Bangi Wonderland Theme Park and Resort to organize ‘Gempak Merdeka’

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Bangi Wonderland Theme Park and Resort to organize ‘Gempak Merdeka’

In conjunction with the upcoming Merdeka celebration, Bangi Wonderland Theme Park and Resort (Bangi Wonderland) has announced that they will organize ‘Gempak Merdeka’ event during this coming School Holiday.

Grammy Award-Winner, Kayhan Kalhor, to Perform in Malaysia in ‘Under the Persian Musical Sky’

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Grammy Award-Winner, Kayhan Kalhor, to Perform in Malaysia in ‘Under the Persian Musical Sky’

PUSAKA and Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia are proud to present, Under the Persian Musical Sky, a concert featuring Grammy Award-winning master of the kamancheh (Iranian spike fiddle), Kayhan Kalhor.

Bliss on a budget: Six days in Fiji for under MYR2,000

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Bliss on a budget: Six days in Fiji for under MYR2,000

Read on for an insider’s look into how to explore Fiji without breaking the bank.

Urbanscapes Returns to #REIMAGINEKL with a City-wide Creative Arts Festival

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Urbanscapes Returns to #REIMAGINEKL with a City-wide Creative Arts Festival

In its 16th year, the iconic Urbanscapes invites all to once again celebrate the city and #REIMAGINEKL through creative arts and music.

Starbucks Malaysia Introduces ‘My Cups of Kindness’ Campaign in Malaysia

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Starbucks Malaysia Introduces ‘My Cups of Kindness’ Campaign in Malaysia

Kickstarting the Merdeka month, Starbucks has partnered with Malaysian actress and entrepreneur Neelofa to spread the message of kindness, and to support her in her efforts to make the world a better place.

Top 10 Budget Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

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Top 10 Budget Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

The popularity of renting of hotel rooms through apps and websites continues to rise – making it possible for more budget travellers to find reasonably priced, conducive places to stay.

S P Setia Announces Duo Hotel Partnership In Malaysia

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S P Setia Announces Duo Hotel Partnership In Malaysia

S P Setia today announced ONYX as the official hotel operator for the two new Amari hotels in Kuala Lumpur and Penang respectively.

Immerse in a Tapestry of Multicultural Influences and Diverse Lifestyle at Red by Sirocco, Kuala Lumpur

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Immerse in a Tapestry of Multicultural Influences and Diverse Lifestyle at Red by Sirocco, Kuala Lumpur

Reignite your passion and inject joy into your experience with RED’s essence of ‘Relax, Enjoy and Dream’.

Say Hello to Klook, The Must Have Activities Booking Platform for All Your Travel Needs!

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Say Hello to Klook, The Must Have Activities Booking Platform for All Your Travel Needs!

Travellers can now get the best deals to book various activities and services from over 200 destinations Kuala Lumpur, 26 June – Introducing Klook, the only platform any Malaysian needs – to discover, plan, and book activities and experiences not just overseas, but around Malaysia as well. Founded in Hong Kong in 2014, Klook opened its new office in Malaysia in November last year, signalling its commitment to offer Free & Independent (FIT) Malaysian travellers a seamless and easy-to-use platform catering to all their travel needs. Following its success and growth in other markets, Klook is excited to expand its footprint and provide more travel services to empower Malaysian travellers. “It’s a very exciting time to be in Malaysia, given recent changes […]

The Sanchaya: World-Class Wellness at Bintans Leading Resort

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The Sanchaya: World-Class Wellness at Bintans Leading Resort

The Sanchaya strengthens its wellness offerings for summer 2018 Singapore – Already a leader in luxury hospitality, The Sanchaya has bolstered its wellness program ahead of the summer season with a new Spa Manager, organic housemade scrubs, and expert fitness residency. Situated on the white sandy shores of Bintan island, less than an hour from Singapore, The Sanchaya is a stunningly tranquil property, ideally positioned to soothe and rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. Guests of The Sanchaya can spend time relaxing in the Indonesian-influenced spa, which offers two treatment rooms and outdoor cabanas. Newly appointed Spa Manager, Ria Cantle, is elevating the wellness offering at the estate, having already worked closely with the resort’s onsite chef to create a fresh menu of […]

