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Experience the enchanting historical city of Jaipur from forts, palaces, golden sands, street shopping, rich cuisine and much more Special promo with all-in fares from as low as RM229* one way! SEPANG, 6 NOVEMBER 2017 – AirAsia X will achieve yet another milestone with the announcement of direct services from...

KUALA LUMPUR, 31 OCTOBER 2017 – British Airways has revealed its annual travel predictions for the year ahead selecting the top 18 must-see destinations for 2018. Highly-anticipated sporting events, new routes and TV programmes all influence the top travel predictions. The latest season of Game of Thrones has put...

Macao, 01 November 2017 – The UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, announced on the early morning of November 1, Macao time, the designation of “Macao, China” as a new member city of UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in the field of Gastronomy. Macao now boosts of yet another world renown status as a UNESCO...

Come to be known as the Festival of all Festivals, this 24-hour global shopping festival brings together over 140,000 brands offering more than 15 million products to consumers worldwide. International shipping starting from RM0 and many more incentives to give more reasons for Malaysians to celebrate this Biggest...

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 October 2017–The Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia (MOTAC) in collaboration with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is delighted to present the 6th Global Summit on Urban Tourism (6th GSUT). This year, it is an honour for Kuala Lumpur to be chosen by the UNWTO as the first...

Luxury Hotel Brand and America’s Premier Ballet Company, The Joffrey Ballet, Team Up to Bring On-Demand Barre Classes to Hotel Rooms Around the World SINGAPORE – November 2, 2017 – JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with The Joffrey Ballet, launched Behind the Barre, a series of workout videos available...

Deciding between a holiday centred on cultural pursuits and one with maximum beach time can be a daunting task. Even more so when one’s destination is central Vietnam where heritage sites compete for attention with unspoiled beaches and indulgent spa treatments. Enter a central Vietnam travel package from Anantara Hoi...

30th October 2017 – Alila Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce the re-opening of its second property in China, the Alila Yangshuo. An adaptive re-imagination of an old sugar mill turned modern retro resort, opened after 7 years in the making with much anticipation. Sadly, the following days brought torrential...

Penang – Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang has been listed at this year’s Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, and Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa ranked 24th among the “Top Resorts in Asia” with a score of 96.43. Conde Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated travel magazine. “We are very honoured...

An award for every month of the year KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – October 31, 2017 – Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s 5-star luxury hotel was recently awarded the Best Business Hotel and Best Lifestyle Hotel in Malaysia at the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards which took place over the weekend, along with the Hotel Awards,...

Yogyakarta, October 31, 2017 – Marriott International, INC (NASDAQ: MAR) announces the opening of the first Marriott branded hotel in Indonesia that is also the latest internationally branded hotel in Yogyakarta, the Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel. “We are extremely excited to introduce the Marriott Hotels’ ‘Travel...

An ongoing pursuit of global environmental sustainability and social responsibility October 30, 2017 – An organisation that devotes themselves to green causes, Club Med, the pioneer of the Premium All-inclusive package, has successfully undertaken a string of green initiatives this year. Ongoing efforts to preserve the...

Asia/Pacific’s Best Low Cost Airline[1] inaugurates services from Singapore to its first East Malaysia destination Kuching – Scoot launched its inaugural flight from Singapore to Kuching, the first-ever destination in East Malaysia for the award-winning value airline yesterday. The new Singapore-Kuching route with...

It’s not just a bar, it’s a destination! Experience Melbourne’s vibrant bar scene. Whether you’re after a colourful cocktail with a million dollar view or a few quiet spots in a student dive, you’re bound to find something that suits your mood and budget. Bar-hop like a local, dance to world class DJs, be baffled by...

SINGAPORE – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the opening of Andaz Singapore, the first Andaz hotel to open in Southeast Asia. Andaz Singapore furthers the brand’s mission to create inspiring, indigenous experiences that immerse guests in the local culture of each unique destination. The hotel marks the...

TOKYO – Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, has hosted a special “Ikebana” flower arrangement exhibition in collaboration with renowned artist Hiroki Maeno from October 21 to November 5, 2017. Hiroki Maeno creates a majestic flower arrangement that...

Top accolade judged by Travel Weekly Asia readers honours the best in the industry HONG KONG, 30 October 2017— Marriott International has been named Best International Hotel Chain at the Travel Weekly Asia 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards for the second year in a row. The coveted award was announced at a gala dinner at the...

Discover Aotearoa New Zealand Festival at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur aims to showcase the country’s best  MALAYSIA, 26 October 2017: The New Zealand High Commission has launched the Discover Aotearoa New Zealand Festival at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur today to highlight the very best New Zealand has to offer in the areas of...

Hong Kong, October 26, 2017 – Vietjet today launches ticket sales for two new routes from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket and to Chiang Mai serving the travel and trade demands between these well-known tourist destinations in Vietnam, Thailand and Hong Kong through connecting flights. To celebrate the new route launches,...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 28 October 2017: To celebrate the Citrawarna 2017, Gaya Travel Magazine organises a media familiarisation trip called EAT.TRAVEL.WRITE & DOODLE 3.0 – Kuala Lumpur from 27th until 29th October 2017, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MOTAC) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Tourism...

Following its grand opening on July 28, 2017, the designer hotel ONE@Tokyo (Location: 1-19-3 Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, General Manager: Kazuhiko Saito) has launched a Suite Room Accommodation Package called “Just the Two of Us”, featuring an exclusive one-hour access for couples to the hotel’s rooftop bar with the...

KUALA LUMPUR – Citrawarna @ Kuala Lumpur is back again this year with the theme of “The Sunrise, The Green and The Echo Within” which will feature a mix of musical and dance performances set against the backdrop inspired by the tropical rainforest and the beautiful seas of ​​Malaysia. This year, the event will be held...

Making it the one of the best smartphones tested thus far KUALA LUMPUR, OCTOBER 24, 2017 – HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, the flagship product by the world’s No.2 smartphone maker, scored an overall 97 point in DxOMark, outperforming most global brands in the mobile industry. DxOMark is the trusted and leading source of...

One lucky individual will have the opportunity to experience the beauty and wonder of the Land of the Long White Cloud simply by participating in a Facebook competition organised by the New Zealand High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, in partnership with Tourism New Zealand and Malaysia Airlines. Launching on 25 October...

Kuala Lumpur, 23 October 2017 – The Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Vietnam was recently awash with a vivid display of colour as Vietjet transformed the airport into a fashion runway in celebration of Vietnamese Women’s Day, the first time a catwalk performance was held there. The new-aged budget carrier...