UAE’s national airline recognised for exceptional guest experience, service and hospitality Extensive audits commend exemplary staff, fine dining approach, innovative seating and products in all classes and at signature airport lounges Airline committed to providing the world’s best travel experiences throughout the guest journey Etihad Airways has received the Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating –
Walk Japan, the pioneer of off-the-beaten-track tours of Japan, announces the launch of the Oita Hot Spring Trail, a walking tour in Kyushu, west Japan. This fully-guided, six-day tour explores Oita Prefecture, which rightly claims the accolade as Japan’s mecca for onsen hot springs. Here they are found both in abundance and variety including an unusual one with
Walk Japan, the pioneer of off-the-beaten-track tours of Japan, announces the launch of the Hokkaido Snow Tour, which joins the company’s popular Snow Country Trek and Winter Nakasendo Way for further adventures into Japan’s snowiest regions. The eight-day, seven-night Hokkaido Snow Tour is a fully-guided, snowshoe exploration of east Hokkaido, a seemingly empty and vast
The 3rd annual MURFEST (Malaysian Urban Retreat Festival) returns with an amazing line-up of world-class instructors, a market place of health and wellness with the JustBe Markets @Murfest, a glow-in-the-dark dance fitness party, and more – all happening in the heart of the city centre, Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC), at Jalan Ampang.
A celebratory atmosphere filled the PETRONAS Twin Towers on Monday as PETRONAS, Principle and Title partner to the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ (MAMGP) Team celebrated the team’s third consecutive FIA Formula One World Constructors Championships secured at the 2016 Formula One Emirates Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday.
BANGKOK – October 7, 2016 – Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is delighted to announce the brand’s long-anticipated debut in the United States with the opening of, Six Senses New York, a luxury hotel being developed by HFZ Capital Group in New York City between Manhattan’s popular High Line and the natural wonder of the
“When Jessica Minh Anh puts on fashion shows around the world, she takes the ordinary and turns it into something extraordinary”. ABC New York reported after the young model and entrepreneur made history by transforming America’s new symbol of hope and freedom, One World Trade Center, into a catwalk 6 months before it was
Ms Laura Tan has been appointed as the General Manager of The Settlement Hotel Melaka. Ms Tan joined the property with well over 24 years of industry experience, having started off her career first in the Front Office Division before moving on to Sales and Operations. In her present capacity, Ms Tan
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 7 October 2016 – Expedia.com.my® released the results of the 2016 Expedia® Flip Flop Report, an annual study of the behavior and preferences among beachgoers around the world. Aside from a resounding statement by 38 percent that they prefer to holiday at one of the many pristine local beaches and that 71
Kota Kinabalu, 21-23 October 2016 – Back for the second time, the highly anticipated Sabah International Tattoo Convention will be showcasing 66 international and local tattoo artists from 20 countries, and is expecting a crowd of more than 2,000 visitors over the three-day period. The inaugural SITC organised by Carlos Benny Majakil, owner of Koiyak Gloves
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) today revealed the branding for its “Visit ASEAN@50 Golden Celebration 2017” tourism campaign. The branding was unveiled by the 10 ASEAN heads of state at the ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos today. The new campaign will promote the twin objectives of commemorating the 50th anniversary of ASEAN
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , 29 September 2016- YTL Hotels is delighted to announce the expansion of its luxury portfolio with the recent acquisition of three properties in Edinburgh, Berkshire and London, strengthening the company’s presence within the United Kingdom. The company’s current portfolio in the United Kingdom encompasses The Gainsborough Bath Spa, the sole hotel
As in previous years, the fourth edition of WTC will bring notable speakers to present cases that have achieved excellence within the tourism industry so that they can serve as examples and lessons for the rest of the country. The speakers will address various issues based on their respective areas of expertise, in line with the theme “Tourism Delights: Delivering The Unexpected”.
Leaders in hotel innovation, SilverNeedle Hospitality, are delighted to welcome the iconic Riva Arun Bangkok hotel to it’s boutique collection of luxury handpicked properties ‘The SilverNeedle Collection’.
Singapore – October 4, 2016 – 2016 marks fifty years since the M/S Sunward made her first voyage from Miami to the Caribbean on December 19, 1966, signifying the birth of Norwegian Caribbean Line. Today, the company now known asNorwegian Cruise Line is a leading global cruise brand with 14 purpose-built ships sailing to more
SINGAPORE – 5 October 2016 – HotelAsia, one of Food&HotelAsia’s pioneer specialised trade shows for the hotel, restaurant and foodservice sectors designed for leading industry players are gathered to showcase new, state-of-the-art equipment and innovative technology, will return from 24-27 April 2018 at Suntec Singapore. Apart from featuring an impressive host of international and local
Some places are the true embodiment of our cultural heritage and values; Le Meurice is one of them. Located opposite the Tuileries Garden, between Place de la Concorde and the Louvre, Le Meurice has been the heartbeat of Paris since 1835. True to its values and as an integral part of French culture, over the
Singapore, 30 September 2016 – Worldhotels received official recognition in the presence of travel industry professionals,as the proud recipient of the Best Independent Hotel Brand during the 2016 TTG Travel Awards ceremony. Held last night on Thursday 29 September, in Bangkok, Thailand, the 27th Annual TTG Award ceremony saw hospitality aces and veterans converge and
PORT LOUIS, 4 OCTOBER 2016 – AirAsia X’s highly anticipated flight to Mauritius has finally taken off and landed at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport today with a 100% full flight, marking the airline group’s strong presence in the African continent. Kevin Ramkeloan, Director of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority welcomed guests on board the inaugural
TOKYO, 28 September 2016 – Imagine a world of bespoke luxury, where all your five senses are immersed in the finest treats; an experience that will stay with you long after you leave. Rare, precious and exquisite, this will be SK-II’s most luxurious experience yet with the upcoming launch of its Masterpiece Pitera™ pop-up Boutique.
Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East, representing a decade of dominance in the category, and one of four accolades collected at a prestigious ceremony at The St. Regis Dubai last week. The national airline of the UAE also won awards for the Middle East’s
Zouk Club, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia October 1st, 2016 – In an adrenaline and fun-filled party, FunSportz Sdn Bhd – the exclusive importer and distributor of GoPro equipment from the USA – proudly brings to Malaysian enthusiasts the HERO5 Black and the HERO5 Session and a collection of new accessories to stoke out users’ creativity and content
Etihad Airways has been named ‘Best Airline – Business Class’ at the TTG Travel Awards for the second consecutive year. The prestigious award is voted for by the readers of TTG Asia, TTG China, TTG India, TTGmice, TTGassociations, TTG-BTmice China and TTG Asia Luxury. Etihad Airways’ Vice President Australia and Asia, Lindsay White, accepted the
Asia’s premier watch and jewellery showcase, ‘A Journey Through Time’, gathers top watchmakers, jewellers and connoisseurs at the iconic Starhill Gallery for 10 days.
KUALA SELANGOR, 28 September 2016 – LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort and LEGO® Malaysia today teamed up with a group of kind-hearted Malaysians to present 11-year-old terminally-ill cancer patient Muhammad Danish Maarif with LEGO gifts at his home in Kuala Selangor. Danish, who loves LEGO and whose biggest wish is to visit LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort, was greeted