Empire Shopping Gallery Shares the Joy of Ramadhan

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Empire Shopping Gallery Shares the Joy of Ramadhan

In conjunction with the month of Ramadhan, Empire Shopping Gallery welcomed the children for an evening of fun and celebration in the spirit of giving.

Indulge in a Lavish Sunday Brunch at The Manor

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Indulge in a Lavish Sunday Brunch at The Manor

Known for its high-quality dishes made from the finest ingredients, The Manor, The St. Regis Macao’s signature restaurant

Emirates Seeking Pilots In Malaysia

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Emirates Seeking Pilots In Malaysia

Emirates, recognised as the Best Airline in the World in the inaugural TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® Awards for airlines in April.

Bawah Island Calling For First Guests

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Bawah Island Calling For First Guests

Bawah Island, one of the most anticipated openings of 2017, is now calling for guests to be the first to step onto the untouched archipelago.

Park Hotel Farrer Park Now Officially Open

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Park Hotel Farrer Park Now Officially Open

With impressive design credentials and a prime location in the heart of Farrer Park, Park Hotel Farrer Park, the upscale hotel developed by RB Capital Group, opens its doors to guests today. The hotel promises to add further lustre to this buzzing city neighbourhood with a unique selection of rooms and dining options.

Dusit Thani Bangkok Confirms Last Day of Operations

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Dusit Thani Bangkok Confirms Last Day of Operations

Hotel as it stands will close on 16 April 2018, but the Dusit Thani legend will continue in new property inspired by the hotel’s legacy and distinctive design Bangkok, 29 June 2017 – Dusit Thani Bangkok, the flagship hotel of Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International, will officially hold its last day of operations in its current form on 16 April 2018, bringing to a close a successful first chapter some 48 years in the making. To commemorate the hotel’s rich hospitality heritage and celebrate its status as one of Bangkok’s legendary hotels, the property is arranging a series of special events and promotions designed to thank its loyal guests and customers, highlight the influence the property has had on Thailand’s tourism […]

Department of Tourism Launches Thailand International Film Destination Festival 2017

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Department of Tourism Launches Thailand International Film Destination Festival 2017

BANGKOK, July 3, 2017 – Department of Tourism announces the launch of the 5th Thailand International Film Destination Festival 2017 (TIFDF 2017), with an aim to push Thailand as World’s Best Film Location. This year’s concept is “FASCINATING DESTINATION”, focusing on promoting the eight tourism clusters in Thailand among international filmmakers through a series of activities, such as a short film competition to be joined by film students from around the world. Another special activity for this year is a short film competition for Thai students under the topic “Tourism Linked to Royal Projects” to pay homage to His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Participants can choose any of 29 Royal Projects selected for this competition. There will also be screening […]

NINJAGO™ Themed Rooms Launched at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort

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NINJAGO™ Themed Rooms Launched at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort

Grab your Hari Raya Limited Time Offer: Annual Pass Buy2-Get-1-Free ISKANDAR PUTERI, 19 June 2017 – It’s ‘ninja month’ at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort and the resort just became a little more mysterious! LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort announced the opening of NINJAGO™ themed rooms at its award-winning LEGOLAND® Hotel, the first of its kind in Asia. Budding ninja hopefuls and NINJAGO® fans are promised a warrior’s welcome as LEGOLAND® Malaysia now boasts a full NINJAGO™ experience. One can dine as a ninja at LEGOLAND® Hotel Kai’s Sushi Bar; watch a ninja live puppet show – NINJAGO™ & The Realm of Shadows; fight as a ninja in the groundbreaking 4D NINJAGO™ Ride; and finally, one can live and sleep like a ninja in the new […]

Keeping The Taste of Tradition Alive

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Keeping The Taste of Tradition Alive

