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The best local tips to enjoying our PARKROYAL destinations are in our new Local City Guides on Facebook

Published Date: 25 April 2013

  • Popular bloggers from Singapore, Australia, Malaysia and Vietnam put together Local City Guides to share insights into the best authentic local experiences at PARKROYAL destinations across Asia Pacific.
  • Stand a chance to win a stay at any PARKROYAL hotel when you share your own tips on Things to Do in our PARKROYAL cities.

Singapore, 25 April 2013 – Gain a fresh new perspective of our PARKROYAL destinations in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Saigon, Melbourne and Sydney through the eyes of their own local personalities.

Discover hidden gems and travel tips through our Local City Guides

Local City GuidesLiving up to the PARKROYAL promise of being “Your Trusted Local Companion”, PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts recently hosted popular bloggers – Local Connectors – who in exchange have shared their insights into their city’s best authentic local experiences. Now, travellers can explore these specially compiled Local City Guides on our Facebook page by clicking on the ‘Your Local Connection’ tab.

Let our Local Connectors, with a passion for food, family, fashion and culture, take you on a journey to discover the best our cities have to offer.
Food reviewer Catherine Ling shows you ‘10 Ways to Savour Singapore’; travel enthusiast and Lonely Planet blogger David Hogan scours Penang’s nooks and crannies in ‘Penang Discovered’; family blogger and former BBC journalist Seana Smith makes it easy keeping the little ones entertained in Sydney with ‘Little Delights’, and lots more! Please see Annex A for the profiles and Local City Guides of some of our Local Connectors.

Trade your own insider tips for a trip!

Meanwhile, we’re also on the hunt for the best hidden gems in our cities, so if you think you are an expert in all things local, we want to hear from you!

Take part in our “Trade for a Trip” contest where you get to trade three tips of “Things to Do” in a PARKROYAL city for a chance to win a stay at any PARKROYAL property of your choice. Nine winners will be chosen and the contest ends 17 May 2013.


About PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts
PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts is a collection of 14 comfortable leisure and business hotels and resorts (including those under development) located in gateway cities across Australia, China, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam. Each PARKROYAL reflects the spirit and individuality of its location through creative touches, authentic tastes and local connections. Whether you are travelling for business, leisure, or even with the family, each PARKROYAL hotel and resort is designed so you can work in connected comfort, or relax in soothing surrounds. PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. For more information, visit

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