>  1990s
  • 3-Phase expansion and renovation programme to provide and further upgrade it to an international deluxe standard be completed over 5 years.
  • First phase – intensive renovation of the original 10-storey building which was completed in 1990, and the entire block was renamed as Merdeka Wing with 150 rooms and 4 suites.
  • Second phase began in November 1991 and completed in May 1992. The Hotel then had new mini computers from Hewlett Packard, Sanctuary Café & Bar and an all-glass exterior at the Hotel front thus completely changing the façade of the Hotel.