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Hilton Kota Kinabalu Welcomes Guests in the Heart of Sabah  On 18 March 2017 Hilton (NYSE: HLT) launched Hilton Kota Kinabalu, a 305-room hotel located in the center of Sabah’s capital city. An urban melting pot of Southeast Asian culture, Kota Kinabalu has emerged as a growing resort destination for local and...

TOKYO – Honorary Executive Chef Hirochika Midorikawa of Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo will be the first Japanese chef to be awarded the French cuisine chef prize “La Coupe d’Or Internationale d’Art Culinaire Marius Dutrey” for his remarkable achievements in culinary art in the hotel industry. The prize is a prestigious award...

Malaysia – March 2017 – Starbucks always believed that businesses can – and should – have a positive impact on the communities they serve. Since the opening of our first store in Malaysia in 1998, we strived on being a responsible company, one that dedicate ourselves to earning the trust and respect of our customers,...

Wine experts judging Business Traveller Magazine’s prestigious annual “Cellars in the Sky 2016” Competition awarded EVA Air two Gold Medals, one for Best Business Class Cellar and the other for Best Business Class Sparkling. The top honors are tributes to EVA’s core commitment to quality service and to the experience...

Three-year full service license renewed for the award-winning travel club 21 March 2017 — WorldVentures, the award-winning international lifestyle and travel membership company, unveiled new plans for 2017 and beyond after being granted a three-year license renewal by the Malaysian Ministry of Domestic Trade,...

Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) opened its Kuala Lumpur Office on 8 March 2017, located in Chulan Tower, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur.

On 29 April 2017, fans of one of Malaysia’s most beloved icons, Sheila Majid, will have the privilege of being the first few to experience a showcase featuring songs from her latest album live at Belum Rainforest Resort in Pulau Banding, Perak. The exclusive evening with the songbird will be held in an intimate...

The Excelsior, Hong Kong offers WeChat Fans exclusive accommodation and dining privileges to celebrate the launch of the hotel’s official WeChat account.

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 March 2017 – Ecstatic team members from the Operations and Human Resources divisions celebrate winning the inter-departmental competition with their ‘Dance-Versity’ performance during the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (the Centre) 2017 annual dinner. Themed ‘Bollywood’, over 300 team members...

Malaysia loses ground in the latest edition of the Visa Restrictions Index, an annual travel freedom ranking published by the global residence and citizenship advisory firm, Henley & Partners. The index is produced in partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which maintains the world’s...

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 MARCH 2017 – The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) confirms Malaysia as the first country in ASEAN to host the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. The double-gender Malaysia Open will take place at Pantai Cenang, Langkawi on Saturday and Sunday, 15 and 16 April 2017. 32 international...

Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS (DFP), located in the middle of the PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, continues to present fabulous concerts to whet the musical tastes of all music fans. April will commence with concerts of an orchestral feast themed Symphonic Pink Floyd on Friday, 31 March 2017 and Saturday,...

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 March 2017 ­– The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has launched a new menu to excite taste buds and satisfy the appetite of long-standing recurrent clients and entice new regulars to experience its innovative TenOnCall (TOC) offering. Elaborating on the TOC menu, the Centre’s Executive...

Kuala Lumpur, 13 March, 2017 – Leading book retailer, Times Bookstores opened its new lifestyle concept bookstore in Malaysia at KL Gateway Mall, the newest mall located at Bangsar South. Times’ latest bookstore concept seeks to engage and encourage families and children to explore an amazing world of imagination...

Port Dickson, 14 March 2017 – Lis Hibiscus Port Dickson is now the official proud record holder of Guinness World Records for achieving “The most swimming pools in a resort at 643” and “The most overwater villas in single resort at 522”. These records were determined by a research which verified on 14 October...

Thailand was the favorite overseas destination country for Malaysian travelers Bangkok, Singapore and Hong Kong were the three most popular cities Kuala Lumpur hotels offered lower rates than other Southeast Asian capital cities KUALA LUMPUR, 9 MARCH 2017 – Southeast Asian destinations have become increasingly...

Kuala Lumpur, 14 March 2017 – Currently positioning itself as the World Centre of Tourism and Leisure, Macao is developing into a quality international tourist destination, with more exciting festivals and activities combining history, culture, architecture and food – all packed into a vibrant, high-energy...

Attractive MATTA promotional fares starting from RM670* As avid travellers, many Malaysians await the MATTA Fair as it is a great platform to discover great promotional airfares and value-for-money offers. This year, Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon are offering attractive airfare promotions starting from RM670* to...

SEPANG, 11 March 2017 – AirAsia will be giving away up to 3 million promotional seats in its first major promotion of the year.   Book from 13 March 2017 (0001h GMT +8) to 19 March 2017 (2359 GMT +8) for travel between 1 September 2017 and 5 June 2018 to enjoy fares from as low as RM0* to destinations such as from Kuala...

KUALA LUMPUR, 8 March 2017 – The LEGO® name has been synonymous with toys for decades and its humble LEGO® brick has come a long way since it was first created in the late 1940s. Today, LEGO® is a global brand with an extensive selection of toys, which can be found in toy and department stores all over the world, as...

ISKANDAR PUTERI, JOHOR, 10 MARCH 2017 – SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN launches the “Candy Parade”, a new interactive Hello Kitty show featuring an exciting choreography that promises a sweet experience for all visitors to the theme park. Expect an entertaining medley of music, dance and candy carts in this full 10 minutes...

“Birthday Bash” celebrations to last nine days over school holidays.   Bandar Sunway, 11 March 2017 – It has been a whole year since Sunway Lagoon introduced Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, Asia’s first Nickelodeon-branded attraction right in its own compound. For nine days from 18 to 26 March 2017, Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon...

Kuala Lumpur, 9 March 2017 – Malaysians will be able to enjoy special fares to a host of exciting destinations across Emirates’ vast global network during the upcoming Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair which takes place from 17th – 19th March 2017 at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC).  These...

Dorsett Hospitality International unveiled Dorsett Choice – an exclusive Bookers’ Programme which allows corporate guests to earn points as part of rewards on their room booking.  The reward programme was officially launched on 1 March 2017 at Dorsett Kuala Lumpur.   “Dorsett Choice is about building community and...

Kuala Lumpur – 6th March 2017: Emirates is giving centre stage to its women employees on the upcoming occasion of International Women’s Day. Women make up close to 44% of the airline’s workforce and have been an integral part of the success story of Emirates over the last 31 years. Emirates currently employs more than...