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Legoland® Mascot Kicks Off National Day Celebrations  with Special Appearance at KLCC

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Legoland® Mascot Kicks Off National Day Celebrations with Special Appearance at KLCC

As the nation prepares to celebrate its 55th National Day, a huge crowd turned out today to meet the LEGOLAND® Malaysia mascot Ollie the Dragon, who made a special appearance at KLCC. Bearing a huge sign reading “Happy National Day” the mascot mingled with the guests and gave away some goodies during the festivities. Spotted at KLCC Symphony Lake Fountain, Ollie also invited excited fans to have their photo taken with him by the official LEGOLAND photographer.                    Beginning tomorrow, 30th August 2012 until 3rd September 2012, these pictures will be posted on the Official LEGOLAND® Malaysia Facebook page. If your picture appears on the page get in touch with LEGOLAND at: info@LEGOLAND.my and there could be […]

Start voting for your favourite Malaysian icon built from LEGO®

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Start voting for your favourite Malaysian icon built from LEGO®

Johor, 24 August 2012* – After a whole month of building creatively with LEGO® bricks, fifteen teams in total from schools across Malaysia and Singapore were selected as finalists in Round 2 of the Schools LEGO Building contest. The successful teams were announced online last week on the official contest website. More than 66 teams took part in Malaysia alone (www.legoland.com.my/Contest/Round-2/). The contest was organised by LEGOLAND® Malaysia and the Park will be the first of its kind in Asia when it opens to the public on 15 September. The contest had students in both Malaysia and Singapore participating in two rounds. In Round 1, students were asked to build what they felt were national icons of their country. Students then registered […]

Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur Provides Guests Top Notch Internet Speed Connection

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Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur Provides Guests Top Notch Internet Speed Connection

KUALA LUMPUR, AUGUST 2012 – Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur recently upgraded its internet network connection to 100Mbps to meet the expectations of international and local guests. With its improved internet network connection, the city’s leading luxury hotel is by far the fastest internet speed connection provider comparing to any hotels within Kuala Lumpur. Delivering five times faster connection, guests can now experience hassle-free browsing, improved speed and stable connection for both business and personal use. “In this day and age, internet has evolved and changed the way we communicate. Most of us rely on the internet for our daily business transactions, web browsing, video streaming, live chats and more. As our guests travel from around the world, it is our utmost importance to make them feel at home and ensure […]

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Opens in Malaysia

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Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Opens in Malaysia

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Opens in Malaysia Hong Kong/ Kuala Lumpur (August 24, 2012) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, the first Grand Hyatt hotel in Malaysia.   This elegant, contemporary and luxurious hotel with 370 guestrooms and 42 suites offers business travellers, tourists and local guests a sophisticated ambience. Situated in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and right next to Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, the hotel is within walking distance of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC, KLCC Park, Dewan Filharmonik Petronas as well as the Golden Triangle shopping and entertainment district. The Pavilion Shopping Centre is less than a ten minute walk by the covered sky-bridge outside the hotel. […]

Launch of Horrorwood 2 – The Zombie Apocalypse

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Launch of Horrorwood 2 – The Zombie Apocalypse

ZOMBIE OUTBREAK AT SUNWAY LAGOON!! ~Lynton V Harris’ Scream Park @ Sunway Lagoon gives visitors a live experience of what it will be like to live in a Zombie Apocalypse ~ You have seen them on TV, in the cinema and they have even infiltrated cyberspace. The Uglies, undead, walking dead, walkers or roamers they are all different words to describe zombies which have invaded our daily lives and now, they have been unleashed in Lynton V Harris’ Scream Park @ Sunway Lagoon at the launch of Horrorwood Studios 2 – The Zombie Apocalypse.                                             Horrorwood Studios 2 – The Zombie Apocalypse is […]

NCIA and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Malaysia) Berhad Announces Milestone Collaboration

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NCIA and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Malaysia) Berhad Announces Milestone Collaboration

             NCIA and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Malaysia) Berhad Announces Milestone Collaboration   Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) today announces milestone collaboration with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Malaysia) Berhad (BTMU) to increase investment activities of Japanese companies in the Northern states of Malaysia. This collaboration helps to promote partnership between Malaysian and Japanese entrepreneurs. Among its services, BTMU will provide general banking, specialized products such as supply-chain financing and trade-related transactional banking solutions. The bank opened its operations in Juru, Penang in July 2012. The choice of the location for the northern branch is to lend closer proximity to the existing corporate customers who are based in the industrial areas of Penang, Kedah and Northern Perak. This also […]

Alliance Bank Launches Visa Infinite

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Alliance Bank Launches Visa Infinite

Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad (“Alliance Bank”) today launched its Alliance Bank Visa Infinite Credit Card by hosting a thematic “A Class beyond First” exclusive fine dining experience for its guests at the Tanzini Restaurant, GTower.

