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KUALA LUMPUR, 20 June 2016 – The Iftar boxes will allow those observing Ramadan to break their fast with a nutritious and balanced meal. The boxes feature a new look with a clean and modern Arabesque design inspired by the region. This year’s boxes will have a new menu designed by Emirates’ chefs featuring a Middle...

Penang island off Malaysia’s northwestern coast is tourism’s best-kept secret among travelers in the Southeast Asian region. The island has a vibrant multi-ethnic community comprising of Malays, Chinese, Indians and Europeans, and its history and culture draw from these multiple sources. Some of its famous attractions...

Putrajaya Convention Centre (PICC) celebrates 80 selected children comprising orphans, asnaf and Muslim converts from both YAKIN Malaysia (a human development charity) and Rumah Kesayangan orphanage (RUKESA) during its ‘Breaking the fast’ ceremony at Cafe@PICC. Dato Badlishah Hj. Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer of...

Furama Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur hosted 36 children from Rumah Nur Sakinah orphanage to a delicious Ramadan buffet dinner last Friday, 10 June 2016 in conjunction with the fasting month and at the same time donated RM10,000.00 to assist the orphanage for their upcoming Raya celebration and for the up-keeping of the...

Good Vibes Festival enjoys the distinction of being the only Malaysian outdoor festival of its kind, featuring some of the best local and international acts around. Within just three years since its debut, the homegrown music and lifestyle festival has come to be recognised as a staple destination for music fans...

In this age of information, we see rich content wherever we go – be it video streaming, casual Web surfing or scrolling through social media pages – so much so the Internet has become such an amenity that it is now synonymous with the millennial’s lifestyle. Over the years, data usage has evolved so drastically that we...

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 JUNE 2016 – Three young aspiring designers have been selected to represent Malaysia at the Grand Finale of AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search 2016 which will be held in Kuala Lumpur this August, completing the list of Top 15 from across Asean in this region-wide competition. The Top 3 Malaysian...

On this blessed month of Ramadan, it is the time again to gather around with family and friends for a reconciliation of body, mind and soul. Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur once again organized a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, to celebrate the meaningful festive season this Ramadan with 35 under-...

A total of 30 tourism industry players were feted for a buka puasa dinner at Unique Seafood PJ23 last night, as part of an industry networking session. It was an opportunity for Unique Seafood PJ23, a growing franchise of restaurants offering fresh seafood dining, to showcase itself to tourism promoters in...

Travelling can be tiring business especially with the lack of seats and resting areas at airports, train or bus stations. Designed to offer stress-free travelling, Trunki is introducing Jurni, a brand new carry-on case with a pop-out pod, a seat to rest on and in-line wheels to glide-along for the next generation of...

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Etihad Airways is celebrating 10 years of flying to Qatar this summer by launching nine additional weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi – Doha route reinforcing its commitment to one of the airline’s key markets in the Gulf. Effective 1 August 2016, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates will...

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 JUNE 2016 – In embracing the spirit of sharing and giving during the holy month of Ramadan, the management and associates of Saujana Hotels & Resorts reached out to the local community by holding a special Iftar session themed ‘This One’s for the Children’ for over 70 underprivileged children from...

SEPANG, 13 June 2016 – AirAsia today announced it has appointed Kathleen Tan as President of North Asia. She will be responsible for building AirAsia’s market in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Tan returns to AirAsia from her stint as CEO of AirAsiaExpedia where she successfully turned around the...

Kuala Lumpur, 13 June 2016 – Club Med, pioneer in providing all-inclusive family holidays, is delighted to announce that its previously adults-only property, Club Med Kani in the Maldives, will be opening its doors to the young ones this summer. Vacationers with children are now able to partake in a dream holiday...

Menjangan Dynasty Resort, Beach Camp and Dive Centre will soon open its doors in North Bali in August 2016. Offering a glamorous camping (otherwise known as “glamping”) experience, the resort is located on an isolated peninsula on over 16 hectares and surrounded on three sides by ocean and a calm lagoon with a white...

Kuala Lumpur, 8 June 2016 – 100 excited children from Living HOPE and Yayasan Generasi Gemilang (GG) unleashed their inner talent, when they channeled their creativity towards painting ‘Hari Raya’-themed artwork, during the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (the Centre) buka puasa get together. In addition, to celebrate...

The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Tuen Ng Festival, is a traditional Chinese festival which memorizes Qu Yuan, a great poet from the Zhou Dynasty. It is celebrated across the globe on every 5th day of the 5th month of the Lunar calendar. Hong Kong, as Asia’s World City with well-kept Chinese traditions, once...

Always wanted to go on a trip around Europe but budget has always been in the way? Hotels.com now gives you the opportunity to journey across some of the most beautiful European destinations with a value-for-money route that is sure to get you geared up this minute. Start from Big Ben, the Great Bell of the clock at...

KUALA LUMPUR, JUNE 2016 – Saujana Hotels & Resorts is partnering with Ana by Karma, a non-profit social enterprise in Bhutan that fosters sustainable change in lifestyle and levels of self-sufficiency for mothers and their children in the Bhutanese community struggling with poverty and illiteracy. Acquiring a range...

Entering one of the three unique doorways into the JI at Bale Sutra restaurant which is located in the empirical enclave of the Hotel Tugu Bali (Jl.Batu Bolong, Canggu) is to participate in a mythical experience for the senses that lingers between the pleasures of this world and those of another. Leading the heart of...

As mobile devices continue to evolve, the Hotels.com™ Mobile Travel Tracker* uncovers the true impact that the number 1 travel accessory, the mobile phone, is having on our booking and travel behaviors. It reveals that Malaysians travel for both business and leisure purposes, with 65% making hotel bookings via...

Cathay Pacific Airways and Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced their global collaboration today, offering specially designed menus by star chefs at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong and five Park Hyatt hotels globally to Cathay Pacific passengers. The cooperation will mark the most expansive inflight dining experience of its kind...

Summer is finally here and no one does it better than Hong Kong. With longer days and cooler nights, the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ entices its visitors with an endless variety of activities during its hottest season of the year. Get excited for a memorable summer with our comprehensive roundup of fun things to do in Hong...

Kuala Lumpur, 7 June 2016 – The best lion dance troupes in the world will perform at Resorts World Genting in July in vying for the title of world champion. So far, 39 teams from all corners of the world have confirmed participation—and at a Press conference today, draw of lots to determine the flow of the competition...

Vietnam’s new-age airline with low-cost and diversified services, VietJet, launched its newest international route connecting Kuala Lumpur with Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Also present during the inaugural flight ceremony were Mr. Trinh Dinh Dung, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister; Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh, Vice President...