Martin Schnider is the new general manager of Mandarin Oriental,
Kuala Lumpur. He has over 25 years of experience with Mandarin Oriental
Hotel Group covering six Mandarin Oriental Hotels and brings superior
knowledge and expertise to his new role, along with strategic vision and
Prior to his new role, Schnider was general manager of Mandarin
Oriental, Doha, where he successfully spearheaded the hotel's operations
earning the hotel a five-star rating in the 62nd annual Forbes
TravelGuide Five Four Star Awards in 2020, making it the only hotel in
Doha to achieve this distinction.
The 626-room and 20-suite Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur, stands in
the heart of the city’s business, commercial, retail and entertainment
district, next to PETRONAS Twin Towers. Outdoor event spaces with views
of KLCC Park include Lounge on the Park where afternoon tea is served,
and AQUA Restaurant & Bar.
Meeting space on the ground floor comprises the 535-sqm Diamond
Ballroom which hosts up to 360 pax banquet-style. Levels 1 houses a
2,025-sqm Grand Ballroom for 1,800 pax banquet-style and 2,400 pax
theatre-style. Level 2 houses 11 meeting rooms and two boardrooms
ranging from 16 sqm to 240 sqm.