Posts by: Gaya Travel

Jakarta, Februari 2016 – ARTOTEL Indonesia proudly announcing its newest property development in Semarang by the end of 2017. Recently ARTOTEL Indonesia just completed its signing agreement with PT Humana Demiatri Agung as the owner of the newest property in Semarang. PT Humana Demiatri Agung is trusting their new...

Kuala Lumpur, 1 March 2016 – Malaysia’s 2016 shopping extravaganza kicked off with the Grand Launch of the country’s thrice yearly nationwide sales- the 1Malaysia Super Sale (1-31st March) – replaces 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale. The 1Malayaisa Mega Sale Carnival (15th June till 31st August) and 1Malaysia Year-End Sale...

Malaysia – 1 March 2016 – Every culture rings in and celebrates a brand spanking new year differently, each with a gran purpose. For the people of Thailand, ringing in the new year means preparing for the country’s biggest water fight! Join in and experience the annual Songkran festival and enjoy great savings on...

BEIJING, 1 March 2016 – The Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz officially launched Malaysia’s e-Visa programme today. The visa exemption and e-Visa programme is introduced by the Malaysian government to facilitate tourists from China travelling to Malaysia. Implementation of...

Delicate Japanese green tea or ‘matcha’ heralds a refreshing taste of spring at Garrett Popcorn Shops in Malaysia, with the debut of a new Limited Time Recipe, Matcha CaramelCrisp™. Available at all Garrett Popcorn Shops from March 16 until April 10, 2016, the new Matcha CaramelCrisp was developed by the Garrett Popcorn...

BEIJING, 1 March 2016: Tourism Malaysia has engaged Nur Shahila Amir Amzah, or more popularly known as Shila Amzah, as Tourism Ambassador to help boost arrivals from China. The announcement was made here today by the Hon. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia, at an event to...

David Beckham talks travel to British Airways and reveals his unforgettable family holidays and where is left on his bucket list The iconic British sportsman and frequent flier speaks to British Airways’ High Life magazine about travelling the world, pub lunches, and his favourite city. From his love affair with...

Text & Images by: Lily Riani Blessed with heritage-rich Kyoto and food-heaven Osaka, together with lush green mountains and deep blue sea, Kansai Region has it all, including the bragging rights as the region with the most UNESCO World Heritage Listings and Sites in Japan. Kansai, comprising seven beautiful...

Being introduced to Hotel Tugu Sri Bestari Blitar was such a surreal experience because Gaya Travel team members did feel like being transported back to the days of yore. Located in Blitar – a town three hours’ drive away from Surabaya and an hour and a half from Malang – this palatial property possesses historic...

Kuala Lumpur, 24 February 2016 – The tide is changing for Malaysia’s tourism and hospitality sector as Malaysian-owned startup company, Trendi – in collaboration with official hotel partner Dorsett Kuala Lumpur – is geared to redefine Malaysia and the global travel landscape by developing a unique ecosystem Trendi...

A refreshing addition to the Bali hotel scene, Katamama is a 58-suite boutique hotel located on one of the last parcels of land in Seminyak, Bali’s most prestigious oceanfront district. Opening at the end of March 2016, Katamama embodies “handcrafted hospitality”, with all aspects of the design and experience centred...

MALAYSIA (Feb. 24, 2016) – Just in time for the cherry blossom season, last-minute hotel booking app HotelQuickly is expanding its destination to Japan as its 16th country. HotelQuickly today announced its entry into the Japanese market with the acquisition of Japan’s domestic booking app, Tonight. HotelQuickly, which...

In conjunction with the Chinese New Year festivities, Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur held a lion dance performance to usher in prosperity, happiness, longevity and welcome the auspicious year of the Monkey. Lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture in which performers mimic a lion’s movements in a...

Creating awareness on healthy living through fun approach On 20th February 2016, A KLASSE and renowned Malaysian screen actor, comedian and host, Sharifah Sakinah, organized and hosted a day of fun-filled fitness activities with 50 children of Rumah Titian Kaseh, held at the home premises located at Taman Tasik...

On 18 Feb 2016, The Minister of Tourism and Culture Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Tun Abdul Aziz officially announced and launched Tourism Malaysia’s new consumer and corporate websites in conjunction with the Tourism Malaysia Directors Retreat 2016. The retreat, which involves overseas directors, state directors,...

Kuala Lumpur, 18th February 2016 – Lenovo Malaysia today launched the entire range of Moto 360 (2nd Gen) –  customizable, perfect-for-all occasions smartwatch. Along with the classic designed Moto 360 (2nd Gen) Lenovo will be launch the Moto 360 Sport Edition, the true fitness training watch. This truly modern...

The recently concluded ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2016, with the theme “One Community For Sustainability” was held on 18-22 January 2016 in Manila, Philippines, involving 2,620 delegates from 74 countries, including those from ASEAN. These delegates comprised representatives from national tourism organisations (NTOs);...

Kuala Lumpur, February 18, 2016 – Gaya Travel Magazine maintains its role as one of Malaysia’s leading travel publications by bagging the Best Tourism Publication award at the recent Malaysia Tourism Awards 2014-2015 held at Putra World Trade Centre. This accolade is the second award for Gaya Travel Magazine after a...

TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Beaches. This year’s awards honour 343 beaches including the top 25 in the world and lists for Asia, Africa, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the U.K....

Kuala Lumpur, 17 February 2016 – KLM has announced three extra flights per week between Kuala Lumpur and Amsterdam from 23 June to 29 October 2016. The additional flights will supplement the existing daily flight between the two cities. The additional flights will be operated with the airline’s fully revamped Boeing...

End Polio Ride is a 485km charitable ride cycling event traversing Melaka & Johor that benefits Rotary International’s ongoing quest to eradicate polio from the face of the Earth. Introduction Rotary International is an international service organisation whose stated human rights purpose is to bring together business...

Leading aviation title honours UAE national airline for strong leadership in developing unique growth strategy and setting global industry benchmarks  Etihad Airways was last night presented with the coveted Airline of the Year 2016 award by US-based aviation industry publication Air Transport World (ATW). The...

Spa Promotion @ Anggun Spa  “Spa for Two” Just for you and that special someone, retreat into the private surroundings of Anggun Spa. Surrender your senses to an ultimate experience with the Maya indulgence Signature Therapy. The Maya Indulgence Signature Therapy is a 3 ½ hours package, to be enjoyed alone or with a...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – February 15, 2016 – After decades of exploring their own backyard, Malaysians are increasingly in favor of previously underrated destinations. According to search data released by the leading online accommodation booking website, Hotels.com, interest in dining, diving and off-the beaten track...

Kuala Lumpur, 2 February 2016 – With the success and effectiveness of the program “Save Our Rainforest Race” (SORR) that has taken place annually since 2013, Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam (PEKA, Malaysia), an NGO fighting for issues related to natural heritage including preservation and conservation efforts of...