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The second study looked at sea-surface temperature patterns to conclude the AMOC has declined by about 15% in the last half-century – likely in response to global warming caused by humankind's burning of coal, oil, and natural gas. The two teams found a similar degree of AMOC weakening, but over ...
NEW YORK: Most US insurance companies have not adapted their strategies to address the dangers of climate change, making them likely to raise ...
“We are showing that global warming, climate change, and particularly greenhouse gases – carbon dioxide – can have an impact on the nutrient ...
NASA's new chief changes mind, now accepts climate change ... Jim Bridenstine now agrees with the dominant perspective regarding climate change.
SAN FRANCISCO: A California federal court dismissed climate change lawsuits against five oil companies by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland, ...
But with faster and more severe climate change in the poles than the rest of the world, the situation has become desperate, with far more sites that will ...
Climate change is threatening supplies of high-quality beans with one Japanese coffee house hunting for the perfect bean to withstand the warmer ...
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Government yesterday took delivery of a Boeing 777-200ER aircraft from Malaysia, which is part of an envisaged fleet of 10 aeroplanes to be managed under a ... It is believed that the newly-acquired planes will add impetus to efforts to open Zimbabwe to investment and boost local tourism and trade.
ORGANISERS of the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe beauty pageant in the Midlands province have begun scouting for contestants with auditions set to be held ... place in Bulawayo in September with the winner automatically securing a slot to represent Zimbabwe in Malaysia, at the Miss Tourism World finals.
The Malaysian-based full-service carrier already flies to Perth and Brisbane from Kuala Lumpur and it will start daily non-stop Melbourne-Bali flights in June that ... Victorian Tourism Minister John Eren said the new service would benefit jobs and business by boosting access to Indonesia and Malaysia.
Many too are stories about how these retired officers became dissenters as a result of frustrations at being left out and not made board members of government-linked companies, for example. The spat between Rafidah and her former colleagues, especially Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri ...
According to the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), travellers from Singapore made around 400,000 trips to Japan last year, accounting for 1.4 per cent of the total number of in-bound trips made by foreigners. China and South Korea are the top two tourist sources for Japan, each accounting ...
According to Tourism and Culture Ministry deputy minister Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin, previous trends recorded during the last general election on May 5, 2013 saw a 13.2 percent hike in domestic ... KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur's integrated rail transportation center, is Malaysia's largest transit hub.
Penang is one of three Malaysian states currently held by opposition parties, with Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng credited for transforming the state into a tourism and economic hub. But as he faces graft allegations related to the purchase of his home, Mr Lim has put in place a succession plan if he is not ...
This news comes as Malaysia was ranked by the Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2018 (GMTI) as the top destination for the global Muslim travel market among Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) destinations. The ranking, which covers 130 destinations including ...
COMMENT | Kampung Tok Senik is a leafy wooden-hut resort in the middle of Langkawi island, off the north-west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Built during Langkawi's tourism boom in the 1990s, its website proudly claims it's “where genuine Malay heritage flourishes”. Today, paint strips off the walls, ...
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Apr. 11 (ANI): Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur is a leading business and tourism hub in South East Asia. That is why many international retail companies and brands are eager to expand their presence in this country. Aeon is a prominent Japanese retail group that is already ...
Kota Kinabalu: Real ratings and comments by travellers are driving Sabah's property rankings upwards on the world's largest travel review website, TripAdvisor, in their 2018 Traveller's Choice Awards. Top performing Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort is fifth best for Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Malaysia, ...
Last year, we made a new brand called "MaxValu Prime". The difference is that in the Prime service, we not only sell groceries, beverages and assorted delights, but offer customers the option to eat in. Also, we have here for the first time a special corner for non-halal items. In Malaysia, shops usually are ...
The success of the government in carrying out transformation programmes is the key in attracting foreign investments to Malaysia, said Prime Minister ... also reflected a high level of confidence among international brands in Malaysian economic stability and the success of Langkawi Tourism Blueprint.
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Apr 12 (ANI): Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur is a leading business and tourism hub in South East Asia. That is why many international retail companies and brands are eager to expand their presence in this country. Aeon is a prominent Japanese retail group that is already ...
Tourism in Asia and the Pacific is growing faster than anywhere else in the world. The region ... Visitors also flock to countries with cheap currencies: the weakness of the ringgit last year helped draw visitors to Malaysia, for example. ... Airports in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur are to be upgraded too.
With the growth in trade and tourism between Malaysia and the KSA we are confident that the new centres will be able to meet the rising volumes of applicants aspiring to travel to Malaysia.” In KSA, VFS Global currently provides visa application processing services on behalf of 21 client governments, ...
This year, the company also plans to work with partner hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Penang to invite several social media influencers from the Middle East on a fam trip to Malaysia so that they can share their experiences and attract more tourists to Malaysia. Jai Kishan, general manager, New ...
Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abduk Karim Rahman Hamzah led the cheers as he heaped praises on Pandelela. “Congratulations to Pandelela on her excellent achievement. This is indeed a success that has done Malaysia and Sarawak proud. “I hope she can continue to ...
GOVERNMENT has taken delivery of a Boeing 777 aircraft from Malaysia — part of an envisaged fleet of 10 aeroplanes to be managed under a new company tasked to boost the local aviation sector. The 300-seater plane, which arrived at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport on Wednesday, ...
FERINGGI Grill of Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa in Penang has won the prestigious Malaysia Tourism Award for Innovative Restaurant. Triumphing under the International Restaurant category, it bested a host of top-notch fine dining establishments from around the country. The Grill — as ...
LAST week the International Halal Authority Board (IHAB) was established by the Malaysia Islamic Development Department (Jakim). Aimed at bringing greater global collaboration to halal certification in foodstuffs, non-food products and tourism, its role assumes much greater prominence beyond the ...
"The people in Segamat no longer have to travel to Muar, Johor Baru or Kuala Lumpur to see medical specialists," he told Bernama. Yong Hong said he had a great deal of confidence in Dr Subramaniam and would vote for the Barisan Nasional again in the coming election. He said he hoped that the BN ...
He said he hoped that the BN government would also give priority to developing the tourism sector in Segamat because of the district's strategic and geographical location between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. “Many tourists travelling from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur complain of the lack of tourist ...
Tourism minister Enrique de la Madrid, confronting rising lawlessness in and around the resort cities of Cancún and Los Cabos, said it made no sense for Mexico to maintain prohibition, given permissive US policies in states such as California. “I think in Mexico we should move towards regulating it at ...
As many as 131 million Muslim visitor arrivals globally were registered in 2017. This is up from 121 million in 2016 and it is forecasted to grow to 156 million visitors by 2020 representing 10 percent of the total travel segment globally. As far country is concern, Malaysia and Singapore have kept their ...
GOVERNMENT has taken delivery of a Boeing 777 aircraft from Malaysia - part of an envisaged fleet of 10 aeroplanes to be managed under a new company tasked to boost the local aviation sector. The 300-seater plane, which arrived at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport on Wednesday, ...
APRIL 13, 2018 | 10:45AM MYT. LAST week the International Halal Authority Board (IHAB) was established by the Malaysia Islamic Development Department (Jakim). Aimed at bringing greater global collaboration to halal certification in foodstuffs, non-food products and tourism, its role assumes much ...
Also present were Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron, who is also Melaka BN chairman and Deputy Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin, who is also Puteri Umno chief and over 10,000 attendees. Ahmad Zahid said the Kuala Linggi-Masjid Tanah-Klebang-Teluk Mas ...
“The delegates who came from various parts of China ended their five-day four-night incentive tour to Kota Kinabalu after visiting the Manukan Island, ... Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCeb), Datuk Zulkefli Sharif disclosed that incentive groups had contributed over ...
The group, led by tourism veteran Prof Datuk Seri Dr Victor Wee, arrived just in time for the first day of the Paro Tshechu Festival on the 10th day of the ... There are no direct flights from Malaysia to Bhutan, so joining a tour group will help you manage flight arrangements and visa clearance before you ...
"For us to catch the lion, we must upgrade our tourism sector with new attractions because if Singapore has Gardens by the Bay, we will build a new tourism centre at the Desaru coast worth RM4.5 billion," he said. "In Singapore, they have Universal Studios but here, we will build the world's first science ...
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at an event to hand over the Kad Bantuan Teksi 1Malaysia at the Malaysia Agriculture Exposition Park ... all taxi drivers to play an important role in highlighting Malaysia's positive image to tourists as they were on the front line of the country's tourism industry.
VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), together with travel firms and hotels, will run two large-scale marketing campaigns ... The figures for Malaysia are $105 million and 26.7 million tourists for Malaysia, and for Singapore $80 million and 16.4 million passengers.
He added "for us to catch the lion, we must upgrade our tourism sector with new attractions because if Singapore has Gardens by the Bay, we will build a new tourism centre at the Desaru coast worth RM4.5 billion." MENAFN1404201800450000ID1096733429. Malaysia: Johor to establish entertainment ...
Malaysia scored an Index score of 80.6, followed by the UAE and Indonesia at 72.8. In comparison, Singapore which was the highest scoring non-OIC destination at 66.2. The GMTI 2018 also confirmed the Muslim travel market is on course to continue its fast-paced growth to reach US$220 billion ...
KUALA LUMPURMalaysia has retained its position as the foremost destination in the global Muslim travel market as rivals look to close the gap fast, according to the Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2018. The index, which covers 130 destinations, saw Malaysia retain ...
JOHOR BARU: The state government is encouraging entrepreneurs to utilise tourism funds to boost the tourism industry in the state. SME Bank is offering the Special Tourism Fund (STF) which has disbursed about RM2bil nationwide since its inception in 2002, while Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd ...
“Although it still takes time to explore, Hainan may try to launch a lottery for more sporting events, including horse racing and rowing, to help boost Hainan's tourism.” Any shift in China's approach toward gambling could end up threatening the US$33 billion casino industry in Macau — the world's largest ...
... Georgetown as UNESCO World Heritage Site. - Create “Penang Food Heaven” zones and improve food tourism activities. - Revive, upgrade “ Living Heritage”, Artisan Streets at George Town World Heritage sites. - Maintain, conserve, Penang historical buildings and create World Musical Fiesta Tour.
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian authorities said on Sunday (April 15) that taxi drivers have three months to collect 67,000 free RM800 (S$270) fuel cards, following a mad rush at counters set up last Friday (April 13) that injured 30 drivers. The programme will cost the government RM53.6 million, and is ...
It is a far cry from his days in Umno and Barisan Nasional, where each official visit would usually be greeted with pomp and pageantry. ... placing too much hope on Dr Mahathir leading the charge for Langkawi, and by extension Kedah but for the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman, there is ...
KUCHING: The Sarawak government is encouraging more non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to emulate the Sarawak Lawn Tennis Association (SLTA) in organising more international sports events. Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said this ...
Team Sapura Cycling of Malaysia secured the overall champion title at the Tour de Lombok Mandalika, which was held from Friday to Sunday in Lombok, West ... The tour is a sports tourism event jointly initiated by the Indonesia Sport Cycling Association (ISSI), West Nusa Tenggara Tourism Agency, the ...
Meanwhile, Deputy Director (Industrial Linkages & Commercialisation) of Malaysia Institute of Transport, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam, Dr Shahrin Nasir, said everyone was looking at ECRL as a game-changer for the country. “Among others, the five hours of travel from Tumpat instead of 11 ...
... Kuala Lumpur, the only airline to service this route. Both TUI's Fly & Cruise programme and the new flights by Condor Air will hopefully arrest declining visitors numbers from major markets in Europe to Malaysia. Last year, arrivals from Germany declined by 15.7 per cent to 109,816 tourists over 2016, ...
SINGAPORE: Malaysia's AirAsia X has no plans to buy the Airbus A350 widebody jet, the airline's co-group CEO said on Monday, despite the airline ... up 70 percent of the total passengers last year, and an enhanced entry-visa system would have a huge potential to benefit local tourism and economy.”
He said MTQUA made the announcement in a press release on the 'World's Best Hospital for Medical Tourists 2018' on March 7, 2018, issued in conjunction with the Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin show, the world's largest travel trade marketplace. “We will continue to strive to deliver high-quality ...
... Liu Kun, China's finance minister, Wang Yi, China's foreign minister, Taro Kono, Japan's foreign minister, Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan's economic revitalization minister, Hiroshige Seko, Japan's economy, trade and industry minister, Keiichi Ishii, Japan's land, infrastructure, transport and tourism minster, ...
Zulkifli said Musa was instrumental in ensuring more sustainable development, with Sabah's economy moving from one centred on primary industries to a more diversified one based on tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. He said Musa had also contributed significantly to the development of basic ...
According to the Nepal Department of Immigration, a total of 288,918 international tourists visited Nepal in the first three months (January, February and March) of ... Similarly, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, and Thailand all have recorded positive growths of 19.4%, 19.2%, 43% and 6.1% respectively, ...
Dieung represented Malaysia at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games while Hank is a coach from the Netherlands. The programme had also received the thumbs up from the Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah and Assistant Minister of Youth and Sports ...
KUCHING: Host Malaysia opened their campaign in the Asia/Oceania Final Qualifying of the Junior Fed Cup on a losing note when they were whitewashed ... Earlier in the day, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah extended the Sarawak government's ...
KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun yesterday expressed his confidence that Barisan Nasional ... He also said the usage of the word “Malay tsunami” in Peninsular Malaysia was merely to make it sound more impressive than it really was.
The percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals in India during March 2018 among the top 15 source countries was highest from Bangladesh (19.59%) followed by UK (11.56%), USA (10.79%), Russian Federation (3.89%), Sri Lanka (3.72%), Malaysia (3.36%), Canada (3.35%), Germany (3.19%), ...
But now Tourism Malaysia is coming back with more aggressive campaigns, to enhance the awareness in the market and to lure more Indian tourists back to our country. That is ... Moving up from Kuala Lumpur is the city of Ipoh, where we have the Lost World of Tambun, The Banjaran and The Haven.
LONDON: Australia is cracking down on so-called orphanage tourism to prevent trafficking of children in Southeast Asia, trying to tame demand from tourists wanting to do good, top politicians said on Monday. Children in countries such as Cambodia are taken from their homes and put into orphanages ...
So it will only benefit him. He gets a salary, an allowance (as an MP),” he said after launching the Pakat Mai Langkawi programme organised by Tourism Malaysia at Pantai Tanjung Rhu here last night. Nazri was commenting on the decision by Pakatan Harapan to field Dr Mahathir as their candidate for ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The RM55bil East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is a worthy investment, especially for those in the east coast as it will change their ... Project owner, Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd, said in a statement that in Kelantan alone, the construction was progressing slightly ahead of schedule.
Travel fair to return with more good deals ... TRAVELLERS looking for attractive tour packages should visit the 8th Malaysia International Travel Market (MITM) 2018 on July 14 and 15. The two-day event ... “Then it will move to Kuala Lumpur from Aug 3 to 5 followed by Sabah from Aug 10 to 12,” he said.
Yang was speaking at the recent Discover New Jeju Seminar 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, held as a platform for tourism exchange between Jeju and Malaysia. Speaking through an interpreter, Yang said: “In springtime – now it's considered springtime – there are a lot of flowers you can enjoy [such as] cherry ...
He gets a salary, an allowance (as an MP), “ he said after launching the Pakat Mai Langkawi programme organised by Tourism Malaysia at Pantai Tanjung Rhu last night. Nazri was commenting on the decision by Pakatan Harapan to field Mahathir as their candidate for the Langkawi parliamentary seat ...
Ramada Suites Kuala Lumpur City Centre represents the first of five new Wyndham Hotel Group set to open in Malaysia before the end of 2019. ... The funds from the departure tax will be utilised for the enhancement of tourism infrastructures, global tourism campaigns and the promotion of destinations ...
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Up till Sunday night, there were still some people who did not quite believe that Tun Dr ... Can politics in Malaysia get any stranger? ... The people will always be grateful for how he turned their island into a world-famous tourism destination.
State Culture, Tourism and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun, who officiated the event, described the name Jesselton as an enduring "old charm" of Kota Kinabalu that has not diminished. "I am very honoured," said the ex-army Lieutenant-turned farmer descendant of Sir Charles ...
Kurtulmus said it was Turkey's tourism strategy to engage in promotional activities with such countries as China, India, Japan, Malaysia and Indonesia. "We hope that close relations between Turkey and China will reflect also in the area of tourism," he said. Kurtulmus said Ankara would continue to aim to ...
He noted it was Turkey's tourism strategy to engage in promotional activities with countries such as China, India, Japan, Malaysia and Indonesia. “We hope that close relations between Turkey and China will reflect also in the area of tourism,” he said. The minister said Ankara would continue to aim to ...
Bruneians spent $1.25 billion (RM3.73 billion) in Malaysia last year, according to recent statistics from Tourism Malaysia. That averages to $2,962 for each person resident in Brunei. Speaking at an industry event on Tuesday, the director of Tourism Malaysia's Brunei office said in 2017 they recorded 1.6 ...
Roswaidin Mohd. Zain, Consul General, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) said here that India had good opportunities for investment in Electrical, Electronics, Chemical, Medical, Tourism and IT in Malaysia as this Economy was open and liberal for business. Speaking at an interactive ...
One of such countries is Malaysia. In 2016, the Malaysian government invested about $5.2 billion, approximately 10% of the budget, into the healthcare sector for development of healthcare infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, and medical tourism. Through the Malaysian Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) ...
