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The 38-storey TriBeCa development with its playful, individually coloured windows, is sure to become a landmark in the Imbi/Bukit Bintang area, a well-known tourist hotspot. Savvy investors today consider much more than just product and pricing; they seek both a sound and sustainable investment, as well as a product...

Melbourne coffee specialist, St Ali, together with Melbourne dessert connoisseur, LuxBite, whipped up a private coffee pairing: dessert edition recently at Underground Société. LuxBite specially created a Melbourne-inspired four-course dessert meal that consisted of “Multicultural Melbourne”, “Deconstructed Endless...

Whether it’s coastal escapes, city breaks or anything in between, New Zealand offers travellers an itinerary with more experiences than your average family holiday. From the North Island to the South, holiday goers are genuinely spoilt for choice with activities ranging from adrenaline pumping Zorbing to family...

Putrajaya somehow escapes the mind when it comes to short weekend getaway choices. Which is quite unfortunate, really! Putrajaya should be the first destination that comes to city folks’ mind when deciding where to go for a quick rejuvenating trip. We have witnessed how Americans love a trip to their capital...

TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the results of its annual air travel survey of more than 2,500 respondents in Southeast Asia. Regional travel remains popular amongst travellers in the Southeast Asia, as 95 per cent of travellers intend to fly on a short-haul flight at least once in...

Born and bred in Queensland, Australia's sustainability king and EarthCheck CEO, Stewart Moore, has some clear favourites when it comes to sleeping a lighter shade of green. In the lead up to World Environment Day on June 5, Mr Moore outlines ten green getaways in Queensland that are managing the planet's natural...

Kuala Lumpur, Wednesday, 20 May 2015 – Istanbul, one of the most enchanting cities of Turkey is hosting the most awaited International Shopping Fest, from 6 to 28 June 2015. Istanbul Shopping Fest is an annual festival of shopping, culture and entertainment which will bring together the rich past of Istanbul. The...

A selection of results-driven treatments using products from The Organic Pharmacy is being rolled out at Six Senses Spas. Skincare by The Organic Pharmacy is based on homeopathic and herbal medicine with the principles that the quality of the ingredients and the purity of the formulation are paramount, including...

Boustead Holdings Berhad and Ikano Pte. Ltd. announced on 12 May 2015 in Kuala Lumpur that MyTOWN Shopping Centre, a 1.1 million square-feet lifestyle shopping destination, will open its doors by the end of 2016. MyTOWN promises to inject new life and economic activity into the communities of Cheras, Ampang and...

Marriott International Southeast Asia announced today that it is unveiling Meetings Imagined(MeetingsImagined.com) and its Meeting Services App to the region’s events planners and organizers. The two digital innovations are the first-of-their-kind in the industry and are intended to assist the planner, from...

On 27 April, the Quality Tourism Services Association (QTSA) will roll out a five-week citywide campaign, called “HAPPY@hongkong Super JETSO”, which packages special offers from more than 10,000 retail outlets, restaurants, shopping malls and attractions to boost retail spending. The campaign will run until 28 May.

There are numerous rustic beach bars and rooftop bars as well as stylish upmarket beachside venues all along Bali’s west coast from Tabanan to Canggu to Seminyak to Kuta to Jimbaran to Uluwatu, but one of the finest places to catch the sunset is Sunset Beach Bar & Grill at InterContinental Bali Resort. With its...

Singapore has been relentless in its pursuit of urbanisation for the comfort of its own citizens and travellers. Despite Singapore's urbanisation, priceless landmarks like street hawkers, old roads, precincts and buildings have been conserved for their heritage. As such, there is much to be discovered in this...

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open its first property in Dubai Media City (DMC) in 2017 – a move that capitalises on the vibrant business district’s fast-paced expansion. The 251-key Mövenpick Hotel Dubai Media City will stand adjacent to the AED 4.5 billion (US$1.23 billion) “innovation hub”...

Since Gaya Travel Magazine is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year, the bosses decided to bring the whole team to this faraway island. Even the name Mabul sounded very exotic and far. A check on the Malaysian map confirmed it. Mabul is a small island tucked into the far southeast corner of Sabah, with Tawau...

Keraton at The Plaza is perfectly situated in the downtown business district along the city’s most prestigious address, Jalan MH. Thamrin. Jakarta’s best sites are all within walking distance from the hotel, including the iconic city landmark statue Selamat Datang, government offices, key cultural attractions,...

Lying on the extreme south of India is the state of Kerala- often referred to as ‘God’s Own Country’ by travelers. The commercial city of Kochi rests right at the heart of Kerala, along the coasts of the Arabian Sea. With a rich cultural heritage, precious history, phenomenal lush green nature and ever warm...

The Trans Luxury Hotel is a sophisticated blend of rich Indonesian tradition with refined contemporary interpretation in the heart of the city of Bandung, the capital of West Java, Indonesia. Strategically located in close proximity to the Central Bandung Business Districts, this iconic 18-storey hotel with 280 guest...

Alitalia unveiled new strategy that includes new routes, new product and service standards, new cost management strategy and new branding that represents the best of Italy.

International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 billion international tourists travelling the world in one single year. During the first ten months of 2014, the number of international tourists grew by 5% according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, rising above...

What to Do with An Hour in Taipei As written by General Manager of The Grand Hyatt Taipei, Kai Speth.

Pristine beachfront locations unite each of the Mantathai resorts in Hua Hin, Koh Samui, Khao Lak and Phuket, as does a series of signature experiences created to offer individual travellers, couples and families a more personalised and meaningful encounter with Thailand's cuisine, culture and destinations.

If Maldives is famous for its wondrous island resorts sitting on pristine white atolls, Sabah on the other hand is popular as the tropical getaway not just due to its clear waters and amazing underwater marine life but also its wondrous flora and fauna, local culture, highlands and mountains. Backpackers – like my...

Etihad Airways, Alitalia and the Embassy of Italy in Kuala Lumpur recently brought world-renowned musicians Mauro Maur and Francoise De Clossey to Malaysia to celebrate the Occasion of Italy’s Presidency to the European Union

Amanjena, or ‘peaceful paradise’, is the first Amanresort on the African continent. The property is located just outside the ancient Moroccan city of Marrakech on the southern road to Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. The High Atlas Mountains claim the Marrakech horizon and the Atlantic coast is just two...