Slide The City All Set To Slide Its Way Back To The Klang Valley!

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Slide The City All Set To Slide Its Way Back To The Klang Valley!

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 global phenomenon that brings a gigantic slip n’ slide onto city streets and has invaded major cities such as United States, Columbia, Canada, United Kingdom, Korea, Japan, Brunei, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan and many more. Monkey Theory Sdn. Bhd. first brought the iconic slide to Malaysia in December 2015 and has since travelled across Malaysia and landed in states such as Penang, Melaka, Kuantan and Johor Bahru. “We heard what […]

Malaysia Healthcare Providing Platform for The Leading Industry Experts to Share Trends on Medical Travel

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Malaysia Healthcare Providing Platform for The Leading Industry Experts to Share Trends on Medical Travel

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 insights on how they are adapting fundamental processes and strategies. The conference which will be held on September 26 and 27, 2017, at Connexion @ Vertical Hotel, Bangsar South, will cover in-depth case studies and expert discussions. “InsigHT 2017 will also provide a valuable touchstone on where medical travel affairs stands today, and how it stands to transform over the next 5-10 years. In addition to that, this second edition of […]

Book Your Next Accommodation with HomeAway: the World Leader in Vacation Rentals

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Book Your Next Accommodation with HomeAway: the World Leader in Vacation Rentals

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 travelers who are looking to book the perfect property for their next vacation. As a company that understands the reality and travel needs of families and group travelers, HomeAway provides travelers with memorable experiences and benefits for less than the cost of traditional hotel accomodations. By offering the world’s largest selection of vacation rentals – from city apartments to sunny villas and country cottages – travelers can always find a HomeAway from home that […]

Get Your Shopping Fix With A ‘Shopcation’!

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Get Your Shopping Fix With A ‘Shopcation’!

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 maximise your shopping time), HomeAway®, the world leader in vacation rentals, has some great recommendations for accommodations located in popular shopping belts in nearby cities.   PLACES TO STAY IN SINGAPORE 1) Orchard    Recommended listing: https://www.homeaway.com.my/p3660589 Being so close to the Centrepoint mall – a great place to pick up quality goods – makes for an enjoyable shopping experience. As Singapore’s main shopping belt, the beauty of Orchard Road […]

Tantilise Your Taste Buds With Malaysiana Flavours

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Tantilise Your Taste Buds With Malaysiana Flavours

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 Malaysian and derived from local desserts. The launch event was also attended by International Celebrity Chef Anis Nabilah and Malaysia’s Number One Rapper, Altimet. Anis wowed the audience with her preparation of the “Nyonya Curry Laksa” which was the perfect complement to a Rasa-Rasa Malaysia drink, and Altimet showed off his creative side by freestyling a 30-second rap on CoolBlog and the cool elements of the new range of drinks. “This new range of flavours […]

Sand & Sandals Desaru  Nominated in World Luxury Hotel Award 2017

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Sand & Sandals Desaru Nominated in World Luxury Hotel Award 2017

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 service excellence and world-class facilities. Established in 2006, the award is the pinnacle of achievement by luxury hotel, the organization aims to encourage and raise service standards within the luxury hotel industry. “We’re proud and excited that we’ve been nominated under these three categories – Luxury Honeymoon Resort, Luxury Romantic Beach Resort and Luxury Spa Resort in the World Luxury Hotel Award 2017.” said by Azmi S., General Manager of Sand […]

Moroccan Tourism Company To Hold Maiden Overseas Exhibition In Malaysia

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Moroccan Tourism Company To Hold Maiden Overseas Exhibition In Malaysia

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).

