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Beyond its reputation as the most developed state of Malaysia, Selangor has its share of beautiful destinations, marked by its tin-mining roots, existing natural attractions and over 100 years of history. Here are some spots in Selangor which are worth exploring. Island Villages of Port Klang Sungai Lima, Pulau...

KUALA LUMPUR (19 October 2017) – House music legend David Morales is set to drop the beat at the Marini’s on 57 Moto GP party on 27 October 2017. Guests attending the event, which is also the next instalment of “It’s All About House Music” will get to experience the Grammy Award winner’s brand and style of...

19th October 2017 – Perched on top of a granite hillock in the midst of a vast expanse of the Aravalli Range, surrounded by hills dotted with havelis, villages and temples, Alila Fort Bishangarh is the result of the adaptive reuse of a 230-year-old warrior fort into one of India’s most unique heritage...

KUALA LUMPUR – October 16, 2017 – Data from Hotels.com reveals the Langkawi tops the list for the second year as the most popular beach destination searched amongst travellers from Malaysia, while Phuket in third place, was the most popular overseas destination among those looking for some fun in the sun this...

47 employees from G Hotel Gurney who reached milestone years of employment were given a formal acknowledgement during the recent 10th annual staff party for serving both G Hotels’ business success, goals and values. The annual staff party carrying the Back to School theme was filled with fun and excitement. Everyone...

Club Med announces a new resort slated to open in Vietnam in 2021 October 18, 2017 – Club Med, the pioneer of the Premium All-Inclusive holiday concept, has announced plans to open Club Med Ho Tram, its first resort in Vietnam. Located in Vung Tau Province, in southern Vietnam, the premium resort is located near Ho...

In October 2017, Samsonite Malaysia embarks on an extensive month-long advertising campaign to highlight the innovative features of the Lite-Shock: the lightest Samsonite hardside collection to date. Consumers can expect to be engaged through exciting visuals across billboards and outdoor displays strategically placed...

A spanking new mall, glass-floored gondolas, shows, activities and a giant LED show are among the attractions that beckon KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19, 2017 – Like the tagline “Exciting things are happening at Resorts World Genting” suggests, there are indeed many new attractions redefining excellence in hospitality at the...

“Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics,” esteemed businessman Victor Pinchuk who was one of the “2010 Time 100 – The World’s Most Influential People” in Time Magazine once said. And the folk in Warner Music Malaysia, thinks so too. Hence, in celebration of such power of fine art and...

New build 253-room hotel brings contemporary flair and exceptional service to Petaling Jaya’s burgeoning business district. Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 17 October 2017 – Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Marriott International’s most global brand, today opened the Sheraton Petaling Jaya, strengthening its presence in...

Hong Kong – Vietjet recently announced a two-phase interline partnership with Doha – based Qatar Airways. The first phase which came into effect this September will enable Qatar Airways’ passengers to travel to and from points in Vietnam and in Taiwan served directly by Vietjet; the next phase will soon allow Vietjet’s...

Penang – Golden Sands Resort, Penang by Shangri-La today hosted a record-setting event by creating the largest floating kolam (mural) in Malaysia in line with the Deepavali celebrations. On hand to officiate and verify the record-setting attempt were officials from Malaysia Book of Records. This floating kolam is a...

The first international luxury hotel brand at The Quayside, Robertson Quay, is set to impress with its residential-­inspired hotel concept Singapore – Set amidst a dynamic, sophisticated neighbourhood along the Singapore River, known for its dining options and arts houses, the luxury hotel has been carefully curated...

Mt Agung is far away from Bali’s main tourism centres; tourism cancellations are ‘unwarranted’ – tour operator; #IaminBaliNOW launched to help Bali’s tourist sector combat cancellations Tourists should keep visiting Bali as it is perfectly safe to do so. That was the recommendation made by Herman Hoven, General...

agoda’s Travel and Tech Study reveals 78% of Malaysian Millennial travelers seek dining experiences KUALA LUMPUR – Findings from agoda’s Travel and Tech Study have revealed that Malaysian millennials travel to experience their own national culture, especially to explore their country’s rich and diverse cuisines and...

4th October 2017 – Alila Jabal Akhdar in Oman, at 2,000 metres above sea level overlooking the dramatic gorge and spectacular Al Hajar mountain range, has just introduced a new alfresco Spa Arbour, situated on the edge of the canyon, for some fabulous gravity defying Spa Alila indulgence. Staying true to the Alila...

Kuala Lumpur, 6 October 2017 – More consumers today are going cash-free with contactless payments as they embrace the speed, convenience and security of tap and pay technology. According to a market research report published by MarketsandMarkets, the global contactless payments market is expected to grow at a CAGR of...

2017 winners to be listed in Malaysia Book of Records as ‘Fastest Man to Eat Ten Beef Ribs/Fastest Woman to Eat Five Beef Ribs’ Klang Valley – Attention to all ribs lovers! Tony Roma’s highly anticipated ribs-eating competition is back with exciting news. This year, Tony Roma’s Ribs-Eating Competition’s participants...

(Kuala Lumpur, 9 October 2017) – Vietjet Air was honoured with the title of “The Pioneer Airline” at the annual festival of national tourism 2017 – The Guide Awards 2017, thanks to the airline’s contributions to the development of the Vietnamese tourism industry. Bearing the theme “Green tourism for a green...

KUALA LUMPUR, 9 OCTOBER 2017 – Located in Bukit Bintang, Malaysia’s renowned hotel PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur  launched this year’s Deepavali (Hindu Festival of Lights) celebration with the message of providing hope to all Malaysians and non-Malaysians through traditional and cultural elements. PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur...

An exclusive 4 Days 3 Nights Yoga experience at The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi, to recharge your mind, body and soul. LANGKAWI, KEDAH, October 2017 – Following last year’s success, The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi will once again host another Rainforest Yoga Retreat. From 23 to 26...

Bandung, Indonesia, 10 October, 2017 – Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s disruptive hotel brand, is set to make its mark in Indonesia with the opening of Moxy Bandung. Moxy Bandung will boldly reinvent the lifestyle hotel experience to fully embrace today’s Next Generation traveler, giving them a fun, vibrant and...

Nights of Fright 5 kicks off with guests running for their lives Bandar Sunway, 9 October 2017 – Nights of Fright 5 (NOF 5) hosted by Sunway Lagoon opened its gates of horror with the flag off of its Nights of the Undead Run. More than 1,300 participants ran for their lives to the finishing line by completing...

Over 45 World Class Artists Gather to Transform the Majestic City of Melaka Into a Canvas for Live Art MELAKA, 9 OCTOBER 2017 – The world’s largest and only site-specific art and performance festival on a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Melaka Art and Performance Festival (MAPFest), returns to Bukit St Paul, Bandar...

Albuquerque – Well-known for its tours and performances around the globe, Vietjet’s beautiful-and-young-flight-attendant featured hot air balloon now brings its bikini girls to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 2017 in the United States, the largest balloon festival in the world. Vietjet’s balloon, which is...