Sony’s New RX100 VI Combines Versatile 24-200mm Large Aperture,  High Magnification Zoom Lens with World’s Fastest AF Speed

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Sony’s New RX100 VI Combines Versatile 24-200mm Large Aperture, High Magnification Zoom Lens with World’s Fastest AF Speed

Maintains compact body size of acclaimed RX100 series while adding a ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200mm[1]8 – F4.5 Large Aperture High Magnification Zoom Lens World’s Fastest[2]03 seconds[3] AF speed combined with 315 focal-plane phase-detection AF points covering approximately 65% of frame 0-type stacked 20.1 MP[4] Exmor RS™ CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and upgraded BIONZ X™ image processor and Front-end LSI High-speed continuous shooting at up to 24 fps[5] with full AF/AE tracking Optical image stabilization equivalent to a 4.0-stop[6] faster shutter speed High Resolution 4K[7] Movie Shooting with full pixel readout and no pixel binning plus 4K HDR[8] for instant HDR workflow KUALA LUMPUR, 6 June 2018 – Sony, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer […]

GAYA Live Episodes

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GAYA Live Episodes

GAYA Live is a Facebook Live Show that will take place every first and third Thursday of every month, featuring inspirational travellers who will share their experience with you for 30 minutes. Through our platform (www.facebook.com/gayatravel), invited travellers will also be answering questions from the viewers.

Balik Kampung with KLIA Ekspres!

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Balik Kampung with KLIA Ekspres!

New Supersaver Promotion for you and your family Kuala Lumpur, 18th May 2018 – In conjunction with the festive Hari Raya Aidilfitri season, Express Rail Link (ERL) is spreading joy to customers by introducing its KLIA Ekspres Balik Kampung promotion! Starting from 18th May to 30th June 2018, customers can happily “balik kampung” without the stress of traffic jams to KLIA in just 28 minutes (33 minutes to KLIA2) and enjoy special discounts with the KLIA Ekspres Balik Kampung promotion. Single Trip: Enjoy up to RM10 discount at RM45 (Adult) / RM20 (Child) – normal price RM55/RM25 respectively Return Trip: Enjoy up to RM15 discount at RM85 (Adult) / RM38 (Child) – normal price RM100/RM45 respectively Group Saver: Enjoy RM15 discount for […]

Feel The True Taste Of ‘Rasa Ibu’ This Iftar At Vivatel Kuala Lumpur

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Feel The True Taste Of ‘Rasa Ibu’ This Iftar At Vivatel Kuala Lumpur

Indulge in over 150 local delicacies of mom’s style home cooking at Retro Café KUALA LUMPUR, 22 MAY 2018 – This year, Vivatel Kuala Lumpur welcomes the holy month of Ramadan with an extravagant spread of over 150 local and international delights in their all-day dining outlet, Retro Café. Endeavoring to evoke fond memories of mom’s love through carefully recreating all-time favourite comfort dishes, guests are invited to savour the whiff of nostalgia at the ‘Rasa Ibu’-themed Ramadan buffet. “Ramadan is a special time of the year for families, friends and the loved ones to get together and create unforgettable memories. We are honoured to be your host this year and warmly welcome all diners to gather for this month-long annual fast-breaking […]

PATA Elects Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin Of LADA As Its Vice Chairman

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PATA Elects Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin Of LADA As Its Vice Chairman

Langkawi, 21st May 2018 – Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin, the CEO of Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and a key member of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has just been appointed as the new Vice Chairman of PATA and the Chairman of Government Destination Sub-Committee at the Association’s Annual Summit in Gangneung, Republic of Korea for the period of 2018 – 2019. Prior to his position at LADA to oversee the development of Langkawi as a premiere global tourist destination in line with the island’s status as UNESCO Global Geopark, Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin was the Deputy Director General for the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (Tourism Malaysia) and responsible for the operations of the organisation and the promotional efforts of all 44 Tourism […]

MY Culture, MY Traditions this Ramadhan at the New Restaurant  – Sedap Restaurant, Pullman KLCC

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MY Culture, MY Traditions this Ramadhan at the New Restaurant – Sedap Restaurant, Pullman KLCC