#SayangMalaysia Social Media Campaign is Back with #MyEvent Photo and Short Video Contest

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#SayangMalaysia Social Media Campaign is Back with #MyEvent Photo and Short Video Contest

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 be a follower (fans) of Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. As easy as using both #MyEvent and #SayangMalaysia in their Instagram, Facebook or Twitter posts, the public will stand a chance to win various prizes, which consists of  top three winners and five consolation prizes. The duration of the short videos is between 30 to 60 seconds, and it should relate to the interesting moments they experienced at […]

AccorHotels Launches Singapore Food Festival – Largest In-Hotel Celebration Of Taste

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AccorHotels Launches Singapore Food Festival – Largest In-Hotel Celebration Of Taste

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 creations, masterclasses and delicious drinks that will highlight the diverse flavours of Asia’s #1 foodie destination. The festival will showcase some of the group’s leading culinary talent including Michelin-star chef Kirk Westaway of Jaan, Raffles legend Amos Ting and Chef Louis Tay of Swissôtel Merchant Court who beat out 29 other countries to take Singapore to gold in the Culinary Olympics 2016, plus a host of rising stars from across the network. […]

The Slate Unveils ‘The Amphibian’ Land & Sea Package

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The Slate Unveils ‘The Amphibian’ Land & Sea Package

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 activities like mountain biking and yoga, the property offers the best of both worlds with a package that can be tailored to suit travellers of all ages and fitness levels. For those in need of some vitamin-sea, Seabees Diving Centre is conveniently located on the property grounds to offer round-the-clock excursions. The Amphibian package includes the choice of a half-day snorkelling trip or a full-day diving expedition, both of which will give guests […]

The First CAMBODIA TRAVEL MART 2017 To Be Held In Siem Reap

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The First CAMBODIA TRAVEL MART 2017 To Be Held In Siem Reap

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 Tourism Cambodia His Excellency Dr. Thong Khon. High-ranking officers and experts from the Ministry of Tourism Cambodia, including local industry players, are also expected to attend this prestigious event. CTM 2017 is principally approved and permitted by the Royal Government of Cambodia since 2015. The Ministry of Tourism Cambodia is tasked in organising and cooperating with the public and private organisations related to tourism. Slickboth Holding – Event […]

Che Malambo to Storm the Stage at the KL International Arts Festival 2017

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Che Malambo to Storm the Stage at the KL International Arts Festival 2017

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 upcoming KL International Arts Festival (KLIAF). The malambo is a dynamic blend of precision footwork, rhythmic stomping, drumming and song. At the heart of the gaucho (South American cowboy) tradition, it is performed by men only and is based entirely on rhythm – the clapping of palms and taps from the gaucho’s boots. The malambo was brought to the global stage by renowned French choreographer and former ballet dancer, Gilles […]

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Hello, ONE PIECE!

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.

Step Up Your Travel #OOTD Game with THE TWEE

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Step Up Your Travel #OOTD Game with THE TWEE

For effortless travel outfits and impressive Insta-perfect travel looks, why not pack THE TWEE for your next trip?

AccorHotels Sets Luxury Footprint In The Maldives

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AccorHotels Sets Luxury Footprint In The Maldives

AccorHotels announced its first luxury destination in the Maldives as of September 1, 2017 — Dhevanafushi Maldives Luxury Resort, Managed by AccorHotels. Set on the private island of Meradhoo surrounded by natural splendour, the resort will be repositioned following further enhancements in late 2018, and join the iconic collection of Raffles hotels and resorts. Dhevanafushi Maldives Luxury Resort, Managed by AccorHotels presently boasts 21 island villas and 16 ocean villas with private pools, three restaurants, a scenic cocktail bar and an array of facilities and activities to relax, rejuvenate and reinvigorate the body, mind and spirit. These include an award winning luxury spa, over-the-water fitness centre, yoga programmes, water sports, private dining options, 24-hour butler and private chef service, along with snorkelling and diving […]

Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear 2017 Sets to Step Up the Malaysian Fashion Scene

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Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear 2017 Sets to Step Up the Malaysian Fashion Scene

Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear celebrates its fifth anniversary at Pavilion Bukit Bintang with five highly anticipated days of fashion festivities.