Firefly brings early festive cheer to Kota Bharu

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Firefly brings early festive cheer to Kota Bharu

As Firefly gets ready to operate its first flight from Kota Bharu to the city-state of Singapore, its staff took time to bring early festive cheer to the people of Kota Bharu at a beautiful buka puasa dinner organised by Grand Riverview Hotel under the Seikhlas Ikatan Satu Impian programme, in conjunction with Ramadhan and Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2012.

Global Tourism Economy Forum Reaches Out to Malaysia’s Travel and Tourism Service Providers

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Global Tourism Economy Forum Reaches Out to Malaysia’s Travel and Tourism Service Providers

Having recognised the growing influence of Malaysia within the region’s economic development, the inaugural edition of the Global Tourism Economy Forum scheduled to be held later this year in Macau has extended its reach to the country’s key players in the travel and tourism industry.

Mizuno BE – Minimalist Training Shoes

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Mizuno BE – Minimalist Training Shoes

MIZUNO BE – MINIMALIST TRAINING SHOES Mizuno Be shoes are inspired by the old Waraji sandals that were worn by the samurai class and foot soldiers during the feudal era of Japan. Fascinated by the Waraji sandals, which were shorter than the feet of those wearing them, Mizuno conducted a series of biomechanical tests to determine the benefits of toes protruding over the front edge of the sandal.  The findings showed that protruding toes aid to stabilize the body, which was crucial for Warriors in combat and working people. Furthermore, the toes and the muscles of the feet and lower legs were more mobile and active.  Mizuno Be shoes feature an activation sockliner, which replicates the unique innovation of the Waraji sandal. […]

Grand Dorsett Subang and Special Guest of Honour, Puan Sri Datin Seri Salbiah Tunut, Selangor Menteri Besar’s Wife put smiles on Underprivileged Residents from Rumah Kasih Sayang

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Grand Dorsett Subang and Special Guest of Honour, Puan Sri Datin Seri Salbiah Tunut, Selangor Menteri Besar’s Wife put smiles on Underprivileged Residents from Rumah Kasih Sayang

The Grand Dorsett Subang hosted a charity ‘buka puasa’ in conjunction with the holy month of Ramadhan for 60 underprivileged residents from Rumah Kasih Sayang, Rawang.

Berbuka Puasa the 1Malaysia Way at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

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Berbuka Puasa the 1Malaysia Way at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

This Buka Puasa period come together with family and friends and break fast with a sumptuous spread delights at Serena Brasserie located inside InterContinental Kuala Lumpur (165 Jalan Ampang).

Iftar in the sky at Menara Kuala Lumpur

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Iftar in the sky at Menara Kuala Lumpur

Ramadhan Al-Mubarak, the holy month for muslims, is known for its variety of “syafaat” and are very much awaited, is coming.

Semara launches mother of all new spa menus

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Semara launches mother of all new spa menus

Boutique Bali property Semara Resort & Spa Seminyak has launched a range of decadent new spa treatments including the mother of all indulgences – a calming massage for mums to be.

Firefly mounts extra flights to meet Raya demand

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Firefly mounts extra flights to meet Raya demand

To meet the high demand for flights this coming Hari Raya festive season, Firefly will mount five additional flights to Kota Bharu, three additional flights to Pekanbaru and two additional flights toMedanfrom its central hub Subang. From its northern hub ofPenang, the airline will add one additional flight to Langkawi.

PHILEA RESORT AND SPA MELAKA DISTRIBUTES 7,000 PACKETS OF ‘BUBUR LAMBUK’

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PHILEA RESORT AND SPA MELAKA DISTRIBUTES 7,000 PACKETS OF ‘BUBUR LAMBUK’

In conjunction with the upcoming celebration which is the Holy Month of Ramadan, Philea Resort and Spa, the largest and biggest log resort in Malaysia, located in fast developing Ayer Keroh, Melaka, distributed 7,000 packs of ‘Bubur Lambuk’ to all walks of life, the orphans, guests and associates of the resort.

