Johor chokes on property

THE property market in Johor, particularly Iskandar Malaysia, might be a case of too much too soon.

Penang property in pause mode

While many developers and property consultants see a softening of the Penang property market, chief minister Lim Guan Eng prefers a more positive view interpreting the situation as a pause to digest measures recently announced by the state government rather than as a marked decline.

Transforming Connectivity

Much has been written about how technology has seen great leaps over the past few years. Smartphones, cloud technology, computing, social networking and multi-touch tablets are just a few of the innovations that everyone now knows. Even the older generation now has been forced to get on the digit...

Over RM3,000 psf for TRX land

1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) is setting a reserve price of above RM3,000 per sq ft (psf) for its flagship Tun Razak Exchange
(TRX) development, given the recent ...

Chong appointed CEO of Maybank Kim Eng Group, Maybank IB

Maybank has appointed John Chong as chief executive officer (CEO) of Maybank Kim Eng Group and Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (Maybank IB) with immediate effect.

Local firms to fully embrace e-payment

THE Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) is bullish on the migration by Malaysian enterprises towards electronic payment (e-payment).

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Spa-rich, soothing Bath

YTL Hotels, owner of The Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel and Wessex Water, has taken on the operating contract of Thermae Bath Spa from Thermae Development Company.

Ralph Dixon aims to conquer Marathon Des Sables again for Malaysian AIDS Foundation

Ralph Dixon, Director of Environmental Investments, YTL Corp Bhd will be running the 250km Sahara ultra-marathon (Marathon Des Sables) in April 2014 with fellow Malaysian, Jeff Lau, to raise money for the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF), specifica...

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YTL Corp Records Half-Year Revenue of RM10.1 Billion (US$3.0 Billion), Profit Grows 42% to RM1.35 Billion (US$408 Million)
YTL Power Declares 1-for-20 Share Dividend
YTL Hospitality REIT Declares Interim Distribution of 1.9786 Sen per Unit

YTL Group Managing Director Tan Sri Dato' (Dr) Francis Yeoh Sock Ping, CBE, FICE, said, "The Group registered a strong performance for the first half of the 2014 financial year. Revenue remained satisfactory, topping the RM10 billion mark, whilst ...



YTL Corp Keen On Hotel Development In Penang

Deputy managing director Datuk Yeoh Seok Kian said the group was also looking to bring in luxury hotel brands under YTL Hotel's portfolio if any potential arises.

"If there is potential, we would like to look into (luxury brands) as we have full confidence in Penang's tourism market. If...

Majestic Hotel reigns high

THE Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, a jewel in YTL Corp Bhd's classic hotels collection, has exceeded the expectations on both revenue and occupancy in its first year of operations.

"The driving forces have been to stay true to our product and service level. In this day and age where infor...

YTL Hotels presents Vistana's new look

Speaking at the relaunch of Vistana Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Tan Sri (Dr) Francis Yeoh said, "The Vistana brand emanates stylishness, modern comfort and great value. Not least, it has the very best of YTL hospitality. We thank God for the culture in YT...

Frog a hit at BETT 2014 in London

The world's leading learning technology event, the BETT 2014 show (British Educational Training and Technology), recently took place again this year at ExCel, London and it was nothing but spectacular. There were a total of 688 exhibitors from aro...

YTL's buy of Thermae Bath Spa gets thumbs up

YTL Corp Bhd's acquisition of Thermae Development Company Ltd, the operator of Thermae Bath Spa complex, has received thumbs up from its management and the administrators of Bath city and North East Somerset county.

Tycoon Francis Yeoh sets his sights on UK boutique hotels

YTL Corp Bhd, which owns Wessex Water Services Ltd in the United Kingdom, is scouting for more assets in the country, sources said. They said YTL, which is controlled by Tan Sri Francis Yeoh, is eyeing completed luxury boutique hotels there.


Wessex Water owner YTL to run Thermae Bath Spa business

YTL’s Wessex Water chairman Colin Skellett, who is also chair of Bath Hotel and Spa Limited said: “This represents a further major investment by YTL and demonstrates its long-term commitment to Bath. YTL Hotels has worldwide experience...

Handover of Thermae Bath Spa to YTL Hotels successfully completed

Colin Skellett, Chair of Bath Hotel and Spa Limited said, “This represents a further major investment by YTL and demonstrates their long term commitment to Bath. YTL Hotels has worldwide experience in managing spas and hotels and look forwar...