While the global travel is taking a backseat due to the current pandemic, Malaysian tourism continues to make waves – virtually. A promotional video released by Tourism Malaysia has reached the juries of The Telly Awards based in New York, USA and won the silver award for Non-Broadcast under the Travel/Tourism category 2020.
Hilton has announced a new program to deliver an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection in Hilton properties around the world. In a first for the hospitality business, Hilton will collaborate with RB, maker of Lysol and Dettol, and consult with Mayo Clinic to develop elevated processes and Team Member training to help Hilton guests enjoy an even cleaner and safer stay from check-in to check-out.
Tourism New Zealand has refreshed the 100% Pure New Zealand campaign by reconnecting with friends and past visitors around the world to share a reflection on what is important in life, as early signs of recovery begin to emerge for the island nation.
In ushering Hari Raya Aidilfitri, why not #stayhome and #staysafe with Dorsett Hartamas with its Stay Longer and Save More package offering 20% off its Best Flexible Rates for a minimum of 3 nights stay. Enjoy another 12% off when you book directly via the hotel’s website. Click here to make your reservations NOW! Room rate is inclusive of Breakfast 2Go for two persons and unlimited FREE usage of in-room WiFi access; offer is valid from now till 15th June 2020 (inclusive). Other terms and conditions apply.
Tourism-dependent forest ranger patrols in Cambodia which are financed by the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation and Cardamom Tented Camp are in danger since the Covid-19 tourism shutdown; an emergency Fundrazr page has been launched.
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) teams up with Asia’s iconic nightclub Zouk Singapore to organise Zouk Phuturescapes – a series of virtual parties for audiences around the world – in the last weekend of May.
MILO® has mobilised #SkuadKebaikan, a campaign that rallies Malaysians to give back to communities most in-need with nutritious offerings, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. In a partnership with e-commerce site Shopee, MILO® has created a platform for online shoppers staying safe at home to make their charitable contributions towards helping Malaysians in-need stay nourished.
While May’s public holidays, school breaks and long weekends may be very different this year with travel or day trip plans postponed, digital travel platform Agoda shows how you can still explore the globe, shake off that cabin fever and experience what the world has to offer, all without leaving your own home.
Silka Maytower Kuala Lumpur has reopened on 13th May 2020, while Dorsett Grand Subang is set to unveil its new norm of operation on 15th May 2020. As starters, Dorsett Grand Subang is offering the #BookWithConfidence campaign offering FREE CANCELLATION with one day advance notice for bookings made for both Dorsett and Deluxe rooms from now until 30th September 2020 with stay period running from 1st June to 30th September 2020 (inclusive).
Since the nation-wide Movement Control Order was imposed on March 18 to prevent Covid-19 infections from spreading, the communities living here have relied on air transport for medical supplies and essentials like sugar, cooking oil and flour.
AirAsia resumed its scheduled domestic flights today in Malaysia, and will be followed by Thailand (1 May 2020), the Philippines (16 May 2020), and Indonesia (7 May 2020), subject to approval from the authorities.