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Travellers who are urbane, tech-savvy, open-minded, seeking personalisation and authentic cultural immersion will find this hotel ideal.
By Jeremy Khalil on October 25, 2019
The city of Solo, formally addressed as Surakarta, is an off-shoot of the Mataram Sultanate and was founded almost three hundred years ago. It is small in scale but big in culture and heritage, ideal for a relaxing getaway.
By Jeremy Khalil on October 21, 2019
Gaziantep sits within Turkey’s South East region that has been trading with many nations and civilisations since ancient times, receiving products and influences from East and West that enrich its culinary traditions and techniques.
By Jeremy Khalil on October 4, 2019
South East Turkey is actually full of breathtaking sceneries, culture, heritage, food and shopping! The following are selected destinations that you should visit when being in the region.
By Jeremy Khalil on August 2, 2019
Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur is a multiple award-winning, family-friendly staycation destination that weary urbanites seek due to its high service standards delivered by highly attentive staff, memorable dining, well maintained rooms and reliable facilities!
By Jeremy Khalil on July 24, 2019
Grand, opulent and glamorous, the multiple award-winning Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur is undeniably an institution that transcends time.
By Jeremy Khalil on July 10, 2019
Standing 13 storeys above Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, an award-winning six-storey shopping centre, Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur Managed by Banyan Tree is strategically located in Bukit Bintang, Malaysia’s major hotspot for shopping, dining and nightlife.
By Jeremy Khalil on June 13, 2019
With the theme ‘Dari Dapur Ummi‘ (‘From Mum’s Kitchen’), Sunway Putra Hotel Kuala Lumpur presents delicious spread for iftar (breaking of fast) beginning 6 May 2019 until 4 June 2019 at the hotel’s Coffee House on Level 9, in conjunction with the month of Ramadan (Muslim fasting month). Award-winning Executive Chef Rossham Rosli and his brigade of culinary experts has created irresistible buffet menu comprising signature must-haves such as barbecued lamb; chicken and beef satay; seabass, butter fish and red snapper cooked in flavourful asam pedas (sour and spicy) gravy; varieties of sushi; bone marrow soup; and traditional kuih (Malaysian bite-sized snacks and delicacies). The spread also includes selections of kerabu (mixture of Malay salad and herbs), including raw local vegetables, rojak, […]
By Jeremy Khalil on March 14, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap Resort is an innovative property that meets the demands of today’s travellers.
By Jeremy Khalil on March 13, 2019
Renaissance Lucknow Hotel is a three-year old, five-star lifestyle deluxe hotel, strategically located in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh in India.
By Jeremy Khalil on March 6, 2019
The recently opened 276-key Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel is a confident and contemporarily opulent five-star deluxe hotel located in Bengaluru (formerly called Bangalore), the capital of Karnataka state and the Silicon Valley of India.
By Jeremy Khalil on March 6, 2019
Casa del Rio feels grand yet homely, comfortably lived-in and well-grounded. It is also urbane and cosmopolitan yet personal and resort-like…
By Jeremy Khalil on February 20, 2019
Oakwood Suites La Maison Jakarta is a sharp property that hits the mark in South Jakarta, an up-and-coming area teeming with expats particularly those from Japan and South Korea
By Jeremy Khalil on January 8, 2019
Opened since 2016, Four Points by Sheraton Bandung is one of the preferred properties among domestic and international (particularly Asian) travellers who seek homely accommodation in Bandung minus the fuss and non-functional embellishments.
By Jeremy Khalil on January 8, 2019
With SuperStar Gemini’s homeport deployment at Port Klang, including having Penang and Langkawi as port-of-calls, Star Cruises is committed to position Malaysia as a cruise hub for the region.
By Jeremy Khalil on January 3, 2019
Le Meridien Putrajaya is a premier lifestyle hotel that is of international standing, professional and business-like, yet hardly stuffy and instead remain pragmatic and grounded.
By Jeremy Khalil on November 18, 2018
The largest annual business-to-business (B2B) travel event in Cambodia called Cambodia Travel Mart (CTM) 2018 was held in Phnom Penh from 11 until 13 October 2018 at Diamond Island Convention & Exhibition Centre, involving 130 buyers and 22 international media representatives, including travel and tourism industry affiliates.
By Jeremy Khalil on November 15, 2018
Located thirty-five kilometres east of Bali lies the island of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara province, which is an accessible-yet-not-crowded piece of heaven, wooing travellers near and far to its gorgeous sandy beaches with luminous blue waters, majestic Mount Rinjani, unique local culture and crafts.
By Jeremy Khalil on October 24, 2018
Remarkably open towards foreigners and Muslim-friendly with excellent infrastructure and high quality of life, Taiwan leaves travellers impressed. Fast shedding its underrated status, tourism-wise, Taiwan deserves more attention than just being a high technology manufacturing and logistics hub in Asia.
By Jeremy Khalil on September 27, 2018
Opened since 1993, the all-villa Four Seasons Resort at Jimbaran Bay is a global standard bearer for tropical luxury. This exclusive resort, with its dreamy village-like atmosphere set on a hilly sea-side terrain is supported by highly experienced and competent staff who deliver exceptional service in a genuinely heartfelt manner.
By Jeremy Khalil on September 21, 2018
‘Live Life to Discover’ – Renaissance Hotel Johor Bahru, a lifestyle brand within the Marriott International stable, has been opened, marking Marriott International’s seventh property in Malaysia.
By Jeremy Khalil on September 14, 2018
Because Bali is only 33 minutes’ flight from Lombok, one hour and 50 minutes from Jakarta, three hours from Kuala Lumpur and two hours and 45 minutes from Singapore, the island is ideal for incredibly short getaways from any point in South East Asia (including northern parts of Australia).
By Jeremy Khalil on September 7, 2018
Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province in China, is dubbed as the City of Eternal Spring, because it enjoys Spring-like weather all year-round. Being only four hours’ flight from KLIA2 on AirAsia, let’s check out why Kunming should be on your bucket list.
By Jeremy Khalil on September 5, 2018
Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara is a swanky new 312-room international class five-star hotel that is part of an 8.5-acre integrated development by Guocoland that also comprises twin luxury condominium blocks, two corporate office towers and a lifestyle mall, located in the heart of the affluent Damansara Heights neighbourhood. Designed by Wilson Associates, the hotel’s interior is proportionally elegant and urbane, an embodiment of Franco-Malaysian aesthetics, style and culture manifested through the marriage of French contemporary opulence with Malaysian motifs that can be seen throughout the hotel. The most visible artistic elements would be the distinctive local icon wau bulan (moon kite) alongside the world-famous Eiffel Tower vectors depicted on wrought iron feature panels at the lobby and certain areas throughout the hotel to […]
By Jeremy Khalil on June 22, 2018
We continued travelling to Luzern and Bern cantons during the recent meetings, incentives, conferences and expositions (MICE) educational trip organised by Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau (SCIB) together with BMC Travel Sdn. Bhd. Follow us as we discover refreshing Luzern in Central Switzerland, dubbed as pocket-sized Switzerland, and pretty (and surprisingly pastoral) Bern. Related: Doing MICE in Switzerland Part 1: Lugano, Ticino Doing MICE in Luzern Luzern city (www.luzern.com) We proceeded to the city of Luzern in Central Switzerland, and famous for the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge. Luzern – the gateway city to central Switzerland that is set upon Lake Luzern – is compact and intimate yet international due to the large presence of expats serving multinational companies and foreign students, […]
By Jeremy Khalil on June 21, 2018