Garden guides let loose in the city!

We had a splendid day in George Town with all the garden guides (all but one – Raja) being taken on a tour by a very experienced and seasoned Teresa Capol. Teresa has been giving historical tours of George Town for 10 years now and her passion and camarederie with the many vendors and residents of Little India was warming … Read more

Weekend Guided Tours

Ladies and Gentleness – we are pleased to announce that we are running all day guided tours in the mornings and afternoons of Saturdays and Sundays. I’ll say that again – Guided tours are now available from 9.00am – 5.00pm (upon guides availibililty) on Saturdays and Sundays due to popular demand. Interested in being a … Read more

Downtown @ Tune Hotel

Tune Hotel has arrived in Penang! Yep, the quite brilliant brainchild of entrepreneur king Dato’ Tony Fernandes has landed in Burma Road and was officially launched yesterday. It joins the league of Tune Hotels already established in KL, LCCT, Kuching and soon to be Bali and beyond. An entity totally independent from his flagship business AirAsia, … Read more

Gardens Vacancy

PUBLIC RELATIONS Do you love people? Do you understand what it means to ‘build relationships’ and does that attract you? Do you want to join a young company with a lot of growth potential? Do you want to be a part of a business team that is progressive, open to ideas and loves our tropical … Read more

Governor of Sarawak visits the gardens

Announcing the arrival of Tuan yang Terutama yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak Tun Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Muhammad Salahuddin dan Y.A. Bhg. Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Hajah Rokiah…. To those unfamiliar with the protocol and titles of Malaysian Heads of State, the Governor of Sarawak and his consort visited the gardens on Sunday 15 March 2009. We also … Read more

CAR FREE DAY 25 March 09 – Earth Hour 2009

 Earth Hour 2009 Presents CAR FREE DAY WED,25 MAR 2009    In conjunction with Earth Hour 2009, Tropical Spice Garden & Rapid Penang have combined forces to campaign to reduce as many cars from the road as possible for one day on Wednesday, 25 March 2009. The campaign carries a simple and straightforward message – ‘Don’t Use … Read more

It’s not all gloom and doom

I am new at this phenomenon of blogging – forgive my naiveté and my rather clichéd title. But an attitude of gloom begets a reality of doom. And well, I want to correct that, in any small way I can offer. 2008 was actually a good year for the gardens and we managed to accomplish … Read more

Join the Garden Team!

Yes we are hiring – Gift Shop Coordinator It’s a great job for someone on one condition – YOU MUST ADORE THE GARDENS! Of course there are other qualities that we are looking for too. So give us a call and find our more. Training provided. Call Kat at the office for further enquiries 04-8811797. … Read more