A Christmas With Lights of Hope at Berjaya Penang Hotel

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Christmas Tree Beautifully Lighted Up During Charity Event by Underprivileged Children and the Marginalized Section of the Society

PENANG, DECEMBER 2011 – Ushering a magical Christmas was a magnificent delight as Berjaya Penang Hotel invited 55 children and disabled folks to join in the act of igniting hope, love and joy to the world. Light-Up The Christmas Tree Charity Event was held in support of sharing the celebration with one another. Held on 15 December 2011, from 7.00om – 9.30pm, children who attended the event that evening were from the Salvation Army and Penang's Crystal Family Home.

Salvation Army provides residential care for neglected children and the disabled whereas Crystal Family Home cares for abused, neglected, orphaned, troubled, or poor children from dysfunctional families.

The event which was held at the hotel lobby was officiated by YB Phee Boon Poh (State Exco member for Health, Welfare, Caring Society and Environment), who was present throughout the occasion. The children and folks were all warmly welcomed and entertained by staff of the hotel, getting to know one another and exchanging stories.

The highlight of the event was when the children received a variety of Christmas presents from Berjaya Penang Hotel's General Manager, Cheah Hooi Theng and YB Phee Boon Poh. Brightly lit faces plastered with big smiles were everywhere as these children clasp on to their lovely presents. It was a joyful setting as carolers from Penang Cheshire Hole and the hotel's band, Back Again performed benevolently on the night.

“During this season of sharing and caring, we at Berjaya Penang Hotel would like to do as much as possible for the needy in giving them an opportunity to celebrate Christmas like everyone else”, said the very pleased Cheah.

The kids and adults were served with tantalizing Christmas Buffet Dinner that evening. Everyone enjoyed the merry occasion at Berjaya Penang Hotel.

About Berjaya Penang Hotel – Malaysia

The Berjaya Penang Hotel, a four-star hotel under the hospitality arm of the public listed Malaysian conglomerate Berjaya Corporation, is strategically situated in the heart of Penang, the food hub of Malaysia. Being part of the “1-Stop Midlands Park” business and entertainment complex, it provides many shopping, leisure and entertainment opportunities. The 320 rooms and suites hotel offers bountiful accommodation for both vacation and business use. Its pillar-less Dewan Berjaya with 3 separate function rooms is able to accommodate a maximum of 1,000 persons theatre style and cocktail reception. Tourists' attractions such as Gurney Drive and Georgetown Centre are a stone's throw away. Huddled within the nostalgic settlement in Penang, everyday is a stay worthwhile at Berjaya Penang Hotel. Visit online at www.berjayahotel.com for more information.

About Berjaya Hotels & Resorts

Berjaya Hotels & Resorts is a member of the Berjaya Corporation Group of Companies, a public listed Malaysian conglomerate. Presently, the group manages Berjaya properties in Malaysia, Asia Pacific and UK. From the exotic island resorts of Tioman and Langkawi to the cities of Kuala Lumpur and Penang, Berjaya Hotels & Resorts' prominence in Malaysia is further enhanced by the establishment of International hotels and resorts in Singapore, Philippines, Seychelles, Sri Lanka and London. As a premier hospitality group, Berjaya Hotels & Resorts also owns and operates a commercial airline, service suites and exclusive golf & country clubs in Malaysia. Visit online at www.berjayahotel.com for more information.