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3 Reasons on Why You Should Try the Sweet and Juicy Mikan from Ehime, Japan

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3 Reasons on Why You Should Try the Sweet and Juicy Mikan from Ehime, Japan

You can find the best quality of Mikan in Japan particularly in Ehime, a prefecture located in north-western Shikoku, Japan, that faces the Inland Sea and Bungo Channel.

Issue 15.2 – Keep Your Wanderlust Alive

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Issue 15.2 – Keep Your Wanderlust Alive

… as the famous writer on spirituality and wisdom C.C. Scott once said, “the human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it”.

Dr Fary Akmal Osman: Polishing Up Labuan as a Pearl of the Orient

Personalities

Dr Fary Akmal Osman: Polishing Up Labuan as a Pearl of the Orient

Gaya Travel team talks to the Chief Executive Officer of Labuan Corporation, Dr. Fary Akmal Osman, on what the island is doing to stay relevant and competitive.

9 Must Dos in Seremban

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9 Must Dos in Seremban

To complete your trip to Seremban, the capital of Negeri Sembilan, the following are nine memorable activities that you should do in the city…

Dr Hezri Adnan: Bringing Langkawi Back on its Feet

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Dr Hezri Adnan: Bringing Langkawi Back on its Feet

Gaya Travel team catches up with the CEO of LADA on how the island plans to bounce back after the Malaysian government eases the Movement Control Order (MCO).

Best Water Sports You Can Enjoy in California

United States of America

Best Water Sports You Can Enjoy in California

Whatever your favourite water sport is, you’ll find a place to do it in Cali!

Thank You Frontliners! Special Promotions for the Malaysian Heroes Serving during COVID-19 Pandemic

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Thank You Frontliners! Special Promotions for the Malaysian Heroes Serving during COVID-19 Pandemic

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic hit our shore, the frontliners have been working day and night to keep us safe and curb the spread of the virus. Hence, in appreciation for the efforts of these frontliners, plenty of industry players such as hotels and tour operators have come out with attractive promotions especially for these heroes. So if you are a frontliner, or know someone who works as one, be sure to check these promotions out!

Post-MCO Hotel and Resort Promotions

Accommodations

Post-MCO Hotel and Resort Promotions

Here are some hotels and resorts that are currently having special promotions which one can grab for a splendid, value for money staycation: from Kuala Lumpur to Kedah. Terms and conditions may apply.

Cute Critters Spotted Around The Globe – A Respite From The COVID-19 News

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Cute Critters Spotted Around The Globe – A Respite From The COVID-19 News

Need to divert your stress away from the doom and gloom of the ongoing pandemic? Here’s a list of animals sightings around the globe thatwe think can make you feel good!

Issue 15.1 – Where Do We Go From Here?

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Issue 15.1 – Where Do We Go From Here?

While Malaysia hopes to fully end the MCO by June, many parts of the world might still be reeling until December. As such, 2020 could just be a lost year. Let’s pray that 2021 will treat us better…

Authentic Family Recipes during Ramadan with Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

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Authentic Family Recipes during Ramadan with Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

The Centre’s intention is to bring back the joy and thrill of breaking fast through traditional home-made delicacies.

Issue 14.4 – Travel to be Amazed

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Issue 14.4 – Travel to be Amazed

By the time you read this issue, 2019 is fast becoming a distant memory. In its place, many anticipate that 2020 will be an exciting year…

Issue 14.3 – To Travel is to Live

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Issue 14.3 – To Travel is to Live

The lesson to be had is this: travellers are urged not only to research on the weather forecast but also the air quality or pollution index of the places they are heading to as part of their travel preparation, which becomes increasingly pertinent in this day and age.

Halal Holiday Officially Launched

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Halal Holiday Officially Launched

The Halal Holiday, an online travel marketplace, was launched on 11 July 2019 with the objective of catering to Muslim travellers’ faith-based needs when travelling.

Franck Loison, General Manager of Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

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Franck Loison, General Manager of Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

Mr Franck Loison shares with Gaya Travel Magazine how the first Sofitel flagship in Malaysia is faring after being opened for almost two years.

Terengganu Paragliding Association to Organize Open Fun Fly Paragliding Bukit Maras 2019

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Terengganu Paragliding Association to Organize Open Fun Fly Paragliding Bukit Maras 2019

Terengganu Paragliding Association will be organizing an international event named as ‘Open Fun Fly Paragliding Bukit Maras 2019’ at Bukit Maras Paragliding & Recreational Park.

