Posts by: Gaya Travel

In October 2017, Samsonite Malaysia embarks on an extensive month-long advertising campaign to highlight the innovative features of the Lite-Shock: the lightest Samsonite hardside collection to date. Consumers can expect to be engaged through exciting visuals across billboards and outdoor displays strategically placed...

“Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics,” esteemed businessman Victor Pinchuk who was one of the “2010 Time 100 – The World’s Most Influential People” in Time Magazine once said. And the folk in Warner Music Malaysia, thinks so too. Hence, in celebration of such power of fine art and...

Penang – Golden Sands Resort, Penang by Shangri-La today hosted a record-setting event by creating the largest floating kolam (mural) in Malaysia in line with the Deepavali celebrations. On hand to officiate and verify the record-setting attempt were officials from Malaysia Book of Records. This floating kolam is a...

Mt Agung is far away from Bali’s main tourism centres; tourism cancellations are ‘unwarranted’ – tour operator; #IaminBaliNOW launched to help Bali’s tourist sector combat cancellations Tourists should keep visiting Bali as it is perfectly safe to do so. That was the recommendation made by Herman Hoven, General...

Bali, 10th October 2017 – Bento boxes began to be used in Japan almost a thousand years ago. During the Kamakura Period (1185-1333), people began to pack dried meals, called hoshi-ii, when going out to work or hunt. “Bento” during this time was merely a small bag used to store dehydrated rice that was either eaten dry...

KUALA LUMPUR, 9 OCTOBER 2017 – Located in Bukit Bintang, Malaysia’s renowned hotel PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur  launched this year’s Deepavali (Hindu Festival of Lights) celebration with the message of providing hope to all Malaysians and non-Malaysians through traditional and cultural elements. PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur...

Nights of Fright 5 kicks off with guests running for their lives Bandar Sunway, 9 October 2017 – Nights of Fright 5 (NOF 5) hosted by Sunway Lagoon opened its gates of horror with the flag off of its Nights of the Undead Run. More than 1,300 participants ran for their lives to the finishing line by completing...

Malaysian parents take their family vacations more seriously and are likely to highly value the memories made on these trips.

KUALA LUMPUR: Hailed as Malaysia’s Largest Tourism Fair, MITA Travel Fair 2018 will be showcasing a wide variety of travel and tourism offerings with an expected number of 1,000 booths available for industry players to promote and sell their travel related products. It will be held at the newly-opened Malaysian...

The Minister of Tourism & Culture Malaysia, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, recently announced the call of nominations for the Malaysia Tourism Awards 2016/2017. Held once every two years, this prestigious award ceremony is now in its 20th edition to recognise and honour local and international tourism industry...

AirAsia introduces a brand new inflight meal, Lil’ Star Combo, specially created to suit the taste buds of young flyers. To celebrate the launch, all kids aged 2 to 12 flying with AirAsia on 28 September 2017 will receive a complimentary Lil’ Star Combo meal, while stocks last. Guests travelling with their little ones...

Nights of Fright 5, Malaysia’s largest festival of fear by Sunway Lagoon comes back this October Bandar Sunway – Time to bring out the garlic, holy water, black tourmaline and onyx as Sunway Lagoon unleashes hell with the return of Nights of Fright 5 (NOF 5)! Known to many as Malaysia’s biggest and scariest festival,...

Petaling Jaya, 13 September 2017: Slide the City Malaysia has officially launched their month-long Slip n’ Slide and it will be happening every weekend on Fridays (5pm-12am), Saturdays and Sundays (9am-12am) from September 30th – October 29th, 2017 at Setia City Convention Centre in Setia Alam. Slide the City is a...

KUALA LUMPUR, September 14, 2017 – The upcoming InsigHT 2017, an initiative by Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC), also known as Malaysia Healthcare, is a conference that aims to focus on providing an engaging platform for key medical travel players to discuss the rapid evolution of medical affairs – and share...

HomeAway®, the world leader in vacation rentals, is a part of the Expedia, Inc. family of brands, providing the largest, most comprehensive online vacation rental marketplace in the world. With more than 2 million listings in over 190 countries, HomeAway connects vacation rental owners and property managers with...

What is always on your list of travel must-dos? If you answered “shopping”, you’re the perfect person to be going on a ‘shopcation’. Imagine a vacation purely for shopping – exploring new shops, hunting down the perfect bargain, discovering local crafts, the list just goes on. To minimise your travel time (and...

Kuala Lumpur, 7th September 2017 – This Hari Malaysia, CoolBlog Malaysia has launched Rasa Rasa Malaysia, its new range of colourful flavours catered to Malaysian taste buds. The new drinks were unveiled in conjunction with the celebration of Merdeka and Malaysia Day, incorporating flavours that are distinctly...

Kota Tinggi, Johor, 6 September 2017 – Sand & Sandals Desaru Beach Resort & Spa is delighted to announce that it has been honoured with three nominations in the prestigious international World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017. The World Luxury Hotel Awards is a recognized global organization awarding luxury hotels for their...

Morocco2u – a tour operator based in Fes – will participate in the largest travel fair in Malaysia, organised by Malaysian Association of Tour & Travel Agents (MATTA) in Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur from 8 until 10 September 2017. During the three-day event, the fair is expected to receive over 100,000 visitors...

PUTRAJAYA, 1 September 2017 – After the #MySports campaign came to an end on 31 August 2017, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) continues the quest of #SayangMalaysia social media campaign with #MyEvent sub-theme, through a Photo and Short Video Contest. To enter this competition, participants must...

AccorHotels, the largest and most prestigious hotel operator in Singapore, will present a nine-day celebration of taste across its 40 restaurants and bars from 4 – 12 November 2017. In a city where food is a national obsession, the AccorHotels Singapore Food & Wine Festival promises to deliver exciting culinary...

Singapore, September 2017 – Located just a stone’s throw away from the magnificent Nai Yang beach, and surrounded by the protected Sirinat National Park, The Slate is perfectly placed to offer activities on both land and at sea. Combining active ocean excursions like diving and paddle boarding with more grounded...

The Ministry of Tourism Cambodia, in collaboration with Slickbooth Holding – Events & Public Relations, officially launches the first Cambodia Travel Mart (CTM) 2017 that will be held from 17 until 19 November 2017 in Siem Reap, the gateway to the iconic ruins of Angkor. The event will be officiated by the Minister of...

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 AUGUST 2017 – When people think of cultural exports from Argentina, the tango immediately comes to mind. Many do not know that the malambo is equally a feast for the senses. Dance enthusiasts will be treated to this special traditional performance by a 12 all-male Argentinian powerhouse at the...

An exhibition that celebrates Japan’s most iconic manga - ONE PIECE - will be held soon from Saturday, 26 August to Wednesday, 18 October 2017 at ISETAN The Japan Store Kuala Lumpur in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.