ParkRoyal KL to close for 15 months renovation, staff to be VSS and the last day of employment for the staff will be June 8, and town-hall sessions on the hotel’s closure and VSS will be held on May 18.
The 46-year old hotel, which boasts over 400 rooms, is owned and operated by Singapore-listed property firm UOL Group Ltd, which owns and operates the ParkRoyal and Pan Pacific brands. The company has decided to close the hotel totally for renovation starting mid-June 2020 for approximately 15 months, which they had planned to undergo a phased renovation starting late in 2020 prior Covid-19 pandemic.
The total closure of the hotel, all employees, estimated to exceed 200, will be offered the VSS, generate a very huge numbers of unemployed.
While we’re fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, the world is suffering from economy strike mainly due to unstable market and almost all business is stopped. Let’s pray for the best arrangement.