Lexis Hibiscus Crowned The ‘World’s Leading Wedding Venue’

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Lexis Hibiscus Crowned The ‘World’s Leading Wedding Venue’

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson, the only luxury oceanfront resort of its kind in Malaysia featuring spacious overwater villas, each appointed with its own private pool and steam room; received the prestigious award, “World’s Leading Wedding Venue” at a star-studded red carpet gala ceremony for the
World Travel Awards Grand Final, held recently at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman.

Crockfords Hotel brings the beauty of the Nordic Christmas to Resorts World Genting

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Crockfords Hotel brings the beauty of the Nordic Christmas to Resorts World Genting

Sleigh bells are ringing as the halls of the exclusive Crockfords Hotel in Resorts World Genting are decked with beautiful array of decorations, inspired by the wintry North. Rated as a Five Star property by the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide 2019, Crockfords Hotel is the pinnacle of the hospitality experience in Resorts World Genting and is offering its guests a Christmas experience equal to that peak.

One World Hotel Crowned Prestigious Award at The 26th World Travel Awards Grand Final 2019

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One World Hotel Crowned Prestigious Award at The 26th World Travel Awards Grand Final 2019

The 5-star One World Hotel once again proved itself as one of the most successful and established hotel brands in the local and global hospitality industry. The independently-owned and operated hotel was recently conferred with the esteemed World’s Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel title for the fifth time (since year 2014) at the prestigious 26th World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2019. The award ceremony took place at the magnificent yet enigmatic Royal Opera House Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman on the 28th November 2019 and saw over 200 travel industry leaders assembled to witness and celebrate the global travel and tourism industry.

Tourism Malaysia Launches VM2020 Campaign Website

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Tourism Malaysia Launches VM2020 Campaign Website

In conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020), Tourism Malaysia has launched the VM2020 Website Campaign which can be accessed at vm2020.malaysia.travel.

Scoot Paints KK Town Yellow!

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Scoot Paints KK Town Yellow!

Scoot, the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines Group, today commenced its first direct flight between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore, making it the airline’s eighth destination in Malaysia after Ipoh, Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuantan, Kuching, Langkawi and Penang.

Holiday Merrymaking at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

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Holiday Merrymaking at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Rejoice in grand merriment this festive season at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur with alluring offerings of gourmet cuisines, classic Christmas events, live entertainments and perfect spa gift for your loved ones.

Emirates to offer complimentary hotel accommodation, free excess baggage allowance for travellers to Dubai

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Emirates to offer complimentary hotel accommodation, free excess baggage allowance for travellers to Dubai

What better way to kick start the New Year than with a visit to the dynamic city of Dubai? This winter, Emirates is offering a chance for travellers from Malaysia to explore more of Dubai for less. If visiting Dubai is on your bucket list, Emirates is giving travelers a compelling reason to book a trip now. During this limited time offer, travelers are able to enjoy great fares, loaded with added-value perks, in addition to a complimentary 2-night hotel stay in the heart of Dubai and 10kg free excess baggage allowance for local travellers.

Starbucks Malaysia Celebrates 300th Store Opening at Bukit Bintang Junction

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Starbucks Malaysia Celebrates 300th Store Opening at Bukit Bintang Junction

Starbucks Malaysia has opened its 300 th store since beginning its coffee journey in Malaysia over two decades ago. Located in the epicenter of fashion and culture, Starbucks Reserve Bukit  Bintang Junction will be poised to connect Malaysians with quality coffee through a unique human experience.

The Ascott Limited Secures its First Ascott-Branded Serviced Residence in Penang

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The Ascott Limited Secures its First Ascott-Branded Serviced Residence in Penang

CapitaLand’s wholly-owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has secured a contract to manage its first Ascott-branded serviced residence in Penang. Ascott was awarded the contract by Plenitude Berhad, a Bursa Malaysia-listed conglomerate, with core interests in property development, property investment and property management. The 250-unit Ascott Gurney Penang is scheduled to open in the last quarter of 2021.

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council Launch Qatar Live Campaign Featuring Spectacular Music Events

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Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council Launch Qatar Live Campaign Featuring Spectacular Music Events

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) today launched Qatar Live – a series of music concerts and festivals taking place in Doha from 5 to 19 December 2019. The events have been organised to align with the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 (26 November to 8 December) and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ (11 to 21 December) to provide world-class entertainment for football fans, visitors, and local residents

Global Stars Lined Up to Perform in Doha During GCC Cup and FIFA Club World Cup

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Global Stars Lined Up to Perform in Doha During GCC Cup and FIFA Club World Cup

Global superstar Katy Perry, legendary band Maroon 5, international Latin music star Maluma, and international music legend Cheb Khaled are set to perform in Doha between 13 and 19 December, in time for the FIFA Club World Cup being hosted in Qatar from 11 to 21 December.

