Posts by: Shamsul Bahrin Zainuzzaman

Ambon – an island that is part of the Maluku archipelago east of Sulawesi and north of Timor in Indonesia – was never on my travel list until I was recently invited to it. As part of the Maluku region famed for its crucial role as the source of spices coveted by the Europeans since the mediaeval ages, Ambon was one of...

Kuala Lumpur, 17 November 2015: Spritzer Slide the City Malaysia was officially launched at Luna Bar, Pacific Regency Hotel, graced by Malaysia’s diving darling, Olympic medalist Pandelela Rinong. Since its 2013 debut in the United States, this global phenomenon has developed an almost cult-like following worldwide,...

TOKYO, Japan (Sept. 23, 2014) – The luminous akoya pearl, one of the world’s most highly valued symbols of elegance, takes on a special luster as the centerpiece of a tempting new Tokyo getaway. Palace Hotel unveils Palatial Pursuits: Adoring Tokyo – a stay that juxtaposes the exhilarating buzz of Japan’s ultra-modern...

HUA HIN, Thailand (Aug. 8, 2014) — Four years after embarking on a comprehensive renovation project, the 12-year-old Hyatt Regency Hua Hin has an entirely new look and feel. The final touches of the extreme makeover were made last month, when work was completed on the refurbishment of 79 Hyatt Guestrooms and the...

To mark the celebration of Le Méridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa’s 1st Year Anniversary, guests are invited to return; or explore for the first time, with “DISCOVERY AWAITS… OPENING OFFER RETURNS” creating more memorable getaways at Thailand’s newest luxury island hideaway.

Renowned world wide hotel and resort franchise, Le Meridien is one of the most powerful house hold names for hotels and resorts in the world, owning franchise from all over the world including the Middle East, Europe, and even Africa.

Continue my travel to South Korea where I ended my trip in Seoul, Gangneung, Sunkyojang, Ojukheon, Jeongdongjin, Gyeongbokgung, Dongdaemun and Insadong.

Putrajaya, 21 March 2012 : Malaysia will be hosting the 2012 PATA Annual Conference from 19 to 22 April 2012, making it the fourth time in forty years that the nation was doing so.Organised by PATA, Pacific Asia Travel Association, at The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur, the conference will be themed “Building the Business...

SUBANG – Firefly celebrates its fifth year of operations this month by offering passengers a promotional fare from RM55, one way, all-in for selected domestic routes.

Kuala Lumpur, 1 April 2012 Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur joined other international participants for Earth Hour Day today on 31 March 2012, a movement initiated by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –March 29, 2012 – Families will now have a good reason to celebrate or spend quality family time at Makan Kitchen as the restaurant is introducing a Kids Eat for Free* promotion on weekends. From April, kids aged 12 years and below will enjoy the Full Makan Kitchen Experience buffet during high...

SUBANG: Firefly has deferred the commencement of its newest route between Subang and Hat Yai following a series of bomb attacks in Yala and Hat Yai district in Songkhla,Thailand, on Saturday.

PUTRAJAYA, 30 March 2012 – Hon. Eng. W. Mzembi, Minister of Tourism & Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe made a surprise visit to Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside. Hon. Eng. W. Mzembi was welcomed Mr Franck Loison, General Manager of Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside followed by tour around the hotel area.

Firefly recently introduced the Kota Bharu – Johor Bahru service, making it the only commercial airline to link the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with the Southern state of Johor. This service will commence on 26 April 2012 with flights every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – March 06, 2012 – This April, Eric Siew, Executive Sous Chef of Tosca, the al-fresco Italian restaurant at DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur is introducing Wagyu Beef and Master Kobe as its specials. Specially flown in from Australia, these premium meats known for its marbling texture can be...

PUTRAJAYA, 20 March 2012 – On Mother’s Day; Sunday, 13 May 2012 B’s Restaurant at Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside offers some great celebration for mums, which is sure to make her day.Enjoy a leisurely afternoon indulgence like no other with tempting selection of lavish treats topped with fun-filled session from 11:00am to...

Kota Bharu – As a community airline, Firefly prides itself with its efforts to give back to the community. Today, Firefly celebrated the launch of its newest route by treating 50 childrenwith a hearty luncheon filled with a series of activities with renowned local singers and actors. They were Ezlynn- a female pop...

March 15, Kuala Lumpur - The Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) participates in the MATTA Travel Fair, held at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur from March 16-18, 2012 promoting Macau as a cultural tourism destination.Looking at a long term objective of developing Macau as a world center of tourism and...

SUBANG: Firefly will offer online promotional airfares for both local and regional destinations from tomorrow until Tuesday for travel from June 11, 2012 to March 30, 2013.

Johor, 16 March 2012 – Since the launch of the pre-opening promotional annual passes in December 2011, LEGOLAND® Malaysia has received positive responses from the public on the sale of these annual passes. To date LEGOLAND Malaysia, which is especially designed for families with children from 2-12 years of age, has...

“Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in Islamic World”, a travelling exhibition of objects and art from the Aga Khan Museum collections, which has been touring renowned museums in key European cities, is now coming to the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

Canada's largest full-service airline has announced the appointment of Discover The World Marketing (DTWM) as its General Sales Agent in Malaysia, or as it is officially known, its Malaysian Representative. Vivian Ku of DTWM says that Air Canada is the largest provider of scheduled passenger services for flights...

SUBANG: Firefly is targeting a 20 per cent increase in sales revenue for its turboprop operation at the upcoming MATTA Fair in Kuala Lumpur, compared to sales of RM1 million made at last year’s fair.

All travellers have a place that they wish to visit at least once in their lifetime and mine is South Korea. The recent trip there was totally eye-opening for me – it was more than what I had expected compared to the Korean drama series that I have been following.

Clementine and the French national team will undergo a 3-weeks intensive training with their French national coach, Marian Malaquin before they embark on their first opening event at Melbourne, Australia scheduled early March 2012.