Top procedures medical tourists travel for include cosmetic surgery, dental care, cardiac surgical procedures, cancer care, and orthopedic procedures. Countries at the forefront of medical tourism today include Asian countries including UAE, India, Thailand, and Singapore, and Malaysia, as well as ...
Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Pakistan are expected to be the biggest beneficiaries of the China-led US$1.5 trillion Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), according to a ... The healthcare and tourism industries, mainly in Southeast Asia, are also expected to benefit from improved inter-connectivity as a result of the ...
Renown international bowlers in action include Ryan Lalisang and Tanya Roumimper (Indonesia), Kim Seul Ki and Jeong Tae Hwa (Korea) and Shalin Zulkifli and Rafiq Ismail (Malaysia). Snowdan also called on tourism industry players to do their part in promoting Sarawak as tourist destination.
The 'Sarawak Harvest and Folklore Festival', which will run from April 27 to 29, is supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports together with SEDC. “It also aims to celebrate the ... It was also highlighted during a trade fair in Kuala Lumpur recently. The main features for this year's ...
KOTA KINABALU: Undeniably, from Kuala Penyu on the west coast to Tawau in the east, economic progress can be felt throughout Sabah, making it one of the more advanced states in Malaysia. The state's tourism sector deserves an 'A' rating, going by the signifi cant infl ux of tourists in the various ...
The state-run outlet Anadolu News Agency reports that Erdogan's administration is seeking to double the number of Chinese tourists visiting the country ... The minister said that China was one of many Asian countries from which Turkey hoped to attract more tourists, including India, Japan, Malaysia, and ...
Beyond tourism, the Pan Borneo Highway will act as the backbone of public transport in these two states, providing Sabahans and Sarawakians with safer and more comfortable travel, something which motorists in Peninsular Malaysia often take for granted. This means a safer road network for 3.74 ...
Meanwhile, the cheapest region for international business travel continues to be Malaysia, with Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru remaining at the bottom of the rankings. “The continued weakness of the Malaysian Ringgit against major currencies has ensured that the cost of business travel in Malaysia is ...
"I must say that the (caretaker) Prime Minister is deeply concerned about Sabah because it is the second biggest state in Malaysia. ... He said one of the strategic economic sectors that he had emphasised upon immediately being appointed as Chief Minister was tourism, as Sabah had been blessed with ...
Rozman, who is also Labuan Corporation Chairman, said the duty-free premium outlet project would help turn the island into a tourism hot-spot, with a firm foothold as an international business and financial district by 2030. Scheduled for completion in the first quarter of next year, the RM70 million BVO ...
BRUNEIANS are the fifth largest contributors to the number of foreign tourist arrivals to Malaysia for the past five years. In 2017, 1.66 million tourists from Brunei travelled to Malaysia, the highest figure since Tourism Malaysia opened its office in Brunei Darussalam in 2003. In 2016, 1.4 million visitors ...
The southeast Asian nation's tourism board has long sold its ethnic mix as one of its most alluring traits. ... He faces an increasingly firm opposition led by jailed former Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and 92-year old former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed, the authoritarian “father of modern Malaysia” ...
Last year, Hainan received nearly 320,000 tourists from the 26 countries with visa-free access, 3.5 times the number recorded in 2016. Tourists from Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea (ROK)and Russia accounted for more than 90 percent of the total. "The policy will inject vitality into ...
The Prime Minister reiterated that Malaysia was not a bankrupt country as claimed by the opposition, saying that foreign investment was rising and the ... Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir and Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz were also present.
Minos said the centre's construction was fully financed by the Ministry of Tourism at a cost of RM8 million, and planned and constructed by the Public Works Department. He explained that it will become an eco-tourism centre, adding that the association will also develop a fruit farm and herbal centre, ...
The southeast Asian nation's tourism board has long sold its ethnic mix as one of its most alluring traits. Between the lines: As the ... What to watch for: Malaysia's economic prosperity and relative peace have always been something of an example to its neighbors in Southeast Asia. But as nationalist and ...
State Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah also defended the state's development despite its massive size. “Sarawak is almost as big as the entire Peninsular Malaysia and it requires a lot of funds, expertise and planning to be on par with Peninsular Malaysia,” ...
“With very good relationship between Malaysia and Brunei that seamless travel proposal surely can be considered in future,” he said. He said both countries would benefit as it could cooperate to develop the agricultural and tourism sectors. Limbang Fishermen Association chairman Untong Tambi said ...
Kuala Lumpur: Terengganu will continue to bank on its tourism sector as well as leverage the digital economy to push the state's gross domestic product ... updates and insights on the investment opportunities and facilities in each of Malaysia's 13 states, and Terengganu was the fifth briefing after Perlis, ...
Along with Singapore, Tourism Malaysia is launching its own digital platform, “Malaysia Smart Tourism 4.0 Powered by Tencent.” As its name implies, the project is a partnership between Tourism Malaysia and WeChat-owner Tencent, but goes beyond a destination-specific mini-program guide.
Lee, who is Sarawak assistant tourism, arts and culture minister, said he wanted to focus on and fulfil his responsibility as the elected representative for Senadin, one of the three state constituencies under the Miri parliamentary seat. “I have no intention of being a state assemblyman and, at the same ...
The research study limelight growth drivers and investigates market inhibitors of Thailand outbound tourism market. The countries included in this report are: United Kingdom,Taiwan,Vietnam, Korea,Hong Kong,Singapore,China, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Australia, India, Cambodia, Myanmar and Germany.
No longer viewed as the boring sibling of adjoining Kuala Lumpur, the state of Selangor is steadily coming onto visitors' radar, driven by a new crop of ... in August 2017, has further raised Selangor's attraction as a theme park destination, pointed out Adam Kamal, general manager at Tour East Malaysia.
John (fifth right), Great Living Fortune director Mo Wenyu (third left), Sabah Tourism ambassador Shanty Chong (third right) with other guests during the ground breaking ceremony for the first phase of 50 units of villa to be built at Sipadan Mangrove Resort, Sungai Burong, Kalumpang yesterday.
... of budget carrier company Air Asia has expressed the corporation`s readiness to open direct flights from and to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ... "Every citizen in Banyuwangi is committed to develop tourism here, and Banyuwangi will also build a state-owned railway factory, a national sugar mill, and an ...
Shahrir Ali, director for the UK and Ireland at Tourism Malaysia added: “We value opportunities to work directly with the trade and their customers on initiatives like this, that drives awareness of our destination. There was a brilliant atmosphere, as store visitors listened to Simon's travel experiences and ...
The move will result in the rebrand of Leo Burnett / Arc PR Worldwide to MSL in Malaysia, and Leo PR to MSL in Indonesia. In Malaysia ... “By investing in Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, and adding them to our footprint, we are able to offer our clients the most complete coverage across ASEAN. This in turn ...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MSL, in conjunction with Publicis One, announced the ... issues and crisis communications, and social activation work for the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Samsung, Lixil Water Technology, KraftHeinz ABC and L'Oreal, ...
Besides, Pauline said, Malaysia is also a convenient hub for travel to a third country due to its ample direct flights, not only from Kuala Lumpur but also from other cities in the country. Mangara Gultom, chairman ASTINDO Jakarta Chapter, opined that Malaysia's affordability has been a strong pull factor ...
"Malaysia is proud to be associated with the Arabian Travel Market as the leading tourism event in the region, which will provide leading business opportunities in the Middle East. The ATM is of course an ideal platform for the Malaysian delegation to communicate and form strategic alliances with ...
The Malaysia unit, in Kuala Lumpur, has more than 20 staff and is led by Sharmila Ramanath, director of PR, who reports to Kien Eng Tan, CEO of ... Headcount covers roughly 12 people who serve clients including the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Samsung, Lixil Water Technology, KraftHeinz ABC and ...
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 20. Trend: Azerbaijan ranked 10th out of 130 countries in the ranking of the most popular destinations for Islamic tourism, the 2018 Global Muslim Travel Index. In 2018, the most popular destinations for Muslim tourists according Crescent Rating experts became Malaysia (among ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Podium Programme, which is currently managed by the National Sports Institute (NSI), should not be scrapped, said Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president Tunku Tan Sri Imran Tuanku Ja'afar. "To me, having looked into the programme, it is a very, very good programme.
AirAsia will open a direct flight between Silangit airport, North Sumatera and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia since the tourism number increased. Friday, 20 April 2018 | 15:04. Gerindra, PKS Team Up to Back Prabowo Subianto`s Presidential Bid. Gerindra, PKS Team Up to Back Prabowo Subianto`s ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia among 59 countries to enjoy a 30-day visa-free access to Hainan Island from May 1, the Ministry of Public Security of China ... their tours through travel agencies registered in Hainan Province and approved by the China National Tourism Administration, the statement added.
“In general, Sabah's main trading partners are Peninsula Malaysia, India and China. Its main export products include Minerals, fuels and lubricants and ... agreement with Balkan states after studies being made is looked into. The benefits should not only be on export merchandise of but also tourism.” ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Airbnb host welcomed 1.5 million guest last year , representing a 137 per cent year-over-year (YoY) growth​ in guest arrivals ... “Our strong numbers in 2017 reflect an increasing desire for local and authentic travel within Malaysia, among both foreign and domestic tourists,” ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Airbnb host welcomed 1.5 million guest last year , representing a 137 per cent year-over-year (YoY) growth​ in guest arrivals. ... tourism in Malaysia through the newly created initiative, the Tourism Advisory Board (TAB), under the Airbnb's Office of Healthy Tourism (OHT).
Tourism (is) the future growth driver for Malaysia,” he tweeted today. Last month, Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim said underpinned by continued strong performance, the Malaysian economy has the potential to record more than 6.0 per cent growth this year. Malaysia's ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's robust economy has helped low-cost carrier AirAsia hit record numbers, its Group Chief Executive Officer, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said. He said tourism would be the future growth driver for Malaysia. “Economy in Malaysia is robust. Helping @AirAsia hit record numbers.
Malaysia, Laos and Japan continue to be the top destination for Thai travellers. Spanning over 120 pages "Thailand Outbound Tourism Market Research Report 2018" report covers Executive Summary, Thailand Outbound Tourism Market (2013 – 2025), Thailand Outbound Tourism Market Share (2013 ...
KUALA LUMPUR (April 21): Low cost carrier AirAsia Bhd chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said tourism is the future growth driver for Malaysia. In a twitter message, Fernandes also said the Malaysian economy was robust and helped AirAsia hit record numbers. He also opined that the ...
KOTA KINABALU: Globa City's high street project is poised to transform the locally frequented 1Borneo Hypermall into an international tourist and local hotspot in Sabah, if not Malaysia. The man managing the whole project here, G Globa City Sdn Bhd project operations director, K K Tham, said, the ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's robust economy has helped low-cost carrier AirAsia hit record numbers, its Group Chief Executive Officer, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes (pix) said. He said tourism would be the future growth driver for Malaysia. "Economy in Malaysia is robust. Helping @AirAsia hit record ...
The upper class of society and property developers from outside reaped huge business opportunities in Langkawi from the late 1980s, while most local people only received small chunks of the economic pie, said Langkawi Tourism Association chief executive Zainudin Kadir. “The development in ...
China's opening of its southernmost province to visa-free foreign tourism next month could make features in a nearby, widely disputed sea more accessible to ... Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines claim parts of the South China Sea, which is valued for fisheries and undersea energy reserves.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is among 59 countries to enjoy a 30-day visa-free access to Hainan Island from May 1, the Ministry of Public Security of China and ... Sanya Tourism Development Commission, in a statement, said the new policy aims to support the island's reform and opening-up initiatives.
On the tourism front, Malaysia is expected to hit the four million mark for inbound tourists from China this year. ... exemption was given to several mega projects, including the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Express Rail Link, Smart Tunnel, Bukit Jalil Stadium, as well as to independent power ...
It is a small world blown up to our dimensions, or so it feels like in this year's Travel Photographer Society (TPS) Awards winning shot where a small damselfly peeks at the camera through a hole in a leaf. Taken in Colorado in the US, this photograph by Raed Ammari is part of a project called A Window ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The people's confidence in the safety and security of the country has improved since the inception of the National Transformation ... “When tourists and investors feel safer staying the country, it will boost our tourism sector, which is a boon for hotel operators and hospitality players.
KUALA LUMPUR: A recent reminder by his doctor that he might lose his memory prompted rock legend Saleem to become more health-conscious. ... Saleem proved to fans that he was truly on the mend yesterday, at his Showcase Saleem Raja Balada – Syokk Ooo at the Malaysia Tourism Centre in ...
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia must ramp up the pace of technological growth and march into new industry segments if it is to remain a leader in the halal ... With broader halal segments such as healthcare and pharmaceuticals, personal care and cosmetics, and travel and tourism under the spotlight, ...
The biggest decline can be seen for Malaysia, which is down 6 places to #16 from #10 in Q1 2017. Last year saw a major decrease in tourist arrivals from KSA and UAE due to a confluence of increased competition from Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Reduced promotional budgets from Malaysia's ...
The Tourism Malaysia will launch a number of packages during the Arabian Travel Market in cooperation with industry players in UAE such as Dnata Travel & Explore the Wonders. Tourism Malaysia also is in discussion with Etihad Airways to start a marketing campaign for GCC and Egypt market.
Last year saw a major decrease in tourist arrivals from KSA and UAE due to a confluence of increased competition from Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Reduced promotional budgets from Malaysia's side can also be a contributory factor. Since, Arabs are known to be the biggest spenders in the country ...
Commenting on the event, director of Tourism Authority of Thailand's Kuala Lumpur office, Ahman Mad-adam said: “This championship is part of our sport tourism projects that are aimed at increasing the awareness of our golf industry within the Asean region and beyond. “Golf in Thailand has grown and ...
BEIJING: Chinese tourists have been involved in a major transportation accident in North Korea and there are a large number of casualties, China's foreign ministry said on Monday. Chinese diplomats have rushed to the scene of the accident in North Hwanghae province, which happened on Sunday ...
Under the new policy, group and individual tourists from 59 countries will be eligible to stay on Hainan for up 30 days. Asian nationalities on the list include Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand. Since 2000, Hainan offered a 15-day visa-free stay for ...
BEIJING: A road accident in North Korea has caused “heavy casualties” among Chinese tourists, the foreign ministry in Beijing said on Monday. The ministry provided few details but China's state broadcaster CGTN earlier tweeted that more than 30 people died when a tour bus fell from a bridge in North ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) aims to achieve sales of RM450 million at the 15th China ASEAN Expo ... of the food and beverages sector, health and wellness, lifestyle, alongside selected services such as education, medical tourism and logistics.
Resorts World Genting, the premier leisure and entertainment resort in Genting Highlands in Malaysia, will be augmenting their travel trade and other consumer engagements in source markets like India in the run up to the opening of the much-awaited world's first 20th Century Fox World Malaysia ...
KUALA LUMPUR - Tourists from Malaysia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Russia have accounted for more than 90 per cent of the total tourists to China's Hainan Island. These countries were among the nearly 320,000 tourists from the 26 countries with visa-free access -- 3.5 ...
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A graphic being circulated on social media has the Chinese flag planted all over a map of Peninsular Malaysia, suggesting that Red .... On the tourism front, Malaysia is expected to hit the four million mark for inbound tourists from China this year.
Musa Yusof, senior director of the ministry of tourism's Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, attributed the decline to reduced advertising activity in ... Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared on March 8 in 2014 with 239 flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and all 298 on board Flight 17 were killed on July ...
Owned and operated by International Association of Golf Tour Operators, the AGTC is held in a different destination each year. Previous AGTC host destinations were Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2012); Pattaya, Thailand (2013); Mission Hills Haikou, Hainan Island, China (2014); Jakarta, Indonesia (2015); ...
The biggest decline was witnessed by Malaysia, which dropped six places from number 10 to 16 as a result of heightened competition from Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Reduced ... Germany remains the second most popular destination, particularly with football fans and for medical tourism.
TEHRAN: Tehran's heritage committee said on Monday it has found a mummified body at the site of a former shah's tomb, raising a storm of interest over whether the long-lost corpse has been rediscovered. After the 1979 revolution, the newly installed Islamic authorities did their best to erase any ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Low-cost carrier AirAsia is partnering with the Sarawak Tourism Board as an airline partner for the upcoming Borneo Jazz Festival and Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF). AirAsia Malaysia Commercial Head Spencer Lee said the partnership was in line with the airline's ...
Last year, Hainan received nearly 320,000 tourists from the 26 countries with visa-free access, 3.5 times the number recorded in 2016. Tourists from Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, South Korea and Russia accounted for more than 90 per cent of the total. Meanwhile, more direct flights are being ...
Already seeing strong growth in tourist arrivals from China and India, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is now setting its sights on expansion into new Asian markets like Malaysia and Indonesia as it looks to attract 10 million international tourists by 2021. Speaking to TTG ...
“We are pleased to partner with Sarawak Tourism Board as one of the airline partners for the both internationally-acclaimed festivals while further strengthening our commitment in East Malaysia. We hope this partnership will encourage more visitors to the beautiful state,” Spencer Lee, head of ...
To celebrate the partnership, AirAsia is offering all-in-fares starting at MYR 79* one-way from Kuala Lumpur to Miri and from MYR 129* one way ... When in Miri, visit the Grand Old Lady, the first inland oil drilling platform in Malaysia and Petroleum Museum, which provides a wealth of information on the ...
