Be part of the Eastern & Oriental Tiger Express with The Majestic Hotel's The INSPIRED Stay that will take you through Malaysia and Thailand with profits going to save wild tigers.

Last month, news of the Eastern & Oriental Tiger Express spread like wildfire of a charity train holiday that will embark from Singapore and make stops along some of the most beautiful landmarks of Malaysia before making a final pitstop in Thailand. Partnered with global and Malaysian charity initiative, Save Wild Tigers, the journey is part of a series of events of 'INSPIRE', a stunning and unique collection of tiger-inspired events from August to October, to raise funds to save the wild cats.

In the first leg of the trip, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur will play host to guests part of the extraordinary journey, who will have a star-studded drinks reception and charity auction gala dinner, named The Majestic Tiger Reception and Dinner, awaiting them. 

The black-tie event is set to be a sensational combination of elegance and inspiration with guests including royalty, international celebrities and ambassadors. The Royal Patron for the evening will be Her Royal Highness the Sultanah of Pahang. A fashion show, created by the esteemed Malaysian designer Dato’ Tom Abang Saufi, will support a series of exquisite pieces of entertainment which will run throughout the evening with Professor Dato’ (Dr) Jimmy Choo, OBE as Fashion Patron. 

A host of tiger-inspired art pieces -- the star being The Crystal Tigress sculpture handmade by London artist Lauren Baker using over 50,000 Swarovski crystals -- and photography created by local and international artists and sculptors will also be auctioned off, of which all proceeds will go directly to Save Wild Tigers for Malaysian targeted tiger conservation programmes in conjunction with Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia.

The Crystal Tigress by Lauren Baker

Joining the Gala Dinner at The Majestic Hotel will be international visitors and celebrities on a very special Eastern & Oriental Tiger Express train journey from Singapore, on route to Penang and Bangkok. Guests on board will include world famous TV fashion personality Gok Wan from the UK, Professor Dato’ (Dr) Jimmy Choo, OBE and UK actress Jaime Winstone. The train will arrive in Kuala Lumpur early evening on 3 October 2014, where all passengers will join the Majestic Tiger Reception and Gala Dinner. Profits from this unique train journey will also be donated exclusively to Save Wild Tigers.

As part of this exciting schedule of events, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur is proud to present The Inspired Stay package. Presenting a truly unique experience for two, The Inspired Stay includes an exclusive suite and spa experience at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, VIP tickets to The Majestic Tiger Reception and Gala Dinner, and the onward journey from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok on-board the Eastern & Oriental Tiger Express for two nights, including a stay at the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok. This opulent once-in-lifetime experience is priced at RM26,000++.

The Majestic Hotel KL Governor Suite

The Inspired Stay Package will include:

  • A one-night stay in a Governor Suite at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur on 2 October 2014.
  • 60-minute spa treatment for two persons at The Majestic Spa
  • In-room butler served Continental breakfast
  • VIP tickets to INSPIRE - The Majestic Tiger Reception and Gala Dinner on 3 October 2014
  • 2-night onward journey from Kuala Lumpur to Thailand on the Eastern & Oriental Tiger Express
  • Stopover at Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang for a private tiger-themed art exhibition on 4 October 2014
  • Tiger Jungle Habitat Tour
  • 1-night stay in Mandarin Oriental Bangkok on 5 October 2014


Here's the perfect opportunity for you to jump on board the journey from its midway stop in Kuala Lumpur and still experience the main highlights without the need to head down to Singapore if you don't feel like it. 

For more information and to make a reservation, please call 03 - 2785 8000 or visit For more information on Save Wild Tigers, please visit


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