KUALA LUMPUR, 17 May 2018 – Ramadhan is the season of togetherness, goodness and patience, Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences (Pullman KLCC) is announcing its special buffet dinner and early breakfast buffet promotion at the new Sedap Restaurant. From 17 May 2018 to 14 June 2018 the hotels’ chefs are proud to present over 200 authentic and fusion local delights such as cured quail in turmeric coconut paste, Pahang style braised cod fish, pralines – chocolate coated date and dodol coated with caramelised nuts, all-time favourite; lamb cooked in 38 different styles – just like how the local’s do it. Exclusively for the holy month! This Ramadhan Pullman KLCC is launching a brand new, all day dining restaurant – […]

Singapore Airlines and SilkAir to Codeshare with Fiji Airways

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Singapore Airlines and SilkAir to Codeshare with Fiji Airways

Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Fiji Airways signed a codeshare agreement that will provide more convenient connections for customers travelling to Fiji from 10 destinations in Asia, including Malaysia, and Europe through the Singapore hub.

12 Buffet Spread Picks for Iftar in Klang Valley in 2018

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12 Buffet Spread Picks for Iftar in Klang Valley in 2018

To help you decide on where to have iftar during Ramadhan in 2018 that is to begin on 16 May 2018, here are some of Gaya Travel Magazine’s picks of scrumptious buffets in Klang Valley

Issue 13.2 – To Travel is to Savour Life’s Rewards

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Issue 13.2 – To Travel is to Savour Life’s Rewards

The Malaysian travel and tourism industry seems to be cautiously upbeat about 2018, forecasting that business growth for the first quarter might be better than the year before. Confidence among the public to travel domestically and regionally seems to be higher than before.

Cyberview  Resort & Spa Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Outstanding Ramadan Buffet

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Cyberview Resort & Spa Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Outstanding Ramadan Buffet

Feast on 26 concept stalls offering a multi-cultural delicacies within the backdrop of a serene tropical garden.

Qatar’s Hospitality Sector Rises In Rank To Top Of The Middle East

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Qatar’s Hospitality Sector Rises In Rank To Top Of The Middle East

Guest Experience Index shows Qatar ranks ahead of Middle Eastern destinations Malaysia, 30 April 2018 – Qatar’s hospitality sector has further improved its guest experience ranking from first place among the GCC to first place in the Middle East, according to the Guest Experience in the Middle East Report, released by hospitality and travel data providers Olery. The report monitored and analysed more than five million online guest reviews over the past 12 months (1 April 2017 –31 March 2018) from popular sites such as Booking.com and TripAdvisor. Qatar’s score has climbed from 81.7 last year to 84.3, with a 1.2 points gap from second place in the Middle East. The report measures overall guest satisfaction by analysing different aspects of their tourist accommodation […]

Starbucks Malaysia Brings Individuals Together Through  ‘GREEN OUTREACH PROGRAM’

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Starbucks Malaysia Brings Individuals Together Through ‘GREEN OUTREACH PROGRAM’

  Kuala Lumpur, 26 April 2018: Starbucks Malaysia celebrates its 8th Global Month of Service (GMoS) by expanding its ‘Green Outreach Program’ to the community in Perumahan Awam Rumah Panjang Ikan Emas, Cheras to start-up a sustainable Community Edible Garden on 21 April 2018 with the hope of improving the livelihood of the Perumahan Awam Rumah Panjang Ikan Emas community. This year, Starbucks Malaysia partnered with EcoKnights, a non-profit environmental organization that champions sustainable living, and supports a community of film makers and environmentalists who embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision. A total fund of RM 15,000.00 was successfully raised through the sales of limited-edition Starbucks Reusable Cups, of which RM 1.00 from every purchase of the cup throughout the month […]

Hidden Hills Villas – Hidden Gem Uncovered

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Hidden Hills Villas – Hidden Gem Uncovered

Hidden Hills Villas is a resort set in the ethereal charm of the Islands of the Gods that is a mere 20 minutes from the Ngurai Rai International Airport in Denpasar. Nestled amidst the Pecatu hilltop, it comprises ten exclusive bedrooms set within six individually-themed private luxury villas.

