Posts Tagged ‘Tourism’

I was given an opportunity to unearth the hidden gems of Japan’s northernmost island, Hokkaido, under a special invitation from Hokkaido Tourism. After undergoing this exciting trip, I learned that this magnificent and under-the-radar Japanese island is a place worth visiting due to its delightfully dry and powdery...

Located on the east coast of Borneo Island, Sandakan is a town that is rich in history and the gateway to many eco-tourism destinations due to its proximity to unique wildlife attractions. As a matter of fact, the richness of wildlife and nature here is one of the major reasons why travellers from all around the world...

On April 21, 2017, Daegu Metropolitan City has introduced Daegu as Korea’s current destination for Malaysian travellers to explore due to its potential tourism offerings such as Muslim-friendly restaurant and accommodation, variety of attractions, cuisines and vibrant festivals. This introduction was made by Mayor of...

Kuala Lumpur, 9 March 2017 – Malaysians will be able to enjoy special fares to a host of exciting destinations across Emirates’ vast global network during the upcoming Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair which takes place from 17th – 19th March 2017 at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC).  These...

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...

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...

PUTRAJAYA, 16 December 2016 – The Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia will be organising a photography and short video competition on social media with the sub-theme #MyCuisine from 1 January 2017 to 28 February 2017. To enter, participants need to submit a creative photo or short video related to the uniqueness...

An exhaustive and independent report into Sri Lanka’s tourism prospects by one of the world’s leading providers of global business intelligence, has confirmed that the Indian Ocean island currently offers some of the region’s best opportunities for investment. The report by Euromonitor International is not...

MALAYSIA, 22 November 2016 – New Zealand’s tourism industry has become the country’s top export earner, contributing $14.5 billion into the economy and directly employing over 188,000 people for the year ending March 2016. Steven Dixon, Regional Manager, South and South East Asia at Tourism New Zealand, says, “Tourism...

Perth is pretty laid back but what really impressed us was its breezy weather, stunning beaches and easy-going character. Travellers can expect variety of cafés and restaurants, cultural events and festivals that surely make you leave Western Australia with heart-warming experiences. Check out the following places to...

Kuala Lumpur, 8 November 2016 – Between 11th and 13th November, city dwellers will be able to ‘Experience Macao’ right here in the city and grab special deals at the ‘Experience Macao & Year End Macao Mega Sale’ happening at the Concourse Square, Level CC of Paradigm Mall. The event is part of Macao Government...

Malaysia, November 7, 2016 Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) today announced an exciting new collaboration with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. The project, comprising a series of short films, will see the actor unravel the secrets of Dubai, offering his fans a chance to see the...

The VISIT ASEAN@50 Golden Celebration 2017 campaign has revealed 50 cross-border travel experiences in Southeast Asia that will showcase the region’s rich diversity and promote multi-destination travel within ASEAN. This will contribute to raising international tourism arrivals to the region from 109 million in 2015...

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...

A heritage trail brought Lily Sidariani through Vietnam’s past, starting from the central region and ending at Ha Long Bay up north, spellbinding her all the way with its graceful culture and rich history. Vietnam is generally divided into three regions. Northern Vietnam is the oldest of these three since the...

Ambon – an island that is part of the Maluku archipelago east of Sulawesi and north of Timor in Indonesia – was never on my travel list until I was recently invited to it. As part of the Maluku region famed for its crucial role as the source of spices coveted by the Europeans since the mediaeval ages, Ambon was one of...

Once ruled by the Lanna kingdom from the 13th until 18th century, Northern Thailand has long been regarded as Thailand’s most interesting region. It continues to be rooted in Thai tradition yet economically up-to-date. Its provinces include Chiang Mai, Lampang, Lamphun, Uttaradit, Phrae, Nan, Phayao, Chiang Rai and...

Kuala Lumpur, 19 September 2016 – City dwellers will be able to experience Macao right here in the city at the ‘Experience Macao & Macao Mega Sale’ happening between 21st and 25th September at Highstreet of 1 Utama Shopping Mall. The event is part of Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) effort to promote the...

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,...

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 September 2016 – The Ministry of Tourism and Culture will organize the Citrawarna@Kuala Lumpur 2016 on 25 September 2016 at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur. This was announced by the Deputy Secretary General of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, Ybhg. Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah in a press conference held at the...

The Japan National Tourism Organization is participating in the KL MATTA TRAVEL FAIR 2016 at the PWTC from 2 to 4 SPETEMBER 2016. Endless discovery and great holiday deals awaits you at the grand travel extravaganza! Japan’s unique climate and beautiful natural surroundings for each of the four seasons,...

The KL Sky Tour (KLST) is an initiative of Cempaka Helicopter in collaboration with Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) and the Kuala Lumpur Tourism Bureau (KLTB). Due to its strategic location, the Titiwangsa Helipad offers a unique opportunity to provide international and domestic tourists a chance to see the...

With wedding season in full swing, many soon-to-be newlyweds are looking to find the perfect honeymoon destination that offers unforgettable experiences. As one of the world’s most exhilarating and remarkable destinations, Dubai offers a host of options for honeymooners looking to unwind, indulge and enjoy...

With one of the biggest indoor theme parks in the world in Dubai, who cares what the weather is like outside? Here’s a sneak peek at the brand new IMG Worlds of Adventure and, when you’ve finished there, brave the city’s other awesome indoor adventures.   IMG Worlds of Adventure Opening its doors on 15 August, this...

KUALA LUMPUR, AUGUST 2016 – Singapore Tourism Board (STB) today introduces new initiatives aimed at addressing increased competition in a complex tourism landscape in Malaysia. By sharpening its outreach to Business Travellers and Families with young children – key travel segments for Singapore – the vision is to grow...