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Creation of World Islamic Tourism Council to be announced during the...

(eTN) - In an inclusive interview at the Malaysia stand during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, H.E.

Miss Philippines Rizzini Alexis Gomez crowned 2012 Miss Tourism International

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines continued its winning streak in international beauty pageants after Miss Philippines Rizzini Alexis Gomez was crowned 2012 Miss Tourism International during a New

The trials and tribulations of taxiing it around Kuala Lumpur

(eTN) - Kuala Lumpur (KL) is a world-class city, or so the Ministry of Tourism (and many other ministries) wants us to believe.

International Olympic Committee to convene in Malaysia in 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysia has once again gained the trust of the international community by Kuala Lumpur’s recent successful bid to host the 127th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ses

Turbulence – and a plan – at Egyptair

At best, the aviation industry is a complex and often money-losing endeavor.

Malaysia Deputy PM opens 2012 PATA Annual Conference

(eTN) - The Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Bin Mohd.

PATA Annual Conference focuses on Next Generation action

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Conference opens today (April 21 local time) in Kuala Lumpur.

Pedestrian walkway bridges tourist centers in Kuala Lumpur

A new fully air-conditioned pedestrian walkway recently opened in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to connect the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and Bukit Bintang, two popular tourist sites in the city.

The yin and the yang between Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (eTN) - It is almost half a year since AirAsia took part of the capital of its former arch-rival Malaysia Airlines.

AirAsia X launches inaugural flight to Osaka, Japan

OSAKA, Japan - AirAsia X flight D7 536 touched down at Kansai International Airport at 9.25pm (local time), the Malaysian-based, long haul, low fare affiliate of AirAsia has now fulfilled its promise

Malaysia MICE industry strengthens its image

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (eTN) - Since its launching in 2009, Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has been aggressively marketing Malaysia as an easy destination for the MICE Meetings, Incen

Three new hotels open in Kuala Lumpur

LOS ANGELES – The Kuala Lumpur City Center is set to accommodate more tourists and visitors with the addition of three hotels to its vibrant landscape.

Malaysia’s government wants to tear down heritage attraction, Petaling Street

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (eTN) - No one would generally disagree with a government looking at improving public transport for the sake of commuters.

Malaysia’s hidden jewel: healthcare

(eTN) - As an expat living and working in Southeast Asia, there is no shortage of countries that can provide excellent top-quality healthcare at affordable prices, particularly when comparing the cost

Is Pan Pacific Hotel at Kuala Lumpur worth the rating as...

(eTN) - For the past seven years, the Pan Pacific Hotel at Kuala Lumpur International Airport has been rated “The Best Airport Hotel in Asia” by Business Asia magazine and holds the prestigious ti

AirAsia announces charity flight with Sir Richard Branson

LONDON, England – Aviation history will be made on Sunday 1 May 2011, as AirAsia charters a special charity flight for 250 guests from London Stansted to Kuala Lumpur with Sir Richard Branson servin

Air Asia to launch Kathmandu- Kuala Lumpur flights

Malaysia based budget carrier, Air Asia is planning to connect Kathmandu-Kuala Lumpur sector starting this June. The carrier is scheduled to start its operation with two flights a week.

Birds banned from Malaysian tourist island

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — UNESCO warning resulted in tens of thousands of birds, cultivated for their edible nests, being banned from Kuala Lumpur's tourist island. U.N.

Kuala Lumpur: walkways will be the alternative to taxis

KUALA LUMPUR (eTN) - “Amanah, jujur, mesr,a and bersopan.” These are four adjectives displayed in the back windows inside of Kuala Lumpur’s (KL) taxis.

Malaysia looks at seducing MICE planners

KUALA LUMPUR (eTN) - Singapore and Thailand have for a long time been providing financial incentives and discounts to meeting and convention planners in a bid to lure their business.

Malaysia Airlines announces the winners of UAE Bonanza campaign

The winners were selected as part of the carrier's "UAE Bonanza" campaign held from Oct 28 to Nov 20.

Thailand and Malaysia look at subventions to boost MICE activities

BANGKOK, eTN- New strategies for Asian countries to lure more business travel activities were the focus of the recent IT& CMA edition in Bangkok.

Impiana Hotels Group looks to gain worldwide exposure

PHUKET (eTN) - Impiana Hotels would rather keep a low profile, internationally.

Delegates examine case for upping the value chain at ecotourism conference

KUALA LUMPUR (eTN) - Is there a case for "upping the value chain" in ecotourism? Or, should ecotourism remain a niche segment of the tourism industry that appeals only to "green" tourists?

Myanmar’s renewed interest for international tourism

With Yangon served out of Kuala Lumpur, low-cost carrier AirAsia completes its presence in all ASEAN countries from its main gateway in Malaysia.

Successful summit on tourism safety and security held in Kuala Lumpur

(eTN) Egnatia Academy and its CEO Ali Kasa achieved the rare combination of running a tourism conference featuring both high-quality speakers and leaving delegates with a vast array of practical solut

A welcome facelift for Puduraya Bus Station in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur (KL) has always be seen by the Malaysian government as the symbol for a modern high-tech Malaysia.

Petty crimes are seriously tackled in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s path to prosperity over the last decade was also accompanied by a rise in street crimes.