KUALA TERENGGANU: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) has opened its fourth TH Hotel at Gong Badak 12km from here and 1km from the airport, to join the three existing TH Hotels in Kelana Jaya (Selangor), Bayan Lepas (Penang) and Kota Kinabalu (Sabah).
The new 182-room four-star Shariah-compliant hotel has a convention centre, 3,000-seat banquet hall and a women-only swimming pool.
For the fasting month, it is offering superior and deluxe rooms for RM180 (complete with pre-dawn 'sahur' meal), as well as a Ramadan Buffet at RM59 for adults (RM41 for children), with RM1 from each meal donated to orphanages, general manager Malizan Zakaria told Bernama here today.
From the third day of Ramadan, Middle Eastern dishes such as barbecued wether (castrated ram) and mandi rice are featured, she added.
The hotel, developed on a 3.2ha site at a cost of nearly RM70 million by TH subsidiary TH Properties Sdn Bhd, will be used as an embarkation centre for prospective pilgrims from Peninsular Malaysia's east coast states to fly direct to Jeddah and Madinah.-- Bernama