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Gaya Travel Magazine had the chance to catch up with Puan Noorul Ashikin recently to ask her about the Visit Selangor Year 2015 and the areas that the state is focussing on in terms of tourism.Visit Selangor Year 2015 During the interview, Puan Noorul Ashikin explained that Selangor intends to carry over the...

Though Malaysia is strongly bent towards becoming more developed and urbanised, the country still preserves unique local cultures, arts and crafts by creating centres or specific spaces not just for posterity but also for educating the public, including travellers, regarding the ethnic groups that make up the country...

Gaya Travel team had the privilege to interview Dato’ Badlishah Haji Ahmad, the Chief Executive Officer of Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC). In an exclusive interview, he shared PICC’s exciting and future plans in building their brand and ultimately, the venue.Dismissing The Perception “When we took...

Exchange Friendship and Network through ASEAN Art, Culture and Tourism On 1 October 2015, the Sultan Mizan Royal Foundation held the first ever ASEAN Cultural Heritage Exchange Day with the theme “Exchange Friendship and Network through ASEAN Art, Culture and Tourism” at the Kenyir Elephant Conservation Village, Lake...

Last 8 to 10 March 2015, Gaya Travel team with a small group of 10 persons comprising local media and tourism staff participated in the The Hidden Arts and Malay Culture programme, which intended to publicise the less known Kelantan Malay traditional crafts to the public so as to promote and conserve them for future...

Johor Bahru, the gem located at the south of Peninsular Malaysia, offers many amazing and thrilling attractions available for local and international tourists. When the Gaya Travel team visited the city recently, we find it fast becoming an ideal family getaway destination. The following are some attractions that are...

The best things in life are often unplanned and unexpected. And the same goes for travelling. There’s nothing more thrilling and rewarding than surviving spontaneous trips. But like all good things in life, spontaneous travelling unfortunately does not come cheap. The plane tickets and hotel rates are especially...

Ubud, BALI, (September 21, 2015) – Viceroy Bali stands alone as the best resort in Bali, being named Bali Resort of the Year at the first-ever Bali Tourism Awards 2015/2016. The awards were presented at a black-tie Gala Dinner on August 26, 2015 held at the Westin Nusa Dua Bali. “We are deeply honored to be the...

American director Brian De Palma received the Venice International Film Festival’s Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2015 Award / Out of Competition, a screening of the documentary De Palma by Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow The Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are pleased to announce that the great...

InterContinental Bali Resort is pleased to introduce ten exciting new flavours to its very popular gelato wellness collection. A refreshing, smooth, nourishing indulgence, and a longtime favourite with kids and adults of all ages, “http://bali.intercontinental.com/dining” the premium gelato and sorbetto served at the...

Reorganization details: commercial management of the network carriers from a single Executive Board position / new Group Executive Board position of Eurowings and Aviation Services focusing on growth markets / numerous changes to management functions / reduction of management levels from four to three to reduce...

Home to prehistoric rainforests and a melting pot of culture, Malaysia is an amazing country to discover. Here are our Top 15 picks of what to see, do and experience in Malaysia.World’s tallest twin towers – Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala LumpurTowering at 451.9m above street level, this world-renowned icon is...

Cathay Pacific Airways launches a new global campaign, #onedayoffline, which builds on the airline’s international brand campaign, Life Well Travelled, to demonstrate a belief that travelling well is essential to living well. This belief underlies everything that Cathay Pacific does as it strives to enhance the...

For the past few years, boutique hotels and resorts have become one of the most desired accommodations among travellers, which may due to its well designed architecture, personalised service and strong local identity and characteristics.

Shah Alam, 22nd August 2015- What is more exciting and awe-inspiring then too see ancient dances and art that has stood the test of time right before your eyes. The State of Selangor, supported by Tourism Selangor presents Selangor International Indigenous Arts Festival 2015 that was held on the 22nd August & 23rd...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced the launch of the Lenovo VIBE Shot, a smartphone that promises the best of both worlds. With a 16MP main camera and 5.0” Full HD screen promising the best of both worlds by combining a fabulous camera with a premium smartphone, the VIBE Shot is...

Located 70 kilometres from InterContinental Bali Resort, Tenganan is a unique 700-year-old walled village three kilometres from Candidasa in southeast Bali. Tenganan is one of Bali’s original pre-Hindu settlements and a stronghold of native traditions. The residents are the Bali Aga people, descendants of the...

Far East Hospitality, Singapore’s largest and fastest growing operator for hotels and serviced residences, showcases the immense variety of international halal cuisine that all Muslim travellers in Singapore can enjoy during their celebrations for Hari Raya Puasa.

Travellers who are visiting Turkey in July will be able to enjoy the vast array of events taking place that celebrate arts, sports, tradition and more.

InterContinental Bali Resort invites guests and visitors to celebrate the Balinese Hindu festival of Galungan and Kuningan at two cultural evenings with traditional food and dance performances under the stars. The first is Galungan on Wednesday 15th July, from 7:00 p.m. onwards, and secondly is Kuningan on Saturday...

Travel and tourism entities need to adapt to the expectations of Gen Z – consumers in their teens – because Gen Z is unlike previous generations. According to Carolyn Childs, co-founder of MyTravelResearch.com, Gen Z members are 100% digital natives, born after 1995, who have grown up in an era of mobile devices and...

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...