Lexis Hotel Group Sweeps HAPA Awards Malaysia Series 2023-2024 with Six Outstanding Wins


Lexis Hotel Group emerged triumphant, claiming an impressive six awards at the esteemed Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA®) Malaysia Series 2023-2024. These prestigious accolades serve as a testament to the Group’s resilience and unwavering commitment to excellence within the hospitality, culinary, and tourism sectors in the country.

At the forefront of Lexis Hotel Group’s victories was Dato’ Professor Mandy Chew Siok Cheng, the esteemed President of the organization, who was honored with the coveted Elite Entrepreneur of the Year award in the Icon of Hospitality & Tourism category. This esteemed recognition acknowledges Dato’ Professor Mandy Chew Siok Cheng’s exceptional leadership and remarkable contributions to the industry.

Additionally, Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson garnered two noteworthy awards. The first, the Best Service Excellence – Hospitality & Tourism award, solidifies the resort’s position as a paragon of exceptional service within the 5-Star Hotel category. Furthermore, the resort received the prestigious Best 30 Hotels & Resorts award in the Family & Recreational Resort category, further underscoring its status as a premier destination for family-oriented leisure.

Lexis Suites Penang also made an indelible mark by securing the Best 30 Hotels & Resorts accolade in the All-Suite Hotel category. This recognition highlights the resort’s commitment to providing unparalleled luxury and comfort to its guests.

Notably, both Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson and Lexis Suites Penang were bestowed with the Resilience awards, which commend their ability to overcome challenges and maintain exceptional standards during trying times.


The 20th edition of the HAPA® Awards Malaysia Series, a collaborative effort between HAPA® and Taylor’s University, witnessed the presence of over 700 exemplary industry professionals, including renowned chefs, accomplished general managers, and visionary entrepreneurs. The event sought to celebrate and honor the dedication and hard work of these individuals, whose unwavering contributions have propelled the hospitality industry to thrive.

On the memorable evening of May 10, 2023, the gala took place at the illustrious One World Hotel in Petaling Jaya, providing an exquisite backdrop for the momentous occasion. Distinguished guests of honor, including YB Khairul Firdaus Akbar Khan, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia, and His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni of the Kingdom of Cambodia, graced the event with their presence. Notable personalities such as Dr. Pradeep Nair, Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Chief Academic Officer of Taylor’s University, and Professor Dr. Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan, Co-Chair of the HAPA Awards Judging Committee & Executive Dean – Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management of Taylor’s University, also attended, further adding to the grandeur of the evening.

Lexis Hotel Group’s remarkable achievements at the HAPA® Awards Malaysia Series 2023-2024 underscore their commitment to excellence and their unwavering dedication to providing exceptional hospitality experiences. These accolades serve as a testament to the Group’s exceptional standards and unwavering pursuit of guest satisfaction, further solidifying their position as a leading force within the industry.

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