Posts by: Jeremy Khalil

Being one of the latest additions in Kuala Lumpur’s burgeoning hospitality scene, Fraser Residence opened its doors in early 2015 and have been attracting local and international travellers in droves. Its General Manager, Mr Michael Lee, talked to Gaya Travel Magazine on the uniqueness offered by the Fraser brand and...

On 10 December 2015, British Airways celebrated the arrival of its brand new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Kuala Lumpur is the third destination on British Airways’ route network to welcome this latest and more technologically-advanced aircraft that features the impressive next...

Gaya Travel Magazine finds that there’s no other better time for than now for Asian travellers to visit Jordan, a reassuringly safe and secure country despite being located in a tumultuous region. Poor in natural resources but rich in history and heritage, the nation of Jordan had hosted various civilisations...

After savouring the delights of Zermatt, Gaya Travel team continued its journey in Switzerland by travelling to Lugano, located in the canton of Ticino, close to the Italian border. From Zermatt to Lugano To reach Lugano from Zermatt, travellers are required to take the three-hour train ride to Andermatt on the train...

With it’s sophisticated contemporary design, The HAVEN Bali Seminyak sits befittingly alongside the chic shopping strips and eclectic mixture of urban dining and party venues of Seminyak. Being only a short distance from the ever-famous Seminyak Beach as well, where we have our very own exclusive Beach Club, this...

Turkey is an awe-inspiring country that is blessed with varied landscapes that are millions of years old and multitude of vestiges from ancient civilisations, heritage and culture – its history is a heavily potent mix of Classical Gre- co-Roman, Byzantine and Oriental influ- ences, infusing elements from the East...

Berjaya Times Square Hotel in Kuala Lumpur is merely 15 minutes away from the iconic PETRONAS Twin Towers. This 650-room property aspires to embody America’s most recognisable cities, New York, as its theme, through its centrality and metropolitan vibe. Each room in the hotel is tastefully furnished and comes with...

When Gaya Travel visited Switzerland for the very first time courtesy of Switzerland Tourism, we were instantly head over heels in love with this landlocked country due to its mesmerising beauty and high quality of life. One of the places that we were introduced was Zermatt, a quaint town located at the foot of the...

Singapore Tourism Board launches 'The Best Weekend Yet' campaign to encourage visits to Singapore over weekends and holiday periods throughout the year. The campaign unveils exciting and upcoming line-ups that are in-store for Malaysians who are looking for a weekend getaway.

With the new winter schedule that runs from 25 October 2015 until 27 March 2016, the Lufthansa Group Airlines offers over 20,380 flights per week serving 261 destinations in 101 countries via hubs in Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Vienna and Brussels, including various point-to-point routes.

KIP Hotel Kuala Lumpur is now open for business. Situated in the commercial district of Sri Utara along Jalan Kuching and a 15 minutes' drive to the heart of Kuala Lumpur, KIP Hotel is easily accessible from Selayang Industrial Park, the popular Batu Caves and the crowd-pulling Genting Highlands.

Cathay Pacific Airways announced that it will launch a new four-times-weekly service to Madrid, the capital city of Spain, on 2 June 2016. As the only direct link between Hong Kong and Madrid, the new service will provide greater convenience for business and leisure customers travelling between the two cities and...

The MasterCard-CrescentRating Muslim Shopping Travel Index 2015 (MTSI 2015) reveals that Kuala Lumpur is the second most popular shopping city in the world for Muslim tourists. Dubai tops the list, while Singapore, London and Istanbul made to the top five.

As the end-of-year holiday season looms on the horizon, Malaysians are increasingly looking closer to home for travel bargains, according to search data released by Hotels.com. A survey of searches conducted on Malaysian-based travellers between Jan-Aug 2015 revealed that interest in domestic destinations has...

British Airways unveiled its new lounge at Changi Airport's Terminal 1. Prior to the official opening, Formula 1 superstar Jenson Button was one of the first customers to enjoy the airline’s new state-of-the-art facility as he travelled through Changi Airport.

Tourism Malaysia is participating in the PATA Travel Mart once again this year at the Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC) in India, from 6 to 8 September. The Malaysian delegation is led by Tourism Malaysia’s Deputy Director-General (International Promotion) Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin. He is accompanied by...

The overseas promotion on the fourth edition of the Global Tourism Economy Forum (“GTEF” or “the Forum”) to be held at the Venetian Macao from 12 to 14 October 2015 continued its Southeast Asia Roadshow in Kuala Lumpur on 26 August 2015. Supported by MGM MACAU, the roadshow aimed at engaging the Malaysian tourism...

Gaya Travel team have been hearing so much about Hotel Tugu Malang for quite some time. It was only in early February 2015 that our team finally managed to visit this highly reputable establishment, which left us all inspired, enlightened and respectful towards Peranakan richness and Indonesian...

For a great value airfare to Europe, Africa, USA, or the Middle East, Etihad Airways invites travellers to the 2015 Malaysian Association of Tour & Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair, from 4-6 September.

AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline for seven consecutive years marked the commencement of its thrice weekly direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Goa, India. promotional base fares from as low as RM12* one way in conjunction with the celebration. These promotional fares can be booked from now till 6 th September...

In conjunction with MATTA Fair KL from 4 until 6 September 2015, Club Med is offering premium all-inclusive sun and snow resorts with great deals. Holidays at Club Med are hassle free as essentials such as accommodation with refined comfort, gourmet meals in themed restaurants, all day snacking, free flow of signature...

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts unveiled its ambitious expansion plans in Indonesia and Southeast Asia at the 2015 Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC Indonesia) in Bali on 2-3 September.

From 26 August 2015 to 18 September 2015, travellers can enjoy bargain fares on KLM from Kuala Lumpur to Europe from MYR2,388 including taxes. The travel period to enjoy these special fares is from 1 September 2015 to 31 May 2016.

From 26 August 2015 to 18 September 2015 travellers can enjoy bargain fares on Air France from Kuala Lumpur to Europe from MYR2,388 including taxes for travel period from 1 September 2015 to 31 May 2016.

On 19 August 2015, MasterCard announced the inclusion of Bali into the global Priceless® Cities program, on the heels of the Priceless Japan launch just a month ago in July. Bali is the second city in Southeast Asia to be part of Priceless Cities, three years after the launch of Priceless Singapore in 2012.