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E&O launches water limousine service

Eastern & Oriental Bhd officially launched its pilot water limousine service on August 7 between Straits Quay and E&O Hotel. The 14.83m water limousine, named Lady Martina after Sir Francis Light’s little-known common-law wife Martina Rozells, offers tourists a chance to see Penang from the Straits of Malacca.

E&O Group director of Corporate Strategy Lyn Chai said that the company invested some RM18mil into the project, including RM1.1mil to build the pier at E&O Hotel and RM850,000 to refurbish the Lady Martina, which originally came from Malacca.


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