Friday, November 19, 2010

Go Shark's Fin-Less!

Studies indicate that people are more interested in sustainability issues than ever before, to support the objective of generating awareness Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie is proud to associate with Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) to promote awareness and participate in a campaign ‘Fins Best Left On Sharks’ to its valued wedding clients by promoting menus that exclude Shark fin soup.

MNS has been campaigning against shark fin soup because this most prolific ocean fish is in the danger of being wiped out from our waters. Apart from its role as a biological indicator, sharks also play an important role in the food chain and well-being of our oceans. One step towards protecting this amazing creature is to stop the consumption of shark’s fin and the inhumane killing of sharks for its fin. As such, MNS lauds the efforts of the Hotel in coming up with a program to discourage people to include Shark Fin Soup on their menu especially during wedding dinners.

To support the campaign Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie strongly advocates a menu without a shark fin item to its Wedding clients, in lieu the hotel is offering complimentary upgrade to Duplex Suite and a complimentary buffet dinner for a couple at its multi cuisine restaurant. Additionally, Malaysian Nature Society will also provide a certificate of appreciation for opting for a Shark’s Fin free banquet menu for their wedding.


(L-R) Mr. Andrew Sebastian , Head of communication from Malaysian Nature Society, Mr. Anil Pathak, General Manger of Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie and Ms. Wendy Lee, Senior wedding Planner at Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie holding the certificate for the couples who opt for Shark Fin Free Menu

MNS was proud to announce that Holiday Inn KL Glenmarie is the first hotel in Malaysia to adopt this campaign. The campaign will start from November 2010 and will run for one year.

For booking enquiries, please contact our Meetings & Events team at:
Tel : +603 7803 1000 Ext 7936, 7103, 7202 l Fax : +603 7800 4800 I Email: kulhi_info@ihg.com

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