Hotel gives disabled children a celebratory treat


LABUAN: The Labuan Grand Dorsett Hotel celebrated its third anniversary yesterday by entertaining the disabled children from the Community In Treatment Centre (PDK Mutiara).

Asian Supply Base (ASB) Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Harris Hj Annuar Tan officiated at the celebration.

Harris said that there is now a trend in the private sector to get close and to embrace the community under their Corporate Social Responsibility programme.

The Grand Dorsett, according to Harris, has done very well in exemplifying its social responsibility towards the community on the island.

“Labuan is progressing well, mainly in the oil and gas industry and it receives more visitors who are mainly business people.

“They have certain expectations when it comes to accommodation, function and meeting requirements.

“By having an excellent hotel as the Grand Dorsett, the people on the island have been assured that this has been taken care of,” he said.

The general manager of Labuan Grand Dorsett Hotel, Hubert Wilfred, said that the dynamism of the oil and gas industry in ASB will continue to contribute to the advancement of the economy and hospitality industry of the island.

Wilfred recalled the hotel’s achievement for the past three years as well as his optimism on the hotel’s future.

He said, “during the three years of the hotel’s existence, many success stories and achievements had been made and obstacles and challenges endured.

Today, we are not only taking pride of our achievements but also our contribution in developing and providing education to local talents in the field of hospitality and we will continue to do so.