In a ceremony and luncheon held on April 24, the Mayor of Kuala Lumpur, Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib unveiled the trophy which will be awarded to recipients of the tourism awards. Thirty-two establishments and individuals selected based on their innovation, quality of service and product, as well as their global offerings and standards of excellence in the tourism sector will be given the trophy.
The trophy which is specially customised by Christofle International of Malaysia, is a one-of-a-kind silver trophy exclusively created by the internationally renowned modernist designer Andree Putman. Design of the trophy also incorporates the Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Awards signature of the five gold stars.
This year, the panel of judges for all 11 categories will be connected to Yes, Malaysia’s largest 4G network with nationwide footprint, where they can easily review and evaluate each entry online and at anytime and anywhere. The judges are equipped with Chromebooks that are lightweight, thin and sleek for their daily computing needs. It comes with cloud-computing devices with built-in chipset that are seamless and with the internet always on.
Among other partners of the award are Yes, a mobile 4G brand, Shangri-La Hotel and Malaysia Airlines.
The Kuala Lumpur Mayor's Tourism Award 2014 team with the head of the secretariat Noraza Yusof (extreme left) seen here with the trophy
For more information, please visit www.klmayortourismawards.com