YES Announces Partnership with Kuala Lumpur Mayor's Tourism Awards 2014



Kuala Lumpur, 24 April 2014 - Yes, a mobile 4G brand under YTL Communications Sdn Bhd officially announced that it has partnered with Kuala Lumpur Mayor's Tourism Awards 2014 (KLMTA 2014) to transform the awards judging system into a cloud-based, digital platform made possible by high-speed 4G Internet and technology.

The panel of judges for all 11 main categories in this year’s awards will be connect to the Yes 4G network, where they can easily review and evaluate each entry online anytime, anywhere on their Samsung 4G Chromebook. These Chromebooks are sleek, thin and lightweight, making them ideal for daily computing needs. The cloud-computing devices come with built-in 4G chipset that enables seamless and always-on Internet.

Scores are then automatically submitted for online tabulation, eliminating the need for hand-scoring and guarantees that all scores are accurate. This new way of cloud-based judging platform streamlines the review processes, making it simple, easy and effective to help the community to move forward with new technology. At the unveiling of KLMTA 2014's awards partners, Dato Yeoh Soo Keng, Executive Director of YTL said, "As Malaysia's largest 4G network, we at Yes are proud to be partnering with the Kuala Lumpur Mayor's Tourism Awards 2014 and to lend our full support to one of the most respected award programs that celebrate excellence in the tourism sector in this city."

"This new method of paperless judging is the first of its kind which leverages the fusion of Internet and cloud computing technology. For a renowned awards recognition platform such as Kuala Lumpur Major's Tourism Awards, a sophisticated judging infrastructure with high-speed broadband network is essential. At Yes, we facilitate the judging of entries by providing the panel with 24/7 secure online access to entries for real-time review and scoring,"
added YTL Communications Chief Executive Officer Wing K. Lee.

"What I like about this new tech judging method by YES, is - it is paperless, it promotes a transparent judging process and accurate results will be produced", said the Mayor of Kuala Lumpur YBhg. Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib.

The nominations and judging process will lead to KLMTA's presentation which will be held in June 2014. Information on the KLMTA 2014 program, the nomination process and the latest news are available on the official awards website at www.klmayortourismawards.com. For enquiries on KLMTA 2014, please contact Noraza Yusof, Head of KLMTA 2014 Secretariat at 013-3399915 or email to norazayusof@gmail.com.

About Kuala Lumpur Mayor's Tourism Awards (KLMTA)
The KLMTA, now in the 2nd edition, is organised by Kuala Lumpur City Hall through its Tourism Unity. Held once in every three years, these awards honour the excellent contributors in the Kuala Lumpur tourism industry. The objectives of KLMTA are to recognise and reward the establishments and individuals who have delivered innovations, quality service and products on par with global offerings; and to set a standard that will act as a benchmark for excellence products and services across the tourism sector in Kuala Lumpur. For more information, please visit www.klmayortourismawards.com.