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From today, Malaysians travelling to the Russian Federation will enjoy a simplified visa application process.
By Gaya Travel on September 12, 2018
The very first Malaysian dessert themed “Selfie Museum” allows visitors pose with cute sculptures and create beautiful photos for a striking Instagram feed.
By Gaya Travel on September 7, 2018
It would truly be a shame if travellers entirely give Lombok a miss just because of the earthquake, since the island has so much to offer. Travellers will also be doing a noble cause by helping Lombok return to normalcy when they visit and spend money on the island, boosting the local economy.
By Gaya Travel on September 6, 2018
20 banquet rooms will meet every need from international conferences to intimate parties.
By Gaya Travel on September 4, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, 30 August – For the first time, in the historical milestone of beauty pageant, Malaysia will host the first ever Mrs Tourism Queen International Pageant right here in the very heart of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur today. This inaugural auspicious Grand Final event takes place in the Grand Ballroom of Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The pageant witnesses 28 beauty queens from the world over, which include countries from Europe, Asia, America, Africa and Oceania competing against one another for the coveted Mrs Tourism Queen International 2018 crown. “Beauty pageants have proven to help boost the tourism industry around the world. We at Sentinel Pageant is proud to be given this opportunity and organise this first ever edition of Mrs Tourism Queen International […]
By Gaya Travel on August 30, 2018
Just over one month after the launch of the new ‘Kawaii Kabuki’ play, Hello Kitty Land Tokyo has recorded an increasing number of visitors, confirming that the new show has become one of the highlights of any visit to the theme park. The play, which is held at the Märchen Theatre, has quickly found its way to the hearts of both long-term Hello Kitty fans and curious first-time visitors. It features a high quality performance and beautiful costumes, which perfectly combine traditional kabuki dresses with cute Hello Kitty motifs. ‘Kawaii Kabuki’ play tells the story of the popular Japanese folktale, “Momotarō” (‘The Peach Boy’), which is about a boy who was born from a peach and lives through great adventures in his […]
By Gaya Travel on August 27, 2018
From 10 until 13 August 2018, The Taiwan Culinary Exhibition 2018 was held at Taipei World Trade Centre Exhibition Hall 1, attracting around 200,000 local and foreign visitors over the three-day period.
By Gaya Travel on August 23, 2018
Sheraton Petaling Jaya is strategically located and has strong reputation in providing timeless quality, reliable service and fuss-free accommodation minus the fads, including stimulating food and beverage offerings.
By Gaya Travel on August 14, 2018
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.
By Gaya Travel on August 13, 2018
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.
By Gaya Travel on August 13, 2018
Read on for an insider’s look into how to explore Fiji without breaking the bank.
By Gaya Travel on August 3, 2018
In its 16th year, the iconic Urbanscapes invites all to once again celebrate the city and #REIMAGINEKL through creative arts and music.
By Gaya Travel on August 3, 2018
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.
By Gaya Travel on August 2, 2018
S P Setia today announced ONYX as the official hotel operator for the two new Amari hotels in Kuala Lumpur and Penang respectively.
By Gaya Travel on July 30, 2018
Reignite your passion and inject joy into your experience with RED’s essence of ‘Relax, Enjoy and Dream’.
By Gaya Travel on July 30, 2018
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 […]
By Gaya Travel on June 27, 2018
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 […]
By Gaya Travel on June 20, 2018
Maintains compact body size of acclaimed RX100 series while adding a ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200mm8 – F4.5 Large Aperture High Magnification Zoom Lens World’s Fastest03 seconds AF speed combined with 315 focal-plane phase-detection AF points covering approximately 65% of frame 0-type stacked 20.1 MP 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 with full AF/AE tracking Optical image stabilization equivalent to a 4.0-stop faster shutter speed High Resolution 4K Movie Shooting with full pixel readout and no pixel binning plus 4K HDR for instant HDR workflow KUALA LUMPUR, 6 June 2018 – Sony, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer […]
By Gaya Travel on June 11, 2018
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.
By Gaya Travel on June 4, 2018
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 […]
By Gaya Travel on May 25, 2018
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 […]
By Gaya Travel on May 23, 2018
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 […]
By Gaya Travel on May 22, 2018
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 – […]
By Gaya Travel on May 18, 2018
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.
By Gaya Travel on May 17, 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
By Gaya Travel on May 15, 2018
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.
By Gaya Travel on May 15, 2018
Feast on 26 concept stalls offering a multi-cultural delicacies within the backdrop of a serene tropical garden.
By Gaya Travel on May 14, 2018
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 […]
By Gaya Travel on April 30, 2018
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 […]
By Gaya Travel on April 27, 2018