Gaya Travel Magazine catches up with the good-natured and astute lady Rosnina Yaacob and her convivial team at Laman Padi in Langkawi to learn more about their experience in helping to grow the island’s brand as a major tourism destination. Originally meant to be seconded to the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) from the Ministry of
Gaya Travel team members continue their journey exploring Jordan, a peaceful Middle Eastern country that should be in all travellers’ radar due to its amazing wonders – Petra, Wadi Rum and Aqabah – that can never be experienced elsewhere:. Petra The jewel in the crown for Jordan’s tourism and renowned as one of the new
Jordan might not be exploding with numerous tourism objects and attractions compared to the other Middle Eastern tourism heavyweights like United Arab Emirates or Egypt. However, what Jordan has that the rest of the world doesn’t have such as Petra, Wadi Rum, Ma’in and the Dead Sea are ultimately compelling and strongly worthy in attracting travellers from near and far to visit the kingdom.
KUALA LUMPUR, 28 January 2016 – One of Malaysia’s leading travel and tourism magazine in English entitled Gaya Travel Nusantara (better known as Gaya Travel Magazine) joins the inaugural Malaysian Inbound Travel Association (MITA) Tourism Fair held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 29 until 31 January 2016. MITA Tourism Fair serves as a
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 what travellers can expect from
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 generation first class cabin. To celebrate the occasion, British
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 throughout the ages. The modern
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 service called the
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 resort is made for the modern
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 and West. At the same, Gaya
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 spacious en-suite bathroom with separate
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 passengers travelling from Southern Europe to key destinations in Mainland China and Asia.
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 literally exploded, fuelled perhaps in part by the softening of the Malaysian Ringgit against other currencies.
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 Malaysian sellers who will help promote the country to the global tourism market.
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 community in the promotion of GTEF 2015 and cultural tourism in Macau.
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 sophistication. To reach the hotel, the team required to
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 2015 for the travel period from 7 th September until 30th November 2015.
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 cocktails and mocktails, activities and daily evening entertainment are included. The fuss-free holiday resort also offers complimentary stay for children under 4 years old.