09 Aug 16

FIRE BROKE OUT AT CONCORDE INN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FIRE BROKE OUT AT CONCORDE INN NEAR KUALA LUMPUR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Hotel is closed temporarily to its guests

9 August, 2016 – Fire broke out at the main block of Concorde Inn Kuala Lumpur International Airport, no injuries and casualty was reported in the incident.

The fire was detected near Crossroad Lounge at 3.45pm this afternoon by a hotel staff. All guests and staff at the nearby areas were quickly evacuated.

The fire damaged the hotel lobby, reception desk, reservations office, all day dining Melting Pot Cafe and meetings room facilities. All 338 guest rooms are not affected by the fire as they are located on a separate building from the main block.

“We are making the necessary arrangements for our guests staying at the premises to relocate to other hotels,” said Mr. Hanis Shariff, General Manager of the hotel. “It’s very fortunate that none of our guests and staff were hurt in the incident.” Shariff also thanked and complimented his hotel staff for the calm and professional manner with which they dealt with the situation.

Although the Fire Department extinguished the fire in the affected areas, repairing the water and smoke damage in the areas will necessitate temporary closure of the hotel’s daily operations.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Guests who have upcoming bookings or meeting seminars at the hotel can contact Duty Manager at email: dmciklia@concorde.net mobile +6016 920 8169 or Ms Nazlina, Sales & Marketing Manager at email: nazlina@concorde.net, mobile +6012 238 6675 for assistance.

Alternate accommodation options are also available at:
Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur
2 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +603 2144 2200 Fax: +603 2144 1628
Email: kl@concorde.net

Concorde Hotel Shah Alam
3 Jalan Tengku Ampuan Zabedah C9/C, 40100 Shah Alam,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Tel: +603 5512 2200 Fax: +603 5512 2233
Email: shah@concorde.net

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