Issue 14.2 – Travel No Matter What

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Issue 14.2 – Travel No Matter What

To us travel junkies, nothing will stop us travelling internationally, with or without the departure tax, notably within the ASEAN region.

Top 10 Dishes You Should Try from the 2019 Iftar Buffet in This Year’s Ramadan

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Top 10 Dishes You Should Try from the 2019 Iftar Buffet in This Year’s Ramadan

For most people this Holy Month also makes an ideal time to celebrate togetherness and reconnect with loved ones over a nice meal during iftar.

24 Hours Challenge Competition #FuntasticLIMA19 Highlighted on Malaysian Public Transport

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24 Hours Challenge Competition #FuntasticLIMA19 Highlighted on Malaysian Public Transport

LIMA19 Secretariat, in collaboration with Ministry of Transport Malaysia, organised a competition, ‘24 Hours Challenge #FuntasticLIMA19’

Issue 14.1 – Welcome 2019

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Issue 14.1 – Welcome 2019

And in 2019 and beyond, Gaya Travel Magazine intends to continue inspiring readers, like what we have always done, by featuring ideas and articles that readers would find useful and enriching, come what may.

Chinese Lunar New Year in Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Chinese Lunar New Year in Hong Kong

Fascinatingly, these throngs of travellers, undeterred by the chilling breeze from the South China Sea, were gearing up for the Hong Kong’ annual Lunar New Year night parade where the streets would be jam-packed with festival-goers and performers.

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: Terracotta Warriors | Cai Guo-Qiang

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Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: Terracotta Warriors | Cai Guo-Qiang

In a dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series at the National Gallery of Victoria will present China’s Terracotta Warriors

Sri Lanka’s Most Iconic Hotel, Galle Face Hotel, Launches “Galle Face Expeditions”

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Sri Lanka’s Most Iconic Hotel, Galle Face Hotel, Launches “Galle Face Expeditions”

The legendary Galle Face Hotel has launched Galle Face Expeditions, a series of insightful journeys to Sri Lanka’s cultural and adventure travel hot spots

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage Launched to Combat Overtourism

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World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage Launched to Combat Overtourism

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites

Madam Noorul Ashikin Mohd Din: Marketing Selangor as a Top-of-Mind Destination

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Madam Noorul Ashikin Mohd Din: Marketing Selangor as a Top-of-Mind Destination

Gaya Travel Magazine recently sat down for an exclusive interview with Madam Noorul Ashikin Binti Mohd Din, General Manager of Tourism Selangor to understand her vision on marketing Selangor as a top-of-mind destination. 

Datuk Abdul Rashid bin Asari: Enhancing Selangor’s Tourism Competitiveness

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Datuk Abdul Rashid bin Asari: Enhancing Selangor’s Tourism Competitiveness

Gaya Travel Magazine recently sat down for an exclusive interview with The Honourable Datuk Abdul Rashid bin Asari, Executive Councillor for Tourism, Culture, Malay Customs and Heritage Selangor to understand his vision on enhancing Selangor’s tourism competitiveness. 1. What are Selangor’s plans to enhance its tourism competitiveness? Does the state provide incentives to the tourism industry players so that they can boost their businesses?  We rely on rich natural resources and competitive prices to appeal to tourists. The industry players also tend to be global, through our open policies. We realise the strategic role that tourism plays in creating opportunities and support the sector proactively. There are still gaps in terms of infrastructure (air, road, tourism service infrastructure) and ICT readiness within the industry, which […]

9 Places Every Fan of Siti Nurhaliza Should Know

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9 Places Every Fan of Siti Nurhaliza Should Know

If you are a fan, or interested in getting to know Siti Nurhaliza better, following the list of places that are significant to the ever-elegant singer is a good starting point!

Tuan Amirudin bin Shari: Empowering Selangor as International Tourism Hub

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Tuan Amirudin bin Shari: Empowering Selangor as International Tourism Hub

Youthful, charismatic and forward-thinking, YAB Dato’ Menteri Besar Selangor shares with us on how important tourism is to Selangor and what plans does the state have to further boost tourist arrivals. 

DHC Celebrates the 1st Anniversary of “DHC JAPAN TAX-FREE” Website for Visitors to Japan With a Free Gift Campaign

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DHC Celebrates the 1st Anniversary of “DHC JAPAN TAX-FREE” Website for Visitors to Japan With a Free Gift Campaign

DHC Corporation (Head office: Tokyo, Japan, Chairman & CEO Yoshiaki Yoshida) is holding a free gift giveaway from December 18, 2018, to celebrate the first anniversary of DHC JAPAN TAX-FREE, an information website designed for visitors to Japan