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Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear celebrates its fifth anniversary at Pavilion Bukit Bintang with five highly anticipated days of fashion festivities from 16th to 20th August 2017. Close to 150 designers will be showcasing their never-seen-before “Runway Collection” exclusively at KLFW RTW 2017 – 20 of which...

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 August 2017 – Traveloka, a leading travel booking app for domestic and international destinations in Southeast Asia, has announced its participation in the upcoming 29th SEA Games and 9th ASEAN Para Games as a Gold Sponsor. In support of its role as an official online travel partner, Traveloka is...

4th August 2017 – In recognition of its environmentally sustainable operations that help preserve its natural surrounds and cultural heritage, Alila Seminyak has been accredited with the EarthCheck Bronze status. EarthCheck operates the world’s most scientifically rigorous environmental benchmarking program for the...

Thailand has become the number one hotspot for those looking for an adventure, on a budget. With such level of accessibility and being a major international hub with low cost of living, Thailand has become a popular destination for all backpackers and tourists alike. Bangkok also known as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or...

Participants get covered in vivid colors in the ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet’ KUALA LUMPUR, 13 August 2017 – With its motto of “Happiest 5K on the Planet”, The Color Run™ with CIMB Bank (or “CIMB”) as the Presenting Sponsor, hit the streets of Kuala Lumpur for the second time since 2014. Over 13,000 runners were covered...

MALAYSIA, 14 August 2017: Malaysians’ passion for food is a key focus even while away on holiday. A survey conducted by BlackBox Research for Tourism New Zealand found that eight in 10 (80 per cent) Malaysians rank indulging in a country’s local delicacies as the activity they enjoy doing most when on holiday in a...

Celebrate the colours of Malaysia and foster unity Bandar Sunway, 11 August 2017 – Celebrate Malaysia’s rich cultural heritage in conjunction with National Day and Malaysia Day as Sunway Lagoon welcomes you to its ‘We Are Malaysia’ campaign running from 11th August 2017 to 30th September 2017! Playing host to a myriad...

HOT! HOT! HOT! ANNUAL HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL HEATS UP YARRA VALLEY & GREAT OCEAN ROAD  Lovers of hot chocolate should get set for 31 different reasons to venture to the Surf Coast or the Yarra Valley when the Great Ocean Road & Yarra Valley Chocolateries stage their annual Hot Chocolate Festival. The seasonal...

Vietjet is offering thousands of amazing fares to the charming country of Vietnam at this year’s Malaysian International Travel Mart (MITM) 2017 running from 11 until 13 August 2017 at the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre! Exciting games and other interesting activities await eager travel bugs. Visitors will have the...

Kuala Lumpur – 11th August 2017: Emirates is offering travellers from Malaysia special fares to destinations across Europe, Americas and Middle East. Malaysians will be able to enjoy attractive Economy Class fares to a host of destinations leading up to its participation once again as the Official Airline at the...

SINGAPORE, 10 August 2017 – August marks a month of festivities for two of South East Asia’s most beautiful nations; culturally rich Indonesia and the ever-vibrant Malaysia. On the 17th of August, Indonesia will be celebrating their Independence Day and Malaysia will be celebrating their Hari Merdeka (Independence...

KUALA LUMPUR, August 10, 2017 – Social enterprise Projek57 flagged off its nationwide Projek57 Unity Ride from Dataran Merdeka recently with the aim to spur conversations about the need for greater unity amongst Malaysians from all walks of life. Unity Ride Flag off by Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Syed Hamid Bin Syed Jaafar...

PHOTO FACE-OFF Season Four premiering on 24th August, 9pm on HISTORY® 08 AUGUST 2017, PETALING JAYA:  Viewers are set to uncover the region’s next top amateur photographer on the fourth season of Southeast Asia’s first and top photography reality competition series PHOTO FACE-OFF, a HISTORY Asia original production,...

HISTORY Con 2017, the first-ever mega entertainment convention in Malaysia saw over 21,000 visitors flooded the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) last weekend. The convention, which housed a host of exhibitions and activities for all ages and interests, had also brought in popular HISTORY® and LIFETIME®...

More than 400 million years ago, in the place we know as Western Victoria, the earth rose up to form the mountains the Kooris called Gariwerd, which we now call the Grampians. Over the years, wind, rain and water have carved fantastic shapes in the Grampians ancient stone, creating the steep craggy slopes and rock...

Hong Kong – 8 August 2017 – Star Cruises today announced SuperStar Libra’s latest deployment from 3 September onwards with triple homeports in Kuala Lumpur via Port Klang and Penang in Malaysia, as well as in Phuket, Thailand, with two cruises per week, including the 3-nights Kuala Lumpur (via Port...

SEPANG, 9 August 2017 – AirAsia has won the best Asean marketing campaign at the Asean Tourism Association (ASEANTA) Awards for Excellence. AirAsia’s “Think Asean, Think AirAsia” campaign was named Best Asean Marketing and Promotional Campaign at the 30th ASEANTA Awards for Excellence held at the Borobudur Hotel in...

Kuala Lumpur – Scoot officially kickstarts ticket sales today for the latest Malaysian destinations, Kuching and Kuantan. The latest additions to the network bring the total number of Scoot’s destinations in Malaysia to six cities including Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Penang. The inaugural flights are scheduled...

KUALA LUMPUR, 8 August 2017 – August and September holds a special meaning in the hearts of Malaysians, as they unite to celebrate Malaysia’s 60th independence and founding of Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day. In the spirit of the season, Traveloka, a leading online travel company in Southeast Asia, has teamed up with...

Tokyo Skytree® right outside your window! First opened to the public on 1 April 2017, the design-centric hotel ONE@Tokyo has recently celebrated its official grand opening on 28 July 2017.   The hotel’s facade and interior design are the work of world-renowned architect Kengo Kuma. Fusing industrial materials with...

KUALA LUMPUR, 07 JULY 2017 – British spies – suave, debonair and witty – at least, that’s how they are portrayed in movies!  Who can resist the charm of 007 or the prowess of Austin Powers as they spy their way across continents on Her Majesty’s Service? British Airways has put together a spy guide that will take...

Explore A Spectrum Of Staycation Packages That Will Leave You Pampered and Refreshed – Without Leaving the City Singapore – 4 August 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today introduces intriguing stay packages and incentives for their ten properties in Singapore, promoting irresistible Staycation deals...

Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Audi will return this November with an extra day added to the program, to celebrate the famed wine region’s 50th anniversary, and showcase an appetising line-up of new events and talent, including home-grown culinary royalty, Curtis Stone. Taking place across 16-19 November,...

In conjunction with the visit by the delegation from Busan, Jeju and Gyeongnam, Korea Tourism Organisation Kuala Lumpur Office organised the “Jewels of the Southern Korea Seminar 2017” on 29 July 2017 at the JW Marriott Hotel, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur to promote the three destinations. The event was mainly to share...

KUALA LUMPUR, 03 AUGUST 2017 – Castles are always featured in fairy tales and fantasy movies, and recent fairy tale blockbusters have undoubtedly inspired Malaysians to travel to movie set castles across Europe. If castle jaunting is on your agenda this summer, here is a list of popular castles for movie fans,...