On a city level, Kuala Lumpur saw 510,000 inbound guest arrivals, while Georgetown had 210,000. ... In April, Tourism Malaysia also partnered with Tencent Holdings to unveil the Malaysia Smart Tourism 4.0 initiative, which sees Tencent offering Malaysia with a digital ecosystem to reach out to the 1.4 ...
The Prime Minister said this was evident when the International Medical Tourism Journal recognised Malaysia as a health and medical tourism destination for three consecutive years since 2015. He said the International Living magazine also recognised Malaysia as one of the five top countries ...
However, globally, outbound Indian travellers paid less per room per night in 6 of the top 10 (USA, UK, Malaysia, Germany, Indonesia and Italy) outbound destinations. This could be ... Every regional Index, except for North America, grew in 2017, signalling strong growth in the travel industry. The HPI ...
PUTRAJAYA (April 24): The government's commitment in providing quality healthcare, which is one of the best globally for Malaysians, is not merely empty promises, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The Prime Minister said this was evident when the International Medical Tourism Journal recognised ...
KOTA KINABALU: Located within the naval base here, Pulau Udar has the potential to become a tourism attraction particularly for foreign navy personnel making their port-of-call. Eastern Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Datuk Syed Zahirudin Putra Syed Osman said transforming the island into a tourism ...
He said the International Medical Tourism journal had recognised Malaysia as a health and medical tourism destination for three consecutive years since 2015. The International Living magazine meanwhile had recognised Malaysia as one of the top five countries worldwide in the field of healthcare, ...
BORACAY: Police with assault rifles patrolled entry points to Boracay island on Tuesday just days before a six-month shutdown and clean-up of one of the Philippines' top tourist attractions. President Rodrigo Duterte had branded the renowned white-sand resort a “cesspool” fouled by dumped sewage ...
A recommended site for first-time visitors, a visit Po Nagar Cham is a must to understand the cultural heritage of Nha Trang. Built between the 7th and 12th centuries during the ancient Champa empire, the remnants of the temple once dedicated to the goddess of Po Nagar still serves as a functioning ...
It is organised by Putrajaya Corporation (PPj) and managed by PPj's subsidiaries, Putrajaya Leisure and Services (Pulse) Group and Putrajaya Floria Sdn Bhd (PFSB). It is also supported by Federal Territories Ministry, Tourism and Culture Ministry and Tourism Malaysia. Some of the new elements to ...
PUTRAJAYA: The government's commitment in providing quality healthcare, which is one of the best globally for Malaysians, is not merely empty promises, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The Prime Minister said this was evident when the International Medical Tourism Journal recognised Malaysia as ...
Tourism Malaysia is intensifying its marketing in second- and third-tier markets in Indonesia in a bid to boost arrivals from the country by 20 per cent to 3.4 million arrivals this year. Among the markets coming into greater focus are Banyuwangi and Malang in East Java; Makassar, Gorontalo and Palu in ...
We hope this partnership will encourage more visitors to the beautiful state,” Spencer Lee, head of commercial, AirAsia Malaysia added. “The Sarawak Tourism Board is excited to partner with AirAsia, whose many flights to and throughout Sarawak have bolstered our tourism industry greatly, making it ...
He said this is evident when the International Medical Tourism Journal recognised Malaysia as a health and medical tourism destination for three ... as an example, Najib said Razali was shocked when he received a bill of about RM11,000 for his father's cancer treatments at Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
Policemen take part during a simulation of a protest during a military and police drill in preparation for the temporary closure of the holiday island Boracay. ... entry points to Boracay island yesterday just days before a six-month shutdown and clean-up of one of the Philippines' top tourist attractions.
BORACAY, Philippines (Reuters) - With postcard-perfect views of the Philippines' most treasured island behind them, labourers hammer away at the walls of the Boracay West Cove resort, demolishing them one chunk at a time. The resort is being reduced to piles of rock and steel rods, the first in a wave ...
The US restrictions and warning on travel to the Communist-run island were to blame for the lower number of US arrivals from the same period a year ago, the Cuban Tourism Ministry's commercial director, Michel Bernal, told a news conference in Havana. Another issue affecting Cuba's tourism sector is ...
In addition, a large number of Malaysian and Singaporean tourists cross the border into Thailand so the new motorway will serve as a faster route to Hat Yai, the South's largest commercial and tourist city. Private investors who win the bidding will be awarded a 30-year contract to build and operate the ...
Kuala Lumpur joins neighboring cities Bangkok and Singapore in looking to expand airport capacity as routes in Asia Pacific are set to become among the world's busiest, according to the International Air Transport Association. Malaysia's tourism board is targeting foreign visitor arrivals of 36 million by ...
FOLLOWING the success of its first accelerator programme in 2017, SuperCharger Malaysia is now inviting applications from international fintech companies to participate in SuperCharger Kuala Lumpur 2018 – a no equity, 12-week programme aimed at helping promising fintech startups to establish ...
Regional police head Cesar Binag told AFP the shutdown began past midnight, with tourists barred from boarding the ferry that is the main way onto the island. “Boracay is officially closed to tourists. We are not closing establishments but tourists cannot enter. We are implementing the instruction of the ...
Kuala Lumpur joins neighbouring cities Bangkok and Singapore in looking to expand airport capacity as routes in Asia Pacific are set to become among the world's busiest, according to the International Air Transport Association. Malaysia's tourism board is targeting foreign visitor arrivals of 36 million by ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd plans to double the capacity of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as it seeks a bigger slice of the 2.1 billion more passengers ... Malaysia's tourism board is targeting foreign visitor arrivals of 36 million by 2020, a 39% increase from last year.
Oct 13, 2016: At Wangsa Maju in Kuala Lumpur, a RapidKL driver stopped his bus and told passengers to get out after smoke emerged from the engine compartment. The bus was soon engulfed in flames, which were so intense that six cars parked nearby caught fire. Nov 29, 2016: A tour bus caught fire ...
BORACAY: The Philippines shuttered its most famous holiday island Boracay to tourists on Thursday for a six-month clean-up, which the government has imposed with a muscular show of its security forces. Coast guard boats were on patrol and assault-rifle wielding police were posted at entry points to ...
KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings will soon announce the setting up of a data centre — their first in Asean — in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, said Malaysia Tourism Promotion chairman Datuk Dr Siew Ka Wei. “Tencent will announce that they are setting up a data centre in ...
KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): China's Tencent Holdings Ltd will be establishing a data centre in Cyberjaya as part of its Smart Tourism 4.0 initiative in collaboration with Toursim Malaysia. "The data centre will be Tencent's hub for the whole of Asean," the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board chairman ...
Previously, trips from Taipei to Peneng would have to route through either Hong Kong or Kuala Lumpur. The new arrangement will make tourism between the Malaysian State and Taiwan more convenient than ever, thereby strengthening ties and relations between the two countries in accordance with ...
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd is planning to increase the Kuala Lumpur International Airport's capacity for 2.1 billion more passengers in Asia Pacific in another next two decades. In an interview, Raja ... The Malaysian tourism board is targeting an increase in the tourist upto 39 percent from last year.
The IPC President then travelled to Malaysia, where he visited the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday (April 24). He met with the BWF's President Poul-Erik Hoyer and secretary general Thomas Lund. Badminton is one of two sports alongside taekwondo that ...
There is a growth of 21 percent of Indonesian tourists who visited between January and March 2018 as compared to the number of Indonesian tourists recorded the same period last year. Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam are the five main markets for tourism promotion this year.
I was chosen as the youngest tourism Ambassador for the Malaysian government in 2016 to promote the country's many attractions in Tamilnadu. So I was engaged in corporate meetings, promoting hotels, theme parks, home stays and other new places in Malaysia. I am involved in helping the Indian ...
THE tourism sector has the potential to expand the internationalisation of the Malay Language through promoting the rich Malay culture that ... at the official opening ceremony of the Language Council of Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia (MABBIM) Language Seminar 2018 at Parkview Hotel, Jerudong.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Asfar Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and Fursan Convention & Exhibition to promote and enhance umrah travel to Saudi Arabia through networking, marketing and ...
On Miri, he said the city has a bright future in the tourism industry and the potential to become an ecotourism gateway, which attracts thousands of ... MLNG Tiga is part of the Petronas LNG Complex in Bintulu, which is operated by Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd – a subsidiary company of Petronas, which holds ...
New Bt37-billion motorway in South planned to boost trade with Malaysia ... THAILAND plans to build a 62km motorway in the southern province of Songkhla to the border with Malaysia in a bid to boost bilateral trade and cross-border tourism that is currently worth an estimated Bt500 billion per year, ...
KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIA has been recognised as a medical and health tourism attraction in Asia since 2015, thanks to the healthcare initiatives introduced under the National Transformation Programme (NTP). The recognition, given by the International Medical Travel Journal, has made Malaysia a ...
"This service is aimed at attracting more tourists to visit Indonesia and connect Indonesian customers to explore the destinations in Kinabalu or other tourist spots in Malaysia," Luthfie said in a press release on Thursday, April 26. Read: Batik Air Provides Flight from Jakarta to Support Belitung Tourism.
The biggest decline can be seen for Malaysia, which is down 6 places to No. 16 from No. 10 in Q1 2017. Last year saw a major decrease in tourist arrivals from KSA and UAE due to a confluence of increased competition from Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Reduced promotional budgets from ...
KUALA LUMPUR: China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is planning to establish a data centre in Cyberjaya as part of its Smart Tourism 4.0 initiative in collaboration with the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (Tourism Malaysia). “The data centre will be Tencent's hub for the whole of Asean,” Tourism Malaysia ...
Kuala Lumpur joins Bangkok and Singapore in looking to expand airport capacity as routes in Asia-Pacific are set to become among the world's busiest, according to the International Air Transport Association. Malaysia's tourism board is targeting foreign visitor arrivals of 36 million by 2020, a 39% ...
Tourism Malaysia chairman Datuk Dr Siew Ka Wei said the Internet company's foray in Malaysia is a follow-up of its recently introduced Smart ... be the first company servicing the entire Asean region,” Siew said at the Malaysia Retailers Association's Retail Conference 2018 in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
OneRepublic brought 'all the right moves' to their concert in Kuala Lumpur Wednesday evening, attended by an impressive 10,000 strong crowd. ... an agency under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC), this will be the band's final Southeast Asian stop for the tour as they make their ...
Hanoi (VNA) – The annual ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF 2019) is scheduled to take place in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh from January 14-19 ... First launched in 1981 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ATF is the biggest annual and alternated event under the ASEAN tourism cooperation umbrella ...
The first winter downpour will slightly replenish dams dried by the region's worst drought in a century, a dry spell that has scorched farms and hit the tourism sector. South Africa has declared a national disaster over the drought affecting the country's south and west. The areas affected had two of the ...
KOTA KINABALU: Merotai incumbent Datuk Pang Yuk Ming today expressed his appreciation to his constituents for the support they had given him. Pang, who is assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment cum LDP Merotai division chairman, was dropped from the candidate list in the ...
The tourism and culture minister said he believes this is why fence-sitters won't be influenced by the opposition's use of “recycled issues”. One of Pakatan Harapan's promises in their manifesto is to abolish GST, which detractors argue had increased the cost of living. The 6% consumption tax was ...
First launched in 1981 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ATF is the biggest annual and alternated event under the ASEAN tourism cooperation umbrella with a view to promoting the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as one tourist destination. It involves all the tourism industry sectors of the 10 ...
Expectations are high among hoteliers in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Putrajaya that 2018 would bring stronger performance for the Malaysian hospitality sector, bolstered by an improving domestic economy, greater destination promotion efforts by Tourism Malaysia as well as being the host nation of ...
Mahathir returns to old ground in election push for Malaysia's new-look opposition ... His fond connections to Langkawi, which he helped transform in the 1980s from a barren backwater to a gem in Malaysia's tourism industry, should see him successfully elected to a parliamentary seat, which he needs ...
Mahathir returns to old ground to kickstart election push for Malaysia's new-look opposition ... His fond connections to Langkawi, which he helped transform in the 1980s from a barren backwater to a gem in Malaysia's tourism industry, should see him successfully elected to a parliamentary seat, which he ...
Representing Malaysia will be Datuk Zainal Abidin, Michael Veerapen, Dasha Logan, Bihzhu, Mei Lin Hii, Elvira Arul and Sarawak's own Pete Kallang. ... co-organisers Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) and Kuala Lumpur's premier jazz club No Black Tie also launched the first 'Borneo Jazz Talent Search' ...
Tencent Holdings Limited, a China based investment holding firm, and Tourism Malaysia are planning to jointly set up a data center in Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Sources claim that the strategic move is a part of the Smart Tourism 4.0 program launched recently in Malaysia. Under the new project, Tencent is ...
Institut Jantung Negara (IJN) is the National Heart Institute of Malaysia, and together with CM International Immigration Services Bangladesh and Bangladesh & Malaysia Tourism Executive (MATEX), they have organized the exclusive Health Seminar, “Love your Heart.” The event, which boasted ...
LANGKAWI: Dr Mahathir Mohamad lodged his nomination papers in Langkawi on Saturday (Apr 28) to become the Malaysia opposition's official ... His fond connections to Langkawi, which he helped transform in the 1980s from a barren backwater to a gem in Malaysia's tourism industry, could see him ...
“Jazz fans will also get the opportunity to meet Malaysia's legendary singer Datuk Zainal Abidin who will be sharing his experience with the participants ... co-organisers Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) and Kuala Lumpur's premier jazz club No Black Tie also launched the first 'Borneo Jazz Talent Search', ...
FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, a cut Musang King durian is shown by a vendor during the International Durian Cultural Tourism Festival in Bentong, Malaysia. The pungent smell of the rotten durian fruit at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology university campus library in Melbourne, ...
Daljit said while the Sikh community is not a direct part of the tourism industry, its members own a “couple of dozen” companies related to inbound and outbound travel from Malaysia. They primarily include lodges, budget and three-star hotels in Kuala Lumpur and Perak. Daljit also suggested Sikh ...
PETRA, JORDAN (AFP) - With its rock-hewn ancient city of Petra, lunar-like landscape of Wadi Rum and a medical tourism drive, Jordan is wooing back ... Such sites are helping to attract a growing number of tourists from Asian countries including Malaysia, Indonesia, China and India, according to the ...
"The tourism sector must be supported by all parties," said Sinthya explaining about the growing tourism sector in Malaysia as all parties support primarily financial institutions. Mandalika SEZ is the first project of export financing of LPEI in tourism sector. It considers the Mandalika SEZ one of the most ...
Outside of the election season, it was Zahid's practice to go back to his hometown often and sit with the locals, regardless of race and religion, at coffee-shops, during walkabouts and visit the families of those who had died. In fact, Zahid had long been warming up to the political campaign, and after ...
The TAT hopes that the Toronto office will help the agency better compete and capture a greater share of Canadian visitors to Asian countries such as South Korea, Hong Kong, China, Japan and Malaysia. Last year, 763,000 Canadian tourists visited China, followed by 370,000 to Hong Kong, 305,000 ...
KOTA KINABALU: A dearth of lodging in remote Kiulu has driven 42-year-old Lasmen Lopuk to develop a homestay within his 0.8 hectare piece of land located at scenic Kampung Poturidong, about 50km away from the State capital. The idea came about during a family day event five years ago when he ...
Prior to 2014, rural tourism development was not fully implemented throughout Sabah until Sabah Tourism Board (STB) chairman Datuk Joniston Bangkuai, in realising its potential, called on STB to look into the matter. A Rural Tourism Product Unit was setup immediately to identify potential rural tourism ...
... it has made Kota Kinabalu International Airport the second busiest airport in Malaysia after the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Stressing that tourism is a competitive industry, Masidi said Sabah should take note of the aggressive tourism promotion in Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines and Indonesia.
Malaysia plans to double Kuala Lumpur International Airport's capacity in the next 10-20 years from 75 million to 150 million passengers. The move is prepare KLIA for the growth of around 2.1 billion passengers expected in the Asia Pacific region over the next two decades. Malaysia's tourism board is ...
She said the tourism sector could be used as an avenue to solve this problem. Meanwhile, Sabah DAP Youth chief Vincent Fung Sze Zack said the party was working closely with Liew in her campaign to ensure a win for PH in Tawau. “We are united to ensure such change will take place and the support ...
SANDAKAN: Malaysia stands to lose internationally if people opt for the Opposition, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. ... palm oil, birds nest and also quit sending tourists to Sabah," he said in explaining that a tiff between China and South Korea saw the latter's tourism industry take a dip.
MUMBAI: In a recent announcement, Publicis India and MakeMyTrip (MMT) have agreed to mutually part ways. This will also include the end of the agency's journey with Goibibo, which was acquired by MMT. Details of the transition are still being worked out and the agency will be releasing the last few ...
A record number of golf tour operators (over 160) participated in golf familiarization tours before and after the convention, experiencing first-hand what the Philippines has to offer the international golf traveller. Previous AGTC host destinations have been Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2012), Pattaya, Thailand ...
The annual festival which is organized by Sarawak Tourism Board, supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Sarawak and is endorsed by Tourism Malaysia, has been awarded the Top 25 Best Festivals in the World by Roots Magazine for five consecutive years. The Festival ...