The average millennial can hardly cook these days. Traditional Raya recipes may soon be lost if these recipes are not passed to the next generation. With Hari Raya just around the corner, The Gardens Mall partnered with Food Aid Foundation to raise donations for the NGO while teaching the public how to prepare some traditional Raya dishes on their own through a series of video tutorials. As a member of Food Aid Foundation’s Board of Trustees, Chef Zamzani shared recipes to his rendang ayam cili api, nasi briyani Johor, and kek sarang lebah with The Gardens Mall’s followers on social media. At its core, Food Aid Foundation is a food bank that collects and distributes unused or unwanted food that are still […]

Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival – Luxury Shopping Experience

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Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival – Luxury Shopping Experience

On 15 June 2017, Malaysia’s high end retailer The Melium Group, in collaboration with Tourism Malaysia Shopping Secretariat and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, initiated the Malaysia Mega Sale – Luxury Shopping Experience campaign and was launched by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Secretary General YBhg. Datuk Haji Abdul Ghaffar bin Abdul Thambi at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. The launch of this campaign coincides with the date of national sale season – the Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival – held annually from 15 June until 31 August throughout Malaysia. The aim of the Malaysia Mega Sale – Luxury Shopping Experience campaign is to attract more high end shopping tourists to Kuala Lumpur, signifying the commitment of private sector retailers towards the government’s effort to promote […]

2017 RMSIR All Set to Stay on Course

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2017 RMSIR All Set to Stay on Course

PORT KLANG (27 May 2017) – The Royal Selangor Yacht Club (RSYC) today announced that the 28th Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta (RMSIR) fleet will set sail from Port Klang on 18 November 2017 and maintain its regular course along Malaysia’s west coast to the finish line. This world-class event will see participating boats pushing onwards from the start point and making their way – via the Straits of Malacca – to the various checkpoints at the islands of Pangkor, Penang and Langkawi in an attempt to win the prestigious Raja Muda Cup, among other prizes. This year’s RMSIR will run from 18 to 25 November 2017. Known for its unpredictable winds, weather and tide, the RMSIR provides excitement for even the […]

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Starts Casual Kimono (Yukata) Experience

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Starts Casual Kimono (Yukata) Experience

Providing Richer Cultural Experiences to Overseas Guests   TOKYO, June 13 (Bernama) – Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will collaborate with JTB Japan Travel Corp. and Keio Department Store Co., Ltd. to provide the “Easy Kimono (Yukata) Experience Plan” as part of the JTB Group’s “Sunrise Tour Plan” targeting overseas visitors from June 13, 2017. Our hotel staff will provide rental Japanese yukata (casual kimono) and will help guests take photographs within our hotel. Thereafter, guests can wear their yukata to visit various destinations outside of our hotel. This service is provided to raise the customer satisfaction of overseas visitors by fulfilling their growing desire to experience Japanese culture, and is one […]

Cosmo Hotel Kuala Lumpur Unveils Panda-themed Rooms

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Cosmo Hotel Kuala Lumpur Unveils Panda-themed Rooms

The latest gem in Kuala Lumpur – Cosmo Hotel Kuala Lumpur which was opened on 1 Dec 2016 officially launched its Panda-themed rooms on 5 June 2017.  These thematic rooms are specially designed in hope to elevate the extraordinary experience of Panda enthusiasts who stay in the hotel. Designed to create the guests’ excitement and imagination, the Panda-themed rooms make Cosmo Hotel Kuala Lumpur the ideal hotel for fans of Panda – especially the young ones travelling with family members.    Inspired by the idea of cartoon panda, each room features an eye-catching bed linen and panda-inspired amenities to transport the guests into a magical space of panda. Panda-themed rooms are available for booking from 5 June 2017. Priced at RM 380 nett […]

Sofitel Dubai Wafi to Become the Luxury Hotel Brand’s Largest in the Middle East

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Sofitel Dubai Wafi to Become the Luxury Hotel Brand’s Largest in the Middle East

Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2017 – Sofitel has announced the largest Sofitel property in the Middle East with development partner MKM Commercial Holdings LLC. Expected to open in early 2019, Sofitel Dubai Wafi will join the luxury brand’s growing portfolio of 14 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development in the Middle East. Sami Nasser, Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, AccorHotels Middle East, commented: “We are delighted to work with MKM Commercial Holdings, one of our long standing partners, to develop this impressive project that will undoubtedly become a future flagship for Sofitel in the region. The development of this property is aligned with our strategy to operate one of our leading luxury brands across strategic locations in the Middle East.” […]

New NIKKOR Lenses to Capture Your World in Its Entirety

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New NIKKOR Lenses to Capture Your World in Its Entirety

The AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR, AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED and AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED empower photographers to capture bold and dramatic visions with extreme clarity MALAYSIA, 10 June 2017 – Offering enhanced perspectives to inspire and enable photographers in the pursuit of imaging perfection, the AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR, AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED and AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED are the newest additions to the extensive array of NIKKOR lenses. The trio of lenses, announced recently by Nikon (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, include a fisheye zoom and two wide-angle lenses. The AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR, made for visual aesthetes on the go, packs superior optical performance into a compact, lightweight body for […]

Made for the Great Outdoors: Coolpix W300 is Ready for Adventures

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Made for the Great Outdoors: Coolpix W300 is Ready for Adventures

The new Nikon COOLPIX compact camera goes down to the sea with a waterproof depth of 30m, survives falls of up to 2.4m, weathers the cold temperatures down to -10°C, and manages a dustproof ruggedness to get right into those adrenaline-filled quests MALAYSIA, 10 June 2017 – The release of the high-performance and tough COOLPIX W300 was announced by Nikon (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd recently. Waterproof down to 30m and withstanding shock from falls as high as 2.4m, the new COOLPIX is ready for greater performance in both form and function with the inclusion of 4K UHD movie recording capability. “Fitting right into the traveller’s backpack in a compact and durable form is the new W300 with its extensive range of functions. The camera […]

Malaysia hosts 3,500 delegates from China’s leading direct-selling company

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Malaysia hosts 3,500 delegates from China’s leading direct-selling company

KUALA LUMPUR, 9 June 2017: Malaysia welcomed 3,500 delegates from China’s leading health food, household and beauty and skin care product company, Perfect China Company Ltd for its corporate achiever seminar for the fifth time between 3 to 11 June 2017. Supported by Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), an agency under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, the event serves as Malaysia’s continuous effort to remain as the top-of-mind destination for corporate meeting and incentive groups for China’s market. The seminar follows the hugely successful Perfect China Leadership Seminar 2016, which generated RM242 million in estimated economic impact with a record breaking of 12,000 delegates in attendance. This year, the seminar is expected to generate RM39.8 million in estimated economic […]

Petronas and Grab to Rally Malaysians to Deliver ‘Happyness’ to Underprivileged Children

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Petronas and Grab to Rally Malaysians to Deliver ‘Happyness’ to Underprivileged Children

CSR Programme to Equip Children with School Necessities and Learning Tools KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 (Bernama) – PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad (PDB) together with its partner Grab Malaysia (Grab) will be rolling out a joint corporate social responsibility programme, Delivering Happyness, from 12 June until 18 June 2017. The programme calls for the general public to donate school necessities including books, bags and stationeries, to underprivileged children around Malaysia. Interested donors can participate in the programme by launching the Grab application, selecting the #DeliveringHappyness icon, which will be live from 10am to 6pm daily during the Campaign period, and key in their pick-up location. Address for drop-off should be the same as pick-up location. 100 designated Grab drivers-partners will be on standby to collect […]

One World Hotel Achieves Back-To-Back Distinctions At  The International Hotel Awards 2017-2018 &  24th World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia 2017

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One World Hotel Achieves Back-To-Back Distinctions At The International Hotel Awards 2017-2018 & 24th World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia 2017

