Japan's Taxi Association Visits Malaysia

Japan’s Taxi Association Visits Malaysia

The Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz hosted a dinner to welcome 50 members of Sango Taxi Association from Osaka and two members each from Kobe and Fukuoka’s taxi associations at the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur Hotel today. This is the second visit to Malaysia…

MITM 2015

MITM 2015 – Malaysia Airlines Deals

In conjunction with the Malaysia International Travel Mart (MITM 2015), Malaysia Airlines will be treating its customers to some irresistible travel deals via its website, www. malaysiaairlines.com beginning today until 17 August 2015. Travelers will be able to enjoy some great bargains on Malaysia Airlines’ domestic and international routes for…

Malaysian Tourism Minister France Trip

Malaysian Tourism Minister Visits France

The Malaysian Tourism and Culture Minister, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz made a visit to Paris for a trade luncheon meeting with selected French tour operators and trade media for a working trip to Milan. Dato’ Seri Nazri updated the French tour operators and journalists on the latest tourism developments in…

RWMF 2015

RWMF 2015 Performers

This year, the Rainforest World Music Festival or RWMF 2015 is happening from 7-9 August in Sarawak. Being the 18th year this world recognized festival has been running, there are some pretty interesting line ups spread over three days at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong. Festival goers would also…

KL-Padang Besar ETS Electric Train Services Starts

KL-Padang Besar ETS Electric Train Services Starts

The electric train service (ETS) from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar via Ipoh starts today, in time for the festive season. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the twice-daily service would be increased later. The fare from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar, which takes four hours and 45…

Tourism Malaysia News

Tourism Malaysia News 7-8 July

This roundup of Tourism in Malaysia news is for 7-8 July collected from various online sources. Taxi industry must buck up or put up with Uber, GrabCar In a sobering blog entry about the less than satisfactory standards of the local taxi industry, chairman of the Malaysian Tourism and Promotion…

Kuala Lumpur Landmark

Tourism Malaysia News 6 July

Malaysia Travel News has come up with a new segment where we will share tourism related news collected form various news portals and websites about Tourism in Malaysia. The links to the full stories will also be at the end of each article or news and it will be hyper-linked….

Free Visa for Malaysians to China

China willing to scrap visa for Malaysia

Malaysians may soon be able to visit China without any visa requirement, said Chinese ambassador to Malaysia Dr Huang Huikang. Speaking during the Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce’s 25th anniversary dinner here, Dr Huang promised that China would fully cooperate with Malaysia to make the dream of travelling to the country visa-free…

Johor Aims To Attract More Tourists From ASEAN Countries

Johor Aims To Attract More Tourists From ASEAN Countries

Johor aims to attract more tourists from ASEAN countries via its business-to-business (B2B) sales missions to various countries this year. State Tourism, Trade and Consumerism Committee chairman, Datuk Tee Siew Kiong, said the B2B promotions were expected to give better impact. “We can match tour agencies in both destinations. This year…

Bukit Larut cable car

Bukit Larut Taiping Cable Car Project

The Perak government will go ahead with the Bukit Larut Cable Car project despite financial constraints and objections from various quarters. State tourism committee chairman Datuk Nolee Ashilin Mohd Radzi said the Taiping Municipal Council was conducting a study to find the best approach to manage and develop Bukit Larut…

KL-Butterworth ETS Train

KL to Butterworth ETS train starting July 2015

KTM will launch a 3 hour Electric Train Service (ETS) linking Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth which will start operations in July 2015. The tentative launch date was set to 9th July but it is still unconfirmed. Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad chairman Datuk Nawawi Ahmad said the KL to Butterworth ETS trainwould…

Monorel Melaka

Malacca wants to revive monorail project

  The state government is resolute in reviving the Malacca Historic City Council monorail line despite the many glitches that halted its operation. The system is too expensive to be left abandoned and must be revived, it said. The line cost RM15.9mil to build and spans 1.6km, from Taman Rempah…

AirAsia Free Seats Promotion June

AirAsia Free Seats Promotion June

AirAsia Free Seats Promotion June 2015 is back with 3 million promo seats up for grabs for selected AirAsia and AirAsia X flights throughout the airline’s extensive route network. The promotional all-in-fares are from as low as RM9.54 inclusive of applicable taxes and fees one way. For free seats promotion, guests…

27.4 Million Tourists Spent RM10.4B in Malaysia for 2014

27.4 Million Tourists Spent RM10.4B On F&B In 2014

Some 27.4 million tourists spent RM10.4 billion on food and beverage during their visit to Malaysia last year. In view of this, Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz said the ministry would continue to boost the tourism sector, especially with regard to food as an attraction for…