According to team manager Adibah Ismail, the visit to Rome was a golden opportunity to introduce Sarawak culture and heritage and equip trainees with the skills, knowledge and positive attitude to make them better ... The visit was supported by the Malaysian Embassy in Rome and Tourism Malaysia.
KUALA KANGSAR: Tourism and Culture Minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has urged the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) to take legal action against Dr Mahathir Mohamad for lying in his allegations that his personal jet had been sabotaged. He said Mahathir's accusation was serious and ...
Chiang, who is famous for singing emotional, heartfelt songs, is a Tourism Malaysia ambassador. Wearing a blue shirt with the words “Padang Rengas” and Nazri's nickname “Chief” printed on it, Chiang held a concert in Kati New Village, Kuala Kangsar on Saturday night in support of Nazri's campaign ...
PADANG RENGAS: PPBM's Lubok Merbau candidate Zulkarnine Hashim is going into the May 9 polls, armed with ideas to boost tourism in Padang Rengas. The tranquil Lubok Merbau is ... “I came back to Malaysia because I wanted to help defeat Prime Minister Najib Razak.” The ardent Manchester ...
Tourism minister Navjot Singh Sidhu along with MP Gurjit Singh Aujla shake a leg during the launch of Amritsar-Kuala Lumpur flight on Tuesday. ... The long-haul budget airline based in Malaysia will operate four weekly return services between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar on Tuesdays, Thursdays, ...
This route has the potential of an annual capacity of 156,832 seats between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar. Amritsar is the third destination in India for AirAsia X and the 21st destination in India for AirAsia Group. AirAsia X's two other destinations in India are New Delhi and Jaipur. "Many Sikhs and Punjabis ...
Punjab Minister for Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Navjot Singh Sidhu who was present in the press conference said, “Having AirAsia X flying direct to ... Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia, boasting gleaming skyscrapers, colonial architecture, charming locals, and a myriad of natural attractions.
The medical tourism market has grown exponentially in recent years due to affordability and accessibility of healthcare services along with the support from tourist department and government. In addition, the countries such as India, Brazil, Malaysia, and Thailand provide the latest medical technologies ...
He said, “Many Sikhs and Punjabis in Kuala Lumpur had been asking us to start a direct flight to the Golden Temple city of Amritsar. ... Punjab minister for tourism and cultural affairs Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was also present at the function, said, “The direct flight is important for Punjabis all over the world.
Punjab Minister for Tourism & Cultural Affairs Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was present at the press conference, said: "AirAsia X flying direct to Amritsar is important to Punjabis all over the world. It is a preferred destination not only for the Punjabi diaspora but also many foreign tourists. Connectivity is the ...
Punjab Minister for Tourism & Cultural Affairs Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was present at the press conference, said: "AirAsia X flying direct to Amritsar is important to ... The long-haul budget airline based in Malaysia will operate four weekly return services between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar on Tuesdays, ...
MIRI: Sarawakians have been cautioned not to import the political 'illness' of Peninsular Malaysia, which could create problems and political instability, into the state. Assistant Minister of Tourism Datuk Lee Kim Shin said Sarawakians play a vital role in determining the direction of the future of politics in ...
Present were the chief minister's wife Datin Patinggi Datuk Juma'ani Tun Tuanku Bujang, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, former deputy chief minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr George Chan Hong Nam, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim ...
... coming back to Malaysia. Yong and her mother were with more than 60 other students, parents and school counsellors from international schools in and around the Klang Valley who attended a Hospitality Fair and Hotel Tour organised by SUISSEedu at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur recently.
Amritsar: AirAsia X has announced the start of a direct flight to Kuala Lumpur from Amritsar. “It is a preferred destination not only for the Punjabi diaspora but also many foreign tourists. Connectivity is the heart of tourism in Punjab and the airline offers us its established wide network of connectivity that ...
NEW DELHI -- AirAsia X will start flying to the north Indian city of Amritsar from August 16 as it seeks to cater to the significant transit and tourism traffic from Punjab state. The long-haul budget carrier announced it will operate four weekly services between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar on Tuesdays, ...
The performances featured 23 French students from Lycée Français de Kuala Lumpur (KL) and 22 singers from the KL Children's Choir. The Saya Sayang Paris! is part of Le French Festival 2018, formerly known as the French Art and Film Festival, which is an annual event that provides a platform of ...
Serudong -- Simanggaris interconnection road plan opens new opportunity for Indonesia's SMEs expands to Malaysia market. ... To further enhance the tourism industry, the government of Sabah will develop Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC), a Meeting, Incentives, Conferences, and ...
AirAsia X has announced the opening of a new direct route from Kuala Lumpur to Amritsar in Northern India as part of its expansion plan in India this year. From August 16, the four times weekly service will provide guests access to Amritsar, which has a tremendous potential as a religious, tourism, ...
And that strength of character and artistic talent is how Malaysian artist Leonard Siaw won a mural competition in 2017 organised by Publika and the Visit Victoria tourism agency, with UEM Sunrise, in Malaysia. .... The weirdest art I have ever seen was an ongoing piece in Balai Seni in Kuala Lumpur.
Amritsar, home of the Golden Temple is known as a holy city and a tourism and trade hub. The airline's management said flights would give the route 156,832 seats annually between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar. Amritsar is the third destination in India for AirAsia X and the 21st destination in India for ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail is expected to generate more than 70,000 jobs and the spillover effects is estimated to ... project between the Governments of Malaysia and Singapore that aims to facilitate a 90-minute travel time between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
This could include the development or redevelopment of its properties, including the one at Genting Highlands in Malaysia. Genting Malaysia runs Resorts World Genting (pictured), Malaysia's only casino resort, located in an upland area outside them capital Kuala Lumpur, and operates casinos in the ...
However, analysts pointed out that those who travel to those countries for business or tourism can also be affected. Further, one of the findings mentioned in the report is that air pollution is the lowest in high-income countries, but in high-income countries in Europe, for example, air pollution still lowers ...
Tourism Malaysia along with Akquasun Group launches 8 cities roadshow across India covering Lucknow, Hyderabad, Bangaluru, Raipur, Nagpur, Pune, Surat and Cochin. The hoteliers and theme parks from Malaysia showcase the latest development in Malaysia. Only selected tour operators and ...
There are types of patients who opt for outbound medical tourism. One who is in dire need and is critical, and the other but treatment is necessary to them but is not critical. Some of the key destinations of medical tourism that are becoming popular of late are India, Thailand, UK, South Korea, Malaysia, ...
The 10 member states of ASEAN are Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei. ... Moreover, Khor said the initiative can also help increase connectivity across the region and help support the tourism industry in the region. He said tourism ...
“All religions have been welcome for 3,000 years, and this will continue,” he said, adding that “Tunisia is a safe country, a country of tourism open to the world”. Thousands marched to the holy site throughout the day, closely watched by security forces, including from helicopters. Pilgrims recited prayers ...
Earlier, he mentioned that a special office would be set up in Singapore by January next year to facilitate agriculture and tourism activities between ... Furthermore, he said, Sarawak had increased its shareholding in Malaysia LNG Tiga to 25 per cent which would provide additional income for the state.
Participating teams include Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Perak, Pahang, Perlis, Kedah, Terengganu, Kelantan, Johor, Penang, Sabah, Labuan and Sarawak. This championship organised by the Wushu Federation of Malaysia (WFM) and jointly hosted by the Wushu ...
There are some countries which largely depend on Bangladesh for medical tourists and selling health service related equipment, experts said yesterday. To cash in on the growing demand from Bangladesh's rising mid-income people, some hospitals of India, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia have ...
Owned and operated by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO), the convention brought together international golf tour operators from around the world, all selling golf vacations to Asia. Previous cities that have hosted the convention are Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Pattaya and ...
AirAsia X has unveiled plans to launch direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar in Northern India. From 16 August 2018, ... Punjab Minister of Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Navjot Singh Sidhu said, “Having AirAsia X flying direct to Amritsar is important to Punjabis all over the world. It is a preferred ...
That's followed by Jakarta-Singapore with 4.7 million and Kuala Lumpur-Singapore with 4 million. Asia is the world's fastest-growing travel market. But even the most frantic international routes don't come close to the most popular domestic flights. The world's busiest air route, bar none, is between Seoul ...
Godfrey Kiwanda, state minister for tourism, speaking on behalf of the Government, said Uganda was blessed with many fresh water bodies where the dragon boat races can take place ... When I was in Malaysia, I was driven for 300km to go and see a fresh water body and there were many people there.
(G.N.S) Dt. 04 Amritsar It is been announced by AirAsia X to start of a direct flight to Kuala Lumpur from Amritsar. “It is a preferred destination not only for the Punjabi diaspora but also many foreign tourists. Connectivity is the heart of tourism in Punjab and the airline offers us its established wide network ...
Tourism New Zealand chief executive Stephen England-Hall said the campaign was a light-hearted way to get the message across and promote the country as a holiday destination. “It's unfathomable that New Zealand is left off world maps,” he said. “New Zealand is bigger than the United Kingdom.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's A3 credit profile is supported by its large and diversified economy, ample natural resources and robust medium-term growth ... The country's combination of a well-developed infrastructure, a competitive services sector (particularly in financial services and tourism); a ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman has described his ... for four consecutive years from 2015 to 2018;; 3.74 million tourist arrivals in 2017; ... Sabah is the largest producer of crude palm oil in Malaysia;; RM13 billion ...
In Langkawi, Najib announces five-year plan to spur tourism industry ... He said there is a need to ensure that the tourism ecosystem in Langkawi ... Tencent, and Tourism Malaysia will produce 40 promotional videos that will be aired ...
In an event attended by businessmen, the prime minister announced 18 initiatives to boost the island's tourism industry. “We have plans to bring ...
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has unveilled 18 initiatives to take the Langkawi tourism sector to greater heights in the next five years.
According to the Prime Minister, a company from China will work with Tourism Malaysia to produce 40 promotional videos on Langkawi for viewing by ...
The Siti Khadijah Market in Kelantan is mostly run by women who sell a variety of fresh produce and food items. Photo: Tourism Malaysia ...
LANGKAWI, Kedah: A visit to Langkawi by Malaysia's incumbent Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday (May 4) would probably not have caught so ...
LANGKAWI: Eighteen new programmes, including on tourism, will be ... Najib said Tourism Malaysia is collaborating with China's Tencent Holdings to ...
Kuala Lumpur mayor Mohd Amin Nordin Abd Aziz, said the change in name ... Tourism minister Nazri Aziz had also previously criticised the change, ...
Chiang, who is famous for singing emotional, heartfelt songs, is a Tourism Malaysia ambassador. Wearing a blue shirt with the words “Padang ...
Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya explained that 2018 ViWI JakDeals will ... In comparison, Malaysia issued hot deals for a 3-day 2-night tour of star ...
It's election time in Malaysia, and the spectre of a foreign bogeyman emerges ... billion (S$20 billion) high-speed rail stitching Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. ... “Once the service industry is up and running, the influx of tourism creates ...
In announcing this, Najib said the initiatives were meant to propel the island's tourism sector to a new paradigm which will in turn create a spillover to the people in the tourism jewel of Kedah and Malaysia. The first initiative is the setting up of an Urban Transformation Centre in Langkawi to provide ...
Shirley (right) shares some details with Wan Lizozman (second right) during a tour of the Interpretation Centre at Niah National Park. BATU NIAH, Miri: ... On the Interpretation Centre, Wan Lizozman said the centre aimed to highlight information on the park and community-based eco-tourism initiatives via ...
In pointing this out during the opening ceremony and welcoming dinner for the participants of the 8th Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) Wushu Championship at a local hotel on Friday, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah noted that the ...
BATU NIAH: Niah National Park recorded a decline in the number of visitors last year mainly due to poor infrastructure. Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Sarawak Office director Suriya Charles Buas said this included poor road conditions and repair works. “Despite the whole nation recording an ...
Bangkok – Thailand and Malaysia have confirmed their strong defense and border ties during a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit ... various fronts including national and regional security, economic growth along the border, infrastructure development at border crossings, and tourism.
The The Fijian Government's preparatory efforts to host the 30th United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Joint Commission for East Asia ... tourism experts from countries such as China, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Maldives, Pakistan and India, among others.
“The locals here can venture into this market by bringing tourists around. “Once you start this business, more job openings will follow suit,” he told FMT. “We cannot just depend on the existing economic sectors to create jobs. Tourism is one of the ways to ensure that.” Lee was the MP for Kampar in 2008 ...
"This is an exciting new-project and coupled with Tel Aviv's presence as a major high-tech and business centre, the strong tourism market in the City, the project fits perfectly with our global clientele," Nobu Chief Executive Officer Trevor Horwell said in a statement. For Packer, de Niro and company the ...
MIRI: A total of 82 students of Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) received excellence awards from a diverse range of industry sponsors at the ... Wan Ullok Jugah Chin & Co Advocates, Curtin Malaysia's Pro-Chancellor Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr George Chan and Assistant Minister for Tourism, ...
He shared that his decision was made following his visit to Kampung Maludam Resettlement Area yesterday morning, where he said he felt the burden faced by the people there. “They have to pay land premiums so that's why I decided to slash the land premiums,” he said without giving further details.
One possibility is to turn the district into a tourism hotspot by spreading the word beyond Malaysia's borders. There are plans to promote Yong Peng, known as “little Fuzhou” for its delicacies and attractions, to those abroad, including Singapore. “I hope all the bosses in the crowd, our voters, can give us ...
Singapore: The trip between Singapore and the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur is the world's busiest international air route, with more than 30,500 flights ... Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has unveilled 18 initiatives to take the Langkawi tourism sector to greater heights in the next five years.
I took a look at our strengths and weaknesses before putting in place the “Halatuju” or state agenda to focus on the tourism, manufacturing and agriculture sectors where we have the advantage. Tourism because we have natural wonders all around us. We have beautiful beaches, islands, Mount ...
"We know that the biggest number of tourists coming here are from China. But Mahathir said he wanted to cancel contract with China. If China says don't come to Malaysia, the TAED will become a while elephant as with all the hotels, including those in Semporna and Sipadan," he said, referring to ...
According to Bernama, the initiatives will help develop the tourism industry, but also offer the island's business, public infrastructure, lifestyle and recreation with more opportunities. Meanwhile, PM Najib said that a Chinese company will collaborate with Tourism Malaysia to produce 40 promotional ...
Liow has promised to develop Bentong into a satellite town of greater Kuala Lumpur, and turn it into a popular, eco-tourism destination. He cited the Central Spine Road (CSR), the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) and the “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) initiative, as among the long-term projects that would ...
Petrosains DinoTrek is a travelling dinosaur exhibition, which was first held at KLCC in 2003 and has travelled to many states in Malaysia including ... Speaking at the launch, Morshidi said that the cooperation between the State Government through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is poised to become the theme park capital of ASEAN as the country becomes home to more international-level theme ... Theme Parks Senior General Manager Calvin Ho said the rise of many theme parks and attractions would also help to increase inbound tourists and ...
Mirza further said that Malaysia and Thailand not only enjoyed a trade surplus, but also saw a flourishing tourism sector. He cited data from the UN World Tourism Organization, which stated that in 2016, Thailand's tourism sector contributed US$49.9 billion to its foreign exchange reserves, while ...
Sabah is the poorest state in Malaysia with about 40% of all poor Malaysians being Sabahans.” According to ... He said Sabah would become a better international tourism destination while Kota Kinabalu would become an international trade hub with its own light rail transit system. It would also be a ...
Asian transport equity research firm Crucial Perspective expects Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd airports to sustain a moderate passenger volume ... KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian airports are poised to handle more inbound tourists as the expected expansion of air traffic rights and relaxation of visa ...
“These initiatives will clearly help bring more tourists to Langkawi and Malaysia in general. We are targeting around 1.5 million European tourists for our country in this year alone”, he said during a press conference in conjunction with the European Travel Agents and Tour Operator Association's ...
With the surpluses recorded by Thailand and Malaysia, the exchange rates of the currencies of the two countries against the U.S. dollar have appreciated year to date (29 December 2017 until 5 April 2018) by 2.66 percent and 2.77 percent respectively, when rupiah lost 2.67 percent of its value and ...
On the high-speed rail (HSR) project that will link Malaysia and Singapore, Shahril said it would cut down travel time from four hours by road to just 90 minutes. The east coast, meanwhile, is expected to benefit from improved connectivity through the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) that ...
If China says don't come to Malaysia, the TAED will become a while elephant as with all the ... "By 2030, tourism will be the biggest industry," he said.
With police investigating him under Malaysia's new anti "fake news" law, ... Aloh Setar, and across nearby Penang, a major tourism destination to the south, ... featuring Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak in central Kuala Lumpur, ...
GE14 | Some 30 overseas Malaysians staged a protest against the Election Commission in London yesterday over the late arrival of ballot papers for the 14th general election. The protest, organised by Bersih UK, took place in front of the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board office near Trafalgar Square ...
KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia has sought to unwind legacy policies which were not beneficial to the people, such as by reducing billions of ringgit spent ... it would accelerate social and economic growth, including boosting tourism and bringing much-needed goods and services to hard-to-reach places.
ECTAA's 117th semi-annual meeting, held in Kuala Lumpur from May 7 to 9, saw the participation of 46 delegates from 25 associations in Europe to create awareness about the destination with sessions including briefings from Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau.
