ONYX Hospitality Group, a Thai hotel management company of Italthai Group, currently operates several hotels in Malaysia, including Amari Johor Bahru, OZO Georgetown Penang, Amari SPICE Penang, and Amari Kuala Lumpur. The company is dedicated to strategic expansion and is set to augment its Malaysia portfolio with three new properties in 2024. The additions, namely OZO Medini, Shama Medini, and Shama Suasana Johor Bahru, will bring the total number of properties in Malaysia to seven by the end of 2024. This expansion will showcase all three ONYX brands – Amari, OZO, and Shama – within the Malaysian market.
Shama redefines the concept of serviced apartments, offering a harmonious blend of contemporary design, spacious living and personalised services for an elevated and memorable stay experience.
ONYX Hospitality Group is on track to operate over 50 properties by 2025, up from 44 at present and an even more ambitious target of 70 by 2028
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Amari Hotels in Malaysia
Experience the epitome of hospitality at Amari hotels in Malaysia, catering to the diverse needs of business, leisure, and ‘Bleisure’ travellers. Boasting three distinct properties, each Amari destination offers a captivating blend of Asian culture, exquisite cuisine, sophisticated design, architectural brilliance, holistic wellness, and delightful entertainment. Guests can immerse themselves in signature rooms and suites, bask in naturally-lit public spaces, indulge in modern dining featuring the innovative Amaya Food Gallery concept, relax by outdoor swimming pools, stay fit at fully-equipped FIT Centres, pamper themselves at Breeze Spas, and enjoy exclusive privileges at the Executive Lounge. This comprehensive array of offerings ensures an unforgettable stay tailored to the preferences of every discerning guest.
Opened in 2022, Amari SPICE Penang stands as Penang’s largest hotel in terms of room count, with 453 contemporary rooms and a prime location directly connected to the SPICE Convention Centre and SPICE Arena, the world’s first hybrid solar-powered MICE Complex. Situated just 5km from Penang International Airport, this expansive hotel features state-of-the-art MICE spaces, including the Peridot boardroom accommodating 10 individuals, the Citrine room for 85 guests, and the grand Jadeite ballroom capable of hosting 250 attendees. Recognised for its excellence, Amari SPICE Penang was recently honoured with the esteemed title of Malaysia’s “Best MICE Hotel” at the prestigious HAPA Awards.
Situated just 45 minutes from KLIA, Amari Kuala Lumpur is centrally located in the vibrant KL Eco City, a bustling business and entertainment hub, with the renowned Mid Valley Megamall within close proximity. The hotel is surrounded by international corporate offices, including Mercu 2 & 3, Aspire Tower, the Garden North Tower, and South Tower. Serving as an upscale venue, Amari Kuala Lumpur offers an ideal setting for special events with a capacity of up to 200 guests in the Veria Ballroom. The hotel provides the Agave and Yucca Meeting Rooms for meetings and training sessions, accommodating up to 65 attendees. Adding to its accolades, Amari Kuala Lumpur has been recognized as the recipient of the Luxury Lifestyle Award for the Best Luxury City Hotel in Malaysia for the year 2023.
Nestled in the central business district of Johor Bahru, Amari Johor Bahru is strategically positioned adjacent to the Persada Convention Centre and conveniently close to the Causeway leading to Singapore. Its Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions (MICE) offerings encompass the versatile Lido & Rex rooms accommodating 220 guests for events such as conventions, conferences, and gala dinners. Additionally, three Amari Sky rooms provide an intimate setting for gatherings and strategy sessions. The Sky Banquet area, capable of hosting 150 guests, is well-suited for corporate dinners and receptions. Additionally, the Ideas Room provides a sensory experience, stimulating creativity and imagination.
OZO Hotels in Malaysia
OZO is a dynamic and modern brand tailored to modern travellers in search of fuss-free accommodations that emphasize comfort, connectivity, and an immersive local atmosphere.
OZO George Town Penang
OZO George Town Penang in the heart of Penang’s UNESCO World Heritage City offers a haven of modern comfort and cultural immersion. It serves as an ideal starting point for an unforgettable experience in Penang. The thoughtfully designed rooms and suites offer a peaceful getaway, and guests can indulge in a variety of culinary delights at the all-day dining restaurant. Guests have the opportunity to relax by the outdoor pool or indulge in spa treatments, allowing them to rejuvenate before venturing into the energetic city streets to discover concealed treasures and fully engage in Penang’s cultural heritage.