A Celebration of All Things Denim with ‘Style Reengineered’

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A Celebration of All Things Denim with ‘Style Reengineered’

Multi-brand boutique Bread & Butter introduces ‘style Reengineered’, a campaign to celebrate a staple in every wardrobe – denim

Added Another Feather in Philea’s Cap

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Added Another Feather in Philea’s Cap

With the rapid nationwide development under the Economic Transformation Plan (ETP), Landscape Architects play an important role, ensuring each development is balanced with green spaces and conducive outdoor environments, while at the same time keeping environmental impact at bay

CLICK! 2.0 Winners Recognized for Entrepreneurship Efforts

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CLICK! 2.0 Winners Recognized for Entrepreneurship Efforts

Ambassador Paul W. Jones met with the runner-ups of the CLICK! 2.0 Camp “Start Up Kids” competition. Click! 2.0 is a six-month social entrepreneurship program that began in September 2011, continued in November at the Cherengin Hills Resorts in Pahang and concluded in February 2012.

Award Winning Thai Chefs Add Spice to Thai Food Festival at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur

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Award Winning Thai Chefs Add Spice to Thai Food Festival at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur

Thai food connoisseurs will have the opportunity this month to experience authentic Thai culinary prepared by visiting award-winning Thai chefs at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Charts 24.7 Million Tourists in 2011

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Malaysia Charts 24.7 Million Tourists in 2011

MALAYSIA CHARTS 24.7 MILLION TOURISTS IN 2011 sanctioned by PGA Tour, which positioned Malaysia as a luxury tourism destination.The top ten tourist generating markets from January to December 2011 were Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Brunei, India, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan and Philippines.

SPAIN to Host World Tourism Day 2012 Under The Theme Tourism and Sustainable Energy

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SPAIN to Host World Tourism Day 2012 Under The Theme Tourism and Sustainable Energy

The 2012 official World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations will be held in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain (27 September 2012). Under the theme “Tourism and Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development”, WTD 2012 highlights the need to bring the tourism sector and energy stakeholders closer together to spur tourism’s contribution to sustainability.“Tourism is at the forefront of many of the latest and most innovative sustainable energy initiatives,” said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai. “One only has to think of the investments being poured into renewable energy sources for aviation, or the energy technology solutions implemented in hotels around the world, to know that sustainable energy is a major priority for the sector.

JAYSON NORRIS Live in March

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JAYSON NORRIS Live in March

Don’t miss out a one-night only showcase by Jayson Norris at Hard Rock Cafe Penang. Combining his rich, earthy voice with a blend of soul, roots and ricks, UK based Kiwi, Jayson Norris offers music that is inspired by many influential songwriters, including Ben Harper, Stevie Wonder and Bob Marley. Jayson’s cultural and musical heritage is subtly reflected with a South-Pacific feel resonating throughout his songs.Jayson Norris has released two full-length albums A Basket Full in 2006, which sold in excess of 3,000 copies independently in London alone and Freedom Twenty Eight in February 2011 through Loop Recordings in New Zealand and Australia.

SABAH to Test International Golfers’ Mettle at the 2012 WAITGC

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SABAH to Test International Golfers’ Mettle at the 2012 WAITGC

Kota Kinabalu (Sabah), April 16, 2012 – In a continuous effort to promote Malaysia as a golfing and holiday destination, Tourism Malaysia is once again organising the World Amateur Inter Team Golf Championship (WAITGC) from 16 to 19 April in Sabah, which sees 30 teams – made up of 116 foreign and four Malaysian golfers – pit their skills against each other in the second leg of this season.Australia has the highest number of 16 teams taking part, followed by Brunei with 10 teams, Japan with two teams, Sweden with one team and Malaysia with one team.

Food Galore at Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur

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Food Galore at Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur

Still Waters presents the best of freshwater eels prepared in Japanese and Cantonese styles. Diners will be spoilt for choice selecting from the various dishes available.Japanese flavours will include Unagi Kabayaki (Grilled Eel with Sweet Soya Sauce), Unagi Tofu Mushi (Steamed Unagi and Tofu with Thick Soya Sauce), Unagi Tamagodon (Boiled Unagi and Eggs with Soya Sauce) and Unadon (Grilled Eel with Koshikari Rice)

Amanpulo

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Amanpulo

Named after the Sanskrit word for peace, (Aman), and the Tagalog word for island (Pulo), Amanpulo is a serene retreat offering the pure white sands, turquoise seas and endless blue skies for which the Philippine archipelago is famed.

