Malaysia Spas Win World Luxury Spa Awards 2014

4 Malaysian Spas Win World Luxury Spa Awards 2014

Spas in Malaysia have been noted as world class in the recent years and for the World Luxury Spa Awards 2014, 4 luxury spas from around Malaysia have won this prestigious awards. The voting process is determined by the guest where the winners and finalists were selected by means of…

AirAsia Indonesia Plane

Thunderstorm as the cause of AirAsia QZ8501 mishap

Thunderstorm as the cause of AirAsia QZ8501 mishap – Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 climbed at least five times its capability before it stalled and plummeted into the Java Sea killing all 162 aboard. Yesterday, Indonesia’s Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan citing radar tapes, told media that, “the A320 suddenly went up at…

Conquest of the Skies in Sabah

Conquest of the Skies to Boost Sabah as Eco Tourism Destination

Conquest of the Skies to Boost Sabah as Eco Tourism Destination –  The launch of British naturalist Sir David Atten­borough’s documentary film Conquest of the Skies will bring Sabah tourism to greater heights, said state Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun. He said the documentary would boost Sabah…

ERL KL TravelPass One

ERL Express Launches KL TravelPass One Card

Express Rail Link Sdn. Bhd. (ERL) recently launched the KL TravelPass, an integrated smart card ticket that can be used on all major public transportation systems in Kuala Lumpur including the KLIA Ekspres, RapidKL LRT and buses, and the KL Monorail. Targeted at inbound visitors travelling to Kuala Lumpur, the card…

Malaysia Among Top 5 Best Place to Retire

Malaysia Among Top 5 Best Place to Retire

Malaysia Among Top 5 Best Place to Retire – Malaysia has been voted among the top 5 best place to retire based on the Annual Global Retirement Index for 2014 by International Living. Malaysia was listed as one of the top five retirement destinations, just behind Ecuador, Mexico and Panama…

1600 Pandas in Malaysia at Publika

1600 Pandas in Malaysia at Publika KL

After travelling to more than 15 iconic locations in Peninsular Malaysia to promote the importance of environmental conservation and sustainable development through a series of flash mob, the 1600 Pandas has gathered at Publika for a grand exhibition, offering the public the opportunity to get up close with the pandas,…

Malaysia Airlines 2015 Specials Sale Promotion

Malaysia Airlines 2015 Specials Sale

Malaysia Airlines 2015 Specials Sale is back  this year and is kick starting the year with incredibly low fares as its ‘2015 Specials’ launches at 12 midnight tomorrow. This is the time for avid travelers to plan their travel for the entire year as the airline offers some never-before deals….

The Datai wins best luxury hideaway resort in Asia

The Datai wins best luxury hideaway resort in Asia

A Malaysian resort clinched top honours at a recent prestigious travel award ceremony held in South Africa. The Datai, Langkawi won the Best Luxury Hideaway Resort in Asia at the World Luxury Hotel Awards held in Cape Town, South Africa recently. “This award is highly coveted in our field, and we…

Sarawak Cruise Ship 2015

First Cruise Ship Arrival in Sarawak for 2015

The first cruise ship for 2015, the Silverwind Monaco, sailed into Sarawak and docked at the Bintulu Port on 6th January 2015 at 8:00 a.m. This is Silverwind Monaco’s first arrival for the year and Sarawak is expected to receive a total of 8 confirmed cruise ships for the year 2015 with…

Indonesia Travel Warning

Travellers to Indonesia warned of new terrorist threat

Britons travelling to Indonesia have been warned of a new terrorist threat against US-associated hotels and banks in Surabaya. The UK Foreign Office said the US Embassy issued the warning on January 3 and yesterday it urged travellers to be ‘particularly vigilant’ in these areas. Around 22,000 British nationals visit…

KL Tourism Ambassador Programme

Kuala Lumpur Tourism Ambassador Programme Launched

Kuala Lumpur Tourism Ambassador Programme Launched In a bid to boost international arrivals to 16 million tourists a year by 2015, Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur has launched two new tourism initiatives. The KL Tourism Ambassador programme (KLAP) will leverage the local knowledge and enthusiasm of a team of 40 youth…

Myfest 2015 grand launch event postponed

Myfest 2015 grand launch event postponed

Myfest 2015 grand launch event postponed – The Ministry of Tourism and Culture has postponed the launch of Malaysia Year of Festivals 2015 (MyFest 2015) that was scheduled on January 10 to a later date, in light of the floods that have hit several states. Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri…

airasia flight qz8501 updates

AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 December 31st Update Press Release

  SURABAYA, 31st DECEMBER 2014 – AirAsia Indonesia wishes to update that The National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) Republic of Indonesia and other relevant authorities continue to search and recover the passengers of QZ 8501 in the Karimata Strait area. Earlier today, Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia and…

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Latest News

AIRASIA INDONESIA FLIGHT QZ8501 Press Release

 AIRASIA INDONESIA FLIGHT QZ8501 AirAsia Indonesia regrets to confirm that flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control at 07:24 (Surabaya LT) this morning. The flight took off from Juanda International Airport in Surabaya at 0535hours. The aircraft was an Airbus A320-200 with the registration…

AirAsia Plane Missing - Flight QZ8501

AirAsia Plane Missing – Flight QZ8501

AirAsia Plane Missing Flight QZ8501 – Shockingly, an AirAsia plane carrying 162 passengers from Surabaya to Singapore goes missing early Sunday morning 28th December as reported. The last communication between the pilot and air traffic control was at 6.13 a.m. (2313 GMT Saturday) when the pilot “asked to avoid clouds…