Mar. 2010

HotelTravel.com Laps Competition with Great Rates for Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix

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PHUKET, 30 April, 2010 – HotelTravel.com is over taking the competition by offering the best value for money hotel rates on offer for the upcoming Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix in Kuala Lumpur from 2 to 4 April.

According to HotelTravel.com Chief Information Officer, Olivier Dombey, Kuala Lumpur is the perfect destination for late hotel bookings because of the surplus of available hotel rooms and the unbelievable promotional rates available on HotelTravel.com.

“Kuala Lumpur presents a unique opportunity for Formula 1 fanatics, especially ones living in Asia Pacific, to make last minute hotel bookings and other travel arrangements to attend the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix.

“Accommodation for European Grand Prix events is often sold out months in advance, not to mention the difficulty in getting race day tickets. Malaysia is one of the most affordable destinations on the F1 race calendar.”

Log on to Hoteltravel.com to check out amazing deals for Kuala Lumpur hotels. Spectators looking to stay close to the Sepang International Circuit might want to consider Sepang-KLIA Airport hotels, including Empress Hotel Sepang (from US$ 57 per night) or the Concorde Inn KL International Airport (from US$ 59 per night). For those with money to burn and looking for a more up market option consider staying  at the
Pan Pacific KLIA Hotel (from US$ 128 per night).

For those who want to mix a bit of shopping or nightlife with the on the track action then Bukit Bintang hotels are the place to stay. Have a look at the Park Royal Hotel Kuala Lumpur (from US$ 107 per night), Melia Hotel (from US$ 91 per night) or the Royal Bintang (from US$ 80 per night).

The great thing about the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix is this event is not only about race weekend action.  Some of the world’s most popular musical entertainers are also making the trip to the Malaysian capital to promote the race.

The Malaysian GP Concert starts its dance engines right after the race at 6pm on Sunday 4 April. Headlining the event are Wyclef Jean of Fugees fame and Fatboy Slim, the father of the electronic dance music genre. Those holding Diamond, Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby or Tower 2 tickets can stay and dance the night away until 11pm at no extra charge. All other ticket holders that want to stay can do so for only an extra RM 100 (US$  30). For those who want to watch the concert only the entrance fee is RM 250.

Pop and soul superstar extraordinaire Lionel Richie will also be appearing live In Kuala Lumpur in conjunction with the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix Gala 2010 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre  Plenary Hall on Friday, 2 April 2010 starting from 9pm. Ticket to the concert start from RM238.

If that isn't enough excitement for one night, The Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix Gala 2010 also showcases the ultimate in Formula 1 hospitality, elegance and glamour. The gala cocktail and concert will mark the beginning of the race weekend on the evening of Friday, 2 April 2010 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Like in past years it will be the most glamorous social event in Kuala Lumpur. And all visitors to the city could be there rubbing shoulders with the stars and personalities of Formula 1, celebrities and corporate leaders. All while enjoying a sumptuous cocktail spread, great music and world class entertainment in an elegant setting.

VIP passes to both events are priced at RM 2,500 per person. Come party and experience the highlight of Formula 1 hospitality while attending the best Formula 1 event in town. To find out how book passes call 03 5513 5528, 012 976 2150 or 012 976 2681 for further information.

***Hotel rates include all tax and services, are as of 30 March, 2010, priced in US$ and subject to change. -----ends-----

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