The proposed high-speed rail (HSR) project linking Malaysia and Singapore, he said, would cut down travel time to just 90 minutes. Shahril also noted that the Mass Rapid Transit Line, a rail network that brings expanded connectivity within Greater Kuala Lumpur, would significantly elevate the country's ...
But he said at a tourism event on Monday that the airport, Mexico's biggest infrastructure project, could be put out to the private sector in a concession, ...
Training for tourist guides would be more effective if speakers from the Tourism and Culture Ministry (Motac), Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD), Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA), Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, Road Transport Department, Police, Customs ...
Their mentors were from various industries, including telecommunications (Digi), entrepreneurship (Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre or MaGIC), transportation (Prasarana Malaysia Bhd) and tourism (St Regis Kuala Lumpur). Among the systems and products pitched by the students were ...
He engineered its transformation from a backwater to one of Malaysia's tourism magnets – a microcosm of the transition he orchestrated for the nation. In a fishing village overrun with ruling party flags, Asimah (not her real name) tells TIME it was Mahathir who cleared the jungle, built her neighborhood ...
The report titled “Asia Medical Tourism Market and Forecast To 2022” ... double its market share by the year 2022, while Malaysia is holding the last ...
Park Inn by Radisson to open new hotel in Malaysia ... Nestled midway between Kuala Lumpur and Kuala Lumpur International ... home of affordable travel,” said Katerina Giannouka, president, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.
MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday accepted the resignation of his tourism secretary, the ninth official to leave his cabinet, after ...
The report titled “Asia Medical Tourism Market and Forecast To 2022” ... Malaysia is holding the last spot with XX% market share in the year 2016.
Abang Johari's wife Datin Patinggi Datuk Juma'ani Tuanku Bujang, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman ...
MRT Corp CEO: Malaysia has given priority to projects that benefit the nation ... KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Malaysia has sought to unwind legacy policies ... including boosting tourism and bringing much-needed goods and services ...
It is part of the RM10 million worth of community and tourism projects approved by the late Pehin Sri Adenan Satem during the 10th anniversary of Miri ...
... National Artistic Gymnastics Youth Circuit at Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. ... to her, SAGYMA were given annual grant from the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, ... deliver medals for the state at national meets and Sukan Malaysia (Sukma).
LANGKAWI, Malaysia: As a curiously timed mega concert roared on just over ... the man presenting himself as the rockstar of Malaysia's general election .... a rural backwater to a gem in Malaysia's burgeoning tourism industry since ...
Malaysia and Singapore have retained their positions as the top-ranked destinations in the US220 billion global Muslim travel market as rivals seek to ...
This new marketplace surveying report forecasts on Global Sports Tourism Market ... The Global Sports Tourism Market inquire about report seems at top ... Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Japan)Global Sports Tourism Market ...
In Kuala Lumpur, the Petronas Twin Towers, Merdeka Square and political ... travel, there's no reason to disrupt your post-election visits to Malaysia.
Party leaders made last-ditch appeals to Malaysia's 15 million voters ahead of today's general election, as the latest polls show a neck-and-neck race ...
Commenting on the announcement, Marc Crothall, chief executive of the Scottish Tourism Alliance said, “This is a very welcome announcement and ...
Hawaii's 4,028-square-mile (10,430-square-km) Big Island accounts for less than a fifth of the state's tourism. State data show that in the first three months of 2018, 16 percent of the $4.81 billion visitors spent in Hawaii came from the Big Island, less than half of the levels seen on the islands of Oahu and ...
MALAYSIA. Malaysia Airports-owned Eraman aims to grow top-line sales by +10% in 2018, amid a rebranding drive to come and plans to overhaul the commercial business at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. General Manager Zulhikam Ahmad stated the ambition to The Moodie Davitt Report at ...
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) wants to revive Malaysia as a source market this year with a new campaign called "Open to the New Shades". Some 3.35 million ... From May 18, Air Asia will operate a direct route from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin four times a week. According to TAT figures, overall ...
“We are targeting South-east Asia countries, especially Singapore and Malaysia. They already know Jakarta as a shopping and culinary destination, but the city has others attractions as well. We believe the hot deals will attract them to visit Jakarta during the weekends,” he added. Raymond Djani ...
The report titled “Asia Medical Tourism Market and Forecast To 2022” ... year 2022, while Malaysia is holding the last spot with XX% market share in ...
This semi-annual meeting in Kuala Lumpur is part of the 'Preferred Destination' agreement signed between ECTAA and Tourism Malaysia to help ...
India, home to 172 mln Muslims takes huge strides in halal tourism ... It's not the first country that comes to mind for halal tourism but the home of 172 million ... halal facilities across India are from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.
Tourism is a key sector for the southern coastal state of Kerala. ... seeking halal facilities across India are from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.
Even Bersih London organised a protest outside the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board premises near Trafalgar Square, with some 30 people ...
Malaysia and Singapore have retained their positions as the top-ranked destinations in the US$220 billion (S$295 billion) global Muslim travel market ...
Malaysia GE: Voting begins for 'the mother of all elections' .... In Langkawi, the island that Dr Mahathir developed into a tourism hub during his 22 ...
... market include the “Official ITB Partner Country” at Germany's largest tourism industry gathering, the establishment of a Frankfurt-Kuala Lumpur winter route by Condor Airlines and the establishment of a cruise programme with a potential of 7,200 European tourists to Malaysia over the winter holidays.
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 (UNI) Millions of voters in Malaysia are heading to the polls in an election that will see the country's leader take on his ...
The move should raise Penang's tourism profile in Taiwan and help tour ... It should also encourage Taiwanese tour operators to offer package ... and back to Taipei for a roundtrip fare of USD272, with a stop in Kuala Lumpur. ... roundtrip when sold by Malaysia Airlines through a codeshare agreement.
Park Inn by Radisson to open new hotel in Malaysia ... the home of affordable travel,” said Katerina Giannouka, president, Asia Pacific, Radisson ... This follows two Radisson Red hotels in Kuala Lumpur which were recently signed.
OASIA Suites Kuala Lumpur brought together long-stay guests, industry ... and Tourism Malaysia Central Region assistant director Kelvin Jantan.
... its 19th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur. ... Malaysia Airports entered into a strategic collaboration with Tourism ...
Tourism Malaysia defends 'hideous' logo ... He made people feel that a transition of power is possible,'' said Welsh, in Kuala Lumpur to observe the ...
To date, both countries have worked on several mega projects such as Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park, China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park and Xiamen University Malaysia, as well as the Digital Free Trade Zone in Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang. China has been Malaysia's ...
One of the main reason is the connectivity issue between Europe and Malaysia. We will revise the 1.5 million target once flights are reinstated. It is a conservative target because I know Malaysia can easily welcome in two million tourists if we want too,” he said at a recent press briefing in Kuala Lumpur.
In an unprecedented move for a multi-cultural tourism destination, Malaysia has begun to block Internet access to public information about HIV/AIDS and LGBT travel, effecting busy travel hubs like Kuala Lumpur's International airport and creating digital roadblocks for citizens throughout the country.
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) expects its revenue to hit the RM2 billion mark in this fiscal year 2018 (FY18) and an operating profit of ...
... (Malaysia Airports) held on 8 May at Kuala Lumpur Airport's Sama-Sama ... Malaysia Airports also entered into a strategic collaboration with Tourism ...
BIMP-EAGA includes Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia, and the travel tax exemption aims to 'accelerate economic development in Mindanao and ...
While Malaysia retained its top ranking in the Global Muslim Travel Index 2018 for the eighth consecutive year, the UAE, with a score of 72.8, is tied ...
Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Lee Kim Shin said the ... UK, Germany, Brunei, Philippines, China and Peninsular Malaysia.
KUCHING: With the tourism sector becoming a booming industry there is a need for graduates of tourism-related courses to master more languages so ...
But people had begun noting they could not access the website in Malaysia from April. Utopia-Asia.com is a Bangkok based HIV and LGBTI travel information hub. It's the longest running website of its kind in the region. 'I'm currently at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and can't access Utopia-Asia.com ...
“From [Bangkok] we can travel to Malaysia's capital in the south, Myanmar in the north, Laos in the Northeast, Cambodia and Vietnam in the East, all within one hour of air-time And with borders connected to four countries (Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia), it helps make wins transporting easier ...
Musa also appointed Masidi Manjun as his second deputy and maintained Masidi's old portfolio as the tourism, culture and environment minister, ...
Located about 3km away from George Town, Gurney Plaza is a popular destination for both tourists and locals. Developed by Gurney Plaza Sdn Bhd and now owned by CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust (CMMT), the 8-storey mall opened its doors to the public in July 2001 while the extension wing has ...
“We remain positive on HMI's growth outlook, given the strong medical tourism prospects in Malaysia as well as the group's expansion plans and good ...
By Genalyn Kabiling. For the next five years, travelers from Mindanao and Palawan can visit the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN ...
Further, Miriam Tulevski from the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism was quoted as saying that thick smoke, volcanic ash and pyroclastic materials were ...
The government has said it is aiming at luring Indian tourists who regularly visit Malaysia and Singapore, given the limited number of direct flights ...
It was not Mayweather's duty to plug the July 15 WBA world welterweight championship in Kuala Lumpur, but he nonetheless gave his gracious ...
US travel site urges tourists to explore Vietnam's two most beautiful beaches. The New .... Workshop fosters Vietnam-Malaysia cooperation in tourism.
Malaysia's new leader, Mahathir Mohamad, said Saturday that defeated ... The immigration department, which initially said there was no travel ban, later ... Najib Razak, Right, Speaks During A Press Conference In Kuala Lumpur, ...
However, PBB's Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, who is state minister of tourism, arts and culture, youth and sports, denied that the party was in any ...
In response to statements issued by Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian and Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen, the state minister of tourism, ...
SINCE gaining Independence in 1957, Malaya and then Malaysia, has ... Another way of saving money is to abolish the Ministry of Tourism and the ...
Malaysia's new prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Saturday (May 12) ... he has been credited with Penang's transformation into a vibrant tourism ...
He gave a keynote address yesterday entitled 'Biodiversity, Ecosystem Changes and Conservation in Malaysia' during Sarawak Biodiversity Centre's ...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The Latest on Malaysia's former Prime .... Travel industry executives note most of the Big Island is free of eruption ...
As Penang's chief minister for the last decade, he has been credited with transforming the state into a vibrant tourism and industrial hub.
KOTA KINABALU: Former state Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun has asked the petition to have him retained as ...
As Penang's chief minister for the last decade, he has been credited with transforming the state into a vibrant tourism and industrial hub. Malaysia's ...
When asked by a Chinese journalist how it felt to be Malaysia's first ... credited with transforming the state into a vibrant tourism and industrial hub.
The government has said it is aiming to lure Indian tourists who regularly visit Malaysia and Singapore, given the limited number of direct flights ...
Malaysia's opposition party has won a historic election last week, beating the ... For instance, Chinese tourism is booming, and PH is well aware of the ...
LANGKAWI: The National Tourism Council (NTC) wants to see the revival of the Malaysia Incorporated spirit to spur private investments in the leisure ...
Kuala Lumpur ... As Penang's chief minister for the last decade, he has been credited with transforming the state into a vibrant tourism and industrial hub. ... Malaysia's new Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is the first Chinese to helm ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is poised to ... collaboration with the tourism sector in realising Visit Malaysia 2020.
Candidates in the election had campaigned on promises to develop education and healthcare and boost the agriculture and tourism sectors.
High technologies, banking sphere, urban development, processing of agricultural products and food industry, tourism are among priority areas.
My travel mates have only one thing on their minds – get into their hotel rooms and have a shower. My instinct is telling me something different - go to ...
Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah was named Malaysia's DPM by Prime Minister ... Singapore and Malaysia enjoy strong and long-standing ties, built on mutual ... range of sectors from trade and investment through to defence and tourism.
Team leader Tang Yew Hwang said the competition, which was held at Malaysia Tourism Centre in Kuala Lumpur, drew participation of more than 20 ...
Italian Ambassador to Malaysia His Excellency Cristiano Maggipinto said his first visit to Miri was a fruitful one, and he expects to have the opportunity ...
Give Malaysia (or Pertubuhan Amal Nasional 1Malaysia) is a non-profit ... With A Passion Fair at Bangsar Village 1, Kuala Lumpur, on May 19 and 20. ... She announced plans for a Fashion Walk In The Forest at her eco-tourism ...
In the recent elections, Malaysia saw its first female Deputy Prime Minister, Wan ... Singapore and Malaysia enjoy strong and long-standing ties, built on ... range of sectors from trade and investment through to defence and tourism.
Muscat: The number of tourists visiting Philippines increased by 96.66 per cent ... Malaysia, Germany, France and Saudi Arabia, the biggest tourism market of ... In 2016, the country received a total of 83,546 tourists from the region, ...
KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) welcomes Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as Malaysia's seventh Prime ...
MAY 14, 2018 | 2:57PM MYT | KUALA LUMPUR ... “Together with Tourism Malaysia, we put a dollar to dollar incentive for tour agents and airlines to ...
The venue features Malaysia's first and largest collection of teddy bears from ... The museum has worked with tourism state agencies and brands to ...
According to Nia Niscaya, marketing deputy at the tourism ministry, this will be done by targeting Indian tourists visiting Malaysia and Singapore.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd's (MAHB) ... be better driven by higher international passengers and strong tourism sector.
... Prachuap Khiri Khan is ready to welcome the first commercial flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on May 18, in bid to help boost the local tourism.
Malaysia was on the telly a lot this week — and it was in the news, not a tourism advert. But if Malaysia is “truly Asia”, that's a good sign for all Asians: ...
Malaysia's 92-year-old new leader Mahathir Mohamad said he expects to .... This is not the first time the dispute has trickled into the tourism sector.
KUCHING: Shares in Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd (MAHB) rose ... “Following the results of GE14 last week, our optimism on the tourism sector ...
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is working with ... Air commenced thrice-weekly services between Frankfurt and Kuala Lumpur, ... Tourism Malaysia has also initiated joint marketing efforts with foreign ...
The medical tourism sector is proving to be good business therapy for ... With Indonesia accounting for 60 per cent of medical tourists to Malaysia, ...
Arief Yahya, Indonesia's tourism minister, said in a statement: “India has ... like to optimise the available seats by making Singapore and Kuala Lumpur as ... The strategy to entice travellers to Singapore and Malaysia to extend their ...
Just recently, hurr.tv, Malaysia's lifestyle online portal and video streaming platform ... Social media influencer Ucop, 25, is an actor and dancer from Kuala Lumpur. ... He is also a cultural artist under the Tourism and Culture Ministry's ...
The three-term assemblyman will handle tourism development and heritage, and the arts and culture committee. * Soon Lip Chee (DAP-Bagan Jermal).
Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud: Health, welfare, and women and family empowerment. PPBM. Abdul Rashid Asari: Tourism and culture, and Malay customs ...
Masidi has been the face of Sabah's tourism industry and his efforts have ... on May 10, was in Kuala Lumpur attending a party meeting yesterday.
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd's (MAHB) share price rose Tuesday on bullish passenger traffic outlook after posting a 3.4 per cent ...
AirAsia is planning to launch next international flights to Colombo and Bangkok from Bhubaneswar after Kuala Lumpur, Tourism and Culture Minister ...
ABIDJAN: Rangers said on Tuesday they had stopped tourists entering Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park during investigations ...
Liew will also hold the tourism, culture and environment ministry while Jaujan is the state's new local government and housing minister. Tangau, who ...
... departure in Carnival Cruise Line's history and marks the first time that the line will visit Guam, Vietnam and Malaysia on a North American departure ...
Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Fernandes, who is part Goan and part ... airline, with his vision to democratize air travel and enable everyone to fly.
The respective third, fourth and fifth winners were Wong King Uieng from Malaysia with the catch of a grouper weighing 48.16kg and took home RM3 ...
... Kuala Lumpur. Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda informed on Tuesday. ... Presently, the AirAsia is operating daily flight services to Kuala Lumpur from Bhubaneswar with a subsidy from the state government.
For anyone interested in Kenyan politics, the big news last week was from Malaysia, where a former Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who had ...
... Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) Bhubaneswar after Kuala Lumpur. Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda informed on Tuesday.
“We will develop Putatan, particularly Petagas, giving attention to tourism because this area does not possess products that can attract tourists to come ...
The top 10 arrival markets for April were China, Malaysia, Laos, Russia, ... The ministry reported 506,136 foreign tourists visited Thailand during the ...
AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam unveiled far-reaching plans on Wednesday to rein in tourism, reflecting the dissatisfaction of many residents who feel the ...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — Former Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz was seen arriving at the former prime ...
KUALA LUMPUR - A black SUV believed to be carrying one of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's sons was seen driving up to the house of the former ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Shangri-La Hotels (Malaysia) Bhd is upbeat on business performance this year as leisure and corporate demand for hospitality regionally ... He said Sabah which has a very high potential for tourism development.
Nazri was tourism minister and previously minister for legal matters in Najib Razak's government which fell at the general election last week.
BUENOS AIRES: Tourism regulation in Antarctica has become an urgent matter due to environmental threats, officials from the 53 member countries of ...
... small-time traders, particularly Bumiputeras, to earn extra income and boost the tourism sector through visits from domestic and international tourists ...
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Thursday said she will be discussing ... According to data from DOT, the country had 6,620,908 foreign tourist ... international tourist arrival rate in Southeast Asia, followed by Malaysia, ...
