Posts by: Gaya Travel

Participants get covered in vivid colors in the ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet’ KUALA LUMPUR, 13 August 2017 – With its motto of “Happiest 5K on the Planet”, The Color Run™ with CIMB Bank (or “CIMB”) as the Presenting Sponsor, hit the streets of Kuala Lumpur for the second time since 2014. Over 13,000 runners were covered...

Celebrate the colours of Malaysia and foster unity Bandar Sunway, 11 August 2017 – Celebrate Malaysia’s rich cultural heritage in conjunction with National Day and Malaysia Day as Sunway Lagoon welcomes you to its ‘We Are Malaysia’ campaign running from 11th August 2017 to 30th September 2017! Playing host to a myriad...

HOT! HOT! HOT! ANNUAL HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL HEATS UP YARRA VALLEY & GREAT OCEAN ROAD  Lovers of hot chocolate should get set for 31 different reasons to venture to the Surf Coast or the Yarra Valley when the Great Ocean Road & Yarra Valley Chocolateries stage their annual Hot Chocolate Festival. The seasonal...

Eid Al Adha (Hajj celebration day), is a festival that is celebrated across the world in Islamic communities and occurs towards the culmination of the Hajj pilgrimage every year. It’s the second most important festival in the Islamic calendar which marks the end of Hajj. Immerse in awe-inspiring Islamic architecture...

KUALA LUMPUR, August 10, 2017 – Social enterprise Projek57 flagged off its nationwide Projek57 Unity Ride from Dataran Merdeka recently with the aim to spur conversations about the need for greater unity amongst Malaysians from all walks of life. Unity Ride Flag off by Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Syed Hamid Bin Syed Jaafar...

PHOTO FACE-OFF Season Four premiering on 24th August, 9pm on HISTORY® 08 AUGUST 2017, PETALING JAYA:  Viewers are set to uncover the region’s next top amateur photographer on the fourth season of Southeast Asia’s first and top photography reality competition series PHOTO FACE-OFF, a HISTORY Asia original production,...

HISTORY Con 2017, the first-ever mega entertainment convention in Malaysia saw over 21,000 visitors flooded the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) last weekend. The convention, which housed a host of exhibitions and activities for all ages and interests, had also brought in popular HISTORY® and LIFETIME®...

Tokyo Skytree® right outside your window! First opened to the public on 1 April 2017, the design-centric hotel ONE@Tokyo has recently celebrated its official grand opening on 28 July 2017.   The hotel’s facade and interior design are the work of world-renowned architect Kengo Kuma. Fusing industrial materials with...

Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Audi will return this November with an extra day added to the program, to celebrate the famed wine region’s 50th anniversary, and showcase an appetising line-up of new events and talent, including home-grown culinary royalty, Curtis Stone. Taking place across 16-19 November,...

In conjunction with the visit by the delegation from Busan, Jeju and Gyeongnam, Korea Tourism Organisation Kuala Lumpur Office organised the “Jewels of the Southern Korea Seminar 2017” on 29 July 2017 at the JW Marriott Hotel, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur to promote the three destinations. The event was mainly to share...

Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear celebrates its fifth anniversary at Pavilion Bukit Bintang with five highly anticipated days of fashion exhilaration from 16th to 20th August 2017  Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear was conceptualized in 2013 as a B-2-C platform for Malaysian designers to showcase their...

31st July 2017 – Alila Anji is proud to introduce its newest dining concept – Amber, an organic farmhouse experience named after one of the most precious gems in the world. Guests can now enjoy unique and traditional open fire dining every weekend. Inspired by memorable personal travels to Argentina, Marco den Ouden,...

Port Dickson, 31 July 2017 – Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson held its official opening today, marking the third Lexis property in the state of Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus and the first in the district of Si Rusa along Pasir Panjang beach. The resort stands apart in the industry with its unique concept whereby every...

PETALING JAYA, AUGUST 1, 2017 – Social enterprise, Projek57 is on the move to promote awareness for the need for greater Unity amongst Malaysians with a nationwide cycling event, the Projek57 Unity Ride. Projek57’s cycling venture will be led by co-founders Collin Swee and Syed Sadiq Albar, who together with a team of...

Green is in again with the return of Limited Time Recipe Matcha CaramelCrisp at all Garrett Popcorn Shops in Malaysia this July. Since 1949, every batch of Garrett Popcorn has been handmade daily in small batches in copper kettles, using only quality ingredients and no preservatives. Matcha CaramelCrisp is no...

Kuala Lumpur, 01 August 2017 – ‘Experience Macao and Macao Mega Sale’, first kicked off at Gurney Plaza, Penang from 27th – 30th July, continues in August 2017. Organised by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this series of events will be held in Ipoh Parade, Ipoh from 3 until August, then at The Spring Shopping...

26th July 2017 – Romance and adventure meet by the ocean at Alila Manggis to create unique wedding celebrations infused with East Bali’s tranquillity, beauty, and authenticity. Those who wish to take the plunge in unforgettable and unconventional style will find fresh inspiration in Alila Manggis’ newest offering – an...

Luxury for the wise, not the wealthy – at citizenM Taipei North Gate 27th July 2017 – Artyzen Hospitality Group, the company responsible for bringing innovative hotel brands to Asia, celebrates the opening of the inaugural citizenM hotel in Asia.  Located in Taiwan’s cosmopolitan capital directly opposite the city’s...

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 July 2017 – Minister of Tourism & Culture, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz presented Malaysia Tourism Ambassador Datuk Lee Jin Bok with a Certificate of Appreciation for 10 years of Service at the South Korea Inbound Tour Operator Annual Dinner 2017 this evening. The award was given in recognition...

Singapore’s best budget hotel unveils its top ten outstanding features  July 2017 – In one of the world’s most expensive cities, finding a hotel that’s centrally located, comfortable and reasonably priced doesn’t come easy. Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay defies that logic by offering affordable accommodation...

The mid-market 351-room hotel in Kuala Lumpur will welcome guests on 20 September 2017 KUALA LUMPUR, 31 JULY 2017 – Sunway Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality division of property-construction conglomerate Sunway Group, today announced the immediate booking availability for its newest mid-market hotel, Sunway Velocity...

Singapore –  Nine months after Scoot and Tigerair announced their intention to pursue a single brand and operating licence under the enhanced Scoot brand, the airline industry today bade farewell to Tigerair Singapore as its last flight departed Singapore for Tiruchirappalli at 2305 on 24 July.  From today, all...

HANOI, Vietnam (25 July 2017) –  Panoramic views of Hoan Kiem Lake, a prime Old Quarter setting and an exclusive spa are three of the many selling points at the new La Siesta Central, a 27-room boutique hotel that marks its grand opening in Hanoi on August 15th. With its tapestry of colorful neighborhoods, colonial...

The Instagrammable Spots All Around Little India 1. Outdoor Pool – Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon ,3 Belilios Rd, Singapore 219924 Located on Level 8, the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool is a refreshing retreat offering iconic colonial shop houses and city views of Little India. Guests can swim laps in the pool...

HALONG BAY, Vietnam (July 21, 2017) — One of France’s leading chefs will be in Halong Bay on Aug. 23 when Paradise Vietnam celebrates the launch of its newest cruise line — Paradise Elegance — with the first of three ‘Haute Cuisine on the High Seas’ experiences this year.  Elegance Cruise Thierry Drapeau, chef and...