YTL Hotels offers all-inclusive deals for 3 of their resorts

YTL Hotel Resort Promotion

YTL Hotels offers all-inclusive deals for 3 of their resorts For those looking to plan a short beach break as we approach midyear, YTL Hotels’ renowned beachside getaways, Pangkor Laut Resort, Gaya Island Resort and Spa Village Resort Tembok, Bali are offering residents of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei exclusive fullboard island getaways from only MYR899 per room, per [...]

AirAsia presents 3 new international routes from Johor Bahru hub

Air Asia New Destinations

AirAsia presents 3 new international routes from Johor Bahru hub AirAsia announced the launch of three new international routes from its hub in Johor Bahru, connecting the southern region of Peninsular Malaysia to Yogyakarta (4x weekly) and Lombok (3x weekly) in Indonesia; and Ho Chi Minh City (4x weekly) in Vietnam. The three new international [...]

Malaysia expects little tourism impact from missing flight MH370

Pavilion KL

Malaysia expects little tourism impact from missing flight MH370 As the mystery of what happened to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight deepens, tourism officials and agents say they don’t expect a significant impact on visitors seeking this nation’s beaches and cultural diversity. The country hopes to lure 28 million foreign tourists this year, up from 25.7 [...]

Kidnappers Demand US$11 Million for Chinese Tourist

Singamata Resort

Kidnappers Demand US$11 Million for Chinese Tourist Kidnappers based in the southern Philippines have demanded more than $11 million in ransom for a Chinese tourist abducted from a Malaysian dive resort, a senior minister said Thursday. Malaysian Home Minister Zahid Hamidi told AFP the family of Gao Huayun, who was kidnapped by gunmen on April 2 [...]

Top Destination for 2014 – TripAdvisor

Top Destination for 2014

Top Destination for 2014 – TripAdvisor Istanbul has emerged as the top destination in a ranking that serves as a barometer of the most popular travel hotspots trending around the world in 2014. The largest city in Turkey has pulled off an impressive feat in the sixth edition of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Destinations 2014 report, [...]

Nickelodeon to open at Sunway Lagoon theme park

Nickelodeon Sunway Lagoon theme park

Nickelodeon to open at Sunway Lagoon theme park Sunway Group yesterday announced it will open Asia’s first Nickelodeon-branded attraction zone within Sunway Lagoon theme park come March 2015. In a strategic collaboration with Viacom International Media Networks Asia, the Nickelodeon Explorers’ Oasis will receive a total investment sum of RM100 million (US$30.9 million). Nickelodeon will [...]

AirAsia to begin flights to Visakhapatnam

AirAsia to begin flights to Visakhapatnam

AirAsia to begin flights to Visakhapatnam AirAsia will commence thrice-weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to the port city of Visakhapatnam this October. Speaking to the media during a meeting with Air Travellers Association in Bengaluru, AirAsia India’s general manager, Suresh Nair, said that Visakhapatnam has excellent potential because of its status as an industrial hub [...]

National-level Songkran festival scaled down due to MH370 tragedy

Malaysia Songkran Festival

National-level Songkran festival scaled down due to MH370 tragedy The national level Songkran festival to be held at Wat Titi Akar in Pendang this Saturday, will be scaled down out of respect to the families of the MH370 passengers and crew. State Tourism, Indian and Siamese Community Affairs committee chairman Datuk Mohd Rawi Abdul Hamid [...]

AirAsia X 48 hours Sale

AirAsia X 48 hours Sale

AirAsia X 48 hours Sale AirAsia X, the long-haul, low fare airline affiliate of the AirAsia Group is offering 48 hours sale to its destinations in Australia, Japan, China and Sri Lanka. AirAsia X Chief Executive Officer, Azran Osman-Rani said, “This 48 hours sale is our way of showing appreciation to the continuous support given by [...]

Terengganu records 30 turtle landings since Jan

Terengganu turtle landings

Terengganu records 30 turtle landings since Jan The Terengganu Fisheries Department recorded about 30 turtle landings in the state since the beginning of January till March this year, for the nesting season. Its director, Abdul Khalid Abdul Karim, said since the landing season was early this year, turtles laid about 13,000 eggs which were incubated for [...]

SummerNats Malaysia 2014 Launching

SummerNats Malaysia

SummerNats Malaysia 2014 Launching The largest congregation of classic, custom, hot rods, muscle and super cars and motorcycles 8 April 2014 – Australia’s biggest automotive event, Summer Nationals or SummerNats, is coming to Malaysia and for motor heads, the hosting of the very first SummerNats Malaysia is going to be the start of a huge [...]

Airport Cities World Conference, platform for Aeropolis development

Airport Cities World Conference 2014 Malaysia

Airport Cities World Conference, platform for Aeropolis development The Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition is the perfect platform for many industry players and experts, business owners and master-planners to exchange invaluable insight and knowledge on the great potential of developing an aeropolis. Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Abdul Aziz Kaprawi said the conference could ensure that [...]

Confiscated Turtle recovering at Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre Sabah

Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre Sabah

Confiscated Turtle recovering at Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre Sabah The evening of April 4th proved to be an eventful one for Gaya Island Resort and its Marine team after the resort’s Turtle Hotline received a report that there was a Green Sea Turtle in distress in the Papar Area of the West Coast Division of Sabah, and [...]

Lucrative China-Malaysia relations not derailed by search for MH370

MH370 Latest News

Lucrative China-Malaysia relations not derailed by search for MH370 If the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 caused a rift in China-Malaysia relations, the two countries appear to have put it behind them. Recent comments by officials in both Kuala Lumpur and Beijing have emphasized the active cooperation between the two countries, while also downplaying accusations [...]

Junaidi slammed for ‘close shop’ remark on Sabah kidnapping case

Junaidi slammed for 'close shop' remark on Sabah kidnapping case

Junaidi slammed for ‘close shop’ remark on Sabah kidnapping case The suggestion by Deputy Home Minister Datuk Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar for far-flung resorts in Sabah to cease operations has been roundly criticised by both the Barisan Nasional and opposition. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said he was not even sure [...]