Tony Fernandes Named TIME MAGAZINE TIME 100 Most Influential People in the World

Tony Fernandes Named TIME 100 Most Influential People in the World

Tony Fernandes Named TIME 100 Most Influential People in the World – TIME Magazine named Tony Fernandes to the 2015 TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.  The list, now in its twelfth year, recognizes the activism, innovation and achievement of the world’s…

Illegal operators killing tourism in Sabah

Illegal operators ‘killing’ tourism in Sabah

Illegal operators ‘killing’ tourism in Sabah –  Illegal tour operators in the state are like a time bomb waiting to explode and destroy Sabah’s tourism industry, said Sabah Backpacker Operators Association (SBAO) president Richie Lee. According to Lee, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) has increased enforcement over the…

Chiese Tourist in Malaysia

Malaysian Ambassador Optimistic Over Return Of Chinese Tourists

Malaysia’s Ambassador to China, Datuk Zainuddin Yahya has expressed optimism in luring Chinese visitors back to Malaysia, in conjunction with the celebration of Malaysia Year of Festivals 2015 (MyFest 2015). With the implementation of visa-fee waiver for the Chinese tourists, as well as the establishment of consulate offices in Xi’an…

Tune Labs

Tune Labs Launched

The news is out now where serial entrepreneurs Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, Datuk Kamarudin Meranun and Lim Kian Onn (collectively “the Founders”) have announced the launch of their latest venture, Tune Labs, a Kuala Lumpur-based start-up incubator and accelerator program that seeks to identify, mentor and fund entrepreneurs across the…

Malaysia Tourism Awards 2014/2015

Malaysia Tourism Awards 2014/2015 open for nominations

The prestigious Malaysia Tourism Awards 2014/2015 is now open for nominations here the awards recognises and honours local and international tourism industry players for outstanding and innovative products and services, is held once every two years; this will be the 19th edition of the esteemed awards. The Ministry of Tourism and Culture…

Malaysia, a Preferred Birding Destination

Malaysia, a Preferred Birding Destination

The “Malaysia, a Preferred Birding Destination” seminar concluded in early 2015 at Cyberjaya with tourism players and birding enthusiasts feeling excited about elevating the niche interest as one of the main tourism attractions in Malaysia. The seminar, organized by Tourism Malaysia, had brought together some 100 participants comprising government officers…

Malaysia Mega Fam Trip 2015

Malaysia Mega Fam Trip 2015

Malaysia Mega Fam Trip 2015 – Malaysia’s latest mega fam trip concluded in March 2015 with 39 foreign travel agents and media attending the launching of the 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale 2015 and the 6th Malaysia International Shoe Festival here in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Mega Fam 2015 participants who were from Australia, Cambodia,…

Visit Selangor Year 2015 tour Packages

Tour Packages for Visit Selangor Year 2015 Launched

2015 is Visit Selangor Year and Tourism Selangor recently unveiled a series of tour packages showcasing Selangor’s heritage and culture, sports, and ecotourism aspects, and is inviting the trade to spread the word for VSY2015. Theese packages are targeted at domestic and international markets and was created by Tourism Selangor Travel…

Malaysia New Airline - Flymojo

New Airline in Malaysia – Flymojo

Malaysia’s government today announced the establishment of a new airline, called flymojo, and said it has signed a deal with Canadian planemaker Bombardier Inc to buy 20 CS100 aircraft for about US$1.47 billion (RM5.44 billion). The announcement, made in the presence of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the…

Matta Fair March 2015

Matta Fair March 2015 A Success

Matta Fair March 2015 A Success – The 39th MATTA Fair kicked off to an exciting start on Friday, filling seven halls with over 1,000 booths at the Putra World Trade Centre here. Malacca Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron, who launched the fair, praised MATTA for its ceaseless efforts in promoting…

Malaysia Wins 3 Awards at ITB Berlin 2015

Malaysia Wins 3 Awards at ITB Berlin 2015

Malaysia Wins 3 Awards at ITB Berlin 2015 – Malaysia received three awards in Berlin, Germany, last week, a sweet reward to end a successful show at ITB 2015, one of the world’s most prestigious tourism trade events. Malaysia took home the first prize in the print category of the…

My Music Festival Malaysia

My Music Festival 2015 Malaysia

My Music Festival 2015 was a blast at Surf Beach at Sunway Lagoon on the 8th March as Ox Entertainment transformed the Surf Beach into a concert space to remember for MMF2015, the inaugural Live Band Music Festival in Malaysia. The crowd trickled in from 4pm onwards to stand in front of…

Malaysia Wins Top Award at ITB Berlin 2015

Malaysia Wins Top Award at ITB Berlin 2015

Malaysia Wins Top Award at ITB Berlin 2015 – Malaysia took top honors at the The Golden City Gate Awards at the ITB Travel Trade Show here in Berlin which recognizes the best film, print and multimedia promotions in the tourism industry. The winning entry was Tourism Malaysia’s advertisement that…

Make-It-Malaysia

Make-It-Malaysia Tourism Campaign 2015

Make-It-Malaysia Tourism Campaign 2015 – A total of 200 participants, comprising of travel agents, media and TV crew from 14 cities in China, will arrive in Malaysia on the 7th March to participate in the Make It Malaysia familiarization tour programme which is spearheaded by Tourism Malaysia with the support of…

Smokie in Malaysia 2015

Smokie to perform in Malaysia

British Rock Legends Smokie will be performing in Malaysia as part of their 40th Anniversary World Tour for My Music Festival 2015 or MMF2015 – The Largest Malaysian Live Band Music Festival in the country this 8th March 2015 at Sunway Surf Pool, Sunway Lagoon and this is also a…