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The Mayor of Kuala Lumpur, Datuk Mhd Amin Nordin launched a travelling package “KL Dekat Je” at Sunway Putra Mall Kuala Lumpur on 15th October 2015. Attended the launch was YBhg Dato Azizan B. Noordin, Deputy Chief Director of Tourism Malaysia, YMulia Tunku Dato’ Seri Iskandar b Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah, YBHg. Datuk...

“KLPF International Photography Dialogue” to pave the way for international recognition of Malaysian photography   International Photography Dialogue enters 2nd session of KL As I See It.   KLPF of the top Photography Festivals in Asia.   “Smile to the World” photo exhibition inspires to make the world a better...

Galeri PETRONAS’ latest exhibition entitled Video(e)scape will feature four ‘single channel’ video installations using unconventional approach to video art with multi-media applications by an Indonesian pioneer artist in new media arts; Krisna Murti from 13 October to 14 November, 2015. Video(e)scape explores the use...

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 October 2015 – The first-ever Hong Kong Cyclothon organised by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) with title and charity sponsor Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP) gathered over 100 professional cyclists hailing from around the globe including one of our Malaysian pride – the Terengganu Cycling Team. The mega...

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 October 2015 – Trafalgar, a global leader and pioneer in creating exclusive ‘insider experiences’ for travellers, has embraced a new brand identity themed “Simply the best”, and it’s no empty boast. On the global review site Feefo, Trafalgar received a 97% rating, earning it Gold Status, thanks to...

The travel butler, “Mission Control” provides personal travel consulting and planning via smartphones instead of the odyssey through travel portals A team from the Lufthansa Innovation Hub based in Berlin has developed the “Mission Control” SMS service where a group of certified travel specialists is available...

KUALA LUMPUR, 9 OCTOBER 2015 – The Bukit Bintang Monorail station is now officially known as “AirAsia–Bukit Bintang”, marking the world’s best low-cost airline presence in the bustling heart of Kuala Lumpur. The station received its brand new name following the accorded exclusivity given to AirAsia under Prasarana...

KUALA LUMPUR, 8 OCTOBER 2015 – British Airways is upgrading its current daily flight between Kuala Lumpur to London. The current Boeing 777-200ER will be replaced by the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from 10 December 2015.     The 787-9 is the latest addition to the British Airways fleet, it is 20ft longer than its...

Singapore Tourism Board launches 'The Best Weekend Yet' campaign to encourage visits to Singapore over weekends and holiday periods throughout the year. The campaign unveils exciting and upcoming line-ups that are in-store for Malaysians who are looking for a weekend getaway.

Kuala Lumpur, 8 October 2015 – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines celebrates its 96th anniversary today. And, true to tradition, KLM introduced its latest Delftware miniature. This year, the choice for KLM’s 96th house went to the Hamel House in Gorinchem. The 96th house was festively unveiled in Gorinchem...

InterContinental Bali Resort is proud to present the celebrated Italian Chef, Massimo Mantarro, of the Principe Cerami Restaurant in Taormina Sicily, which opened in 2004 and for which Chef Massimo has earned two Michelin stars. The first star was awarded in 2008 and the second in 2012. Massimo Mantarro also won the...

KUALA LUMPUR, 06 OCTOBER 2015- British Airways invites Malaysian travellers to explore the magic of London in winter time with the launch of its special fares across all cabins. The return fares travelling to London start from MYR$2,500 in World Traveller economy class ; MYR$5,000 in World...

(HONG KONG) Dragonair has been named “Best Regional Airline” at the 26th Annual TTG Travel Awards Ceremony held in Bangkok on Thursday night (1 October). This is the sixth consecutive year the carrier has received this honour. The TTG Travel Awards, presented by leading regional publisher TTG Travel Trade Publishing,...

The prestigious award, voted for by the readers of TTG Asia, TTG China, TTG India, TTG mice, TTG-BT Mice China, TTG associations and TTG Asia Luxury, was presented to the airline at a gala ceremony in Bangkok last week. Peter Baumgartner, Chief Commercial Officer at Etihad Airways, said: “We are delighted to have been...

Started on 2nd October, 2015 LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort are organizing a special Halloween celebration till the end of the month. Themed ‘Halloween Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights’, several fantastic activities have been lined up throughout the month with the Park open for an extended time till 8.30pm during the weekend...

To celebrate International Coffee Day, online marketplace 11street (www.11street.my) and No.1 coffee brand Nescafé, part of Nestle Malaysia, today shared insights of the latest coffee consumption trends. With coffee becoming more popular in Malaysia, there has also been a rise in the younger generation’s taste for...

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 OCT 2015 – Malindo Air, Malaysia’s hybrid airline today officially announced that all bookings are now open for its new Kuala Lumpur-Perth-Kuala Lumpur service which will now commence on 19 November 2015.  The 11x weekly service marks the airline’s eighth country in its expanding international network,...

Malindo Air, Malaysia’s hybrid airline today officially announced that it has been granted approval from Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA) to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Perth. Australia will be the eighth country in the airline’s growing international route network. The 11x weekly service will commence...

SAPPORO, 2 OCTOBER 2015 – AirAsia X celebrated its inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur – Sapporo which landed on time this morning at 0810hrs at the New Chitose International Airport with an encouraging 90% flight load, marking the long-haul low-cost airline’s 3rd destination into Japan, after Tokyo-Haneda and...

With the new winter schedule that runs from 25 October 2015 until 27 March 2016, the Lufthansa Group Airlines offers over 20,380 flights per week serving 261 destinations in 101 countries via hubs in Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Vienna and Brussels, including various point-to-point routes.

KIP Hotel Kuala Lumpur is now open for business. Situated in the commercial district of Sri Utara along Jalan Kuching and a 15 minutes' drive to the heart of Kuala Lumpur, KIP Hotel is easily accessible from Selayang Industrial Park, the popular Batu Caves and the crowd-pulling Genting Highlands.

Cathay Pacific Airways announced that it will launch a new four-times-weekly service to Madrid, the capital city of Spain, on 2 June 2016. As the only direct link between Hong Kong and Madrid, the new service will provide greater convenience for business and leisure customers travelling between the two cities and...

The MasterCard-CrescentRating Muslim Shopping Travel Index 2015 (MTSI 2015) reveals that Kuala Lumpur is the second most popular shopping city in the world for Muslim tourists. Dubai tops the list, while Singapore, London and Istanbul made to the top five.

As the end-of-year holiday season looms on the horizon, Malaysians are increasingly looking closer to home for travel bargains, according to search data released by Hotels.com. A survey of searches conducted on Malaysian-based travellers between Jan-Aug 2015 revealed that interest in domestic destinations has...

British Airways unveiled its new lounge at Changi Airport's Terminal 1. Prior to the official opening, Formula 1 superstar Jenson Button was one of the first customers to enjoy the airline’s new state-of-the-art facility as he travelled through Changi Airport.