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News Tourism promotion venture between New Zealand and Borneo

News Tourism promotion venture between New Zealand and Borneo

Sabah and New Zealand will form a joint council to boost tourism and trade. Tourism officials from both sides will ... Read More

New General Manager named for Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast, Malaysia

New General Manager named for Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast, Malaysia

Hard Rock International has appointed Clinton Lovell as the General Manager for its newest hotel in Malaysia - Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast. With ... Read More

Qatar Airways chief and Malaysian Prime Minister discuss key industry issues, upcoming Langkawi flights

Qatar Airways chief and Malaysian Prime Minister discuss key industry issues, upcoming Langkawi flights

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, met with the Prime Minister of Malaysia and other senior government ... Read More

Malaysia: New airline passenger ‘departure tax’ goes into effect September 1

Malaysia: New airline passenger ‘departure tax’ goes into effect September 1

Beginning on September 1, 2019, travelers flying out from Malaysia will be required to pay a departure tax, that ... Read More

UNIGLOBE expands to Malaysia with the addition of Sayu Travel and Tours

UNIGLOBE expands to Malaysia with the addition of Sayu Travel and Tours

UNIGLOBE Travel International has expanded its network to Malaysia with the addition of UNIGLOBE Sayu Travel and Tours. UNIGLOBE ... Read More

Malaysia Tourism launches Visit Malaysia Year 2020

Malaysia Tourism launches Visit Malaysia Year 2020

by Mario Masciullo, special to eTN The Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tun Mahathir Mohamad, officially launched the logo ... Read More

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences Welcome New GM

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences Welcome New GM

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences has tapped Wolfgang Kiesel, a veteran of the hospitality industry, to ... Read More

Air Arabia starts flights to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Air Arabia starts flights to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), inaugurated its direct flight between ... Read More

UAE travelers flock Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia this year

UAE travelers flock Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia this year

South East Asia is the summer hotspot for UAE travelers, according to a new trends report released today by ... Read More

Ormond Group’s new The Chow Kit hotel launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Ormond Group’s new The Chow Kit hotel launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Opening in the heart of old Kuala Lumpur, The Chow Kit - an Ormond Hotel, will boast 113 rooms ... Read More

Taiwan Expo is back in Malaysia

Taiwan Expo is back in Malaysia

Taiwan Expo  is back in Malaysia following the fruitful outings over the past two years in Kuala Lumpur. This year, Taiwan Expo ... Read More

Malaysia resort brings international hospitality with new GM

Malaysia resort brings international hospitality with new GM

The Westin Desaru Coast Resort announced the appointment of Vikram Mujumdar as General Manager of The Westin Desaru Coast ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn: First hotel in Malaysia

Hilton Garden Inn: First hotel in Malaysia

Hilton expanded its brand portfolio and brought in the first Hilton Garden Inn to Malaysia, making it the first international ... Read More

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Airbus will be showcasing its next-generation communication developments for mission and business critical use at the Critical Communications World ... Read More

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

If you are a non-fasting Muslim in Malaysia - be warned, a local official in disguise might serve your ... Read More

Ormond Group’s new social hotel brand, MoMo’s, launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Ormond Group’s new social hotel brand, MoMo’s, launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

MoMo’s, Ormond Group’s new playful hospitality concept, will launch its first property in central Kuala Lumpur within the eclectic ... Read More

Malaysia’s Sabah welcomes over 1 million tourists in first quarter of 2019

Malaysia’s Sabah welcomes over 1 million tourists in first quarter of 2019

About 1,033,871 tourists visited Sabah in the first three months of this year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina ... Read More

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi welcomes team of Epicurean Authorities

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi welcomes team of Epicurean Authorities

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi announced the appointment of two new leaders who will work in tandem ... Read More

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

Sabre Corporation today announced a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a leading regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and ... Read More

New GM appointed at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

New GM appointed at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu announced the appointment of Mr. Kanit Sangmookda as the new General Manager responsible for all ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- ... Read More

Aloft Kuala Lumpur has a new GM

Aloft Kuala Lumpur has a new GM

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral welcomes Rubel Miah, as its newly appointed General Manager. Rubel joins the sassy 4-star Hotel ... Read More

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

Guests dining at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa’s signature Eat Well menu, as well as its array of ... Read More

Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia

Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia

Guam continues to generate strong interest in Malaysia and was one of the newer and popular destinations featured at ... Read More

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in ... Read More

Air Asia establishes global venture capital fund

Air Asia establishes global venture capital fund

AirAsia's digital venture arm, RedBeat Ventures, announced it is establishing a global venture capital fund, RedBeat Capital, alongside a ... Read More

How the Malaysian People are now put in charge of Visit Malaysia 2020 ?

How the Malaysian People are now put in charge of Visit Malaysia 2020 ?

Malaysia Truly Asia was one of the most successful campaigns in the global travel and tourism industry and created by ... Read More

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, nation’s ambitious growth plans still call ... Read More

Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia

Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia

The world's first Sharia-compliant Internet service suite has been launched in Malaysia - along with browser, chat and sadaqah ... Read More

Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’

Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’

Malaysia was stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Paralympic Swimming Championships by the International Paralympic Committee ... Read More

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel names new Director of Sales & Marketing

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel names new Director of Sales & Marketing

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel announced the appointment of Joyce Wong as Director of Sales & Marketing. Bringing Read More

Penang on a mission to lure Indian tourists

Penang on a mission to lure Indian tourists

The lesser-known region of the Penang state in Malaysia is going all out to increase footfalls and visits from ... Read More

Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back

Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back

Air Asia is selling 29 planes – Airbus’ A320-200ceo and A320neo to Castlelake. Castlelake will lease the same aircraft back ... Read More

Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah appointed Perak-born Ammar Kevin

Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah appointed Perak-born Ammar Kevin

The newest hotel on Langkawi’s Western shoreline in Malaysia, Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah has appointed Perak-born Ammar Kevin Eu ... Read More

Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur is now open

Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur is now open

Hyatt and UEM Sunrise Berhad today announced the opening of the long-awaited Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont'Kiara, marking the ... Read More

New World Petaling Jaya Hotel strengthens leadership team

New World Petaling Jaya Hotel strengthens leadership team

With a continued vision to continuously be the forerunner in the hospitality industry, New World Petaling Jaya Hotel has ... Read More