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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...

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...