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Hotel deals from Agoda.com for George Town Festival in Penang

SINGAPORE – The festival commonly just called the GTF (George Town Festival), began in 2010 as a platform to promote the rich artistic and cultural heritage of George Town, the capital of the state

Agoda.com dishes up great hotel deals in dynamic Penang

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is offering up great hotel deals in Penang, an important destination for tourists

Malaysian mansion voted as top ten in the world

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Cheong Fatt Tze mansion in Penang, Malaysia, was voted as one of the top ten “greatest mansions and grand houses” in the world by Lonely Planet.

Penang’s past is a boon to its future

Getting off a plane at Penang’s newly renovated international airport, one cannot help noticing the welcome sign saying, “Welcome to the pearl of the orient.” Since the early days of the Briti

US tourist warded in Penang for fever

PENANG - An American tourist who arrived at the Penang International Airport on Saturday was taken to the Penang Hospital after he had high fever.

Secondary cities shape AirAsia’s strategy

Southeast Asia low cost carrier AirAsia next development stage is moving into a field that has largely been ignored by other airlines until today: secondary markets.

Penang tourism’s dilemma: To build or retain its UNESCO status

Penang's future as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is under attack from property developers who see selling more hotel rooms as the future in the tourism industry.

Penang’s urban tiger park plan sparks protests

Penang state government's plan to bring back the "wow" factor into tourism by building a tiger park outside the city center has drawn a flurry of protests from environmentalists.

HPL Hotels & Resorts appoints GM to open Hard Rock Hotel...

SINGAPORE – HPL Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of John Primmer as general manager for Hard Rock Hotel Penang.

Malaysian World Heritage city to twin: “I divorce you”

Ali Rustam, chief minister of Malacca's twin-city George Town (in Penang), has "threatened" to seek a declaration from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to