The CIMB Color Run™ Wows 13,000 Runners in Kuala Lumpur

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The CIMB Color Run™ Wows 13,000 Runners in Kuala Lumpur

Participants get covered in vivid colors in the ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet’ KUALA LUMPUR, 13 August 2017 – With its motto of “Happiest 5K on the Planet”, The Color Run™ with CIMB Bank (or “CIMB”) as the Presenting Sponsor, hit the streets of Kuala Lumpur for the second time since 2014. Over 13,000 runners were covered in vibrant colors as they completed the five-kilometer run at Padang Merbok, Kuala Lumpur. Featuring an explosion of colors, The Color Run™ advocates a healthier lifestyle, happiness, and joy by bringing the community together in this one-day event. Tengku Dato’ Sri Zafrul Aziz, Group Chief Executive, CIMB Group said, “CIMB is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor for The Color Run™ in not only Kuala Lumpur, but […]

Commemorate Malaysia’s 60th Birthday at Sunway Lagoon!

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Commemorate Malaysia’s 60th Birthday at Sunway Lagoon!

Celebrate the colours of Malaysia and foster unity Bandar Sunway, 11 August 2017 – Celebrate Malaysia’s rich cultural heritage in conjunction with National Day and Malaysia Day as Sunway Lagoon welcomes you to its ‘We Are Malaysia’ campaign running from 11th August 2017 to 30th September 2017! Playing host to a myriad of traditional culture, the campaign will see a beautifully-cladded park proudly parading the blue, red, yellow and white colours of Malaysia. Guests will be greeted with the We Are Malaysia Welcoming Dance with cultural dance influences inspired by the multiethnic background of Malaysia. Entrench yourself in Malaysia’s ethnic roots at the Cultural Walk and partake in activities from making your own enthralling Malay Batik painting, learning the ropes to produce […]

Hot Chocolate Festival Is Back!

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Hot Chocolate Festival Is Back!

HOT! HOT! HOT! ANNUAL HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL HEATS UP YARRA VALLEY & GREAT OCEAN ROAD  Lovers of hot chocolate should get set for 31 different reasons to venture to the Surf Coast or the Yarra Valley when the Great Ocean Road & Yarra Valley Chocolateries stage their annual Hot Chocolate Festival. The seasonal celebration of this winter warming favourite will heat things up at both Chocolateries with 31 different flavours over 31 days this August. Eight different flavours devised by the Chocolaterie’s own Belgian and French Chocolatiers will be introduced each week of August.  A couverture chocolate base, seasonal and exotic ingredients, fresh herbs from kitchen gardens and inspiration from local surrounds will take the classic chocolate and milk combination to hot […]

5 Iconic Mosques In Selangor (In Conjunction With Eid Al Adha)

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5 Iconic Mosques In Selangor (In Conjunction With Eid Al Adha)

Eid Al Adha (Hajj celebration day), is a festival that is celebrated across the world in Islamic communities and occurs towards the culmination of the Hajj pilgrimage every year. It’s the second most important festival in the Islamic calendar which marks the end of Hajj. Immerse in awe-inspiring Islamic architecture of beautiful domes, majestic mosque structures and learn more about Islam in Malaysia’s most developed state. Here are the top 5 most iconic mosques in Selangor.   1) SULTAN SALAHUDDIN ABDUL AZIZ SHAH MOSQUE Also known as the ‘Blue Mosque’, it is the largest in Malaysia and also in Southeast Asia. It is situated beside the Raja Lumu Lake in Shah Alam. For details: T +603 5519 9988 / 7966 7977 I www.mssaas.gov.my I GPS 3.078940, 101.519824 […]

Malaysians Band Together for Unity at Historic Merdeka Square

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Malaysians Band Together for Unity at Historic Merdeka Square