The 5-star award-winning One World Hotel continues to wear the crown; holding ‘Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel’ title at the 24th World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 held on Sunday, 4th June 2017 and ‘Best Convention Hotel Malaysia’ award at the Asia Pacific International Hotel Awards 2017-2018 on the 26th May 2017. It was definitely a night to remember for One World Hotel as the hotel bagged the ‘Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel’ title time and again at the 24th World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017, alongside some of the world’s most iconic brands around the Asia region. Hosted by the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, the prestigious event was attended by 250 hospitality leaders […]

Wego Uncovers Idul Fitri Bargain Airfares

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Wego Uncovers Idul Fitri Bargain Airfares

Singapore/Jakarta, 7 June, 2017 – Wego.com, the leading travel search site in the Asia Pacific reveals some exotic, great value Idul Fitri escapes from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. “It is still possible to grab a fantastic travel deal and make the most of an escape this Idul Fitri,” said James Huang, Market Development Manager, Asia. “We are so lucky living in South East Asia, with a large choice of budget airlines, great connectivity and short flight durations – there are a number of affordable Idul Fitri breaks available to suit any budget, no matter how big or small your family is.” “Wego’s enormous travel marketplace covers more than 700 travel supply sites which equates to thousands of hotel rates and airfares available […]

Starbucks and Dulux Showing Flavours through Colours in Summer

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Starbucks and Dulux Showing Flavours through Colours in Summer

Kuala Lumpur, 7 June 2017 – Starbucks Malaysia and Dulux Malaysia collaborate in launching the ‘Show Your Flavour’ Mural Art Project to showcase the creativity of local talents in mural art at selected Starbucks stores. The project kicked off today at Starbucks Jalan Ampang Drive-Thru, involving 23 local artists from various profiles and backgrounds, who painted the 20-foot wall along the drive-through lane using Dulux Paints to showcase their own creativity and unique artworks that appeal to the public through vibrant colours of summer with Malaysian flair. Another store that hosts this mural art project is Starbucks Tanjung Tokong Drive-Thru in Penang.   “We want Starbucks to become one of the platforms for young local artists to showcase their talent. Today, these […]

ERAMAN Rewards Lucky Shoppers in ERAMAN SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA

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ERAMAN Rewards Lucky Shoppers in ERAMAN SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA

The year-long ERAMAN SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA (ESE) ended on a high note recently with the grand prize winner driving off with a brand new Mazda 6 while 16 other lucky shoppers received cash vouchers

Suit Up! Experience the Hyper-Reality Entertainment at EXA Outpost!

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Suit Up! Experience the Hyper-Reality Entertainment at EXA Outpost!

EXA Global launches a new Family Entertainment Centre (FEC), EXA Post, that incorporates a quality full-service Hyper-Reality feature

Vietjet to Increase Frequency on Hanoi – Incheon and Hanoi – Taipei Routes

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Vietjet to Increase Frequency on Hanoi – Incheon and Hanoi – Taipei Routes

Vietjet is increasing its operation frequency for the Hanoi – Incheon and Hanoi – Taipei routes starting 2 August 2017

Cookie Monsters Converge on the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre!

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Cookie Monsters Converge on the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre!

The Centre Hosts 10th Consecutive Charity Buka Puasa Kuala Lumpur, 29 May 2017 ­– The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) embraced the Ramadan spirit of sadaqah (giving) at its 10th annual buka puasa gathering. This year, the Centre welcomed 100 children from Living Hope* and Yayasan Generasi Gemilang* (GG), as well as 50 National Kidney Foundation (NKF)* Malaysia patients and their families to an evening of fun and festivities. Kicking off the exciting gathering, the Centre’s award-winning chefs, team members and media friends led the young VIPs in decorating giant ‘Hari Raya-themed’ cookies with colourful royal icing, sprinkles, chocolate buttons and an assortment of other delicious toppings! All guests were then treated to the Centre’s ‘Kampung Classics’, a sumptuous buka puasa […]