Adventurous Snake Canyon of Muscat

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Adventurous Snake Canyon of Muscat

Is this the adventure to beat all adventures? Chances are, you probably don’t know what to expect. Perhaps you have undertaken a few mountain climbs and experienced that sense of accomplishment upon reaching the pinnacle. Well, this beats them all!

Oman Air’s Business Class seat shines at World Airline Awards™ 2012  Business Class seat named as best in the world

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Oman Air’s Business Class seat shines at World Airline Awards™ 2012 Business Class seat named as best in the world

Oman Air has won ‘Best Business Class Airline Seat in the World’ at the prestigious World Airline Awards™, run by Skytrax.

First Time DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur named Official Hotel for The ATP Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur 2012

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First Time DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur named Official Hotel for The ATP Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur 2012

DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur is honoured to be named the Official Hotel of the Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur 2012 ATP World Tour Tournament for the first time.

LEGOLAND® Malaysia Launch LEGO® Building Craze To Construct National  Icons For Malaysian Schools.

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LEGOLAND® Malaysia Launch LEGO® Building Craze To Construct National Icons For Malaysian Schools.

An innovative LEGO® building competition challenging school children nationwide to build national icons out of LEGO bricks was launched today at SK (P) Sultan Ibrahim School by LEGOLAND®. This is the first LEGO building contest of its kind in Asia and it is set to take Malaysia by storm.

SOTA Launches Asia’s First Hotel Allotment System

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SOTA Launches Asia’s First Hotel Allotment System

HAS allows hoteliers to streamline multiple sales channels including their Online Travel Agents (OTA) and wholesalers by centralising all their room allotments in a shared inventory pool. With HAS, hoteliers can have real-time information of online business performance through an online executive dashboard, so they can better manage their sales channels anytime and anywhere as well as keep up with the fluctuating market conditions and seasonal peaks and lows.

Aston Opens Fave Hotel in Solo Baru

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Aston Opens Fave Hotel in Solo Baru

Aston International opened its second trendy select service favehotel in Solo, Central Java, the favehotel Solo Baru.

Buka Puasa @ Maya Brasserie

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Buka Puasa @ Maya Brasserie

Celebrate the fasting month with a spirit of goodwill and togetherness in the exciting ambience of Maya Brasserie

Firefly rolls out Mobile Booking facility and Empty Seat Option

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Firefly rolls out Mobile Booking facility and Empty Seat Option

Firefly introduces its Mobile Booking facility and Empty Seat Option today for the convenience of passengers

ASTON International Announces a Grand Aston for Surabaya

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ASTON International Announces a Grand Aston for Surabaya

Today, Jakarta based Aston International announced that the group is in process of developing its third 5 star Grand Aston in Indonesia, the Grand Aston Tunjungan Hotel & Convention Center – Surabaya.

Firefly opens up Kuala Lumpur – Christmas Island connections

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Firefly opens up Kuala Lumpur – Christmas Island connections

Firefly will introduce weekly scheduled charter service between Kuala Lumpur and Christmas Island in Australia from July 7. These services will be every Saturday, departing Kuala Lumpur at 9.20am and arriving at Christmas Island at 10.55am.

A Supreme Creation in Honour of His Majesty

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A Supreme Creation in Honour of His Majesty

Four pastry chefs, three weeks of undivided attention, two-tier base and one mission was all it takes for the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre)’s culinary team to create a delightful confection and pay tribute to the country’s 14th King, Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim

Entertaining Ramadhan Month with Jaafar Onn at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur

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Entertaining Ramadhan Month with Jaafar Onn at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur

With Ramadhan just around the corner, Malaysians from all walks of life can look forward to the annual spree of delightful array of authentic Malay cuisine sprouting out all around us.

Making a Splash at Malaysia’s Largest Tourism Exchange Event

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Making a Splash at Malaysia’s Largest Tourism Exchange Event

The 3-day Malaysia International Tourism Exchange 2012 (MITE) provides an exciting platform to promote the country’s places of attraction more intimately to visitors at the nation’s largest tourism exchange event.

IT&amp CM India Organiser Appoints Leading Hotels in Delhi NCR for Buyer and Media Hosting

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IT&amp CM India Organiser Appoints Leading Hotels in Delhi NCR for Buyer and Media Hosting

IT&CM India organizer, TTG Asia Media, has appointed five leading hotels in the Delhi NCR region as official hospitality partners for the MICE and luxury travel event’s inaugural year.

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