AirAsia Asean Pass

AirAsia Asean Pass Launched

AirAsia introduced the “AirAsia Asean Pass” and the “AirAsia Asean Pass+” in an effort to boost travel by making traveling within the region a seamless experience. The passes are available from today at www.airasia.com, with the AirAsia Asean Pass retailing at RM499 for 10 credits and AirAsia Asean Pass+ for…

MMF2015 Malaysian Live Band Festival

MMF2015 Malaysian Live Band Festival

The inaugural MMF2015 Malaysian Live Band Festival or My Music Festival 2015 is taking place at Sunway Surf Beach this 8th March and this will be the Largest Malaysian Live Band Music Festival in the country featuring a special performance by international British Rock Legends “Smokie” as part of their 40th Anniversary World…

Malaysian 'Boob Job' Tourism Ad Banned

Malaysian ‘Boob Job’ Tourism Ad Banned

An advert that encourages tourists to fly to Malaysia for breast enhancement surgery has been banned by the Advertising Standards Association (ASA). The poster, which was put up at several motorway services and shopping centres around the UK, said: “Did you know … ‘Boob job’ is the most popular cosmetic…

PATA Gold Awards 2015

PATA Gold Awards 2015 open for submissions

PATA Gold Awards 2015 will include three new categories which are Marketing – Youth Travel, Adventure Travel, and Marketing Media – Mobile Travel Application and the deadline for entries is April 30, 2015. Travel and tourism industry organisations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions in successfully promoting the travel…

Education Tourism Malaysia

Malaysia Ranked World No.9 Destination For Further Studies

Malaysia is now ranked the ninth destination of choice in the world for international students to continue their studies. Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said this proved that the education system in the country was of quality and on par with other developed countries. He said “Our university ranking…

Malaysia International Dive Expo MIDE 2015

Malaysia International Dive Expo MIDE 2015

The 9th Edition of Malaysia International Dive Expo MIDE 2015 which is packed with excitement will be scheduled from 6 to 8 June 2014 at Hall 3, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This will have the scuba diving community looking forward to three days of outstanding scuba experience…

Cab2KLIA Taxi Service

Cab2KLIA Taxi Service Launched

  Cab2KLIA Taxi Service was recently launched by Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz who also said initiatives or programmes to improve the quality of taxi service will be promoted in national tourism campaigns. Efforts to improve the quality of taxi service have become the ministry’s main…

Sabah Tourism Federation

Tourism bodies in Sabah now under STF umbrella

The formation of the Sabah Tourism Federation (STF) protem committee aiming to promote camaraderie and promotion of tourism both domestic and international was launched on the 11th February 2015. The STF will also act as a consultative body and representative of the tourism industry in Sabah besides looking after the…

BMW Malaysia Tennis Open 2015

BMW Malaysia Tennis Open 2015 To Put Malaysia On World Sporting Map

The BMW Malaysian Tennis Open 2015 is going to be held from March 2-8 at the Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) and is expected to put Malaysia on the map as a host of world class tennis tournaments. Tournament director Keld Kristiansen said the US$250,000 (RM885,250) tournament has grown annually…

2015 is Visit Selangor Year

2015 is Visit Selangor Year

2015 has been declared “Visit Selangor Year” with nature, sports and heritage attractions to be highlighted. The year-long campaign follows the first “Visit Selangor Year” in 2000. In a statement, Tourism Selangor said several exciting events and activities have been planned throughout the year, including the recently-concluded Temasya from Jan…

Indian Tourist to Malaysia up 20%

Indian Tourist to Malaysia up 20%

Indian tourists visiting Malaysia grew by an impressive 20.7% growth in the first 10 months last year, unmoved by the national airline tragedies or kidnappings in Sabah. According to Tourism Malaysia, between January and October last year (2014), 643,335 Indian tourists visited Malaysia, compared with 532,964 during same period in 2013….

Caravan Farmers Market in KL

Caravan Farmers Market in KL a New Tourism Product

Caravan Farmers Market in KL a New Tourism Product – The Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA)’s concept of caravan farmers’ market can be a tourism product for Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur Mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib said that towards this end, Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) would assist FAMA in providing…

Kuala Lumpur Ranked No.9 in World's Leading Cities

Kuala Lumpur Ranked No.9 in World’s Leading Cities

Kuala Lumpur Ranked No.9 in World’s Leading Cities – KL is ranked number nine out of 100 leading cities in the world in terms of international tourist arrivals by the Euromonitor International in its annual Top City Destinations ranking 2013. Kuala Lumpur Mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib said the report…

Malaysia Targets 14M Tourist Arrivals From Singapore for 2015

Malaysia Targets 14M Tourist Arrivals From Singapore for 2015

With the new tourism campaign, Malaysia Year of Festivals 2015 (MyFest 2015), Tourism Malaysia targets 14 million tourist arrivals from Singapore this year, says Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board chairman Tan Sri Dr Ng Yen Yen. “Singapore is our anchor land, very important that we consistently give good products to Singaporeans…

Celyn Resort Kinabalu Wins Agoda 2014 Gold Circle Awards

Celyn Resort Kinabalu Wins Agoda 2014 Gold Circle Awards

Celyn Resort Kinabalu is proud to be among the recipients of the 2014 Gold Circle Awards presented by international Agoda Company Pte Ltd (Agoda.com), which is a leading Asia-based, online accommodation reservations company that specializes in securing the lowest discount accommodation prices. Surrounded by the luscious greeneries and fresh cool…