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56 awards presented to recognize top tourism organisations and individuals PUTRAJAYA, 28 FEB 2018: The Ministry of Tourism and Culture presented 56 awards at tonight’s Malaysia Tourism Awards in recognition of those who have supported the industry’s continuous growth and development. The awards ceremony, held at Putrajaya International Convention Centre on 28 February, was attended by

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Chiang Mai, Thailand, 25 January 2018: Malaysia is eyeing a total of 33.1 million tourists and RM134 billion receipts for 2018 on the back of new tourism developments expected for this year. Speaking to a room full of international media attending the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Chiang Mai Exhibition & Convention Centre, Thailand, today,

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PUTRAJAYA, 10 January 2018 – Tourism Malaysia is serious about tackling the India tourist market with an aggressive six-month marketing and promotion campaign from January to June 2018. The campaign, a joint promotion effort with Akquasun Group, a destination marketing company based in India, begins this month and entails a comprehensive promotion effort undertaken in

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KUALA LUMPUR, 21 November 2017: At the recent World Travel Market in London, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia, met with Richard Quest, CNN International’s anchor and journalist, for a one-on-one interview. As Asia’s tourism blossoms, CNN wanted to know what that meant for regional competition. During the

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Port Dickson, 14 March 2017 – Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson is now the official proud record holder of Guinness World Records for achieving “The most swimming pools in a resort at 643” and “The most overwater villas in single resort at 522”. These records were determined by a research which verified on 14 October 2016.

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On 1 March 2017, Cathay Dragon celebrated its inaugural flight to KL International Airport (KLIA) as Flight KA725, an Airbus A330-300 departed Hong Kong International Airport and touched down at Gate C2 of the Satellite Building of KLIA. With the arrival of flight KA725, Kuala Lumpur marks Cathay Dragon’s third destination in Malaysia. The airline

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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 Honourable Chief Minister of Melaka,

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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 fireballs with

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JAKARTA, 9 SEPT 2016 – Tourism Malaysia received a PATA Gold Award for its Landmarks of Malaysia 2015 posters in the category of Marketing Media Awards – Travel Posters during the presentation ceremony earlier today. Minister of Tourism and Culture Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Tan Sri Abdul Aziz received the award, saying, “We are honoured

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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

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PUTRAJAYA, 27 July 2016 – Malaysian tourism merchants can soon market their products and services directly to Chinese travellers through an e-marketplace in China. This is made possible by a strategic collaboration between Tourism Malaysia and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to create the Malaysia Tourism Pavilion (MTP) on Alitrip. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

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PUTRAJAYA, 18 July 2016 – Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airlines Berhad have renewed their collaboration in the interest of tourism in Malaysia. Through the collaboration, Malaysia Airlines will sponsor flight tickets to bring in foreign media and tour agents, under Tourism Malaysia’s Mega Familiarisation Programme, from the United Kingdom and Asia, ASEAN, and Oceania regions.

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Malaysia’s mid-year nationwide shopping extravaganza kicked off with the launch of 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival 2016 at Avenue K shopping mall in conjunction with its Aidilfitri Celebration. 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival is part of the country’s thrice yearly nationwide sales campaigns to promote Malaysia as a world-class shopping destination to domestic and international tourists. The

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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 Malaysia. The guests were

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For the first time ever, Gaya Travel Magazine features Mexico (Page 84), experienced first hand by one of our team members, Ed Junaidi. Contrary to what many people who have never been to this Latin American nation might think, Mexico is actually bursting with life (they even celebrate the dead), colour, history and remarkable heritage, evidenced by the Mexican sites that are listed as part of UNESCO World Heritage.

PUTRAJAYA, 23 MARCH 2016: Tourism Malaysia is organising a familiarisation trip to Malaysia for a group of media from Myanmar in conjunction with the inaugural Yangon-Penang connection by AirAsia. The programme is a collaborative effort with AirAsia and Penang Global Tourism. The 17 media participants of the familiarisation trip arrived in Penang on 22 March

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In conjunction with the Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014 and resumption of Malaysia Airlines flights to Dubai, Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airlines hosted a Gala Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Dubai in which Malaysian cuisine and culture were showcased recently.