Cathay Pacific Launches Onedayoffline To Encourage Richer Travel Experiences

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Cathay Pacific Launches Onedayoffline To Encourage Richer Travel Experiences

Cathay Pacific Airways launches a new global campaign, #onedayoffline, which builds on the airline’s international brand campaign, Life Well Travelled, to demonstrate a belief that travelling well is essential to living well. This belief underlies everything that Cathay Pacific does as it strives to enhance the overall travel experience for passengers and enable them to experience more genuine, meaningful and memorable moments along their journey. Cathay Pacific believes that mobile technologies and social media platforms are useful tools, but they can be dangerously addictive. Did you know an average adult checks his or her phone 150 times a day? Or that 30% of iPhone users check their Twitter feeds before getting out of bed? This virtual world behaviour might get in the […]

LEGO Ninjago Live Show Debuts at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort

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LEGO Ninjago Live Show Debuts at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort

For the very first time in history, LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort has made it possible for you to enter the world of Ninjago with a Live Show entitle LEGO ‘Ninjago and The Realm of Shadows”. The puppet style show is inspired by the hit TV series based on the extremely popular “Ninjago-Masters of Spinjitsu” and will be brought to life on stage with puppetry, video mapping illusion, stage effects, all the characters and music. The 20-minute show promises entertaining performances which features a total of six puppets making an appearance which is crafted beautifully by specialist by hand! Scripted by the award winning Hollywood movie writers Kevin and Dan Hageman which also wrote for LEGO’s movie and more. LEGOLAND Resort Malaysia General Manager […]

Berjaya LIVE Media Excursion

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Berjaya LIVE Media Excursion

As the leading premier hospitality group in Malaysia, Berjaya Hotels & Resorts (BHR) recently organised an excursion to introduce Berjaya Waterfront Hotel (BWH) Johor Bahru to the Klang Valley- and Johor Bahru-based media. BHR acquired BWH around two years ago, making it the latest addition to BHR’s range of accommodation offerings. Strategically located on Johor Bahru shorelines, it is only five minutes away from the main causeway link to Singapore or just a few kilometres away from the city centre. Formally known as The ZON Regency Hotel by the Sea, BHR has refurbished many parts of the hotel such as the rooms and parts of the lobby, including the entryway to the connecting integrated duty-free zone that offers duty-free shopping, dining and […]

The Haven Ipoh, an Eco-friendly Condotel Amongst Majestic Landscape.

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The Haven Ipoh, an Eco-friendly Condotel Amongst Majestic Landscape.

 Introduction The Haven Ipoh – which was officially launched recently by the Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, Dato Seri Nazri Tan Sri Abdul Aziz – is operated under one of the world’s largest chains of hotels, Best Western International (BWI). The Haven is currently Perak’s tallest and most luxurious Condotel Resort. It is also the only five-star accommodation in Ipoh.  Location Located just 5 minutes from the North-South highway along the straight Tambun Road. The Haven is surrounded by pristine landscape consisting of limestone hills and greenery that are over 280-million years old. Unique Selling Points The Haven offers its guests luxurious accommodation through its 150 all-suite residences, which are spacious with well thought layout, ideal for both leisure and business. […]

Selangor International Indigenous Arts Festival 2015

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Selangor International Indigenous Arts Festival 2015

Shah Alam, 22nd August 2015- What is more exciting and awe-inspiring then too see ancient dances and art that has stood the test of time right before your eyes. The State of Selangor, supported by Tourism Selangor presents Selangor International Indigenous Arts Festival 2015 that was held on the 22nd August & 23rd August 2015 at the Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam. This inaugural event showcases multiple performances by indigenous people, exhibits, a cultural night, a carnival and many more. There are also special performances by invitation from the state of Selangor, Pahang, Kelantan, Sabah, Sarawak and indigenous people from overseas such as the Philippines. The event is one the highlights in the state tourism calendar of events and Visit Selangor Year 2015. […]

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Takes You On A Gastronomic Journey Of Taste And Discovery

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Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Takes You On A Gastronomic Journey Of Taste And Discovery

KUALA LUMPUR, 20 AUGUST 2015 – Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s premier shopping destination offered a media preview of The Journey of Taste today at the Dining Loft. From 1st to 30th September 2015, Journey of Taste will offer shoppers a journey of food trails, promotions and events, right in the heart of the city. With over 150 F&B tenants, a dedicated gourmet hall, spacious restaurants with private rooms, and a VIP dining concierge, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur offers experiential dining options for all occasions and across all age groups. Highlighting the best of international and local cuisines, Journey of Taste invites shoppers to bring out their inner ‘foodie’ and embark on delectable food trails throughout the mall. Have a preference for Japanese food? Hop on […]

