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Dr Fary Akmal Osman: Polishing Up Labuan as a Pearl of the Orient

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Dr Fary Akmal Osman: Polishing Up Labuan as a Pearl of the Orient

Gaya Travel team talks to the Chief Executive Officer of Labuan Corporation, Dr. Fary Akmal Osman, on what the island is doing to stay relevant and competitive.

Dr Hezri Adnan: Bringing Langkawi Back on its Feet

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Dr Hezri Adnan: Bringing Langkawi Back on its Feet

Gaya Travel team catches up with the CEO of LADA on how the island plans to bounce back after the Malaysian government eases the Movement Control Order (MCO).

Malaysia Welcomed 4.23 Million International Tourists for Q1 2020, Down 36.8% from Last Year

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Malaysia Welcomed 4.23 Million International Tourists for Q1 2020, Down 36.8% from Last Year

Malaysia recorded 4,233,425 tourist arrivals for the first quarter of 2020. This marks a decrease of 36.8% compared to the same period in 2019.

Malaysia Named Silver  Winner for Tourism Video by the Telly Awards 2020

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Malaysia Named Silver Winner for Tourism Video by the Telly Awards 2020

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.

Ramadan E-Bazaar, Food Delivery and Takeaway Services in Selangor

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Ramadan E-Bazaar, Food Delivery and Takeaway Services in Selangor

Here we have a list of eateries in Selangor that offers delivery, takeaway or drive-thru services throughout this CMCO period.

8 Getaway Ideas in Malaysia if COVID-19 is a Concern

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8 Getaway Ideas in Malaysia if COVID-19 is a Concern

Though the outbreak is a valid concern, it is still possible for you to travel, provided that you avoid places that are crowded and densely populated to minimise the risk of contagion.

Malaysia Showcases VM2020 Campaign at ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2020

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Malaysia Showcases VM2020 Campaign at ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2020

Malaysia kick started Visit Malaysia Campaign 2020 (VM2020) by participating in the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2020 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam from 12 to 16 January 2020.

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.

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.

The Train To Busan Horror House Experiences arrive at Resorts World Genting

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The Train To Busan Horror House Experiences arrive at Resorts World Genting

All aboard! The 9pm, 30 October 2019 Train To Busan from Resorts World Genting is about to depart. Stopping at all stations, including the zombie- infected Seoul Station, the over-run Daejeon station platform and the toxic Chemical Cargo Train en route to Busan. Have a pleasant trip. It is a journey that you’ll never forget. We promise.

The Launch of La Serre, Malaysia’s Biggest Wedding & Event Glasshouse in Malaysia

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The Launch of La Serre, Malaysia’s Biggest Wedding & Event Glasshouse in Malaysia

La Serre Glasshouse at The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort has been officially awarded ‘Malaysia’s Biggest Wedding & Event Glasshouse’ by the Malaysia Book of Records. 

Visit Malaysia 2020 Events & Festivals Is Now Online

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Visit Malaysia 2020 Events & Festivals Is Now Online

Comprehensive information on the Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM 2020) events and festivals is now available for download on Tourism Malaysia’s website: https://www.malaysia.travel.

Tourism Malaysia Leverages On Social Media  For VM2020 Promotion

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Tourism Malaysia Leverages On Social Media For VM2020 Promotion

A total of 25 social media influencers and key opinion leaders from nine ASEAN countries are taking part in the Malaysia-ASEAN Tourism Influencers Key Opinion Leaders Programme (MAIKOL) from 26 August until 1 September 2019.

SMEBizTravel Launch Offers SMEs The Ultimate Travel Booking Solution

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SMEBizTravel Launch Offers SMEs The Ultimate Travel Booking Solution

SMEBizTravel platform, an all-encompassing platform tailored for commercial businesses is launched in Malaysia today. This travel booking platform utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide businesses in Malaysia a business travel solution that is innovative and user-friendly.

Tourism Contributes RM41.69 Billion to Malaysia Economy with 13.35 Million Tourists in The First Half of 2019

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Tourism Contributes RM41.69 Billion to Malaysia Economy with 13.35 Million Tourists in The First Half of 2019

Malaysia welcomed a whopping 13.35 million international tourists and recorded a 6.8% growth in tourist receipts, thus contributing RM41.69 billion to the country’s revenue during the first half of 2019.

