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The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM), supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), stages its first display of a photo exhibition on ‘Syria, Yemen, Iraq: The Risk of Forever Being Lost’. The exhibition will be on display for three months at the Open Space Gallery, IAMM from 8th December 2017 to...

Petaling Jaya – The Academy of Pastry Arts Malaysia is set to open its doors to the public on the 16th of December, hosting Malaysia’s first Academy Pastry Festival Malaysia 2017. The Festival will feature world class pastries for sale, intricate hand-crafted sugar and chocolate sculptures, trial classes and Academy...

New collaborations in Malaysia and Japan expand the strategic relationship to 15 international properties across six brands Kuala Lumpur, 7 December 2017 – Marriott International and YTL Hotels today announced agreements for new hotels across Asia, strengthening both companies’ presence in the world’s fastest growing...

A ​reinvention ​of ​the ​quintessential ​Malaysian ​food ​court ​experience, Tiffin ​Food ​Court ​is ​a ​cashless ​3-weekend ​event ​serving ​cuisine ​from ​16 ​countries ​like you’ve ​never ​encountered KELANA ​JAYA — Tiffin Food ​Court, ​three-weekend ​long ​thematic ​fiesta celebrating ​food ​and ​more, ​will ​open...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 – The 6th Global Summit On Urban Tourism (6th GSUT) opening ceremony was officiated by YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Bin Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, and witnessed by H.E. Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of UNWTO; H.E. Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat and...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (4 December 2017) – AVIAREPS, the global leader in tourism, aviation and hospitality representation with 65 offices in 47 countries around the world, has been appointed by BASSAKA AIR, a passenger airline with its main hub located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as its General Sales Agent in Malaysia...

Putrajaya 4 December 2017 – Effective 1 January 2018, Putrajaya Shangri-La will be known as PULSE GRANDE HOTEL Precinct 1 Putrajaya, the first property under the PULSE GRANDE HOTEL Group brand. The announcement was made by Dato’ Badlishah Haji Ahmad, Group Chief Executive, Putrajaya Leisures and Services Group Sdn Bhd...

Kuala Lumpur, 30 November 2017 – “Macao Light Festival 2017 – AMOR MACAU” will come on stage at various locations in Macao, presenting a glamorous journey brimming with love and dreams that is well-designed and created in concerted effort by over a hundred Macao transmedia creators and the organizer – Macao Government...

TOKYO – Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, has introduced a new original Hello Kitty doll wearing yukata (Casual Japanese kimono) to commemorate the third year of operations of our “Hello Kitty” themed rooms. For guests staying in Hello Kitty...

KUALA LUMPUR – Have you always dreamed of a grand London adventure? One marmalade-loving bear can help make that dream come true! In conjunction with the release of Paddington 2, TGV Cinemas and Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s leading hotel and flight booking platform, want to send one lucky moviegoer on a 4-day, 3-night...

This school holiday, why not treat the family to an exciting staycation? Bring the family to enjoy the Berjaya Times Square Theme Park and be among the first to experience the newly launched Club Premier Rooms or Suites at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel for that seamless experience. The beautifully appointed rooms,...

Japan Design Week is an original Design Week that originates from Tokyo, but has expanded to around 1,800 municipalities in Japan. The aim is simple: to showcase the local creative talents including musical, performing and visual arts. Recently, the festival took place at Hot Spring Park Ureshino, Saga on November...

KUALA LUMPUR, 29 NOVEMBER 2017 – HERO CENTRAL, US VR Global Inc’s launch pad to the emerging VR and AR market recently signed a joint venture agreement with Raceroom Racing Experience (R3E). This long term collaboration allows both parties to combine their shared vision of providing the emotional, thrilling and...

KUALA LUMPUR Nov. 28, 2017 – Comparing agoda booking data for December 2015 against December 2016, Sapporo (Japan) has been identified as the most popular up-and-coming destination of choice for Malaysian travelers. Sapporo December bookings experienced a rapid growth of 145% amongst Malaysians. Famous for its high...

Whether it’s escaping the winter chill, or embracing it wholeheartedly, Worldhotels has the ideal locale to suggest for each guest this year end Singapore, 28 November 2017 – Worldhotels believes that when embarking on vacation, preferences for the weather tend to be either hot or cold. Some guests yearn for the cold...

November 2017 – Wilson Associates brings a revolutionary design to the Signiel Seoul, situated between levels 76 to 101 of the 555-meter-tall landmark Lotte World Tower, Seoul’s tallest and the fifth highest building in the world. Regarded as Korea’s most luxurious hotel, Signiel Seoul offers an extravagant experience...

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 28 (Bernama) — Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, has been chosen to host the 6th Global Summit on Urban Tourism (6th GSUT) from 4 to 6 December 2017. The city, which was recently recognised in a Euromonitor International report as being the 10th most visited city in the world, is expected to...

In 2016, 165 global teams traded Red Bull cans to live the experience of their dreams, from jumping out of a plane to getting tickets to a Champions League Game Locally, our Malaysian representatives, the Hibiscus Tigers came in at 27th out of 165 teams and became No. 2 in social media reach in Asia KUALA...

Kuala Lumpur – Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur has been awarded the Gold Award for 5-Star Hotel in Kuala Lumpur category at the inaugural Malaysia Tourism Council Gold Awards 2017 held at Putra World Trade Centre on 20 November 2017. The Malaysia Tourism Council Gold Awards is described as the ‘Oscars’ for the tourism...

MALAYSIA, 23 NOVEMBER 2017 – British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all...

Singapore – 27 November 2017 – Asia’s first ever Monaco Film Festival, hosted by the Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Authority, concluded after 9 days of cinematic grandeur from 14 to 22 October. Taking centre stage at the festival at the Alliance Française of Singapore was the presentation of 13 classic...

Kuala Lumpur – Getting in the holiday spirit, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel proudly presents “Find your Lucky Star”, a one-of-a-kind pop-up restaurant, conceptualized by multi award-winning global interior designer, Emma Maxwell. Drawing inspiration from European flavours, the celebratory menus are curated by...

Kuala Lumpur, November 2017 – An exclusive group of VIPs, media, influencers and celebrities were the guests of the Melinda Looi Fashion Suites, which was an intimate, by invitation only, four day event for Melinda Looi to pamper her supporters and friends by an exquisite and hand curated range of partners offering...

The era of faster, stronger and seamless smartphone experience is here KUALA LUMPUR, 24 NOVEMBER 2017 – Ending the year on a high note, HUAWEI, the second largest smartphone brand in Malaysia, is kicking-off the sale of HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro in stores today. Fans of HUAWEI Mate 10 Series can now visit any HUAWEI...

Expedia.com.my® Recommends Where to Go and How to Get There Cheap Kuala Lumpur – As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve (NYE), people across the world will begin to usher in 2018. While some Malaysians may choose to celebrate the New Year closer to home, others might jump at the chance to celebrate the...