Vietnamese model Nguyen Dieu Linh made it to the top 10 of Miss Tourism Queen ... Top 5 winners of the Miss Tourism Queen International 2018. ... Tourism Queen of America (Mexico) and Miss Tourism Queen of Asia (Malaysia).
The top-10 country supply markets in April remained the same as previous months: China; Malaysia; Laos; Russia; India; Japan; Korea; Vietnam; the ...
Hotel associations say the tourism tax is more harmful than GST. ... Speaking to FMT, Malaysia Budget Hotel Association (MyBHA) president PK Leong ...
Bangkok; Beijing; Hong Kong; Jakarta; Kuala Lumpur; Macau; Seoul; Shanghai .... A global tourism force to reckon with, China is now the second top source ... The visitor dispersal push is welcomed by many smaller nations like ... from new markets such as China, the Philippines, Malaysia and Australia.
BANGKOK: Thailand's tourism clocked 13,701,411 visitor arrivals during the first four months ... The top-10 country supply markets in April remained the same as previous months: China; Malaysia; Laos; Russia; India; Japan; Korea; ...
MISS Tourism Zimbabwe national licence holder Sarah Mpofu-Sibanda ... in 2015 before winning the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe in November 2016. ... in the Miss Tourism International pageant in 2017 in Malaysia and made it into the ...
Malaysia's Employees' Provident Fund has ceased to be a substantial ... Sdn Bhd, divested 5 per cent stake in Country Heights Health Tourism Sdn ...
KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents ... MATTA is the largest travel non-governmental organisation in Malaysia, ...
... lost these European tourists to Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. ... According to Taus, tour operators did not refund the paid tour packages ... According to Taus, the closure of Boracay made their three-week tourism ...
... lost these European tourists to Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. ... According to Taus, European tourists verbalized during their tourism ... According to Taus, the closure of Boracay made their three-week tourism ...
Indonesian Tourism Board to Attract Indian Tourists Visiting Malaysia, ... Singapore and Malaysia attract around 1.8 million tourists from India every year, ... East Asia, followed by Bangkok (Thailand) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents ... tourist attractions, thus potentially increasing the price appeal of Malaysia ...
JOHOR BARU: Newly-appointed Johor Women Development and Tourism ... Johor is connected by air to 11 cities and towns in Malaysia and eight ...
Liow said she wants to empower women in the state and boost the tourism ... Johor is connected by air to 11 cities and towns in Malaysia and eight ...
BANGKOK, 18 May 2018: Thailand's tourism clocked 13,701,411 visitor ... In revenue terms the top 10 countries were China; Russia; Malaysia; the ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Members of the Malaysian arts and culture community are ... and critical role in supporting Malaysia's journey towards transformation. ... added in 1992, and the ministry was renamed as Culture, Arts and Tourism.
As the new Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister, Liew aimed to enhance hot spots of tourists attractions and destinations in Sabah such as the ...
Vietnam is racing to develop its tourism sector in a bid to boost its economy and catch up with more popular Asian destinations like Thailand and ...
Indonesia plans to target those tourists who traditionally visit Malaysia and Singapore instead, due to the limited number of direct flights between India ...
Christina who is also the Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister, said in line with the vision, ministers that did not perform will be dropped.
It is one of the main border crossings with Malaysia. ... According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), about 800,000 tourists, both foreign and ...
Robert Kuok Set to Return to Malaysia for Meeting Next Week ... He had moved his business headquarters there from Kuala Lumpur in 1975 as he ... He is well-versed in the industries of commodities, real estate, hotel and tourism.
Aziza, who hails from Miri, hopes to return to Malaysia in October to intern at the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports for a few months.
MIRI: The flying of radio-controlled (RC) aircraft has great potential in becoming another tourism product for this resort city. Assistant Minister of ...
In the hope of bolstering tourism to Thailand, AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia) on May 18 launched direct flights from Hua Hin in Thailand's Prachuap Khiri ...
Just last week, the whole hype surrounding the multiple raids at former prime minister Najib Razak's houses unfolded before our eyes, as many of us ...
Nobukazu Kuriki, 36, was found dead while sleeping in a camp 2 tent at 7,400 metres (24,278 feet) on the 8,850-metre (29,035-feet) mountain, tourism ...
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) is seeking ... “Domestic air tickets between Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and ...
Shafie instructed state Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew to immediately get a briefing on the situation and see how best to ...
Malaysia's 13 Cabinet ministers were sworn in on Monday (May 21), ... he has been credited with Penang's transformation into a vibrant tourism and ...
Hanoi to host 16th meeting of Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia ... Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Metropolitan Manila (the Philippines), Seoul (the ...
Starting his career in tourism back in 1978, he has since served in various leadership roles including heading the Tourism Malaysia offices in Seoul, ...
Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi will host the 16th annual meeting of the Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia (CPTA) between September 5 and 10. ... member cities, including Tokyo (Japan), Bangkok (Thailand), Delhi (India), Jakarta (Indonesia), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Metropolitan Manila (the Philippines), ...
KUALA LUMPUR's popular guided heritage walks, created to boost tourism and give visitors an opportunity to admire the colonial charm and heritage ...
With the Harapan Coalition now in power, Malaysia's travel trade is looking forward to the promised reduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to ...
Malaysia Alcoholic Drinks Packaging Market Research Report 2018 tracks the major ... For comprehensive understanding of market dynamics, the Malaysia ... Digital travel, evolution of eco-tourism and rise of adventure tourism are ...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 22): Local tour and travel agents have called on the Pakatan Harapan government to abolish the tourism tax, as the new ...
Andorra is on a mission to increase tourism in the area. ... Genting was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It operates ...
Shafie who issued the statement upon his arrival from Kuala Lumpur at 3.30pm, Monday, also directed State Tourism, Culture and Environment ...
KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) calls for the abolishment of Tourism Tax (TTx), which came into ...
The WBA welterweight championship fight will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 15 and Havas has secured the contract from promoter ...
Dato' Haji Azizan Noordin was the Deputy Director General for the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (Tourism Malaysia) and responsible for the ...
Malaysia Health And Beauty Specialist Retailers Market Production, ... For comprehensive understanding of market dynamics, the Malaysia Health And ... of adventure tourism are some of the latest trends in the Malaysia Health And ...
Meanwhile, newly-installed Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew vowed to get to the bottom of the deaths of the elephants ...
Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Lee Kim Shin said 'comprehensive' upgrading works is needed as the nearly three-decade-old ...
Qin said: “We started promoting our six- to 10-day Silk Road programme to Xinjiang in Malaysia for leisure or incentives last year. We are also ...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 22): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel ... Its president Datuk Tan Kok Liang said tourists are welcome to have an ... He also said that Malaysia's tourism sector is trailing behind neighbouring ...
In Q1 2018 an estimated 730.7 billion Baht was generated in tourism income, ... The top ten source markets were China, Malaysia, Laos, Russia, India, ...
NEW DELHI: A big surge in tourist arrivals in India was reported in the latest data ... Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in April 2018 on e-Tourist Visa were 1 ... UK (9.14%), Sri Lanka (3.48%), Australia (3.33%), Malaysia (3.06%), China ...
KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew, is finding her ministry interesting and challenging. She also said that she ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Local tour and travel agents have called on the Pakatan Harapan government to abolish the tourism tax, as the new government ...
According to Previndran, Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu are two key ... said during the 'Unveiling the Investment Road Ahead for Malaysia' forum ... Malaysia due to robust growth projections in the tourism industry, driven by a new ...
Alipay is currently accepted in more than 18,000 merchants in Malaysia, including stores operating within Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) ...
Travel industry urgently needs to tackle overtourism, disaster resilience ... Faeez Fadhlillah, CEO and co-founder of Malaysia-based Tripfez, added ...
Led by a 30% increase in visitor arrivals from China and a 17% growth from ... The other top sources of arrivals were Malaysia (1.14 million), Korea ...
... bilateral relations with Malaysia by exploring and exploiting potential in diverse fields including economic, investment, energy, defence and tourism.
Prime Minister Abbasi also discussed Pakistan-Malaysia relations with ... potential in economic, investment, energy, defence and tourism sectors.
Both countries, along with Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan, claim waters ... for example, while Vietnam saw tourism from China grow 49 percent to four ...
This is one proposal by WWF-Malaysia, in response to the alarming finding of six ... The conservation NGO underlined that this proposal was actually first brought up by Sabah's Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment, when an ...
Malaysia Home Care Packaging Market Research Report provides ... tourism are some of the latest trends in the Malaysia Home Care Packaging ...
Malaysia Home And Garden Specialist Retailers Market Insights 2018 ... of adventure tourism are some of the latest trends in the Malaysia Home And ...
Liew, who is also the state tourism, culture and environment minister, explained that the proposal was actually mooted locally and forwarded to the PH ...
SIBU: The tourism tax introduced last September should be left as it is since it does not burden the Malaysian public, says Minister of Tourism, Arts, ...
Attendees of the the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit include medical tourism professionals from all over the world, including Malaysia, Korea and the ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents ... Whereas visitor arrivals to Malaysia dropped by 3% with 25.95 million ...
Should you alter your travel plans in the wake of this outbreak? ... The virus gets its name from the village Kampung Sungai Nipah in Malaysia where ...
This is one proposal by WWF-Malaysia, in response to the alarming finding of six carcasses of Borneo elephants in eastern Sabah within six weeks.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has intensified ... “Malaysia's tourism sector is trailing behind neighbouring countries like ...
PETALING JAYA: The Tourism and Culture Ministry has come under fire from former Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong (pic) with ...
He said the new Pakatan Harapan government should ensure the “culture” wing did not end up taking a backseat to tourism as was done in the ...
Malaysia rises two spots on World Competitiveness Rankings ... KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia moved up two notches to 22nd place in the latest ... the region, shifting nine places to 50th due to a decline in tourism and employment, the ...
Malaysia Up Two Spots On Competitiveness Rankings ... KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia moved up two notches to 22nd place in the latest IMD ... shifting nine places to 50th due to a decline in tourism and employment, the worsening of ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has moved up two notches to 22nd place in the latest IMD ... “Malaysia is the only economy (in Southeast Asia) to register an ... shifting nine places to 50th due to a decline in tourism and employment, the ...
WWF-Malaysia also supports the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment's previous call to amend the Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997 to ...
Malaysia moved up two notches to 22nd place in the latest IMD World ... shifting nine places to 50th due to a decline in tourism and employment, the ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia moved up two notches to 22nd place in the latest IMD ... “Malaysia is the only economy (in Southeast Asia) to register an ... shifting nine places to 50th due to a decline in tourism and employment, the ...
Prior to his position at LADA, Azizan was deputy director general for the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (Tourism Malaysia) and was responsible ...
Selangor and Kuala Lumpur Lorry Operators Association secretary-general Alvin ... Malaysia Inbound Tourism Association president Uzaidi Udanis claimed that ... The existence of SPAD also meant that tour vehicles could receive ...
(9) Ministry of Tourism and Culture (Motac) to be re-organised with Tourism ... (8) New Villages in Peninsular Malaysia Division (BKB) to be transferred to the .... (95) Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) to be ...
On a city level, Kuala Lumpur saw 510,000 inbound guest arrivals, while ... The company also unveiled its Global Office of Healthy Tourism, a global ...
He said the airline operator flies the sky at Kuala Lumpur International ... The country of origin of foreign tourists, namely Malaysia still dominates the ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Genting Malaysia Bhd recorded a 15.8 per cent ... the Genting Integrated Tourism Plan were well-received, the company said.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): Genting Malaysia Bhd's (GENM) net profit ... "The opening of new attractions under our Genting Integrated Tourism Plan ...
After the Ramos visit in Malaysia, Mahatir told his cabinet to open all doors to ... among key areas for cooperation between Manila and Kuala Lumpur.
Special departures include an opportunity to see the Annular Solar Eclipse off the coast of Malaysia on December 26, 2019, a New Year's Eve ...
Profit at casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd rose 10.6 percent ... of new facilities and attractions under the Genting Integrated Tourism Plan (GITP), ...
“As Malaysia's leading travel association, Matta will continue its efforts in the development of the tourism industry in Sabah, especially in specific areas ...
Genting, Genting Malaysia see mixed fortunes in 1Q ... KUALA LUMPUR: Genting Bhd's net profit fell 9.8% to RM602.7 million in the ... Going forward, Genting said the ongoing development of the Genting Integrated Tourism Plan at ...
Back in March 2014, Ibrahim rose to “fame” when he tried to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, MH370, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Kota Kinabalu: Former Chairman of Malaysian Institute of Architects, Sabah Chapter (PAM Sabah Chapter), Datuk Ar. Ho Jia Lit welcomed news that ...
Liew wields enormous responsibility as not only the Deputy Chief Minister, but also as the state Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister, Tawau MP ...
He is the second Indian-origin minister in Malaysia's recently sworn-in ... Bardish Chagger, the minister of small business and tourism, became the first ...
Pattaya added another achievement to its placement in the tourism ... The pageant was first held in 1994 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, where 23 ...
The majority of these new hotels are located in Kuala Lumpur, including ... “The projected growth of tourist arrivals in Malaysia has been and will ...
“Many tourists from the Middle East and Western nations come to Malaysia but not many of them visit Terengganu. If they want to experience ...
Aussie granny sentenced to hang in Malaysia, after not guilty verdict for ... Foreign Minister Winston Peters started his visit to China with a bilateral ...
Genting Malaysia's successful run in the first quarter was boosted by the opening of new facilities and attractions under the Genting Integrated Tourism ...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 — China's Tencent Holdings is set to draw more Chinese tourists to Malaysia through a new digital tourism ecosystem ...
TUI Group, an international travel operator with headquarters in Hannover, Germany, is making its setting up camp in Malaysia, with a “Fly & Cruise” ...
Christina Liew says Mazu statues in Peninsular Malaysia are tourist magnets. “If they can have it, I don't see why Sabah cannot.” (Facebook pic).
Tan added that MATTA had always insisted that local air travel be ... Tan added that Malaysia's tourism sector was trailing behind its neighbours ...
Malaysia Designer Apparel And Footwear (Ready-To-Wear) Market Rising Trends ... For comprehensive understanding of market dynamics, the Malaysia ... tourism are some of the latest trends in the Malaysia Designer Apparel And ...
Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah told local news portal, Dayak Daily, that the state government ...
... a Facebook account under the name “Kamal Rahman”, whose personal profile on Facebook listed him as working for Tourism Malaysia in Penang.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism Malaysia (TM) is confident that the industry will be given priority under the Pakatan Harapan government as it is a major ...
“We object to even the smallest effort to suggest a resumption of the Mazu statue, meant for tourism in Kudat. The statue project received many ...
Almost 20 years later, I had the opportunity to visit Bukit Pelandok on a special ... Pig farming will always be a socio-political, if not a health, issue in Malaysia. ... Local tourists from as far as Sitiawan, Penang and Kuala Lumpur come ...
Around 200 participants from all across the state started to gather as early as 8am for the event, which was held for the first time in Ipoh's iconic tourist ...
RASHID KHAN is a global marketing expert in the tourism, travel and hospitality ... He is also the former chairperson of Malaysia Pacific Asia Travel ...
Among the audience were tourists from West Malaysia some of whom went up on stage to learn from the troupe members, the steps of the native ...
In this report, Technavio highlights the increasing medical tourism for low ... Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, and Jordan, medical tourism is a concept that is ... In developed countries like the US, individuals opt for medical tourism in ...
Cataract Surgery Devices - Increasing Medical Tourism for Low Cost ... Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, and Jordan, medical tourism is a concept that is ...
TAWAU: Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew gave the airport toilets here a rating of six on a scale of one to 10 after making an ...
TAWAU: Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew hopes the Tawau Municipal Council (TMC) will review the join venture to repair ...
Tourism in Lao PDR was slow for almost five years but as this country watch the tourism boom in neighbours Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore now ...
Earlier, Syed Abdul Rahman also announced that Tourism Selangor and Tourism Malaysia are the fair's main sponsors to promote tourism in the state ...
Product coverage: Luxury Bags and Small Leather Goods, Luxury Travel Goods. This report segments the Malaysia Luxury Leather Goods Market.
Tourism industry says yes, Malaysians say not really to Saudi Arabia as ... KUALA LUMPUR - Saudi Arabia plans to begin issuing tourist visas later this ... most probably during fourth quarter the year, in Malaysia to discuss further the ...
PUTRAJAYA, May 28 — India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a scheduled visit to this region, is making a stopover in Malaysia on May 31.
In a text message to the BusinessMirror, Tourism Secretary-designate ... tourist arrivals were recorded by Thailand, 35 million; Malaysia, 26 million; ...
Cataract Surgery Devices – Increasing Medical Tourism for Low Cost ... Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, and Jordan, medical tourism is a concept that is ...
In countries such as India, South Korea, Turkey, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, and Jordan, medical tourism is a concept that is widely accepted.
(File pix) AirAsia planes sit on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia August 28, 2016. AirAsia X is set to increase its frequency ...
... be affected by the cancellation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail ... is expected to reduce travel time between the Malaysia and Singapore to ... “We are planning to expand the state tourism industry and agricultural ...
... Hawaii from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia via Osaka, Japan, beginning August 16. ... growing demand and provide a welcome boost for tourism in both regions.” ... AirAsia X currently operates four flights a week from Kuala Lumpur to ...