Intercontinental Bali Resort Hosts Twice-Weekly Art Market

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Intercontinental Bali Resort Hosts Twice-Weekly Art Market

Bali, Indonesia-InterContinental Bali Resort offers guests and visitors the opportunity to browse and purchase Bali’s colourful handicrafts at a twice-weekly art market held in the grounds of the Resort. The rich artistic traditions of Bali have lead to the evolution of a vibrant handicraft industry, in which handicrafts are created to be sold in the local art shops and markets, as well as for export worldwide, providing employment and business opportunities for hundreds of thousands of local people. Souvenirs and art objects range from everyday items, trinkets, fashion accessories, batik fabrics and shirts, sarongs, luxuriant silk scarves, kites, figurines and whimsical woodcarvings, parasols, paintings and homewares to iconic knick-knacks and collector’s treasures that you won’t find outside of the island. A wide […]

Malaysia International Mask Festival 2015

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Malaysia International Mask Festival 2015

KUALA LUMPUR – Mask has been used by man for protection, subterfuge, performance and entertainment for the last few millennia. It is an item that exists in many cultures of the world, each with its own identity and function. As an instance, in Malaysia, the Orang Asli Mah Meri tribe from Carey Island, Selangor, is well-known for its mask art. Thus, Ministry of Tourism and Culture (Motac) via the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN) will be organising the Malaysia International Mask Festival (MIMAF) 2015 from August 13-16 at Esplanade, Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) Park. This programme is going to be held for the first time in Malaysia as a signature event that is deemed able to attract tourists from […]

Launch of Malaysia 101 EduTourism Packages

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Launch of Malaysia 101 EduTourism Packages

PUTRAJAYA, August 15, 2015 – The Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Culture through Tourism Malaysia took another step forward in its efforts to promote Malaysia on a global stage by launching the Malaysia 101 Edutourism Packages in conjunction with the Higher Education Week Malaysia (HEWM2015). This strategic partnership enables the Public Higher Education Institutions to assemble and introduce educational tour packages to the public and the international community so as to provide a more holistic education, in line with the concept “Beyond a Degree”, that will enable them to plan trips in the country. Deputy Minister of Higher Education Dato Mary Yap Kain Ching said the initiative is an important strategy for developing human […]

Lenovo VIBE Shot, the First Camera Smartphone Crossover Device

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Lenovo VIBE Shot, the First Camera Smartphone Crossover Device

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced the launch of the Lenovo VIBE Shot, a smartphone that promises the best of both worlds. With a 16MP main camera and 5.0” Full HD screen promising the best of both worlds by combining a fabulous camera with a premium smartphone, the VIBE Shot is tailored specifically for both shutterbugs and savvy socials who love a good design. Users will never again miss a shot of life’s special moments with the arrival of the Lenovo VIBE Shot. “The VIBE Shot is a stylish yet powerful smartphone that is perfect for people who want both a phone and a camera. This latest product underlines our sustained commitment and effort to innovation, by giving […]

Soulfest Asia 2015 Brings Soul, Rhythm, and Groove to Malaysian Shores

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Soulfest Asia 2015 Brings Soul, Rhythm, and Groove to Malaysian Shores

Hear some of the world’s finest contemporary artists at Soulfest Asia 2015 as Australia’s only Neo-Soul, Jazz and Hip-Hop festival makes its way down to Malaysia for the first time this year! Soulnation Asia Sdn Bhd is excited to announce the inaugural launch of Soulfest Asia. Revealing their first artist announcement at the Soulfest Asia press conference held at Beast by BIG, it’s time for discerning music lovers in the South East Asian region to rejoice! This amazing urban music festival debuted in Australia and New Zealand last year in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland. With Aloe Blacc, Common, Mos Def and D’Angelo as headliners, it comes as no surprise that its first appearance saw tens of thousands of music lovers come […]

Quick Tour of Negeri Sembilan

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Quick Tour of Negeri Sembilan

For travellers who are based in the Klang Valley, or those who treat Kuala Lumpur International Airport as the gateway into the country, they are welcome to go for a quick jaunt to Negeri Sembilan, the state located south of Selangor, which offers sweet short breaks.