Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mother’s Day Promo at Utara Coffee House, Armada Hotel

Have no plans for Mother’s Day yet? Well, here’s something you can consider. 😀

In honour of mothers everywhere, the Armada Petaling Jaya is giving mum the star treatment on Sunday, 11th May 2014 that sees a decadent hi-tea spread, a powerful vocalist, family portraits and glamorous gifts to bring home.

Mothers are spoilt for choice with their special Mother’s Day Hi-Tea promotion. Priced at RM70++ per adult, make her the “Queen of the Feast” with extensive hi-tea spread at Utara Coffee House. Show her how much you care by booking between 20th April – 1st May 2014 to enjoy a 10% discount off the full hi-tea price. In addition, the first 100 moms to arrive will also get to bring home a goodie bag which includes a surprise from Japan’s leading international cosmetics company Shu Uemura, among others.

Adding to the excitement, entertaining mothers for the day is the lovely Clair Rozells who will be serenading moms with golden classics that are bound to take them back on a nostalgic journey throughout the years.

That’s not all, score Brownie points with mum and make it a celebration to remember with a keepsake family portrait taken by our photographer. The photographer is available for portraits from 12noon to 4pm on Sunday, 11th May 2014.

Book your seats early and have a fun-filled family gathering through our splendid Mother’s Day promotion and rejoice to the fullest.

For reservations and inquiries:

Armada Petaling Jaya
Lot 6, Lorong Utara C, Section 52
46200 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia
Tel : (603) 7954 6888
Fax : (603) 7956 8088
Email: [email protected]

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Birdwatching Activities in Kuala Kubu Baru with Sahabat Media

For those who are familiar Bukit Kutu , or even a picnic at Sungai Chilling , must have been aware of the existence of Kuala Kubu Bharu rest house located at Jalan Padang Kubu Bharu Golf.

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It’s famous with the myth about a white crocodile breaking the dam and leading to a British officer being killed to the incident. How true about the white alligator nobody could confirm it. However , the incident has resulted in massive flooding that has killed many people and destruction of properties, with just an old mosque and a Buddhist temple that survived the flood .
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Not long ago, Sahabat Media was given an opportunity to visit Kubu Bharu for ‘ Bird Watching ‘ activity .

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Bird Watching is generally bird-watching and arrival here we were divided into groups coupled with an escort or a bird expert .
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Each group is provided with binoculars and a book ‘ Birds of Malaysia ” for the activity. We traveled to several locations said to be a favorite place of birds. During this activity we were asked to be more sensitive because the birds often hide behind trees and foliage . It is said there are hundreds of species of birds here and we were able to identify a number of species .

Among them are’Asia Glossy Starling ‘,’ Black Naped Oriole ‘,’ Magpie Robin ‘,’ Antwren ‘,’ Straw Headed Bulbul ‘,’ Black Headed Bulbul ‘,’ Fantail ‘,’ Bee- eater ‘,’ Paddyfield Pipit ‘ , ‘ Flower Pecker ‘ , and also some eagle . We are amazed and fascinated by the beauty of the Millennium Park location for visitors to see the birds , the atmosphere was so different and comfortable.

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Although the weather was rather unfavourable, it did not dampen our enthusiasm for finding birds in the surrounding area . According to Mrs. Almaz Mokhtar , Town and Country Planning Officer , the birds here will have difficulties to fly if the weather is bad, and they will mostly only perch and nest in tree holes . However we are lucky to be able to see several species of birds fly in groups and heard the birds chirping but unfortunately we could not see the bird .

The experience in finding and identifying birds at Kuala Kubu Bharu was very fun and made ​​us excited to come back in the future to see the annual ‘ Bird Race ‘. ‘ Bird Race’ is a competition to identify the most bird species . The event is first in the state. Keep a lookout about in in the blog soon. 😀

Contact
Mrs. Al – Rabiah The radio Hj Mohd Khir
No 1-6 , Extreme Sports Centre , Kalumpang
44100 Kerling , Hulu Selangor , Selangor
Tel : 03-55109145 / 03-55111204
Hours of Operation :
5 p.m – 11 p.m

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The Global Celebration of Earth Hour 2014 in Armada Hotel PJ

The Armada Petaling Jaya joined the worldwide effort in encouraging all their guests and staff to take part in the Earth Hour 2014 effort, which took place on Saturday, 29 March from 8.30pm to 9.30pm.

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To mark the occasion of “Earth Hour,” lights were turned off on the exterior of the hotel building, all restaurants and some public areas were also included from 8.30pm – 9.30pm.

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All hotel guests were encouraged to join the lights-out initiative by turning off the lights in their rooms for one hour and were subsequently invited to gather for specially created “Earth Hour mocktails” and Earth themed light food at the Lobby from 8.15pm onwards.

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Lighting up the candles.

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Present were hotel guests, all the Heads of Departments and hotel staff. After a short welcome introduction by the hotel’s management, guests and members of the hotel staff started to light candles around the lobby, reception and restaurants. After which, everybody joined in the countdown to switch off the lights. As a tribute to all the passengers and crew of flight MH370, a minute of silence was observed by all.

Gina Chan, Director of Sales, said all the departments of the hotel played an active role on Saturday night: “Earth Hour is about creating awareness amongst people about the energy they are using and efficient ways they might wish to consider to conserve it. All of us should be involved in this small but very significant effort”, she said.

A lucky draw was later held whereby three lucky winners came out triumphant and to enhance the occasion, the elegant Clair Rozells entertained with a mini acoustic performance which included songs like Heal the World by Michael Jackson, Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong, You’ve Got A Friend by Carole King and many more to the delight of everyone who joined in the festivities.

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