Adly added that the short travel time between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur with the implementation of the HSR project could also have a negative ...
Luxury wearables remains a niche area in Malaysia. ... For comprehensive understanding of market dynamics, the Malaysia Luxury Portable ... rise of adventure tourism are some of the latest trends in the Malaysia Luxury Portable ...
The very best in the medical travel sector are celebrating following the announcement of the winners in the IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2018 .
... be affected by the cancellation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed ... be completed by 2026, is expected to reduce travel time between the Malaysia ... “We are planning to expand the state tourism industry and agricultural ...
Adly added that the short travel time between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur with the ... Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad recently said that the government would drop the HSR project and Malaysia would potentially have to ...
Other top destinations for Chinese tourists in 2017 were Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Malaysia placed sixth, followed by the Philippines ...
JOHOR BARU - The state government may cancel two mega tourism ... up in recent years include Legoland Malaysia, Thomas Town - Puteri Harbour, ...
Ramadan Ceasefire gives boost to tourism in Kashmir ... “People from Thailand and Malaysia preferred Kashmir as a destination even during the ...
In 2017, Thailand hosted 35.38-million arrivals; Malaysia 25.9 million, and ... Since then, Thailand has never relinquished its tourism leadership.
As for tourism, around 500,000 Indians visited Indonesia last year, a 28 ... Modi will have a brief stopover at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, where Prime ...
Palawan needs few more months to start delayed PH-Malaysia RoRo ... which is very in line with our tourism endeavor in the province," Acosta added.
TOURISM Malaysia, China's Internet company Tencent Holdings and ... organisations broke fast at Bijan Restaurant in Jalan Ceylon Kuala Lumpur.
ONE says if both sides present their cases, it will be easier for the people to judge the viability of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high speed rail project.
Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said he'll cancel a ... But Singapore-Kuala Lumpur seems to me to be one of the corridors where it ... the world's busiest international air route and the potential travel time puts it well ...
Riau province has attracted many tourists from neighboring Malaysia to visit during Ramadhan this year. ... (dawn) prayers at a mosque and then shop for souvenirs before going to the airport to catch their flight to Kuala Lumpur. (kes).
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Fair hopes to attract ... with Matta are actually located in Selangor, and not in Kuala Lumpur. ... of the domestic and inbound tourism in Malaysia with the collaboration and ...
But Singapore-Kuala Lumpur seems to me to be one of the corridors where it would ... I think Kuala Lumpur-Singapore suffers from that problem. ... the top 10 cities in the world for international tourism arrivals, according to Airbus SE.
Prime Minister Modi, who is on five-day, three-nation tour to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, reached Jakarta last evening. He began his first ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government must be transparent about its decision to cancel the KL-Singapore ... value, economic growth, technology transfer, the import of expertise from Singapore, as well as tourism," said Najib.
KUCHING: Bilateral ties between China and Malaysia are expected to ... as in infrastructure, agriculture, tourism, culture, and many others,” he said.
“People from Thailand and Malaysia preferred Kashmir as a destination even during the worst times. Now when the atmosphere is relatively peaceful, ...
The Terengganu Tourism Department (JPNT) is giving away free snacks to the East Coast Expressway 2 (LPT2) users who drop by the Perasing Rest ...
Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said he'll cancel a ... times between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore from about five hours to 90 minutes. ... 10 cities in the world for international tourism arrivals, according to Airbus.
... is being held in Selangor, following other successful ones in Kuala Lumpur. ... Tourism Malaysia (central region) director Mohd Akbal Setia said they ...
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive .... Dato' Azizan Noordin retired from Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board ...
Yet Singapore retains the top slot when it comes to the number of tourists from Kerala. Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is picking up too. Colombo in Sri ...
Kuala Lumpur, May 31 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his newly-elected ... Modi, who arrived here today on the second leg of his three-nation tour, met ... Mahathir was sworn in as Malaysia's prime minister on May 10.
Mahathir was sworn in as Malaysia's prime minister on May 10. ... From Kuala Lumpur, Modi will travel to Singapore where he will deliver a keynote ...
Modi is making a brief stopover in Malaysia to personally extend his best ... particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and defence.
Modi, Mahathir discuss boosting India-Malaysia ties ... From Kuala Lumpur, Modi will travel to Singapore where he will deliver a keynote address at ...
Modi had made a brief stopover in Malaysia to personally extend his best ... particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and defence.
Mahathir was sworn in as Malaysia's prime minister on May 10. ... From Kuala Lumpur, Prime Minister Modi will travel to Singapore where he will ...
Kuala Lumpur, May 31 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his ... Modi, who arrived here today on the second leg of his three-nation tour, met ... We had productive discussions on further cementing India-Malaysia ties," Modi ...
Kuala Lumpur, May 31 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his newly-elected ... "Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr. Wan Azizah called on PM ... particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and defense.
We had productive discussions on further cementing India-Malaysia ties,” Modi ... called on PM @narendramodi during PM's brief stopover in Kuala Lumpur. ... particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and defense.
Modi made a brief stopover in Malaysia to personally extend his best ... on his meeting with Modi: "Receiving courtesy visit by Prime Minister of India, ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his ... We had productive discussions on further cementing India-Malaysia ties," Modi tweeted in ... particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and defense.
Modi, who arrived here on a whirlwind visit on the second leg of his ... called on PM @narendramodi during PM's brief stopover in Kuala Lumpur.
LABUAN -- The RM1.6 billion tourism and mixed development project ... He said Malaysia's first duty-free premium outlet would attract tourists to the ...
Mr Modi made a brief stopover in Malaysia to personally extend his best ... Harapan, at the Bunga Raya Complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. ... particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and defence.
Shafie believes that the state should leverage on the KadazanDusun tourism products, namely its traditional costumes, food and dances as he opined ...
Mr. Modi arrived in Singapore on the last leg of his three-nation tour. .... called on PM @narendramodi during PM's brief stop over in Kuala Lumpur.
Furthermore, 1.3 million Indian tourists come to Singapore. ... Minister Modi is currently on a three-nation tour to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
South Africa has been ranked one of the top 10 most Muslim-friendly travel destinations for 2018 ... In this year's Mastercard Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index, Malaysia topped the list as the world's best overall halal travel ...
Modi, who arrived here today on the second leg of his three-nation tour, met 92-year-old ... Mahathir was sworn in as Malaysia's prime minister on May 10. ... called on PM @narendramodi during PM's brief stopover in Kuala Lumpur.
KUALA LUMPUR: Sepang International Circuit (SIC) are likely to make a big announcement with regards to two wheel racing sometime early next ...
It said the visit also demonstrated the strong commitment of the two countries to further strengthen the strategic partnership. India, Malaysia held a ...
He said Malaysia's first duty-free premium outlet would attract tourists to the island as it offered branded items up to 20 to 30% cheaper compared with ...
Kuala Lumpur, May 31 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ... particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and defence.
... from North Borneo University College and Asian Tourism International College, beauty products, and a return airticket to Mulu Caves in Sarawak.
Malaysia's Mahathir and Modi Hold 'Productive' Talks on Strengthening Ties ... Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his Malaysian ... Modi, who arrived here on the second leg of his three-nation tour, met ...
Malaysia and India have close ties with culture and history in various key areas, particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and ...
... Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya yesterday during a stopover in Kuala Lumpur. ... India is Malaysia's largest trading partner in South Asia, with total trade ... Mr Modi began a three-day official visit to Singapore yesterday.
It also boosted the number of beds in halal tourism by almost tenfold. Now ... "Turkey ranks fourth in the halal tourism market after Malaysia, Dubai and ...
TTD invites tenders for Malaysia coins ... Hyderabad, May 31 (UNI ) The state Tourism department is all set to conduct a three-day Para Motoring ...
Gabriela Ruiz Duran, from the Ministry of Tourism, Mexico, and Muhammad Aiman Zakaria, from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture in Malaysia, told The National yesterday that PNG could offer cultural and eco-tourism to the world.
The former Wangsa Maju MP claims the contract was given to a local company under dubious circumstances, allegations which Tourism Malaysia has ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Malaysian counterpart ... Dr Mahathir on assuming the post of Prime Minister of Malaysia.
PETALING JAYA: Former Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong (pic) is crying foul over a RM99mil deal between a local company and ...
KUALA LUMPUR, June 1—Tourism Malaysia rejected today former chairman Wee Choo Keong's allegations of impropriety in the appointment of ...
Modi, who arrived here on a whirlwind visit on the second leg of his three-nation tour, met 92-year-old Mahathir in his office at Perdana Putra Complex, ...
Malaysia and India have close ties with culture and history as well as in various key areas, particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism ...
PTI, KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his ... who arrived here on a whirlwind visit on the second leg of his three-nation tour, ...
We had productive discussions on further cementing India-Malaysia ties," Modi ... called on PM @narendramodi during PM's brief stopover in Kuala Lumpur. ... particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and defense.
PETALING JAYA: Tourism Malaysia has denied allegations of impropriety in a RM99mil deal with a local company to help promote the country in ...
PUTRAJAYA: Tourism Malaysia has denied its former chairman Wee Choo Keong's allegations that the promotion contract under its Smart Tourism ...
After former MP's complaint about a 'Speedy Gonzales' contract, the tourism board says Wee made his allegations based on a draft and the final ...
In a bid to entice travellers during the monsoon season, Kerala Tourism is ... In the East Asian countries like Singapore and Malaysia, promotional ...
Miss Earth Malaysia focuses on educating and empowering woman and others about the knowledge of natural beauty, sustainability and Eco-tourism.
It said the visit also demonstrated the strong commitment of the two countries to further strengthen the strategic partnership. Malaysia and India enjoy ...
The World Medical Tourism Market is growing at a steady pace and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21.4% during the forecasted period 2017-2023 ...
Modi, who arrived here today on the second leg of his three-nation tour, met ... Mahathir was sworn in as Malaysia's prime minister on May 10. This is ... PM @narendramodi met Malaysian PM Dr Mahathir Mohamad in Kuala Lumpur.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the .... Dato' Azizan Noordin retired from Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board ...
PETALING JAYA: Tourism Malaysia has denied allegations of impropriety in the RM99mil deal involving a local company helping to promote the ...
Former Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong maintains that the deal between the agency and a local company identified as Geeko ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Until recently, whiskey tourists in Kentucky had been allowed to sniff the aromas of bourbon-making and sip the finished product ...
PETALING JAYA: Former Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong is raising questions over a RM99mil deal between a local company and ...
Even sans HSR, Bandar Malaysia retains its allure ... PETALING JAYA (June 2): The 486-acre Bandar Malaysia development in Sungai ... the recently-stopped Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) line, is still ... MyHSR because it is supposed to be the 'global green gateway' for tourism, trade, ...
Ukraine to learn from Sabah's eco-tourism ... He believes that the relationship between Ukraine and Malaysia will be further strengthened under the ...
... Air India, Jet Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and ... The sale will also be promoted by Tourism Australia's distribution partners and ... Notably, Tourism Australia is the Australian government agency ...
PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after his 3-nation tour ... He then had a brief stopover in Malaysia to call on his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Dr.
#WATCH: PM Narendra Modi arrives in India after concluding his three nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. pic.twitter.com/CVNsjR71qS.
He believes that the relationship between Ukraine and Malaysia will be further strengthened ... "Mahathir made an official visit to Ukraine in July 2003.
“The Malay Heritage Trail is part of the approach to boost tourism industry in Kuching city. The trail is an area which will be gazetted to become ...
“This is very sad because it really gives an unpleasant impression to tourists visiting Miri. The local council must take the initiative to make sure that ...
BANDAR Malaysia – Najib Razak's controversial plan of hawking the choicest plot of land in Kuala Lumpur to foreign developers to pay off ... world-class tourism products and the idea of an international business hub more viable.
He then had a brief stopover in Malaysia to call on his newly-elected ... Further, in the last leg of Prime Minister's visit, he went to Singapore where he ...
He said the development of Port of Melaka Gateway, once completed, would focus on generating the economy through tourism while the Port of ...
They won't be interested to visit,” she noted. “There are many things the federal government can do. Improving the infrastructure must be a priority.” ...
The 335km-long railway project, which involves four states in Malaysia, was planned to connect Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, with a travel time of 90 ...
PETALING JAYA: The Johor government has supported Putrajaya's intention to cancel the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project, ...
The 45-year-old who is also a mangrove and coral reef tour guide, said he enjoys sharing his love and fascination for sharks with children and other ...
The 335-km railway project which involves four states in Malaysia, was planned to connect Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, with a travelling time of 90 ...
These theme parks have helped grow tourism in Johor, from 3.9 million visitors in 2012 to nearly 10 million in 2016. This made it Malaysia's top ...
KUALA LUMPUR — In an emotional two-and-a-half minute video, former ... which had opened up and developed the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. ... generate 442,000 jobs, lead to technology transfer and boost local tourism.
... in Sabah,” said Yu, who is also a mangrove and coral reef tour guide. ... with the support of the Global Green Fund and the US embassy in Kuala Lumpur. ... Land Empowerment Animals People (LEAP), WWF-Malaysia and SSPA.
“I personally believe that Malaysia is the best place to buy jewellery in the world. ... “Having 0% GST and 0% SST would encourage the tourism industry, such ... to Johor or China tourists buying jewellery in Sabah or Kuala Lumpur.”.
TAWAU: Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew has expressed her concerns over claims that timber activities in the area around ...
KOLKATA: Tourists from the city are giving the backwaters a miss this monsoon following the ... The virus was first identified in Malaysia in 1998.
Liu added that Kuala Lumpur has four flights daily to Guangzhou. ... He hopes that more tourists would use the chance to visit Penang and Malaysia.
(MENAFN - Bangladesh Monitor) Johor : The Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark scheduled to open end June in , Malaysia and another major project ...
The new government has placed a priority on reducing Malaysia's national debt, with the ruling party reportedly shying away from major tourism ...
... is for Phase 2, for the lower floors and the other three remaining buildings,” he said, adding that income could be regained through tourism activities.
The Government should also set up Tourism Development Authority in the lines of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Japan for branding of Odisha at ...
... can revisit what they negotiated and agreed to when they formed Malaysia,” said Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, the state minister for tourism, arts, ...
CO, Jakarta - Indonesia`s improved tourism can be seen by the increasing number ... He explained that the investments prefer tourist locations that have a ... he further explained, mainly comes from China, Singapore, and Malaysia.
Sahira Hotel Group Director Yusuf Hasan said the collaboration was made possible through the efforts of the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board ...
During the opening session, speeches will be delivered by Lee Hyuk; Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia Datuk ...
“We can do a lot together, including medical tourism,” Essa Mohamed was quoted as saying in the statement, adding that Malaysia's nursing system ...
"We realise that we don't have a good communication network...it takes about three or four hours to travel to Kuala Lumpur by road and using the ...
He further added that the Odisha Government's pro active tourism policy and ... To further promoting Odisha as an international tourist destination the ... Canada, Malaysia, Australia, Germany, France and Japan, an international ...
Malaysia Airlines returns to Brisbane in boost for Queensland tourism ... MALAYSIA Airlines will tonight return to Brisbane for the first time in three ...
After the tragedies of MH17 and MH370, Malaysia Airlines suspended Brisbane services in 2015, but the carrier is back with flights to the Queensland ...
“We can do a lot together, including medical tourism,” Essa Mohamed was ... million (RM198.9 million) to help the Rohingya community in Malaysia.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) will donate RM1 ... Malaysia for every visitor to the upcoming Matta Fair in Kuala Lumpur.
Hotel Majestic: Kuala Lumpur is a short 50-minute flight or a scenic ... Marie-Claire Digby travelled as a guest of Qatar Airways and Tourism Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) will donate RM1 to Tabung Harapan Malaysia (THM) for ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) will donate RM1 to 'Tabung Harapan Malaysia' (THM) for every visitor ...
KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): Malaysia Airlines Bhd has reinstated direct flights ... Tourism Australia managing director John O'Sullivan said: “Malaysia ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines today resumed its Kuala ... Jointly organised by Tourism Australia, Tourism and Events Queensland and Brisbane ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines today celebrated its inaugural Kuala ... Jointly organised by Tourism Australia, Tourism and Events Queensland ...
Ipoh, Malaysia, and Kaohsiung, Taiwan, are among the top destinations for ... Travel Industry Exchange is the leading one-to-one event featuring a ...
KUCHING: Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah will intensify efforts to promote Sarawak as a ...
Nine years after initiating their tribal tourism project around Thane, Mokhada, Dahanu and Palghar area, the group, Adivasi Yuva Shakti (AYUSH) has ...
Partly due to these concerns (and the fact that I get to visit the island again), .... Through Reef Check Malaysia's cooperation with the Royal Bank Of ...
Child sex tourism has been fueled by cheap travel, the internet and mobile technology such as messaging apps that give predators ways to find ...
Oil-rich Nigeria offers tourists national parks like Cross River and Yankori, and landscapes as diverse as beaches, rainforest, mangroves, river deltas, ...
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines Wednesday resumed its Kuala ... Jointly organised by Tourism Australia, Tourism and Events Queensland and ...
“Melaka is also among the top three states in Malaysia that offer the best ... Malaysia is one of the top destinations for medical tourism, and Melaka is ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines today resumed its Kuala ... by Malaysia Airlines' chief commercial officer Arved von zur Muehlen, Tourism ...