Traveloka Introduces Malaysia’s First Ever Traveloka Hotel Awards

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Traveloka Introduces Malaysia’s First Ever Traveloka Hotel Awards

Traveloka, the leading technology company that provides
online travel and lifestyle booking services for local and international destinations is proud to
present for the very first time, Traveloka Malaysia’s Hotel Awards!

Ready, Set, Summer!

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Ready, Set, Summer!

Agoda data reveals that Malaysia and KL are among the top choices for summer travelers from Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.

7 Teahouses Around the World that You Shouldn’t Miss

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7 Teahouses Around the World that You Shouldn’t Miss

If you have never experienced waiting in line for an hour just to get bubble tea (Taiwanese tea-based drink), we need to do some serious discussion

Gridlock Horrors? Turn the Experience into an Adventure on the Road this Coming Hari Raya with  OYO Hotels and Homes!

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Gridlock Horrors? Turn the Experience into an Adventure on the Road this Coming Hari Raya with OYO Hotels and Homes!

Affordable and easy-to-access OYO Hotels accommodations in the backwater and serene towns of Malaysia will make the entire journey worthwhile

Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2019: Malaysia and Indonesia Take the Top Positions

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Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2019: Malaysia and Indonesia Take the Top Positions

For the first time, Malaysia and Indonesia share the top spot in the Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2019.

5 Must-Visit Places in Desaru if You Love Nature

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5 Must-Visit Places in Desaru if You Love Nature

Here is a list of exciting must-visit places relating to nature that you can visit in Desaru, Johor if you love the flora and fauna!

7 Corny Dates that Malaysian Couples Should Try!

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7 Corny Dates that Malaysian Couples Should Try!

At one point when you get comfortable with your special significant other, do you ever find your relationship becomes stale when the spark is fading?

Hilton Announces its South East Asia April Sale

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Hilton Announces its South East Asia April Sale

The April Sale, runs from now till 2nd April 2019, includes a total of 59 participating hotels in Australasia and South East Asia

7 Art Stores in Malaysia to Satisfy Your Writing Desires

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7 Art Stores in Malaysia to Satisfy Your Writing Desires

Writing does more than just recording our thoughts on a piece of paper; it acts as a channel to process our emotions and increase self-awareness. Little did we know, it also offers us solace when we don’t get the things we want the most.

7 Places to Travel into Your Favourite Films!

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7 Places to Travel into Your Favourite Films!

Turn your fantasy into reality by heading to these 7 places to experience the ‘reel’ deal where life imitates art, or in this case, movie!

AirAsia Grows Northwest China Footprint with New Lanzhou Route

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AirAsia Grows Northwest China Footprint with New Lanzhou Route

Lanzhou is AirAsia’s latest destination in China with the announcement of direct services between Kuala Lumpur and one of Northwest China’s largest cities.

7 Places to Visit if You Want to Experience the Supernatural

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7 Places to Visit if You Want to Experience the Supernatural

Here are 7 places in Malaysia that screams the paranormals and supernatural; from phantom sickness to haunted hotels, this is your personal ghastly guide!

Official Country Partner Malaysia Opens ITB 2019 With Colourful Cultural Performance

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Official Country Partner Malaysia Opens ITB 2019 With Colourful Cultural Performance

Malaysia, this year’s Official Partner Country of ITB Berlin, showcased an energetic and colourful cultural performance to an audience of 3,000 visitors.

Malaysia Promotes Culture & Nature as Official Partner Country of ITB Berlin 2019

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Malaysia Promotes Culture & Nature as Official Partner Country of ITB Berlin 2019

BERLIN, GERMANY: Malaysia has taken on the title of Official Partner Country to promote the destination’s beautiful culture and colourful nature at this year’s ITB Berlin. The title partnership is timely, too, as Malaysia is preparing for Visit Malaysia 2020, a landmark campaign that’s targeted to bring in 30 million international tourists and approximately £21.63 billion (RM100 billion) in tourist receipts. The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, the Hon. Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi, says, “We want to show that Malaysia is a beautiful and culturally diverse country with many fascinating tourist attractions. We are a peaceful nation and we welcome tourists from all over the world to enjoy an affordable and value-for-money holiday in Malaysia.” He adds, “All these create a conducive environment […]

British Airways welcomes MATTA Travel Fair with attractive fares

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British Airways welcomes MATTA Travel Fair with attractive fares

British Airways announces great value fares across all cabins to over 185 destinations for its customers travelling from Malaysia.

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