Posts Tagged ‘Malaysia’

Gaya Travel Magazine team will never get tired of Terengganu due to its bucolic, laid-back, fishing village vibe. In conjunction with Visit Terengganu Year 2017, why not travellers take the opportunity to visit and engage in activities that can only be experienced in Terengganu?   1. Combing and basking on Terengganu’s...

On 29 January 2017, Malaysia Airports and Tourism Melaka collaborated in giving a special welcome to the passengers of China Southern Airlines flight CZ349 that flown in from Guangzhou, China, in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration. Representing Melaka to welcome the passenger were no less than the Right...

Kuantan, to the Gaya Travel team, seems to be going on the right direction, providing friendly, laid-back dining spots that serve affordable serious food for both locals and travellers alike. The city is turning into a major culinary centre on Peninsular Malaysia’s East Coast through its wide range of eateries in the...

17 January 2017, Penang – The five star G Hotel Gurney and G Hotel Kelawai garnered 7 more global prestige hospitality award recognition collectively in the final quarter of the year 2016, denoting another milestone made from its excellence and top notch hospitality. On 20th October, G Hotel Kelawai was announced as...

Malaysia, 9 January 2017 – Hong Kong Tourism Board launched a new marketing campaign in Malaysia, titled ‘Best of All, It’s in Hong Kong’ to highlight the rich diversity and quality of experience the city has to offer to visitors around the world. Four videos starring local personalities and the city’s stunning skyline...

Kuala Lumpur, 5 January 2017 – Millennials are a style-conscious, tech-loving generation that enjoy surprises, spontaneous plans and unexpected trips. They take on and embrace the joy of life’s offerings as they come with undeterred confidence, unafraid to take risks as there is no day like today, and no better moment...

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 December 2016 – Malaysia is a nation rich with rugged mountains, tropical rainforests, cool highlands and warm beaches, resulting in the country being deemed an ultimate travel destination for many. However, many Malaysians, especially the urbanites, are unfamiliar of the various travel treasures...

Kuala Lumpur, 1 Dec 2016 – Samsung Malaysia Electronics is set to reveal its much-anticipated latest generation of smartwatches, the Gear S3 here in Malaysia which will go on sale beginning December 8 at Samsung SES Stores and authorised dealers nationwide. The cutting-edge timepiece combines timeless design with the...

Hong Kong, November 21, 2016 – Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinguished portfolio of independent hotels recognized for celebrating individuality, announced today its debut of four properties in Asia next year.  In 2017, the brand will open The Shanhaitian Resort Sanya in China, The Majestic...

AccorHotels announces the opening of ibis Styles Bogor Raya, the first international premium economy hotel in the city of Bogor, West Java.  The hotel is located within walking distance to the prestigious 18-hole Bogor Raya Golf Course, housed within the residential complex, boasting picturesque views of Salak...

Iskandar Puteri, 28 October 2016 – It’s here! LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort today announced the opening of its latest hi-tech attraction, LEGO® NINJAGOTM The Ride, the very first of its kind in Asia. The new ride enables guests to use their hands to throw virtual lightning bolts, move shockwaves, send ice soaring and emit...

Global travel authority Lonely Planet has chosen Perak, Malaysia, as one of the world’s Top 10 Regions for next year in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017, released this evening. Best in Travel 2017 is Lonely Planet’s 12th annual agenda-setting collection of the world’s hottest trends, destinations and experiences...

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia business events industry once again marked another milestone by hosting another incentive travel group from China for a four-day event. Returning to the country for the second time, Xi’an 38FULE, a premier health and advisory company headquartered in Xian, China selected 652 of its high...

According to UNESCO, Melaka is “a testimony to a living multi-cultural heritage and tradition of Asia, where the many religions and cultures met and coexisted.” Its history, strong heritage and old world charm attract both local and international travellers. Its accessibility from Klang Valley and Singapore also makes...

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...

Have some spare time before or after the show? Fret not, as there are plenty of activities that visitors can enjoy to kill the time! Discover the local gastronomic scene featuring delicious delights through more than 30 food trucks available at the Panggung Budaya’s area. Great food and great time, you sure don’t...

What to expect from Citrawarna @Kuala Lumpur 2016? Here are the highlights of Citrawarna 2016 that you won’t want to miss out! Street Parade and Dance Drama Myths and Folklore performances (Pahang, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Johor, Terengganu, Melaka, Perlis, Kelantan, Penang, Perak, Sabah, Sarawak, Kuala...

Did you know that Citrawarna was initially inspired by the Rose Parade, which is a Rose Tournament that has been held at Pasadena, California every year? While the Americans parading the roses for the event, Citrawarna focuses more on the Malaysian colourful cultures instead. Citrawarna is an annual event since 1999...

The annual festival Citrawarna, held by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, will be back this year with a new theme called“ Myth and Folklore” which will incorporate a variety of components including street performances, dance routines and cultural demonstrations by over 400 performers at the iconic Dataran...

Penang, ranked 4th in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities list for Best in Travel 2016, will be the fourth state in Malaysia to host the World Tourism Conference 2016 (WTC 2016) from 17 to 19 October 2016 after Melaka (2013), Kota Kinabalu (2010) and Kuala Lumpur (2007). Listed as the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site...

With travellers becoming increasingly demanding and in search of new, culturally immersive and unique experiences, Viator’s Asia Pacific team of travel veterans unveil a list of their top five picks, created especially for those wanting to explore the region in style: An Exclusive Private Tour to Mount Fuji and...

For all we know, almost half of the year is already gone. The past two months have been unpredictable at worst and hectic at best, particularly before the start of the Muslim fasting month, Ramadhan, which would reduce the amount of our travel.

Demi Johor DUA – a festival that combines land (Darat), air (Udara) dan water (Air) extreme sports – is set to be held from 25th to 27th March 2016 at Iskandar Puteri, Johor Bahru, Johor. The festival will also be featuring traditional games, educational exhibition and retail lots for public to shop.

Petaling Jaya, 8 March 2016 – Forty-four Malaysian team submissions and thousands of votes later, team Hibiscus Tigers from University of Malaya is chosen to represent Malaysia at Red Bull’s “Can You Make It” global challenge. Made up of Lee Jia Wei (Jason), Teh Khe Sin (Kayla), and Teoh Yeong Chee (Alston), the team...

In conjunction with Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFest) 2015, the state of Sabah promoted one of Malaysia’s most important events held in Labuan, which was the annual Malaysia Water Festival – Labuan National Sea Challenge.