KUALA LUMPUR, August 10, 2017 – Social enterprise Projek57 flagged off its nationwide Projek57 Unity Ride from Dataran Merdeka recently with the aim to spur conversations about the need for greater unity amongst Malaysians from all walks of life. Thousands of Malaysians joined in the festivities from as early as 7.00am starting with a ride around Kuala Lumpur city with Projek57’s co-founders, Collin Swee and Syed Sadiq Albar in line with Car Free Sunday. At the same time, a fun-filled carnival was underway at Dataran DBKL where members of the public were able to visit the Projek57 booth. Local celebrities, Saran Kumar and Lim Jian Wen from the cast of the movie, Ola Bola were also present at the launch. The Projek57 […]

Largest Crop of Southeast Asian Amateur Photographers to Capture the ‘Lenscape’ of Pop Culture

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Largest Crop of Southeast Asian Amateur Photographers to Capture the ‘Lenscape’ of Pop Culture

PHOTO FACE-OFF Season Four premiering on 24th August, 9pm on HISTORY® 08 AUGUST 2017, PETALING JAYA:  Viewers are set to uncover the region’s next top amateur photographer on the fourth season of Southeast Asia’s first and top photography reality competition series PHOTO FACE-OFF, a HISTORY Asia original production, presented by Canon Photomarathon. The newly expanded six-part, 1-hour format will follow the photography adventures of its largest crop of 23 contestants from eight territories who will overcome exhilarating challenges to capture stunning photo stories of popular, socially-trending and culturally-relevant subjects and interests of today. PHOTO FACE-OFF Season Four will premiere on 24th August, airing every Thursday at 9pm exclusively on HISTORY (Astro Ch 555/575 HD). The fourth successive season of PHOTO FACE-OFF welcomes […]

Malaysia Makes History!

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Malaysia Makes History!

HISTORY Con 2017, the first-ever mega entertainment convention in Malaysia saw over 21,000 visitors flooded the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) last weekend. The convention, which housed a host of exhibitions and activities for all ages and interests, had also brought in popular HISTORY® and LIFETIME® celebrities such as “Horny” Mike Henry (Counting Cars), Jaime Dempsey (Ride N’ Seek), Justin Mott (Photo Face-off), iconic comedian Harith Iskander (Celebrity Car Wars), Matt Preston (MasterChef Australia judge), and Malaysia’s favourite chef, Jasbir Kaur (MasterChef Asia finalist) –to share their knowledge, expertise and experiences with the visitors. Visitors were also invited to try their skill against Malaysian badminton legends Hafiz Hashim and Cheah Soon Kit as well as riding as passengers of accomplished rally […]

ONE@Tokyo is Launched!

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ONE@Tokyo is Launched!

Tokyo Skytree® right outside your window! First opened to the public on 1 April 2017, the design-centric hotel ONE@Tokyo has recently celebrated its official grand opening on 28 July 2017.   The hotel’s facade and interior design are the work of world-renowned architect Kengo Kuma. Fusing industrial materials with natural wood, this new hotel exemplifies the contrast found in Oshiage, which retains the feeling of a bygone Edo era, while being set in modern metropolis Tokyo. This 142-guestroom hotel soars up to ten storeys, putting the landmark Tokyo Skytree™ right outside the guests’ window. It also has one restaurant and one rooftop bar. ONE@Tokyo includes a variety of guest rooms, including an Atelier Suite (56 square metres) created to resemble an artiste’s […]

Margaret River Gourmet Escape Celebrates 50 Years of Wine in WA’s Extraordinary South West Region

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Margaret River Gourmet Escape Celebrates 50 Years of Wine in WA’s Extraordinary South West Region

Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Audi will return this November with an extra day added to the program, to celebrate the famed wine region’s 50th anniversary, and showcase an appetising line-up of new events and talent, including home-grown culinary royalty, Curtis Stone. Taking place across 16-19 November, the four-day food, produce and wine extravaganza will put the unparalleled bounties of Margaret River front and centre, with a record number of events taking place among the extraordinary beauty of Australia’s south west. Tickets have gone on sale Friday 28 July. Paying homage to the region’s 50th anniversary of commercial wine production, world renowned wine critic Jancis Robinson, OBE, MW (UK) will be in attendance at many events across the weekend, and the festival […]