Sarawak Tourism Board Presents “The Enchantment Of Santubong” to More 100 Media Personnel at Media Night 2019

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Sarawak Tourism Board Presents “The Enchantment Of Santubong” to More 100 Media Personnel at Media Night 2019

The Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) today played host to more than 100 media personnel in the Klang Valley at the STB Media Night 2019 which was attended by senior editors, journalists, crew and photographers from various platforms including print, broadcast, online and social media.

One&Only Desaru Coast Introduces Ultra-Luxury to South-East Asia

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One&Only Desaru Coast Introduces Ultra-Luxury to South-East Asia

Nestled on the south-eastern shoreline of Malaysia, between lush rainforests and the South China Sea, One&Only Desaru Coast is a spectacular tropical retreat that embodies the essence of her location, known as the ‘village of palms’. Spread across 128 acres of unspoilt wild flora and flanked by a secluded coastline of pristine golden sands, the first One&Only resort in Asia will begin welcoming guests on 23 March 2020. The resort is easily accessible from Singapore, just a two-hour drive by luxury car, or Senai International Airport in Johor.

Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson, and Zoe Saldana Star In Dubai’s, ‘A Story Takes Flight’

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson, and Zoe Saldana Star In Dubai’s, ‘A Story Takes Flight’

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) today announces an exciting new collaboration with Hollywood superstars Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson and Zoe Saldana. The project, centers around the short film ‘A Story Takes Flight’, which stars the actresses as themselves embarking on three journeys of exploration through Dubai, filled with inspiration, discovery, and human connections.

Firefly Airlines Expands Its Network Route Directly Connecting Johor Bahru and Kota Bharu

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Firefly Airlines Expands Its Network Route Directly Connecting Johor Bahru and Kota Bharu

Firefly announced that the airline has launched its latest route directly connecting Johor Bahru and Kota Bharu 3 times weekly; Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday starting 17 December 2019.

McDonald’s Iconic Toys Make a Comeback for Happy Meal 40th Anniversary Celebration

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McDonald’s Iconic Toys Make a Comeback for Happy Meal 40th Anniversary Celebration

For 40 years, the Happy Meal has been the symbol of shared moments of happiness for families around the world. To
commemorate this milestone, McDonald’s Malaysia is launching the limited edition
Surprise Happy Meal, featuring some of the most popular Happy Meal toys from the
last four decades. The Surprise Happy Meal will be available at McDonalds restaurants nationwide starting 28 November, while stocks last.

Klook Uncovers Malaysians’ Love-Hate Relationship with Solo Travel

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Klook Uncovers Malaysians’ Love-Hate Relationship with Solo Travel

From romantic getaways to family reunions, weddings, stag and hen weekends, travel has long been considered a group activity. But travel trends are changing: in recent years, more people have embraced solo travel to satisfy desire for alone time. To investigate this growing phenomenon, Klook, a world-leading travel activities and services booking platform, commissioned a Solo Travel study conducted by YouGov, which found that the vast majority of travellers are interested in hitting the road alone ­– regardless of age, gender, or nationality.

J-Hotel by Dorsett Soft Opens on 12.12.2019

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J-Hotel by Dorsett Soft Opens on 12.12.2019

Scheduled to open on 12 December 2019, J-Hotel by Dorsett will be Dorsett Hospitality International’s first boutique hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Vibrantly fashionable, J-Hotel by Dorsett is situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle and the bustling landmark of Bukit Bintang. Operating under the group’s d.Collection brand, the rooms are intimately designed, comfortable and modest, complemented by a casual dining that’s trendy and engaging.

citizenM Addresses Common Travel Problems by Creating Brainwaves, A New Music Experience

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citizenM Addresses Common Travel Problems by Creating Brainwaves, A New Music Experience

Amsterdam in 2008, the brand’s mission has been to address the needs of the modern traveler through the concept and design of its hotels. Now, citizenM has taken this commitment to the next level by creating a ‘Guide to Business Travel’, which will address common issues experienced by those who are often in transit. Volume one of the guide is called Brainwaves–an innovative musical collaboration between citizenM, London based record label Erased Tapes, music scientists at Goldsmiths, University of London, and supported by Bose.

