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Fri, 8 March 2024

Mercure Langkawi Pantai Cenang - HD Video Interview with Hotel GM, Jasmine Keh

(11/03/24)  With the Mercure Langkawi Pantai Cenang located just steps from Cenang beach and around 10 to 15 minutes from Langkawi Airport (LKG) and the adjacent Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre which hosts the popular Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA), the hotel is an ideal base for both leisure and business travellers to the island.

The hotel is also next to Cenang Mall, Laman Padi Langkawi, a number of inexpensive duty free outlets and other shops and just a 10-minute walk to Underwater World Langkawi.

Jasmine Keh. Click to enlarge.
Jasmine Keh

To learn more about the 164-room hotel and how it is recovering from the challenges created by the global COVID pandemic, Steven Howard of Travel News Asia sat down with Jasmine Keh, the hotel's General Manager.

In this interview, filmed the day before the Routes Asia 2024 conference got underway on 26 February, Jasmine tells us what makes Cenang stand out from other parts of Langkawi Island, which markets the hotel is attracting and which it is trying to reach out to.

We also discuss MICE business, average length of stay, what the hotel is doing to increase that, what challenges the hotel faces in recruiting and retaining the right staff, what their restaurant's lobster nasi lemak is all about, and much more.

The interview is available below in HD video and audio podcast formats.

Mercure Langkawi Pantai Cenang - HD Video Interview with Jasmine Keh, Hotel General Manager

PODCAST

See other recent and exclusive HD video interviews about Malaysia: Sabah Tourism Board (Malaysia) with Julinus Jeffery Jimit, CEO; Tourism Pahang, Malaysia with Uzaidi Bin Udanis; Tourism Malaysia with Datuk Musa Bin Yusof; and Malaysia Airports with Megat Ardian Wira Mohd Aminuddin.

See: HD Video Interviews from Routes Asia 2024 in Langkawi, MalaysiaU-Tapao Airport (UTP) Rayong / Pattaya, Thailand - Interview with Ampika Chadawong; Sabah Tourism Board - Interview with Julinus Jeffery Jimit, CEO; Perth Airport (PER) in Western Australia - Interview with Stephanie Juszkiewicz, SVP; Cam Ranh Airport (CXR) in Nha Trang, Vietnam - Interview with Le Thi Hong Minh; Saudi Arabia's Air Connectivity Program - Interview with Rashed Alshammari, VP Commercial; Japan Tourism, World Expo 2025 and Japan Expo 2025 - Interview with Akira Watabe of JNTO; Munich Airport (MUC) - Interview with Michael Haeffner, Director Route and Pax Development; Berlin Airport (BER) - Interview with Simon Miller, Senior Manager Market Intelligence; and Mercure Langkawi Pantai Cenang Interview with Jasmine Keh, Hotel General Manager; plus 16 Exclusive HD Video Interviews from Routes Europe 2024 in Aarhus, Denmark; 9 Exclusive HD Video Interviews from Routes Asia 2024 in Langkawi, Malaysia; 15 Exclusive HD Video Interviews from Routes World 2023 in Istanbul, Türkiye.

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