MAS New Golden Lounge Design

Malaysia Airlines New Golden Lounge Design

Malaysia Airlines today announced an extensive redesign of its Golden Lounges for an exciting new pre-flight experience for guests. The new design will combine elements that are uniquely Malaysian with the modern functionality for a truly enhanced travel experience for the Malaysia Airlines New Golden Lounge Design. Passengers will be…

Sabah and Sarawak Tourism News 2016

Sabah and Sarawak Tourism News March 2016

Here is a round up of Sabah and Sarawak tourism news for March 2016 for those wanting to know more about what is happening in these two Malaysian states in Borneo. Poor air links, slowdown hit tourism in Sarawak Foreign arrivals to Sarawak fell short of expectations last year, recording…

New Tourism Malaysia Website

New Tourism Malaysia Website 2016 Launch

A new Tourism Malaysia website is to be launched this 18th February in Kuala Lumpur by the Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri bin Abdul Aziz. The all new look for the Tourism Malaysia’s Consumer and Corporate Website is also being launched at the Dewan Tun…

Singapore vehicles need permit to enter Malaysia 2016

Singapore vehicles need permit to enter Malaysia from May 2016

Malaysia’s long-delayed Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) system requiring Singapore vehicles entering the country to be registered beforehand will be launched in May, according to Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai. The system to be implemented at the two border crossings – the Causeway and the Second Link – with Singapore has…

Going Places Magazine Revamped & New Look

Going Places Magazine Revamped & New Look

Malaysia Airlines is pleased to announce the relaunch of its award-winning in-flight magazine, Going Places, with all-new content and design starting with its February 2016 issue which is produced by Spafax, one of the world’s leading content marketing agencies and providers of in-flight media. Going Places is a monthly travel…

World Ecotourism Conference 2016

World Ecotourism Conference 2016 Malaysia

The 6th World Ecotourism Conference 2016 and the first Malaysia Ecotourism Summit will be held at the Mulu National Park from 27-30 January and at the prestigious Mulu Marriott Resort and Spa. Over 100 delegates comprising mostly high-profile government decision-makers, academicians and representatives from NGOs and international organisations worldwide will…

Tourism News in Malaysia December 2015

Tourism News in Malaysia December 2015

Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday season and Happy New Year 2016. As we round up the year, here is a compilation of travel and tourism news in Malaysia for the month of December 2015 taken from various sites. Once again, we at Malaysia Travel News would like to wish all…

Islamic-compliant Airline Rayani Air

Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant Airline Rayani Air

Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant airline Rayani Air began operations Sunday with its maiden flight taking off from the capital to the resort island of Langkawi, local media reported. In-flight meals served on board its flights are completely halal, with alcohol consumption strictly prohibited. Muslim flight crew must don the hijab while…

Langkawi to be branded as Monaco of the East

Langkawi to be branded as Monaco of the East

The Malaysian Prime Minister wants to turn Langkawi into a high-end tourist destination to spur numerous multiplier effects for the local economy. In a recent report by Bernama News, Prime Minister Najib Razak wants more effort to be put to turn Langkawi into a high-net-worth tourist destination in the region….

Sabah Tourism Awards 2015 Winners

Winners of the Sabah Tourism Awards 2015

Winners of the Sabah Tourism Awards 2015 – The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) and Kinabalu mountain rangers were among the four recipients of the Minister’s Special Award at the 10th Sabah Tourism Awards 2015 here Saturday night, 21st November 2015. Other recipients of the award presented by Sabah Minister…

Malaysia is Asia's Leading Travel Destination

Malaysia is Asia’s Leading Travel Destination

  Malaysia has emerged as the leading destination in Asia, beating out nine other countries including Singapore, Korea, Macau, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The announcement was made at the 22nd Annual World Travel Awards gala ceremony in Hong Kong on Thursday. Tourism Malaysia was also recognised as Asia’s Leading Tourist Board…

PATA InSPIRE Award 2015

Sabah Wins PATA Tourism InSPIRE Award 2015

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the winners of the Tourism InSPIRE Awards 2015. Proudly supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Support Component (RPSC), managed by UNEP, funded by the European Union, and implemented by PATA, the awards recognise six…

Tourism Malaysia Wins 2 Awards at Taipei Travel Fair 2015

Tourism Malaysia Wins 2 Awards at Taipei Travel Fair 2015

TAIPEI, 9 November 2015: Tourism Malaysia received the Best Performance Group Award and Best Booth Design Award for National Tourism Organisation (NTO) at the 23rd Taipei International Travel Fair 2015 (TITF 2015), which is the largest travel fair in Taiwan. The event was held from 6 to 9 November at the…

Asia's Best Golf Destination 2015

Malaysia Wins Asia’s Best Golf Destination 2015

PUTRAJAYA, 12 November 2015 – Malaysia’s golf tourism industry added another feather to its cap when the country took home the ‘Asia’s Best Golf Destination 2015’ award at the 2nd Annual World Golf Awards in Portugal on 7 November. The Els Club Teluk Datai in Langkawi, which received the ‘World’s…

Tourism Malaysia at WTM 2015 London to Promote Malaysia

Tourism Malaysia at WTM2015 to Promote Malaysia

  The Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz is leading a delegation to promote the country’s tourism offerings and tour packages at the 36th World Travel Market (WTM) London. The four-day business-to-business exhibition for the global travel and tourism industry begins today at ExCel,…