Southern Korea Beckons International Tourists

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Southern Korea Beckons International Tourists

In conjunction with the visit by the delegation from Busan, Jeju and Gyeongnam, Korea Tourism Organisation Kuala Lumpur Office organised the “Jewels of the Southern Korea Seminar 2017” on 29 July 2017 at the JW Marriott Hotel, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur to promote the three destinations. The event was mainly to share the beauty of Korea’s southern region comprising Busan, Gyeongsangnam-do and Jeju as must-visit tourism destinations among South East Asians. The tripartite delegation was led by the President of Busan Tourism Organisation Mr Shim Jeong Bo, Executive Director of Jeju Tourism Organisation Mr Yang Pil Soo, and the Director of Gyeongsangnam-do Province Mr Park Jeong Joon. With interesting places to visit and delicacies to savour throughout the four seasons, the Southern […]

Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready-To-Wear Celebrates the Fifth Year of KLFW RTW 2017

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Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready-To-Wear Celebrates the Fifth Year of KLFW RTW 2017

Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear celebrates its fifth anniversary at Pavilion Bukit Bintang with five highly anticipated days of fashion exhilaration from 16th to 20th August 2017  Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear was conceptualized in 2013 as a B-2-C platform for Malaysian designers to showcase their Ready to Wear Collections and ultimately highlighted the strength and creativity of the Malaysia’s Fashion Industry to local and international customers. Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, KLFW RTW 2017 will present an exciting mix of designers in the Malaysian capital over 5 highly anticipated days. Close to 150 designers will be showcasing their never-seen-before “Runway Collection” exclusively at Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week Ready to Wear from the 16th to 20th August […]

Alila Anji Introduces Amber, an Organic Farmhouse Experience

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Alila Anji Introduces Amber, an Organic Farmhouse Experience

31st July 2017 – Alila Anji is proud to introduce its newest dining concept – Amber, an organic farmhouse experience named after one of the most precious gems in the world. Guests can now enjoy unique and traditional open fire dining every weekend. Inspired by memorable personal travels to Argentina, Marco den Ouden, General Manager of Alila Anji brought the idea of year round outdoor cooking techniques to a previously abandoned farmhouse in the countryside, utilising salvaged materials to create “Amber”. Anji is China’s first national ecological county, and one of the nation’s sustainable environmental development zones, in the Zhejiang province. In alignment with the pristine setting and sustainable footprint of Alila Anji, the cuisine served at Amber comes from the green natural […]

Official Opening of Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson

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Official Opening of Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson

Port Dickson, 31 July 2017 – Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson held its official opening today, marking the third Lexis property in the state of Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus and the first in the district of Si Rusa along Pasir Panjang beach. The resort stands apart in the industry with its unique concept whereby every guestroom is equipped with a private dip pool and steam room. It also reinforces Port Dickson as a major tourism destination in the state. The ceremony was officiated by guest of honour YAB Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad Haji Hasan who is the Chief Minister of Negeri Sembilan. Lexis Hibiscus is the leading and largest resort in Port Dickson and one of the famous icons in Malaysia. Lexis […]

Projek57 Unity Ride

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Projek57 Unity Ride

PETALING JAYA, AUGUST 1, 2017 – Social enterprise, Projek57 is on the move to promote awareness for the need for greater Unity amongst Malaysians with a nationwide cycling event, the Projek57 Unity Ride. Projek57’s cycling venture will be led by co-founders Collin Swee and Syed Sadiq Albar, who together with a team of cyclists, will travel through Malaysia from 6th August 2017 to 16th September 2017. The ride consists of 9 legs and through these travels, the cyclists hope to bring out beautiful stories from Malaysians across our nation including smaller towns and villages. The legs of the ride will also end in pit-stop locations where Projek57 will either engage youths from universities and schools in activities to promote unity, or participate […]