Singapore Welcomes First Hilton Garden Inn

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Singapore Welcomes First Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon opens in colourful Little India district SINGAPORE and MCLEAN, Va. – June 1, 2017 – Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) upscale global brand of hotels, today announced its entry into Singapore with the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon. The hotel brings 328 new rooms to the Hilton Garden Inn brand. “As a testament to our commitment to sustaining Hilton’s growth through Asia Pacific, we are proud to open our first Hilton Garden Inn in Singapore, a prominent gateway city in South East Asia,” said John Greenleaf, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. “Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon is located in Singapore’s Little India district – one of the most vibrant and well-connected areas of the […]

Melbourne’s Culinary King Chris Lucas Opens Kisumé Japanese Restaurant in Flinders Lane

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Melbourne’s Culinary King Chris Lucas Opens Kisumé Japanese Restaurant in Flinders Lane

Kisumé [kiss-oo-meh] meaning ‘a pure obsession with beauty’ is the latest restaurant from Chris Lucas. The highly anticipated, three-level concept venue opens its doors for the first time on Monday, 15 May. Kisumé is a contemporary Japanese restaurant with a sushi bar and restaurant residing on the ground floor and basement levels, whilst Kuro Kisumé sits on the first floor. Kuro Kisumé (meaning black) includes The Table, a unique omakase-style dining experience seating just 12, two private dining rooms with a similar bespoke offering, plus the Chablis Bar, the first such bar in Australia. A place where the traditionalist and modernist meet, Kisumé is not only about the dining; there are many other facets to explore. Kisumé will stimulate your senses, time […]

The Jazz Corner Hotel Opens In Melbourne CBD

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The Jazz Corner Hotel Opens In Melbourne CBD

Striking a high note, The Jazz Corner Hotel opens its door to the public last March 9TH and is situated at 352 William Street opposite leafy Flagstaff Gardens and above Bird’s Basement, the world‐renowned jazz venue, associated with Birdland in New York. Offering 150 rooms with 3 different room types, choose your signature style from a luxurious studio and one bedroom apartment that strikes the right cord or have a family gathering in a two bedroom apartment. The well‐appointed rooms will suit all types of visitor requirements from business to leisure and all in between. They feature a top‐quality queen or king‐size bed, appointed with pillow top bedding, micro‐fibre quilts and feather down pillows. All rooms feature fully equipped kitchens, balconies, in‐room […]

Travel Recommends: A One-Way Solution to Enjoy Seamless Travel Experience for Malaysia’s Outbound Traveller

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Travel Recommends: A One-Way Solution to Enjoy Seamless Travel Experience for Malaysia’s Outbound Traveller

Travelrecommends.com – a travel website that offers travel essential products at affordable rates to enhance one’s travel experience. KUALA LUMPUR, JUNE 1, 2017– Malaysia-based website Travel Recommends, founded in year 2016, officially launches Japan Rail Pass at the lowest rate. With the aim of providing a seamless travel experience, Travel Recommends offers a complimentary 2-day unlimited 4G TravelWiFi to Malaysia’s outbound traveller with the purchase of 2 Japan Rail Passes. One of Travel Recommends’ core business is to provide unlimited data usage through the TravelWiFi router where travellers get to enjoy the perks of staying connected while travelling abroad. “Japan is the most popular destination among Malaysian travellers, so we believe by providing travel essentials such as unlimited TravelWiFi and Japan Rail […]

Timez Hotel Melaka Celebrates Melaka’s Vaunted History

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Timez Hotel Melaka Celebrates Melaka’s Vaunted History

A modern heritage boutique hotel in the heart of Jonker Street Jonker Street, Melaka – Melaka’s historical Jonker Street welcomes a new boutique hotel that pays homage the city’s colourful past while catering the today’s traveller. Timez Hotel Melaka presents 15 individually-designed rooms and suites with a modern heritage concept, designed for the urban traveller seeking a unique travel experience and to explore the city’s multi-faceted personality. Housed in a converted pre-war building within easy walking distance of Jonker Street’s key attractions, each of the cosy rooms and spacious suites is themed according to one of five cultures that have helped define Melaka through centuries: Peranakan, Chinese, Dutch, British and Portuguese. Every single detail, from the easy-to-use coffee machines to retro-inspired floor […]