Industry Update
Press Release 8 March 2017

CitizenM Hotel To Open In Kuala Lumpur In 2018

Artyzen Hospitality Group and Cornerstone Partners Group celebrate the signing of the first citizenM in Malaysia, bringing a new breed of hotel to the capital city

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SINGAPORE -- Affordable luxury for the traveller of today and tomorrow – Artyzen Hospitality Group (AHG), together with Pinnacle Supreme Sdn Bhd, a member of Cornerstone Partners Group, are delighted to announce the signing of citizenM hotel in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

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It was confirmed today that Kuala Lumpur will be the location of Asia's third citizenM hotel, as part of Artyzen Hospitality Group's plans to transform the hospitality experience for modern travellers. Scheduled for completion in Q2 2018, the citizenM Kuala Lumpur opening
2 will follow the inaugural citizenM in Asia, opening in Taipei Northgate in Q2 this year, and citizenM Shanghai Hongqiao, set to open in Q1 2018.

Robbert van der Maas, President of Artyzen Hospitality Group, adds, "We are continuously growing our presence in Southeast Asia with a key focus on cosmopolitan, gateway cities such as Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City. We look forward to the opening of citizenM Kuala Lumpur."

citizenM offers a revolutionary hotel experience for travellers in Asia who value personal choice, contemporary design, friendly technology and close proximity to a city – all for great value. The new 198-key citizenM Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur's shopping and entertainment epicentre, is in a prime location close to key transportation hubs, local attractions and nightlife. Mizi Rahim, Director of Pinnacle Supreme Sdn. Bhd., a member of Cornerstone Partners Group says, "We are thrilled to partner with Artyzen Hospitality Group to introduce the citizenM brand to Kuala Lumpur. Leveraging on the expertise of a global, trend-setting hospitality company, combined with strong local market knowledge, we firmly believe that citizenM Kuala Lumpur Bukit Bintang will enhance the international appeal of Kuala Lumpur as a tourist and business destination". citizenM hallmarks include a living room lobby concept with ultra-modern designer furniture, contemporary art collections and innovative technology that allows guests to customise their room experience including the lighting, temperature and movies on the television. There will also be a 24/7 canteenM for hungry guests looking for quality local food at any time of the day.

Robin Chadha, Chief Marketing Officer of citizenM announced, "We look forward to providing a unique citizenM experience for our mobile citizens visiting Kuala Lumpur."

Since citizenM was founded in the Netherlands in 2008, it has been a strong disruptive force breaking the rules of traditional hospitality through its offering of affordable luxury. The citizenM hotels in Asia join the existing hotels in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, London, Glasgow, Paris and New York.

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The citizenM philosophy is ‘affordable luxury for the people’, offering guests all the luxuries they would expect from a high- end hotel in a prime location, but without sky-high prices. citizenM was founded by Rattan Chadha, the founder and former CEO of the fashion brand Mexx.
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