Posts by: Gaya Travel

Germany has an outstanding reputation as a country, economic power and of course, travel destination. Since the country’s reunification in 1989/1990, it has recorded a robust growth in terms of the number of overnight stays by international visitors, including those from the Association of the South East Asian Nations...

SEPANG, Selangor – Malaysia Airports (Niaga) Sdn Bhd also known as Eraman presented the prizes for its two contests organized late last year during a prize giving ceremony held today at EXpress, Level 3 Domestic Arrival, KLIA. The two contests Shop & Stay and Dining Contest were both held in September and October 2017...

Tokyo – Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host a “Cherry Blossom Spring Fair” from March 1 (Thursday) to April 30 (Monday), 2018 at eight of our restaurants, including French and Italian Cuisine, Chinese Dinning, Japanese Kaiseki...

Happy New Year 2018! Though 2017 has its fair share of fun and excitement, many are positively looking forward to 2018, which is expected to be better. Beginning this year and starting from this issue (Issue 12.6/13.1), Gaya Travel Magazine will be published quarterly (four times a year). At the same time, Gaya...

Gaya Travel Magazine recently interviewed Mr. P.M. Withana, the Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotional Bureau and the Chairman of Sri Lankan Tourism Development Authority to learn more about the state of Sri Lanka’s tourism industry.   Tourism as a main income earner The interview kickstarted on how the Sri Lanka’s...

Gaya Travel Magazine talks with Mr. Jack Widagdo – then General Manager of Alila Solo but now the General Manager of Alila Tianxi Lake – regarding the elegant city of Solo and the avant-garde Alila Solo. Talking about Solo, it is strategically located between Semarang in the north and Jogjakarta in the south, including...

Gaya Travel Magazine talks to Google Malaysia’s Head of Ecommerce, Travel and Financial Services Marc Woo and Malaysia Airlines’ Chief Commercial Officer Arved Von Zur Muehlen about the rising interest among Malaysian travellers towards China and the country’s contribution towards tourism arrivals into Malaysia. Both...

JAPAN DESIGN WEEK will be held for the first time in Shikoku, “MATSUYAMA DESIGN WEEK” on February 9th (Fri) to 12th (Mon), 2018. MATSUYAMA DESIGN WEEK is a part of JAPAN DESIGN WEEK. This regional creation project will be held for the first time in Shikoku. The aims are for the residents to revitalize the community with...

Feel the wonder and excitement at Lost World Of Tambun this festive season IPOH, 26 January 2018 – In conjunction with the Chinese New Year festivities, Lost World Of Tambun (LWOT) has launched its latest attraction, ‘Luminous Forest’ – an enchanting landmark transformed into an extraordinary luminous landscape where...

Exciting new line-up to showcase the next generation of French talents Kuala Lumpur, 23 January 2018— SNEAK PEEK: The 17th edition of Le French Festival (LFF) is making its annual appearance as the largest French event in Malaysia. Taking place a little earlier this year from 12th April to 20th May, culture...

Legendary rainforest and beach resort closes for 10-month restoration 23rd January 2018 – The Datai Langkawi officially closed its door on 4th September as the resort embarks on an extensive restoration project. The 10-month regeneration, the first of its scale since its inception in 1993, will see Malaysia’s...

SINGAPORE – January blues be banished – it’s time for hotel lovers the world over to raise their glasses to the winners of the Mr & Mrs Smith Hotel Awards… And the first to be popping corks will be Provençe’s art-packed escape, Villa La Coste, named Best Smith Hotel 2018 – the judges and the public alike swayed by its...

Malaysia – American Tourister, the world’s leading fashionable, youthful, international luggage brand, is proud to announce the signing of international football superstar and fashion icon, Cristiano Ronaldo, as its new brand ambassador for 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo is undoubtedly one of the best footballers of all...

An Annual Forum in South Korea on Issues of the Environment and Global Citizenship PyeongChang, Republic of Korea –  Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea, host of the XXIII Winter Olympic Games, last week launched the “PyeongChang Forum for the Earth and its Citizens,” an annual meeting designed to create a global...

Delicious Malaysia – the well-loved restaurant chain by many Malaysians – is ready to win hearts again with a new enhanced menu and its three successfully rebranded outlets including the latest flagship store at Bangsar Village II. Under the management of Envictus International Holdings Limited, the flagship...

Singapore – Hot off the announcement of their top destinations for 2018, luxury tour operator Scott Dunn delves deeper into why desert destinations like Jordan and Oman will top travel lists next year. Despite escaping the notice of all but the most adventurous of travellers for years, the centrally located countries...

Luxury cruise line catering to the regional high-end market and further supporting Malaysia’s cruise tourism sector Port Klang – Dream Cruises, the luxury Asian cruise brand of Genting Cruise Lines, celebrated the arrival of Genting Dream today at the Boustead Cruise Centre in Port Klang, Selangor, in the presence of...

Kuala Lumpur, 11 Dec 2017 – Impiana KLCC Hotel ushers in the festive season with a delicious dining and fun-filled entertainment for the whole family throughout Christmas.  Befitting the celebration, the hotel’s décor brings to life the festive and joyous season as guest set their sights on the beautiful Christmas...

KELANA JAYA — Tiffin Food Court, the experiential food event that is scheduled to take place in the 30,000 sq ft disused warehouse in the Sungai Way Free Trade Industrial Zone will be postponed until further notice. Freeform’s decision was made in an effort to comply with newly raised queries by the authorities about...

Empire Hotel Subang ushers in the festive season with mouth-watering favourites for the whole family during Christmas and New Year this 2017 at its Kitchen Art Brasserie. The hotel’s experienced culinary team proudly presents an array of popular dishes from Orange Smoked Duck, Spinach Quiche, Spanish Paella, and...

Petaling Jaya – The Academy of Pastry Arts Malaysia is set to open its doors to the public on the 16th of December, hosting Malaysia’s first Academy Pastry Festival Malaysia 2017. The Festival will feature world class pastries for sale, intricate hand-crafted sugar and chocolate sculptures, trial classes and Academy...

A ​reinvention ​of ​the ​quintessential ​Malaysian ​food ​court ​experience, Tiffin ​Food ​Court ​is ​a ​cashless ​3-weekend ​event ​serving ​cuisine ​from ​16 ​countries ​like you’ve ​never ​encountered KELANA ​JAYA — Tiffin Food ​Court, ​three-weekend ​long ​thematic ​fiesta celebrating ​food ​and ​more, ​will ​open...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (4 December 2017) – AVIAREPS, the global leader in tourism, aviation and hospitality representation with 65 offices in 47 countries around the world, has been appointed by BASSAKA AIR, a passenger airline with its main hub located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as its General Sales Agent in Malaysia...

Putrajaya 4 December 2017 – Effective 1 January 2018, Putrajaya Shangri-La will be known as PULSE GRANDE HOTEL Precinct 1 Putrajaya, the first property under the PULSE GRANDE HOTEL Group brand. The announcement was made by Dato’ Badlishah Haji Ahmad, Group Chief Executive, Putrajaya Leisures and Services Group Sdn Bhd...

Kuala Lumpur, 30 November 2017 – “Macao Light Festival 2017 – AMOR MACAU” will come on stage at various locations in Macao, presenting a glamorous journey brimming with love and dreams that is well-designed and created in concerted effort by over a hundred Macao transmedia creators and the organizer – Macao Government...