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66848 14 Oct 2019

Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel Welcomes Bipan Kapur as the New General Manager

Kapur joins the flagship hotel with nearly four decades of hospitality experience

Kuala Lumpur, 14 October 2019 – Marriott International has appointed Bipan Kapur as General Manager of Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel.

Kapur has a wealth of enriching experiences working in various capacities and cultures across different countries including India, Middle East, Australia, China, Malaysia, Brunei and his most recent role in Singapore. He brings a unique breath of leadership experience spanning numerous notable re-launches of luxury hotels and resorts, convention center hotels and F&B operations.

An industry veteran, Kapur began his hospitality career in 1980 with the Oberoi Group, then expanded his expertise across diverse international hospitality groups in various operational roles with Starwood and Shangri-La. A driven and passionate hotelier, he has held General Manager roles for several properties including Sheraton Penang, Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort, The Westin Sohna Resort & Spa, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua and Bali Convention Center where he won numerous hospitality awards.

“I am delighted to return to the Marriott International family and to be given this opportunity to lead Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel. A hotel that has rich history and legacy in the city, I look forward to working with an amazing team and taking the challenge of raising the bar of excellence towards ensuring our guests having a truly enhanced and enriching stay experience," said Kapur.

In his spare time, Kapur loves spending time with family, hiking and outdoor sports.


About Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Immerse yourself in the 5-star service and refined elegance of Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel. With a vibrant location right in the heart of the city, the hotel is steps away from the renowned Petronas Twin Towers and other major shopping areas. With the Bukit Nanas monorail and Dang Wangi light rail transit stations just around the corner, both business and leisure travellers can enjoy unrivalled accessibility and travel easily throughout the city. Discover a whole new check-in experience at the hotel’s redesigned lobby, settle in chic guestrooms and suites with plush bedding, deluxe amenities and stunning views of the iconic Kuala Lumpur Tower. Celebrate the art of dining at the new all-day dining Evolution Café unwind in the hip and trendy R Bar with signature cocktails and live music by local musicians. Dip your toe in the Olympic-sized outdoor pool, enjoy a rewarding workout in the 24-hour Renaissance Fitness Center or simply relax with a pampering massage at Mandara Spa. Boasting 37,000 square feet of convertible event spaces including a Grand Ballroom, diverse conference facilities and exceptional banqueting service, the hotel is a perfect venue to host intimate weddings and social events to large sized conventions and meetings.

About Renaissance Hotels

With over 170 hotels in more than 35 countries around the world, Renaissance Hotels has a dynamic global portfolio. Designed for spontaneous global travelers, Renaissance Hotels extends an open invitation to experience the unexpected both inside and out of the hotel. Distinctly local, personalized service is brought to life through each hotel’s engaging Navigators, the brand’s ambassadors who connect you to the locale and help you discover the neighborhood’s hidden gems and handpicked local discoveries. To learn more visit www.renhotels.com; like us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter @RenHotels, Instagram and YouTube.