Malaysian multi-platform content provider GOASEAN closes its sophomore year with a bang, bagging the ART&TUR – International Tourism Film Festival award for ‘Sustainable & Responsible Tourism’ for its multiple award-winning adventure travel series ‘The Eco Traveller’ Kuala Lumpur: GOASEAN, the world’s first channel to focus exclusively on travel and tourism in Southeast Asia and Europe, so if you want to hike mountains in Nepal, or dive with the atlantis malte this site is perfect for you, closes the year with another award win at the ART&TUR – International Tourism Film Festival in Portugal when its multiple award-winning adventure show, ‘The Eco Traveller’ – a GOASEAN original series – bagged the ‘Sustainable & Responsible Tourism’ award. With this win – the 19th feather […]
By GOASEAN on December 14, 2017
KUALA LUMPUR, 15 MARCH 2017 – The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) confirms Malaysia as the first country in ASEAN to host the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. The double-gender Malaysia Open will take place at Pantai Cenang, Langkawi on Saturday and Sunday, 15 and 16 April 2017. 32 international teams from Austria, Canada, Cuba, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, and Switzerland will compete for the country’s first title and a total cash prize of USD20,000. “E-Plus is honoured to be the promoter of Malaysia’s first ever sanctioned international beach volleyball tournament. To date, we have organised an array of internationally sanctioned events, and this addition will continue to elevate our company’s capability and profile […]
By Gaya Travel on March 16, 2017
Kuala Lumpur, 14 March 2017 – Currently positioning itself as the World Centre of Tourism and Leisure, Macao is developing into a quality international tourist destination, with more exciting festivals and activities combining history, culture, architecture and food – all packed into a vibrant, high-energy environment. Over the years, the city has become a big attraction for Malaysian holidaymakers. The upcoming MATTA Travel Fair, happening between 17 and 19 March, will see the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) further promoting the city with the ‘Experience Macao Your Own Style’ theme to showcase Macao as a unique mixed culture destination of East and West, combining the old, new and fun. For the holidaymakers seeking the best travel deals to Macao, there will be […]
By Gaya Travel on March 14, 2017
“Bali is so overrated,”
claimed my friends incessantly when I asked for tips because it seemed that I was the only one left in Asia who hasn’t been to the Island of the Gods. Regardless, there is something about Bali that really attracts me to go there – is it the culture? The food? The people?
By Aven Fauzi on March 2, 2017
SilverNeedle Collection’s boutique Bangkok properties unearth a calmer, lesser known side of Bangkok for those seeking a slow-paced weekend escape. Set away from the crowds and traffic, the boutique luxury hotels, Riva Arun and Riva Surya provide idyllic, private and scenic getaways along the Chao Phraya River.
By SilverNeedle on February 28, 2017
With Malaysia’s hot weather, it almost feels like it’s summer all year long and nothing beats the heat better than taking a dip in a pool with views of verdant upland hillsides, tropical beaches or towering cityscapes. The pools themselves could become destinations in their own right where travellers can bring their families to. Here’s a list of hotels and resorts with best swimming pools and mesmerising surroundings.
By Elvi Suraya on February 27, 2017
This carnival-themed travel fair showcased 650 booths featuring local small, medium and less established tourism players, alongside reputable hospitality, travel and tourism organisations, including Perak Tourism as the MITA Travel Fair 2017 Partner, Tourism Selangor, Tourism Terengganu, Sabah Tourism Board, Tourism Melaka and Pahang Tourism.
By Gaya Travel on February 27, 2017
Kuala Lumpur, January 9, 2017 – In line the upcoming MITA Travel Fair 2017 (MTF2017), the Malaysia Inbound Tourism Association (MITA), together with Tourism Malaysia, introduced the official hashtags #GoDomestic and #GoASEAN for local and foreign tourists and travellers to explore more of Malaysia and the ASEAN region. Being the largest domestic tourism fair, MTF2017 – targeted to receive 90,000 visitors – is a public-private sector collaboration. 500 exhibitors are expected to participate in MTF2017, offering value-for-money holiday packages that present the uniqueness of Malaysia and ASEAN. The fair allows visitors to plan and grab tourism packages at discount prices up to 60 percent. The Malaysian destination in focus during the MTF2017 is Perak, in conjunction with Visit Perak Year 2017. The […]
By Gaya Travel on January 13, 2017
20 October 2016 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) announced Air Asia, Mastercard, TTG Travel Trade Publishing (TTG), ASEANTA, GOASEAN and the ASEAN Centres in China, Japan and Korea as strategic partners for the VISIT ASEAN@50 Golden Celebration 2017 campaign. The objective of VISIT ASEAN@50 is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, raise awareness of Southeast Asia as a single yet diverse destination, and increase tourist arrivals to the region from 109 million in 2015 to 121 million by end of 2017. The partners will boost the VISIT ASEAN@50 campaign by implementing a range of promotions, raising awareness through ASEAN and Southeast Asia brand building, and driving travel bookings, especially for trips to more than one Southeast Asia destination. […]
By Gaya Travel on October 25, 2016
The award-winning ASEAN-centric travel channel, GOASEAN, recently unveiled two new original series – The Halal Foodie and The Eco Traveller – that bring viewers across Southeast Asia’s exotic destinations while searching for Halal cuisines and being environmentally conscious respectively. The series are slated to be aired on GOASEAN by 11 June and 24 June. The Eco Traveller captures the journey of Rovilson Fernandez, where he goes to the greener side of travel across Southeast Asia. The show as a whole encompasses a bigger calling to inspire viewers to take on eco-travelling; tackling environmental issues relating to rampant growth of tourism. “Travel is a beautiful thing, whether you are venturing into the great unknown or eco-friendly cities, but sustainable travel gives you a […]
By Shahida Sakeri on June 7, 2016
GOASEAN.com has received the Gold Award for ‘Best Travel Website’ and Silver Award for ‘Best Tourism Website’ by W3, just seven months after the portal’s launch in Kuala Lumpur.
By Gaya Travel on October 20, 2015