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Survey busts myth of adventure-seeking solo millennial traveller SINGAPORE, 17 April 2018 – A recent survey by Club Med, the French vacation giant specializing in premium all-inclusive (PAIs) holidays across the world, debunks some of the myths around the travel habits of millennials. The survey conducted amongst 4,500 millennial travellers across Australia, Japan, Korea and

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“You should go (to Seoul), too. In Seoul, there are so many things that you’d like. For example, really delicious specialty restaurants since you love eating so much. Also, there is a place called Han River. In the fall, they have fireworks there. I watch it from a good spot in 63 Building. It’s incredibly

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Singapore/Jakarta, 7 June, 2017 – Wego.com, the leading travel search site in the Asia Pacific reveals some exotic, great value Idul Fitri escapes from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. “It is still possible to grab a fantastic travel deal and make the most of an escape this Idul Fitri,” said James Huang, Market Development Manager, Asia.

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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 snow, high-quality fresh food and drink, slow-paced lifestyle

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Gaya Travel Magazine continues travelling using bullet trains and buses around the Hokuriku-Shinetsu region, located on the northwestern part of Japan’s Honshu island. The entire experience introduces the writer to the legendary Japanese efficiency, excellent customer service and obsession with hygiene and cleanliness that all of us should emulate. The region is also teeming with pristine nature, inspiring landscapes and quintessential Japanese culture.

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 fares, which

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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 legendary beaches With a

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  KUALA LUMPUR – 25 January 2017 – According to the Future of Outbound Travel in Asia Pacific 2016 to 2021 report by Mastercard, outbound travelers from Emerging Asia Pacific (China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sri Lanka) currently outnumber those from Developed Asia Pacific (Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong,

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Cathay Pacific Airways hosted a preview of its new Business Class Lounge at The Pier at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), following a comprehensive refurbishment. Located adjacent to Gate 65 in the North West concourse of HKIA, the new Business Class Lounge occupies a space of 3,306 square metres – approximately 1,000 square metres larger

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Dragonair is today officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon, bringing the award-winning airline closer to Cathay Pacific in a launch that will provide customers with a more seamless travel experience across the airlines’ respective regional and international networks. At an unveiling ceremony at the newly-named Cathay Dragon House, the airline’s headquarters in Hong Kong, Cathay Dragon

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Malaysia, December 2016, A leading brand in laptop cases and accessories, Targus® Inc. unveiled the 15.6″ cabin-sized Transit 360 Spinner, the latest travel companion that tailors to the needs of the rising number of business travellers. Travel and tourism contributed to more than USD7.6 trillion to the global economy in 2014[1]. Comprising 38% of global

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Singapore, 22 December 2016 – Worldhotels is pleased to announce that Geoff Andrew, the organisation’s current Chief Operating Officer, will now assume the role of Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Geoff will be succeeding Dirk Fuehrer, who has chosen to step down due to personal circumstances. An established and well respected veteran in the

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Singapore, 21 November, 2016 – As 2016 comes towards a close and the final credits for the year are about to roll, Wego.com, the leading travel search site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, reflects on some new destinations that starred in some of this year’s most popular film releases. “At Wego, we’ve examined

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Western Europe is renowned for its numerous ancient buildings, alluring landscapes, diverse cultures, solid world-class infrastructure, and up-to-date upscale lifestyle. Embarking on a journey to this part of the world is certainly a dream of every traveller, including mine. When Selamat Bercuti invited me to follow on a Muslim-friendly Western Europe package tour, I immediately

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London, 26th October, 2016 –  Travel Managers finding it tough to keep travel safety training interesting now have a brand new resource at their fingertips – an online quiz designed to test the knowledge of even the most well-travelled employee. The five-minute ‘Travel Wise’ game, created by the team at beTravelwise, invites corporate travellers to

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  Kuala Lumpur, 26 October 2016 – Sutra Travel Management Sdn Bhd, through its travel agency business arm Sri Sutra Travel (SUTRA), had officially launched the country’s first one stop global travel booking portal called Sutra.my, in August last year. This portal is locally developed using cutting edge technology and fully owned by Sutra. Sutra.my

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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 achievers to participate in the 38FULE Employee Malaysia Fantastic Tour

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United States, Malaysia, October 11th, 2016 – The United States is the biggest beneficiary of global Muslim tourism spend, according to a new report by a leading authority on the Muslim travel sector, Salam Standard. The Muslim travel market accounted for US$145billion of total international tourism spend in 2015 and the US received a 24% share or

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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

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After the resounding success of the Eat.Travel.Write first and second version, the journey continues to the third phase. This time around, the programme brought 30 participants involving members of media, social network influences and bloggers to explore Kuala Kubu Bharu, Fraser’s Hill, Genting Highlands and Shah Alam. Read on to explore things you can do

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In the age of social media, the thought of going abroad without remaining connected with reliable internet access can be stressful for many travellers. Besides, there are so many things that you can do when you stay online abroad such as looking up at maps when you’re lost, enhance sightseeing with audio tours, buy advance

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  As part of its active campaign to market Taipei travel, Department of Information Tourism (DOIT) has this year again teamed up with airlines, hotels, and travel agencies, launching the “FUN TAIPEI” tourism project. Three themed touring routes and “Friendly City Tour” have been designed, catering to the special interests of Malaysian and Muslim travelers,

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