Posts by: Gaya Travel

Dorsett Putrajaya’s first event held at Precinct 3, Putrajaya, Malaysia. The Fun Ride was attended by 431 participants from all corners of the state of Selangor, ranging from 2 years until 81 years of age. Popular bloggers such as BangsarBabe, MissyBlurKit as well as representatives from several publications, key...

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is consolidating its expansion campaign in South-East Asia with two new properties announced for Malaysia and Vietnam, both of which will open in 2018.  Strengthening its development plans in Malaysia, the Swiss hospitality firm has signed a deal to manage the 30-storey Mövenpick Hotel Kota...

MyTOWN Shopping Centre, jointly developed by Boustead Holdings Berhad and Ikano Pte. Ltd., announced today the confirmed anchor and mini anchor tenants list, for its 1.1 million square-feet shopping centre. Located along Jalan Cochrane, Cheras, a 5-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur’s Central Business District, MyTOWN...

BINTAN ISLAND, Indonesia (Dec. 22, 2015) – The Sanchaya Bintan is greeting its first anniversary this month with a slate of promotions focused on wellness, romance and golf. Among the promotions, guests can embark on a restorative two-night getaway called “Healthy Retreat” priced from USD 1610, that includes wholesome...

Days of fun activities and heart-warming festivities are in store for the entire family at Puteri Harbour, Malaysia’s first integrated lifestyle development in the southern region, in conjunction with the upcoming Christmas and year-end celebrations. From the 24th to 27th of December, Puteri Harbour will be...

KUALA LUMPUR – December 22, 2015: Malaysians spent a huge amount of time, energy and imagination during 2015 planning where they want to kick off 2016, according to search data released by the leading online accommodation booking website, Hotels.com. Search activity has exploded – in some cases by more than 200% – and...

Jakarta, December 14th 2015. Today ARTOTEL Thamrin – Jakarta’s proudly announce its new achievement as Indonesia Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2015/2016 by Indonesia Travel and Tourism Award. Indonesia Travel and Tourism Award is a prestigious award given to all participants in travel and tourism industry, held annually by...

To understand more about Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre and the direction that it is currently taking, Gaya Travel interviewed the hotel’s dashing and astute General Manager, Mr Aamir Khan, an international hotelier whose family has been in the hotel business for three generations and grew up in hotels in...

KUALA LUMPUR (Dec. 21, 2015) – Malaysia’s travel enthusiasts have a new incentive to pack their bags, as mobile app HotelQuickly links arms with lifestyle loyalty program BCARD to deliver extra perks to members booking last-minute hotel stays. HotelQuickly officially launches its partnership with BCARD today, making...

  Dusseldorf, Perth, Shanghai, Istanbul and Johannesburg to join carrier’s 787 global network next year Industry-leading, next-generation cabins to be introduced on additional routes from May 2016 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today unveiled plans to fly its Boeing 787s to five...

SINGAPORE, 16 December 2015 – Inuka, the first polar bear born in the tropics, turns 25 this year and Singapore Zoo has kicked-off a 10-day celebration along with a photo exhibition to raise awareness on the natural arctic habitat of polar bears. Her Excellency Berit Basse, Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore,...

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 Dec 2015 —  Freeform Untitled, the organisers of the creative arts festival Urbanscapes today announced that it will launch Tiffin in 2016. Like the concept of the Tiffin carrier, Tiffin is a multi-layered platform for varied dining experiences and activities; that are spurred by this region’s...

Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it will launch a new four-times-weekly service to London’s Gatwick Airport on 2 September 2016, subject to government approval. The new service will complement the airline’s current five-times-daily service to Heathrow Airport for a total of 39 flights a week between Hong...

KUALA LUMPUR: MY Classic Cars is an entity which retails classic cars and organizes classic car related events such as concourses, display shows, gymkhana, sprint, casual drives and overland drives to keep the fellowship of classic car owners intact and to encourage owners to keep their cars in good running order...

Vienna, December 2015. In January 2016, The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna reveals its new spa concept, repositioned as a sustainable provider of spa facilities and treatments which are carefully adapted to the motto “Urban Retreat”. The Ritz-Carlton Spa located in Vienna is the first of its kind in Europe.  ...

SINGAPORE, December 11, 2015 – In time for the year-end holiday season, TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today unveiled its ranking of Asia’s top cities for shopping1. New Delhi has topped the list for the best shopping city in Asia, followed by Bangkok and Singapore. This ranking is based on the...

Named ‘World’s Leading Low Cost Airline’ for third consecutive year and wins ‘World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Website’ & ‘World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline App’ awards for the first time Also nominated under ‘World’s Leading Cabin Crew’ Category MOROCCO, 13 DECEMBER 2015 – The AirAsia group, who recently celebrated...

Christmas Day Treats at Maya Brasserie 25 December 2015 Buffet Hi-Tea (12.00 noon – 4.00 pm) RM 80 per adult RM 50 for kids between 5- 12 years Spend a relaxing afternoon feasting on delectable culinary options during the year end festivities Relax in the cosy ambience of Maya Brasserie and share the season’s...

Gaya Travel Magazine recently sat down with the handsome and sharp Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah (Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia) to get his valuable opinion on Malaysia’s rising costs, new policies, homestay programme and ASEAN.   Talking about challenges in the tourism industry,...

SEPANG, DECEMBER 8 – Every traveller is an explorer and Malaysia Airports is hoping to unleash the explorer in every traveller passing through Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 terminals with its latest Indulge & Explore Campaign. Combining the two most common traits of every traveller – shopping and...

When I was offered to write for this coffee column, I was a bit skeptical. Yes, coffee dominates my morning hours but no, I am not a coffee snob; I don’t brew coffee at home nor own a cupping spoon. But I know that I am becoming one because I started to prefer going to smaller cafés that serve specialty coffees. I...

Since its launch in 2012, LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort is not one to shy away from celebrating the joyous festive season at the end of each year. With the introduction of Holiday Extravaganza, guests can expect a series of events for this festive occasion lined up at the Park from 20 November all through till 3...

  Leading international industry publication honours Abu Dhabi carrier for its unique growth strategy Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was last night named Airline of the Year 2016 by the prestigious US-based aviation industry publication Air Transport World (ATW). Etihad Airways was...

“When the sun has set, no one can replace it” – George R. R. Martin. Much have been said about the stylish the Rock Bar located in the picturesque Uluwatu in Bali. Exceedingly popular due to its spectacular sunset view, the bar – which is situated within the confines of the lovingly landscaped Ayana Resort – has been...

Sepang, 2 December 2015: Malaysia Airlines and Emirates today announced a new partnership that will give their customers a seamless international network connecting Malaysia to more than 90 destinations on the Emirates network across Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas, exclusive frequent flyer benefits and...