Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Most often turn to TripAdvisor for the wealth of reviews you can easily look up so you feel more confident of where you want to stay, what you want to eat, see or do when you’re on a trip. Aside from researching your options, making reservations and bookings are a lot easier now and something you can do directly on...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 film...

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...

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,...

  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...

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...

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...

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...

After the resounding success of Eat Travel Write 1.0 and 2.0, the Selangor State Economic Planning Unit (UPEN Selangor) – in collaboration with Gaya Travel Magazine, Tourism Selangor, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, and Tourism Malaysia – organised Eat.Travel.Write Selangor International Culinary Adventure...

Samurai Wi-Fi 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...

  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...

The prospect of having to carry around a heavy DSLR for a weary traveller can be quite daunting. But those beautiful moments and iconic landmarks at favourite destinations are too precious to be compromised with poor image quality, therefore the need for lugging along the DSLR camera remains. However, with Sony...

Prior to visiting South Sumatera, I thought the province was only about ancient history and gastronomy. After undergoing a seven-day and six-night media familiarisation trip organised by South Sumatera Culture and Tourism Bureau to learn more about the province in conjunction with the Total Solar Eclipse Festival in...

Kuala Lumpur 17 March 2016 – Travel Recommends, a pocket Wi-Fi router rental service that provides Internet access for on-the-go travellers overseas is now available in Malaysia. The compact pocket Wi-Fi router enables unlimited multiple mobile devices to be connected to one portable pocket Wi–Fi router. This enables...

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – 16 March 2016: Traveling can be a pricey affair. In today’s uncertain economic climate, it’s easy to see why many have put their travel plans on hold. However, everyone deserves a getaway and seeing the world does not necessarily have to cost the world either. Hotels.com has selected some of...

Cover Photo Credits: Mijas Tourism Spain – there can never be any doubt about it – is a beautiful country, blessed with a strong character defined by its culture, history, architecture and of course, people. It has always been my dream to visit Spain, so there I was, making my dream come true. It was November, the...

Some people says it hard to pack less for travel. Read on to fulfill your noble intention of packing less and be minimal while travelling.   H&M Basic shirts They come in various plain color & universal. Mix and match your basic shirt with any pants to double the usage! Basic shirts are interchangeable, so you dont...

Kuala Lumpur, 4 September 2015 – Kedah Chief Minister YAB Dato’ Seri Hj. Mukhriz Tun Mahathir has unveiled a range of promotional tools that have been created for the Discover Kedah 2016 campaign. The campaign, which will initially target audiences in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei and Indonesia, aims to educate...

If I have to describe Bohol in three words, those would be Chocolate, Mahogany and Tarsier. These three words are so synonymous with Bohol that they become strong enough reasons for travellers to visit this island, located in the Central Visayas region and surrounded by another 75 minor islands across the Bohol Sea....

Bali, Indonesia-InterContinental Bali Resort offers guests and visitors the opportunity to browse and purchase Bali’s colourful handicrafts at a twice-weekly art market held in the grounds of the Resort. The rich artistic traditions of Bali have lead to the evolution of a vibrant handicraft industry, in which...

Putrajaya has always been the business destination for almost all tourists who come here since this is the country’s centre of administration.However, little that people know, Putrajaya is not all about government offices, it has so much to discover whereby the tourists will get to enjoy the beautiful sceneries,...