Get Animated with Cartoon Network in Singapore

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Get Animated with Cartoon Network in Singapore

  The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears, Adventure Time and Ben 10 come to life with giant inflatables, carnival games and workshops   Animate Your Life @ Gardens by the Bay, Singapore 26 May – 10 June 2018; Prices start from RM37.50++ MALAYSIA, 26 April 2018 – Looking for something to do with the entire family next month? Cartoon Network invites you to enter a world of animation at the Animate Your Life festival in Singapore – a 16-day celebration of fans, fun and fans of fun! From Saturday 26 May to Sunday 10 June, Cartoon Network Animate Your Life will transform Gardens by the Bay’s Bayfront Plaza into a thriving world of cartoons. Bringing characters from hit shows – The Powerpuff […]

Village Hotel Bugis: Children-friendly hotel at the crossroads of culture

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Village Hotel Bugis: Children-friendly hotel at the crossroads of culture

Are you heading to Singapore with your family for the upcoming holiday? Looking for something different for the trip? Try Village Hotel Bugis’ newly launched kids-themed rooms at special rates! The rooms at Village Hotel Bugis can accommodate two adults and one child comfortably and offer themes such as Cars, Sophia and Superheroes. These rooms are children-friendly with children-dedicated amenities. One of the walls is covered by blue wallpaper with the theme’s recurring motifs. Your children will love exploring every part of the room and discovering little surprises such as adorable and fluffy cushions, carpet with flying rabbit, children-sized bath soap and shampoo, powder, toothbrush, toothpaste, cotton buds and body oil, toys and more toys. On top of that, the rooms also […]

Cinque Terre, Italy Travel Tips

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Cinque Terre, Italy Travel Tips

Cinque Terre is a beautiful place to visit. A well-planned trip can allow you to save on time and cost, including accommodation, thus I am writing here to share the tips on how to plan for your travel. Cinque Terre consists of five villages: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare. Browse the internet to get insights on which village that suits your preference. When to visit Most travellers prefer to visit in the summer to get the best weather for swimming and lounging on the beach but late Spring is good too. I visited Cinque Terre in early Spring – it was a bit rainy so be prepared. Airports near to Cinque Terre The closest airports to travel to Cinque […]

A Nostalgic Ramadan Journey At The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre!

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A Nostalgic Ramadan Journey At The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre!

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s popular corporate and public Ramadan buka puasa offerings return this year to take diners on a nostalgic journey around Malaysia.

6 Instaworthy Spots in Nikko, Japan

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6 Instaworthy Spots in Nikko, Japan

Camera strapped on, marched to a beautiful spot but just to find the place crowded and too touristy? Finding the perfect picturesque spot during travel is every Instagram-lovers’ dream! Here’s some recommendation for those who opts for something unique and quaint in Nikko, Japan! 1. Hangetsuyama Observation Deck The perfect spot for sweeping views of Lake Chuzenji and Mount Nantai with the blissful fluttering autumn leaves. Best in October 2. Kanmangafuchi Abyss’s Bake Jizo Statues A gorge formed by lava erupted from Mount Nantai. About 70 jizo statues lined along the trail through the forest and along the raging river. What’s strange is that every time the statues were counted, it sums up to different numbers – hence their name Bake Jizo […]

Malaysia To Attract Chinese Market Through Smart Tourism 4.0

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Malaysia To Attract Chinese Market Through Smart Tourism 4.0

Tourism Malaysia has partnered with the 4th most valuable Internet company in the world, Tencent Holdings, to carry out Malaysia Smart Tourism 4.0 initiative.

VE Hotel & Residence Introduces “VE Di Hati”

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VE Hotel & Residence Introduces “VE Di Hati”

KUALA LUMPUR, MARCH 2018 – Come meal time, wonderful aromas reminiscent of home emanate from VE Hotel & Residence’s all-day-dining restaurant – The Straits Estate, beckoning hungry tummies with entrancing whiffs. The introduction of VE DI HATI initiative by the hotel this year hopes to bring back fond memories of the yesteryears with delicious homemade dishes and homely ambience encircling the scene; a memory which blanketed guests and patrons in love and comfort. VE DI HATI, which is a month long programme scheduled from 17 May till 14 June 2018, provides a framework for VE Hotel & Residence to champion three defining areas: VE’s Straits Festival: The showcase of VE’s Straits Festival throughout the month of Ramadan, offering extensive culinary delights that […]