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KUALA LUMPUR, 21 SEP 2015 – Malindo Air, Malaysia’s first hybrid airline becomes the sole airline to offer direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and the Punjab capital of India, Amritsar, via three times weekly flights which will commence from 25 October 2015 onwards. The 4,268km route or equivalent to a...

Lufthansa has now successfully completed the most extensive cabin renewal programme in the company’s history. As of now, only aircraft with new cabin interiors are in scheduled service. Thus, all 106 Lufthansa long-haul aircraft in the Business and Economy Class are equipped with the latest cabins and the newest...

HO CHI MINH CITY, 21 SEPT 2015 – AirAsia continues to contribute towards youth and talent development and fulfilling dreams by supporting “Journey to Homeland Project”; Cycling from the UK to Malaysia’ – a project organized by Malaysian youths in their mission to cycle from the United Kingdom back to...

KUALA LUMPUR, 18th September 2015 – Citrawarna also known as Colours of 1Malaysia returns for its 16th edition since 1999 showcasing an abundance of spectacular performances and shows that depict the unique culture and heritage of Malaysia. Organized by the Ministry of Tourism and...

Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin – Deputy Director General (International Promotion) Tourism Malaysia VIENTIANE, 16 Sept 2015: Tourism Malaysia’s Deputy Director General (International Promotion) Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin is leading a Malaysian delegation to Laos to promote the country’s tourism attractions...

Jakarta, September 17, 2015 – Keraton at The Plaza, A Luxury Collection Hotel proudly announces its new appointed General Manager: Stephan Sieberg, a German born proficient hotelier arrayed with 29 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Previously Stephan Sieberg has the experience in working for Starwood...

17th September 2015, Kuala Lumpur– Photo Face-Off snaps back into action for Season 2, once again proudly presented by Canon PhotoMarathon and in association with SilkAir, premiering this 22nd October 2015, Tuesday at 10pm on HISTORY Channel 555 & 575(HD). Since season 1 was a successful hit and rated number one in...

Najwa, will be performing on the 17th with her powerful vocals. Soulfest Asia, the region’s hottest neo-soul, funk, hip-hop and R&B music festival turned up the heat tonight with Omarian set to hit Kuala Lumpur on 17 October 2015, West-coast style! This hip-hop heavyweight will join an already star...

EIGHT oil and gas companies today signed a collaboration agreement with PETRONAS and the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) to be part of the on-going “Sahabat Maritim” safety outreach programme for fishing communities in Sabah and Labuan. With this partnership PETRONAS, along with Shell Malaysia, Murphy...

14 September 2015 – UAE-founded hospitality company, TIME Hotels Management, has announced the appointment of a new corporate Vice President, Human Resources as it looks to team development as a key strategy in realising plans to operate 14 hotels, resorts and hotel apartments on three countries by the end of 2016. ...

PUTRAJAYA, 14 Sept 2015: Tourism Malaysia has recently unveiled its new organisational structure, which is better streamlined and more efficient in handling its duties of promoting the country’s tourism industry into the future. The reorganisation marks Tourism Malaysia’s efforts in gearing up for the country’s...

(Image Above: Pip, Night Safari’s Bennett’s wallaby joey, spent his childhood in a recyclable yellow shopping bag and loved his little haven which included a snuggly towel, and round the clock service by his keepers for milk and cuddles. The baby was abandoned by his mom but had no shortage of love from his...

At the airline industry conference “FTE – Future Travel Experience” held in Las Vegas, Lufthansa and Rimowa were jointly awarded the prize for “Best Baggage Initiative” for the new “Rimowa Electronic Tag” on September 10. The annual awards ceremony serves to recognize companies for their forward-thinking ideas and...

With rates from just USD 90, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is highlighting the benefits of autumn travel to its hotels in Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Hong Kong, 14 September 2015. Beach breaks, cultural celebrations and nature’s seasonal beauty are just some of the good reasons travellers have to discover a...

Lufthansa has been named “Europe’s Leading Airline” for the fifth time in a row at the World Travel Awards on September 5 in Sardinia. Travel and tourism experts worldwide also honoured Lufthansa with the award of “Europe’s Leading Airline Lounge” for the lounges at Frankfurt Airport. “It is an honour to recognise...

SEPANG, 11 SEP 2015 – Malindo Air, Malaysia’s hybrid airline officiated the launch of the Executive Lounge on 8 September 2015, which is located at the main terminal building of KLIA2, together with the Deputy Minister of Transport, Datuk Abdul Aziz Kaprawi. This marks KLIA2’s first dedicated airline lounge and the...

Kuala Lumpur, 10 September 2015 – Petrosains, in Suria KLCC is blazing with a fusion of science, art and psychology with the premier of the ILLUSION exhibition at the Discovery Centre. The mind bending exhibition from Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin was launched today at Petrosains by the Guest Honour, Irish...

PUTRAJAYA, 10 SEPTEMBER 2015: The usually formal ambience at Tourism Malaysia in Putrajaya’s lake district turned into a mix of haunted house, mini zoo and cartoon fantasy world today with pumpkin-headed monsters, gothic brides and Nickelodeon characters running around amid some furry animals at the main hall of the...

AirAsia clinched another best title at the Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Travel Awards 2015 HONG KONG, 10 September 2015 – For the 4th year in a row, AirAsia Berhad is again recognised as the Best Low-Cost Airline at Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Travel Awards 2015, successfully rendering it the only airline who...

BANGALORE, 8 September 2015 – Malaysia’s tourism industry has once again proven itself in the international arena after the country received the PATA Gold Award for ‘Marketing Media – Travel Poster’ at the PATA Gold Awards Luncheon and Presentation today. Hosted by the Macau Government Tourist Office,...

KUALA LUMPUR, 8 SEPTEMBER 2015 – British Airways pilots, cabin crew and ground staff – past and present – who have had the honour of flying the Queen came together at Heathrow Airport in London to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen becoming Britain’s longest reigning Monarch on 9 September 2015. Wearing the uniforms they...

Kuala Lumpur, 4 September 2015 – Kedah Chief Minister YAB Dato’ Seri Hj. Mukhriz Tun Mahathir has unveiled a range of promotional tools that have been created for the Discover Kedah 2016 campaign. The campaign, which will initially target audiences in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei and Indonesia, aims to educate...

Tourism Malaysia is participating in the PATA Travel Mart once again this year at the Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC) in India, from 6 to 8 September. The Malaysian delegation is led by Tourism Malaysia’s Deputy Director-General (International Promotion) Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin. He is accompanied by...

The overseas promotion on the fourth edition of the Global Tourism Economy Forum (“GTEF” or “the Forum”) to be held at the Venetian Macao from 12 to 14 October 2015 continued its Southeast Asia Roadshow in Kuala Lumpur on 26 August 2015. Supported by MGM MACAU, the roadshow aimed at engaging the Malaysian tourism...

Kuala Lumpur, 4 Sept 2015- Today it was the launch of the “Best Panoramic Pahang Eco Packages” brochure during MATTA Fair 2015 happening at the Putra World Trade Center. Official launching of the Tourism Malaysia Pavillion. Published by Tourism Malaysia, the brochure marks an initiate to increase the...