Selangor, Monday, August 1, 2016: Berjaya Hotels & Resorts and BookDoc have entered into a partnership to bring convenient and accessible healthcare to local and foreign tourists in the country in creating a seamless travel experience. Berjaya Hotels & Resorts is a leading hospitality brand with internationally renowned hotels and resorts across 6 countries and 11 unique destinations, while BookDoc is a home-grown online healthcare platform, aimed to connect customers with the healthcare professionals of their choice. BookDoc was recently officiated by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture as the Trusted Medical Companion for Tourists with presence in 17 cities in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand.
Through this partnership, guests at the selected Berjaya Hotels & Resorts properties will have access to an unbiased searchable lists of doctors, dentists and practitioners of complementary medicine, clinics and hospitals within the vicinity at one’s fingertips. BookDoc enables users to search nearby clinics and medical practitioners, book an appointment online as well as navigate to the selected clinic by GPS service or taxi service. This service aims to provide convenience and hassle-free travel experience to tourists who may not be familiar with the health services available at their destinations in the event they need to seek medical assistance.
“We would like to thank Berjaya Hotels & Resorts for giving us the opportunity to work hand in hand to promote Malaysia’s medical tourism. With this partnership, we are one step closer in making Malaysia a tourist-friendly destination. We look forward to work with foresighted partners such as Berjaya Hotels & Resorts to promote medical tourism in Malaysia,” said Dato Chevy Beh, CEO of BookDoc.
Ireen Chew, Group Director of Business Development and Marketing of Berjaya Hotels & Resorts added, “We are excited with this new partnership with BookDoc. This further fortifies our objective to provide seamless experience to all our guests; convenience and accessibility to any medical practitioner of their choice, even during unforeseen circumstances. We want our guests to have a peace of mind and focus on creating enjoyable and meaningful memories at our hotels and resorts. Let us take this worry from them.”
This free user-friendly healthcare platform is available online and on mobile app, and comes complete with functions such as email, call, navigation and taxi service. This service is available at five properties of Berjaya Hotels & Resorts, namely Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur and ANSA Kuala Lumpur, Berjaya Langkawi Resort, Georgetown City Hotel, Penang and Berjaya Waterfront Hotel, Johor Bahru.
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