Posts by: Jeremy Khalil

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.

The Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz hosted a dinner to welcome 50 members of Sango Taxi Association from Osaka and two members each from Kobe and Fukuoka’s taxi associations at the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur Hotel on 25 August 2015.

Ybhg. Tan Sri Dr. Rais Yatim, the Socio-Cultural Advisor of Malaysia at the National Visual Arts Gallery, launched an exhibition entitled Cheah Thien Soong: Nanyang Ink Painting at the National Visual Arts Galleryin Kuala Lumpur on 25 August 2015.

Melbourne, Australia tops the annual Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Liveability Index for the fifth consecutive year as the world’s most liveable city. Even as the liveability scores of other cities worldwide fluctuate, Melbourne presents a picture of stability and maintains an impressive score of 97.5%.

On 11 August 2015, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines organised a special KLM Miffy flight between Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta on Boeing 777-200 aircraft (KL809 from Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta and KL810 from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur) that featured brand new KLM Business and Economy class cabins with improvements on seat comfort and...

AccorHotels launched the Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences on 1 August 2015, further consolidating the Pullman brand as the fastest-growing upscale brand in Asia Pacific. Perfectly located in the heart of the trendy Bukit Bintang district, the hotel offers 445 spacious hotel rooms and 157 serviced...

Due to overwhelming international demand for Rock Bar’s unparalleled sunset and cocktail experience, the iconic venue launched an exciting collection of new seating areas and decks to accommodate up to 650 guests. The expansion was helmed by Rock Bar’s original designer, Yasuhiro Koichi, of Japan’s Design Studio SPIN....

The launch of Dragonair flights between Hong Kong and Hiroshima was celebrated with a special ceremony held at Hiroshima Airport on Sunday, 16 August 2015 before the departure of the first KA351 service to Hong Kong. The ceremony was organised by the Hiroshima Prefecture Airport Promotion Committee and officiated by...

Tourism Malaysia sent a delegation of travel trade representatives to New Zealand to attend an Expo organised by travel wholesaler Flight Centre in Auckland (8-9 August) and meet agents and media at the Tourism Malaysia Roadshow at the Crowne Plaza in Auckland on 10 August 2015.

AirAsia and Perhimpunan BMT (PBMT) Indonesia today signed a collaborative agreement to support the development of productive communities in Indonesia with the aim of generating positive social impact. Productive communities are where the impoverished are being engaged in productive activities, enabling them to sustain...