Marvel Studios and ILMxLAB Announce Avengers: Damage Control and Release First-Look Teaser Trailer

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Marvel Studios and ILMxLAB Announce Avengers: Damage Control and Release First-Look Teaser Trailer

Marvel Studios and ILMxLAB, Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment studio, announced Avengers: Damage Control, a virtual reality fan experience coming to select locations at The VOID starting October 18th.

Discover Your Next Adventure and Go Explore with Zouba Today

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Discover Your Next Adventure and Go Explore with Zouba Today

Travelers are always looking for unique, fresh experiences when hitting the road. Whether you’re journeying alone or with loved ones, forays into unknown lands often entail new experiences. However, the pre-travel preparation can be tedious, given the range of options and adventures available at your destination. Zouba, a new online marketplace for discovering and booking tours and activities, aims to fulfil every traveler’s
wanderlust by helping them discover and book the experiences they seek.

WOLO Reopens For Business With a Bolder and More Eclectic Design

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WOLO Reopens For Business With a Bolder and More Eclectic Design

After 222 days of renovation, WOLO reopens for business with a bolder, more sensuous and eclectic luxury design to inspire modern day travellers to explore the best of Kuala Lumpur through bold lenses.

Shangri-La Hotel & Resorts Launches Cuti- Cuti, Rediscover Your Malaysia Campaign In Malaysia Properties

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Shangri-La Hotel & Resorts Launches Cuti- Cuti, Rediscover Your Malaysia Campaign In Malaysia Properties

Shangri-La Hotel & Resorts recently launched Cuti- Cuti, Rediscover Your Malaysia room package to encourage Malaysian residents to go on a trip to
experience the cultures and beauty of Malaysia. Participating hotels include Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Golden Sands Resort, Penang, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Johor and Hotel Jen Penang.

AXN set to premiere new short-form series, Dubai Ultimate Challenge, starring popular Malaysian influencers Sharifah Sakinah and Siti Saleha

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AXN set to premiere new short-form series, Dubai Ultimate Challenge, starring popular Malaysian influencers Sharifah Sakinah and Siti Saleha

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has teamed up with AXN Asia to launch a new original short-form reality series, ‘Dubai Ultimate Challenge’.

SuperDayCamp Provides Children With an Early Head- start Through The Power of Play

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SuperDayCamp Provides Children With an Early Head- start Through The Power of Play

SuperPark Malaysia, the friendliest all-in-one indoor activity park originating from Finland, today introduced SuperDayCamp, a unique school
holiday programme packed with exciting guided sporting activities. This camp promises one to three days of fun and happiness in a safe indoor environment to foster fitness, social-cognitive abilities and teamwork during the year end school holidays in November and December.

Thirteen Awards & Accolades For Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara in 2019

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Thirteen Awards & Accolades For Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara in 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara fondly looks back on its awards and achievements received throughout the year. As the only French luxury hotel brand in Kuala Lumpur, Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara has come a long way since its opening in August 2017.

Costa Cruises Celebrates Float Out of Costa Firenze at Fincantieri Shipyard in Marghera

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Costa Cruises Celebrates Float Out of Costa Firenze at Fincantieri Shipyard in Marghera

Costa Cruises, the Italian company of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, one of the largest shipbuilding groups in the world, yesterday celebrated the official float-out ceremony of Costa Firenze, the cruise liner’s second ship designed and built specifically for the Asian market. The ceremony was held at Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, where the ship is being built with scheduled delivery on September 30, 2020, once the interior fittings have been completed.

“Big Deals, Great Feels” a Carnival Organises by Tourism Malaysia

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“Big Deals, Great Feels” a Carnival Organises by Tourism Malaysia

A total of 34 exhibitors comprising 14 hotels, 15 tourism product owners and five travel agencies are taking part in the Tourism Malaysia Carnival from today until 9 November 2019 at the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture’s Sanggar Pujangga Hall in Precinct 5, here.

Malaysia Hypes Up VM2020 Promotion at World Travel Market London

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Malaysia Hypes Up VM2020 Promotion at World Travel Market London

Malaysia returns to participate in World Travel Market in London this year with a strong message to promote Visit Malaysia 2020.

Winning Across Asia And Voted The Best In Malaysia!

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Winning Across Asia And Voted The Best In Malaysia!

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has affirmed its leading market position by winning the “Purpose-Built Convention & Exhibition Centre Excellence Award” at the inaugural Malaysia Business Events Awards (MBEA) 2019.