“PERTARUNGAN” at The National Visual Arts Gallery

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“PERTARUNGAN” at The National Visual Arts Gallery

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 April 2012 — National Visual Arts Gallery (NVAG) proudly present an Art Exhibition “Pertarungan Amron Omar” which was officiated by Tun Daim Zainuddin today.“PERTARUNGAN” (define as a match) is a first individual exhibition of the artist Amron Omar.

Firefly increases frequencies between Subang – Langkawi to meet school holiday demand

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Firefly increases frequencies between Subang – Langkawi to meet school holiday demand

SUBANG: Firefly will add four weekly flights on its Subang – Langkawi route to meet school holiday demand. The additional frequencies, from May 25 to June 10 will be on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.With these additional flights, the total number of weekly flights between Subang and Langkawi will increase from 10 to 14 and result in an increase of weekly seats on this route from 1,440 to 2,016.

Fin Chemistry wins Local Round of Hard Rock Rising

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Fin Chemistry wins Local Round of Hard Rock Rising

PENANG, MALAYSIA, April 5, 2012 – 12,000+ bands entered worldwide. More than 275,000 votes were cast. 841 bands competed. And now, the results are in and Penang’s own Fin Chemistry has won the local round of Hard Rock Rising the global battle of the bands! After battling it out with several of the area’s top bands at Hard Rock Cafe Penang, Fin Chemistry is one step closer to winning the chance of a lifetime a spot on the bill at the 2012 Hard Rock Calling music festival in London’s Hyde Park, featuring headlining performances by Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Paul Simon and more to be announced! Now, it’s up to you, Penang, to show your support and help these emerging artists live out their dreams!

Songket Restaurant is one year old!

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Songket Restaurant is one year old!

Songket Restaurant is already one year old! This ambient restaurant has been serving KLites with authentic mouth-watering Malay cuisines that is rarely found in the heart of the metropolis. Offering interesting Malay cuisine, Songket Restaurant has taken it to a higher level and has won a lot of hearts, both local and foreign, through its tantalising offerings.

Award Winning THAI Chef’s Add Spice to THAI Food Festival at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur

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Award Winning THAI Chef’s Add Spice to THAI Food Festival at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, 9 April 2012 – Thai food connoisseurs will get the opportunity this month to experience authentic Thai culinary prepared by visiting award-winning Thai chefs at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur.From 16 to 30 April 2012, renowned Thai culinary instructor Chef Aek Charttrakul together with distinguished lecturer Chef Sangwan Thummasa from the prominent Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, will be preparing a wide array of well-known Thai dishes at Checkers Café in Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia Gearing up to host PATA Annual Conference 2012 Putrajaya

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Malaysia Gearing up to host PATA Annual Conference 2012 Putrajaya

Putrajaya, 21 March 2012 : Malaysia will be hosting the 2012 PATA Annual Conference from 19 to 22 April 2012, making it the fourth time in forty years that the nation was doing so.Organised by PATA, Pacific Asia Travel Association, at The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur, the conference will be themed “Building the Business Beyond Profits” where some of Asia Pacific’s conscientious entrepreneurs and industry practitioners will share their successful managerial and entrepreneurship business models and principles with international and local delegates

Firefly turns five today!

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Firefly turns five today!

SUBANG – Firefly celebrates its fifth year of operations this month by offering passengers a promotional fare from RM55, one way, all-in for selected domestic routes.

Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur “GOES DARK” in support of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)’S EARTH HOUR 2012

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Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur “GOES DARK” in support of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)’S EARTH HOUR 2012

Kuala Lumpur, 1 April 2012 Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur joined other international participants for Earth Hour Day today on 31 March 2012, a movement initiated by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Makan Kitchen: the perfect weekend venue for family celebrations

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Makan Kitchen: the perfect weekend venue for family celebrations

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –March 29, 2012 – Families will now have a good reason to celebrate or spend quality family time at Makan Kitchen as the restaurant is introducing a Kids Eat for Free* promotion on weekends. From April, kids aged 12 years and below will enjoy the Full Makan Kitchen Experience buffet during high tea and dinner on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for free, with every full-price paying adult.

Firefly defers commencement of Subang – Hat Yai service

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Firefly defers commencement of Subang – Hat Yai service

SUBANG: Firefly has deferred the commencement of its newest route between Subang and Hat Yai following a series of bomb attacks in Yala and Hat Yai district in Songkhla,Thailand, on Saturday.

