20th May 2013
GRAND BLUEWAVE HOTEL SHAH ALAM WINS ISLAMIC QUALITY STANDARD FOR HOTEL DESIGN AWARD IN 1ST INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC TOURISM STANDARD CONFERENCE
Kuala Lumpur , 6 December 2012 – Grand BlueWave Hotel Shah Alam (GBWHSA) was named a winner of Islamic Quality Standard for Hotel Design Award by Universal Crescent Standard Center (UCSC) in 1st International Islamic Tourism Standard Conference (IITSC) with jointly organised by UiTM, Malaysia and supported by Caprice Group, Turkey held at Tun Dr. Ismail Conference Hall, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur recently.
The award was presented by Tun. Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, Former Prime Minister of Malaysia to Hotel Manager, Tn. Hj. Mohd Ghazali Sayed Ibrahim in front of the foreign delegates and guests from the conference including local and overseas.
The recipients of this award must demonstrate that they have complied with the Islamic quality standard – a standard that has been designed for hotels and interested to apply the basic Islamic practices in their operation. The qualiity standard criteria are comprehensive and cover each areas fo a hotel. The standard criteria are based on the amenities, facilities, food & beverages and services offered.
“This award would be another great milestone for GBWHSA in our efforts to offer hospitality services through Islamic system for the comfort of all our distinguish guests. We believe by the implementation of islamic quality standard in hotel. It will become an international trend due to market demand and will be able to served Muslim guests and non-Muslim guests to a greater height,” said Mohd Ghazali.
As for today, the GBWHSA is a five star hotel in Shah Alam offer Halal food in all their Restaurant including Malaysian, International, Chinese and Japanese cuisine, Coffee House and Banqueting with an endorsement from JAKIM and JAIS for HALAL certificate and totally free from sellling liquor and alcohol. Other than that, the hotel also offers an indoor swimming pool and reserved for ladies guest only starting at 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm every day. There is special level only for women guest called as Ladies Floor with lovely specific decor.
Every each 341 rooms in GBWHSA has been provided with Qiblat marker and prayer mat. The Quran will be sent to the guest room upon request and prayer room available at level 1A.
GBWHSA continously improving their quality of hotel services through learning and observation in strengthening the application of Islamic principles in hotel management and operations. Awards won to inspire everyone directly successful catalyst for the future. Back to News & Events