Jeremy Khalil

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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 technology.

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 apartments, boasting spectacular views of the

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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. Adding nine new decks to the original footprint, Koichi’s dramatic design capitalises on Rock Bar’s rare natural rock formations and unobstructed ocean views.

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 Hironori Takagaki, Deputy Hiroshima Governor.

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 themselves and to improve their standards of living in the long-term.