bridge, Pantai Cenang, and Kuah Town.
“We are delighted to continue our partnership with Hilton through the upcoming debut of Hilton Burau Bay Resort Langkawi. The resort marks our fourth collaboration with Hilton, underscoring the strong synergies between our companies. We are confident that Hilton Burau Bay Resort Langkawi will be a fine addition to this popular leisure destination and will be well-received by locals and international visitors alike,” said Muhammad Zainal Ashikin, managing director and group chief executive officer, Tradewinds Corporation Berhad.
Hilton Burau Bay Resort Langkawi will feature an executive lounge and five dining concepts including an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant and a pool bar. Guests can look forward to unwinding at the award-winning eforea spa, indoor and outdoor pools, or enjoy a workout at the fitness center, basketball and tennis courts. For guests looking to host social events and celebrations, the resort also offers an events space spanning approximately 800 square meters, and a ballroom of approximately 400 square meters.
“For over a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world. With the resort’s prime location, thoughtful design, plentiful dining options and signature Hilton hospitality, I am confident that Hilton Burau Bay Resort Langkawi will raise the bar for exceptional guest experiences here on the island and across the country,” said Alexandra Jaritz, senior vice president, Brand Management, Asia Pacific, Hilton.