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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”...

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...

  The award-winning AYANA Resort and Spa Bali is a world-class destination resort located on 90 hectares of cliff-top land perched above Jimbaran Bay, just 10 kilometers from Bali airport. AYANA’s majestic sunsets and ocean-front views are complemented by white-sand beach and shared facilities as Bali’s only integrated...

 Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has today announced that it will manage a luxurious urban resort in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, which is currently under development and due to open in 2017. Mandarin Oriental, Dubai will be located on Jumeirah Beach Road, with direct access to the golden sands of Jumeirah...

Oman has been a dream destination for the Gaya Traveller team since we were schoolgirls, but the lack of direct connectivity from Malaysia to Oman delayed the dream. When we heard the news that Oman Air will soon fly into and out of Kuala Lumpur in 2010, we were ecstatic! Can you imagine how over the moon we were...

Royal Selangor continues its retail store expansion in Malaysia with its newest store at Dataran Pahlawan in Malacca.