Pleasant Visit by Hon. Eng. W. Mzembi, Minister of Tourism & Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe

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Pleasant Visit by Hon. Eng. W. Mzembi, Minister of Tourism & Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe

PUTRAJAYA, 30 March 2012 – Hon. Eng. W. Mzembi, Minister of Tourism & Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe made a surprise visit to Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside. Hon. Eng. W. Mzembi was welcomed Mr Franck Loison, General Manager of Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside followed by tour around the hotel area.

Firefly Kota Bahru sectors

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Firefly Kota Bahru sectors

Firefly recently introduced the Kota Bharu – Johor Bahru service, making it the only commercial airline to link the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with the Southern state of Johor. This service will commence on 26 April 2012 with flights every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

Jessica Minh Anh made history with the world’s highest fashion show

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Jessica Minh Anh made history with the world’s highest fashion show

On the 19th March 2012, global fashion entrepreneur and model Jessica Minh Anh made history with the first ever fashion show on the SkyBridge of the world’s tallest twin structure, the PETRONAS Twin Towers, 175 metres above street level. The hotly anticipated red carpet event showcased collections from ten different countries, marking a new height in fashion and the latest triumph of rising star Jessica.

China Bar & Lounge at Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside Showcases Dominique Bodin

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China Bar & Lounge at Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside Showcases Dominique Bodin

PUTRAJAYA, 5 March 2012 – China Bar & Lounge is pleased to showcase a talented pianist, Dominique Bodin performing from 19 to 25 March 2012. Dominique, a renowned French pianist has performed in various International venues, entertaining audiences with his chord melodies.

Semara pampers parents and keeps kids entertained

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Semara pampers parents and keeps kids entertained

Boutique Bali property Semara Resort & Spa Seminyak has launched a new package that pampers parents and keeps kids entertained.The resort’s Play Date & Pampering package allows mum (or dad) to bliss out with an indulgent 90-minute Balinese massage at Semara Spa while their child enjoys two hours of quality, supervised play time at Cubby HouseKids Club.Priced from just Rp350,000++(approximately AUD$36.30) the offer is the perfect way for parents to totally relax knowing their children are being cared for and having fun.

Premium Wagyu Beef and Master Kobe Specials this April at Tosca

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Premium Wagyu Beef and Master Kobe Specials this April at Tosca

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – March 06, 2012 – This April, Eric Siew, Executive Sous Chef of Tosca, the al-fresco Italian restaurant at DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur is introducing Wagyu Beef and Master Kobe as its specials. Specially flown in from Australia, these premium meats known for its marbling texture can be enjoyed from April 9 to May 22 in seven different cooking styles.DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur’s Italian Restaurant offers seven different cooking styles for its Wagyu Beef and Master Kobe Specials

We Are Honouring All Mums

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We Are Honouring All Mums

PUTRAJAYA, 20 March 2012 – On Mother’s Day; Sunday, 13 May 2012 B’s Restaurant at Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside offers some great celebration for mums, which is sure to make her day.Enjoy a leisurely afternoon indulgence like no other with tempting selection of lavish treats topped with fun-filled session from 11:00am to 3:00pm, featuring an international buffet with live cooking kitchen concept.

Firefly celebrates its latest milestone with children in Kota Bharu

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Firefly celebrates its latest milestone with children in Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu – As a community airline, Firefly prides itself with its efforts to give back to the community. Today, Firefly celebrated the launch of its newest route by treating 50 childrenwith a hearty luncheon filled with a series of activities with renowned local singers and actors. They were Ezlynn- a female pop singer, Al-Mawlid – a nasyid group formed by initial band members of Innuendo, Ruffedge, VE, and Fabulous Cat, Siti Saleha – an actress, and Fiffi Natasya – a new model and actress.

MGTO Promotes MACAU as Cultural Tourism Destinations in MATTA Fair

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MGTO Promotes MACAU as Cultural Tourism Destinations in MATTA Fair

March 15, Kuala Lumpur – The Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) participates in the MATTA Travel Fair, held at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur from March 16-18, 2012 promoting Macau as a cultural tourism destination.Looking at a long term objective of developing Macau as a world center of tourism and leisure, MGTO took this opportunity to showcase Macau as a unique holiday destination for families, couples and groups of friends.

Fly domestic from RM25 only

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Fly domestic from RM25 only

SUBANG: Firefly will offer online promotional airfares for both local and regional destinations from tomorrow until Tuesday for travel from June 11, 2012 to March 30, 2013.