Aug 3, 2016

BookDoc, the Trusted Medical Companion for Tourists Teams Up with Berjaya Hotels & Resorts for a Worry-Free Traveling Experience

Selangor, Monday, 1 August 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.

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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About Berjaya Hotels & Resorts

Berjaya Hotels & Resorts is a member of the Berjaya Corporation Group of Companies, a public listed Malaysian conglomerate. Presently, the group manages Berjaya properties in Malaysia, Asia Pacific and UK. From the exotic island resorts of Langkawi, Tioman and Redang, to the city hotels of Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Penang in Malaysia, Berjaya Hotels & Resorts’ prominence extends across borders with the establishment of international hotels and resorts in Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Seychelles and United Kingdom. The group also owns and operates a commercial airline, service suites and exclusive golf & country clubs in Malaysia. Visit online at www.berjayahotel.com for more information.

About BookDoc

BookDoc, with presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand, and the vision to grow regionally, is an online healthcare platform that connects and unites patients and healthcare professionals, bringing forth timely access, resource optimisation and informed choices. The platform links those in need with those who can assist them at anytime and anywhere, in which precious time is optimised for all parties to realise the benefits of early access to care. BookDoc, backed by a diverse group of investors from entrepreneurs to seasoned healthcare and insurance professionals, banker, regulators as well as ICT professionals, has made records in achieving the highest pre-seed and seed valuation in Asia tech app history. BookDoc is available online, iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

BookDoc

Name: Valerie Voon
Tel: +6 019 336 6758
Email: valerievoon@bookdoc.com

Berjaya Hotels & Resorts

Name: Nuraishah Mohd Salim
Tel: +6 013 320 4519
Email: nuraishah.ms@berjayahotel.com

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