... at Berjaya Times Square in Kuala Lumpur yesterday, he revealed that while the Bluebirds had been advertising "Visit Malaysia" to the world for nine ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Because of love for Malaysia, newly promoted English Premier League (EPL) club Cardiff City will retain 'Visit Malaysia' on the ...
Denying there is a probe, Tourism Malaysia director-general says MACC officers visited the ministry's headquarters yesterday following some 'media ...
Tan Sri Vincent Tan, owner of Cardiff City FC, seen here with manager of the club Neil Warnock, Kuala Lumpur June 7, 2018. — Picture by Razak ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Cardiff City team owner Tan Sri Vincent Tan revealed ... I would not change the Visit Malaysia logo and even the Sultan of Johor ...
The Bluebirds have worn the Visit Malaysia logo on their shirts since 2011/12, but Tan says the Malaysian tourist board have actually only helped pay ...
... used in the northern region of peninsular Malaysia, mostly in Perlis and Kedah. Tourism and Culture Ministry secretary-general Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah, ... to Kuala Lumpur to visit the Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex,” said Rashidi.
“Cardiff have been keeping the Visit Malaysia logo on the jersey for nine years but Tourism Malaysia only helped pay for one year – at a discounted ...
Earlier in October, Ma was offered a free tour to Malaysia by a Zhuzhou beauty salon. One of the stops on the tour was a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Cardiff City FC owner Vincent Tan today revealed that Johor ruler, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar had sponsored up to £3 million ...
The anti-graft agency is reportedly looking into a RM99 million promotion contract between the ministry's promotional agency Tourism Malaysia and a ...
PETALING JAYA: The Tourism and Culture Ministry received a visit from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) which wanted to make ...
PUTRAJAYA, June 8 — Tourism Malaysia has pledged to give its full cooperation to the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in their ...
Kuala Lumpur: Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar sponsored up to three ... When he is playing football, it doesn't tell people he is the Tourism Malaysia ...
(file pix) Tourism Malaysia chairman Datuk Siew Ka Wei (left) said that the board looks forward to the graft buster's findings on whether the project's ...
PETALING JAYA: Tourism Malaysia confirmed that it received a visit from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers on June 6.
LETTER | In the days of the BN government, the tagline "Malaysia boleh" ... as a visitor's favourite, drawing some 8 million tourists to visit each year.
Malaysia's agriculture products to enter Guizhou province ... KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and China have extended co-operation under the One Belt One ... products, food processing and eco-tourism industries in Guizhou province.
... secretary general of Malaysia's Ministry of Tourism and Culture, said at the ... The Asean tourism ministers at the gathering in the South Korean capital ... Thailand's permanent secretary of the Tourism and Sports Ministry, ...
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia and China have extended co-operation under the One Belt One Road initiative to promote new agricultural products, food processing and eco-tourism industries in Guizhou province. Malaysia-China ...
HANOI: In a darkened theatre in central Hanoi, a wooden dragon emerges from a pool to the sound of cymbals crashing in a traditional water puppet ...
The world's halal destinations listed in the 2018 Global Muslim Travel Index ranked Indonesia second, after Malaysia. The archipelago stood at third ...
LIMBANG: The Sarawak Bisaya Association (PBS) has to explore the digital tourism platform to promote the 15th edition of Babulang Festival – the ...
Liew, who is also the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, said she would instruct the Environment Protection Department to discuss with the ...
Tourism Malaysia director-general Mirza Mohammad Taiyab today revealed that the MACC had seized certain documents during its visit to the ...
The former Tourism Malaysia chairman tells of conflict of interest in a contract awarded to a company with links to the agency's current chairman.
KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysian Association of Hotels today reiterated their call for the tourism tax to be ... Meanwhile Tourism Malaysia director-general Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab who also attended the briefing session ...
KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 — The Malaysian Association of Hotels today reiterated their call for the tourism tax to be abolished as it is ...
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) had today proposed that Malaysia abolish its RM10 per room per night ...
Malaysia Airports nixes RM1 billion proposal for Tioman airport ... after a meeting with the Council of Eminent Persons at Ilham Tower in Kuala Lumpur today. ... to the government to build an airport in Pulau Tioman to boost tourism.
Countries like Australia, Germany, France, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, United Kingdom and Switzerland offer VAT or GST refund to international ...
Tourism Malaysia D-G admits anti-graft officers seized documents during ... the Council of Eminent Persons at Ilham Tower in Kuala Lumpur today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has seized documents from the Tourism Malaysia office in Putrajaya. Tourism ...
Hanoi (VNA) – The first international conference on sustainable tourism ... Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Malaysia Airlines Sees Challenging Second Half ... KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) expects the second half of this year to ... Tourism Malaysia Director-General, Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab; and Malaysia ...
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) expects the ... Tourism Malaysia Director-General, Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab; and ...
We won't get approval,” Badlisham said after a meeting with the Council of Eminent Persons at Ilham Tower in Kuala Lumpur today. Pulau Tioman in ...
Scrapping the tourism tax and harmonising wages within the industry were among proposals raised to the Council of Eminent Persons today, ...
Malaysia Airlines: Second more challenging due to rising oil prices ... KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) expects the second half of this year ... Association of Hotels president Cheah Swee Hee (CHA), Tourism Malaysia ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) expects the second half of this year to be a more challenging period for the airline due to increasing ...
In addition, Sabah Tourism reported that in 2017, visits to the state increased ... They are: Kuala Lumpur-Bangkok Don Mueang 84 times weekly; ... All of the flights are served by both AirAsia Malaysia (AK) and AirAsia Thailand (FD).
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Hotels today reiterated their call for the tourism tax to be abolished ... Meanwhile Tourism Malaysia director-general Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab who also attended the briefing ...
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) had ... its RM10 per room per night tourism tax to grow foreign tourist arrivals.
Malaysia Airlines: Second half more challenging due to rising oil prices ... KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) expects the second half of this ... Association of Hotels president Cheah Swee Hee (CHA), Tourism Malaysia ...
He told The Borneo Post yesterday that he has been receiving many complaints from both locals and tourists saying that Miri has very few or almost no ...
... at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur, the huge-scale event will ... Tourism Selangor Sdn Bhd manager Noorul Ashikin Mohd Din said the ... good platform to promote Malaysia for the “Visit Malaysia 2020” campaign.
Sabah Tourism has reported that in 2017, visits to the state increased 9.4% year-on-year with Kota Kinabalu city the main destination for most arrivals. ... The carrier now flies Don Mueang-Kuala Lumpur 84 times per week, Don ...
Malaysia's PM Mahathir may stay on beyond 2 years, harbours ambition for new national car .... Malaysia hoteliers propose tourism tax abolishment
Dr M: Malaysia welcomes foreign investments, less so immigrants ... KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 — The Malaysian government is always open to ... of facilities for business, tourism, hotel, residence, services and others, built on four ...
KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Short-term lease platform Airbnb looks forward to ... tourism tax collection — that allow home sharing to thrive for Malaysia's short- ... “This is especially beneficial in Malaysia where the current residential ...
SHAH ALAM: I-Berhad has inked a strategic partnership with Visa Malaysia to ... Although electronic payment is in its infancy in Malaysia, there will be ... Also present were Tourism and Culture Ministry deputy secretary-general ...
Foreign tourist arrivals to Malaysia totalled 25.9 million in 2017, with an ... The association also hopes the Kuala Lumpur International Airport will ...
KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Short-term lease platform Airbnb looks forward to ... for local communities that do not typically benefit from tourism,” she said. ... “This is especially beneficial in Malaysia where the current residential ...
Many Chinese tourists entering Malaysia prefer to use the eNTRI facility. However, concerns have been raised over its vetting process and the terms of ...
Digitisation payment systems: (from left): I-Bhd executive chairman Tan Sri Lim Kim Hong, Visa Worldwide Malaysia country manager Ng Kong Boon, ...
By IZZAT RATNA / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS. Malaysia plans to boost the country's digital economy especially in the tourism sector, which is globally ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Questions have been raised over the role of a 'conduit', who is facilitating the processing of visas for Chinese tourists to come to ...
MAHATHIR'S STAR-STUDDED CABINET LEAKED – MALAYSIA HAS ... Batu Sapi MP V.K. Liew (law) and Silam MP Mohamaddin Ketapi (tourism).
... that installs on websites and in advertisements; the code then hijacks a portion of the compute power of any device using a browser to visit that site.
It is organised by Divisional Tourism Taskforce Group (DTTG) Samarahan, Samarahan District Office, and Sarawak Cycling Association. During a ...
Major medical conference heading to Kuala Lumpur ... Malaysia will be the focus of the medical industry again in two years, with the country set ... congress comes in at a time when the Malaysia medical tourism market is expected to ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Teresa Kok took to social media to slam a news report quoting ... Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia's Muar MP Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul ... Batu Sapi MP V.K. Liew (law) and Silam MP Mohamaddin Ketapi (tourism).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): AirAsia Group Bhd (AAGB) chief executive ... Malaysia was one of the few Asean countries where tourism has declined.
Former chairman of Tourism Malaysia says Pakatan Harapan faces uphill battle to reform tourism ministry, pointing to the board's bloated staff, costly ...
QUESTIONS have been raised over the role of a 'conduit', who is facilitating the processing of visas for Chinese tourists to come to Malaysia.
LONDON: Purveyors of TVs, tourism and takeaway meals are banking on a World Cup bonanza while bosses strive to avert a four-yearly wave of ...
KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd today criticised the Malaysian Aviation ... “According to the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia, Thai carriers have deployed ...
"As for Kuala Lumpur-Haikou, it is irrelevant to state that AirAsia had ... Chinese nationals now enjoy an e-Visa facility for travel into Malaysia and ...
KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): In a continuing spat over the allocation of air traffic ... As for the Kuala Lumpur-Haikou route, AirAsia said it is irrelevant for ... now enjoy an electronic visa facility for travel into Malaysia and Malaysia is one ...
... air traffic connectivity, to the detriment of the Malaysian tourism sector and the economy,” says AirAsia Malaysia's chief executive Riad Asmat.
AirAsia CEO Riad Asmat says Mavcom is holding back Malaysia's airline ... KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd today hit out at the Malaysian Aviation ... to the detriment of the Malaysian tourism sector and the economy,” he said in a ...
... into the ring to be considered either as the foreign minister or minister of tourism. Malaysia is now practically days away from forming a fuller cabinet, ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Aviation Commission's (Mavcom) rejection of route applications will only further hamper Malaysia's tourism and ...
SEPANG, 15 June 2018: AirAsia has accused Malaysia's aviation body, Mavcom, of holding back the country's aviation and damaging tourism growth.
“According to the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia, Thai carriers have deployed 893,166 weekly seats while ... to add more flights on two routes, Kota Kinabalu-Sandakan and Kuala Lumpur-Haikou, on the basis of route overcapacity.
Malaysia Swamps Asean's Best Young University List ... in Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur in relation to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad ... MAVCOM's rejection of route applications hamper Malaysia's tourism and economic ...
Hoo Ke Ping, an economist, believes Malaysia should not play favourites ... “However, a lot of them visit Malaysia, especially Sabah and Langkawi, ... such as the high-speed railway between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and the ...
Medical, wellness and mobility restricted and disabled traveller resources provider Ticadoc and Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel agreed to work ...
Australia, New Zealand's leading source of visitors, would be exempt from the tax, but most other major sources of tourism would be covered, including ...
Tourists to New Zealand are to be charged a special tax, under new government plans announced Friday to deal with the growing influx of ...
AirAsia has accused Malaysia's aviation body, Mavcom, of holding back the country's aviation and damaging tourism growth. The airline made the ...
The 2018 Miss Tourism Nigeria Pageant held June 2 at the Ruby Gardens Events ... will Represent Nigeria at The Miss Tourism World in Malaysia later in the year. ... I signed up for Miss Tourism Nigeria because it is one of the most ...
How Malaysia can profit from selling off govt assets ... the taxes on behalf of the government just like what Kuala Lumpur City Hall did ... Yeah said the various firms could invest in sectors like medical tourism, plantation and services.
Friends of the Orangutans Malaysia claims animals at the Lok Kawi Zoo are put in small and ... Right now, no Western tourists care about Lok Kawi.
As usual, worldwide tourists will always hop over to Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand after visiting Singapore, giving the enriching culture and ...
Residents, tourists hopeful of Pangkor turning duty-free ... "The island will be bustling with tourists, especially during school holidays ... 'budget travel', what with the distance between Pangkor and Kuala Lumpur still considered near.
It finds the projection by Tourism Malaysia, which estimated Malaysia's tourist arrivals to surge by a whopping 28% to 33.1 million in 2018 from 25.9 ...
KUALA LUMPUR: New cryptocurrency firm SIM Chain International has ... SIM Chain is a subsidiary of Koperasi Blue Ocean 1 Nation Kuala Lumpur Bhd, ... plantation, hospital, tourism & travel, and education in China and Malaysia.
Deputy Secretary-General of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Haslina Abdul Hamid officiated and bore witness to the the signing of the ...
Tourism Malaysia should be thinking about promoting Malaysia as the preferred destination for tourists from Europe, the Middle East, the Indian ...
Tourism Malaysia has projected Malaysia's tourist arrivals to surge by a whopping 28% to 33.1 million in 2018 from 25.9 milliom in 2017, and to hit 36 ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Alibaba Group has launched its "Malaysia Week" online promotion as the company aims to raise the profiles of Malaysia's tourism ...
KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Alibaba Group Holding Ltd opened a new ... 'Must-eat', and 'Must-experience' Malaysian products and tourism across ...
PETALING JAYA: Former Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong has questioned Twitter's move to lock him out of his account, purportedly ...
Alibaba Group opens first Southeast Asian office in Malaysia ... Alibaba to launch 'Malaysia Week' in July in effort to promote Malaysian products and tourism ... Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur at The Vertical Bangsar South, the ...
KUALA LUMPUR: People from the East Coast are still hopeful that the East Coast ... as it will ease time and cost for those travelling from that part of Malaysia. ... The country's economy and tourism sector will continue to flourish and ...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alibaba Group opened its national ... The launch of Alibaba's Malaysia office is yet another step to boost a ... and promote Malaysian products, services, culture and tourism in China.
This handout photo taken and provided by South Korean Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry on June 18, 2018 shows South Korea's chief delegate ...
Its chairman, Ir. Benny Song, said the tool is a positive development for the tourism industry in Sabah, and has huge potential to attract high-end ...
BANGKOK (June 18): * May international tourist arrivals rose 6.35% year-on-year to 2.76 million, led by visitors from China, Malaysia and India, the ...
Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur at The Vertical Bangsar South, the ... and promote Malaysian products, services, culture and tourism in China.
Kuala Lumpur: Alibaba Group on Monday opened its first national office here ... Ma also announced that Alibaba will launch "Malaysia Week", a special ... of "must see, must eat and must experience" Malaysian products and tourism.
Liew in a statement said: “Following my site visit to Tanjung Aru, Mayor Datuk Yeo has today started clearing the beach and carried away the debris ...
Malaysia-based hospitality and tourism training provider Aariana Hospitality International will soon expand its services to Singapore and Thailand.
The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) urged the government to abolish the RM10 per room per night tourism tax and regulate Airbnb to level the ...
Alibaba opens first Southeast Asia office in Malaysia ... Jack Ma, launched the company's first office in Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ... the profiles of Malaysia's tourism attractions and its products to Chinese consumers.
Alibaba opens office in Malaysia, its first in Southeast Asia ... launched the company's first office Southeast Asian in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ... he hopes the “Malaysian week” will attract more tourism to Malaysia, and compared it to ...
... bodies to be scrutinised by MACC under the new government. The others include the tourism and culture ministry and Kuala Lumpur City Hall.
Liew said the Malaysia Airports Berhad (MAB) and Immigration Department should ... Tourists at the Tanjung Aru beach, which stretches for 2.2km.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister ... Friends of the Orangutans Malaysia (FOTO) director Upreshpal Singh had told ...
19 June 2018, Cairo, Egypt – Positive outlook for Egypt Tourism in the second ... along with new markets from Asia; South Korea, China and Malaysia.
Jeju, as a tourism-centric, self-governing province, is unique among Korean ... And equally crucially, there is a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ... More than 500 Yemenis have flown to Jeju from Malaysia this year and ...
OVER the past few years, Malaysia has firmly established itself as one of ... Hospitality is a rapidly growing market, and Airbnb is growing the tourism ...
Divemaster Jude Junius said tourism activities may collapse if illegal fishing and the dumping of nets within TARP off here persist without effective and ...
Kota Kinabalu: Deputy Chief Minister cum-State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew (pic) urged Malaysia Airports Berhad (MAB) ...
Like Malaysia's tourism slogan “Malaysia, truly Asia” which has been used since 1999, Puyat said there should be “continuity” in the Philippines' ...
Indeed, during April, visitors from Malaysia were up 14% year-on-year, according to data from JTB Tourism Research and Consulting Co. Japan's ...
GEORGE TOWN, June 20 — The inaugural Asia Pacific Masters Games (APMG) to be held in Penang this September will promote sports tourism in ...
I LOVE visiting Malaysia for the beauty of its nature, heritage, hospitality and food. Being Malaysia's immediate neighbour down south, Singaporeans ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) would require more revenue to cover back its increased capital expenditure (capex) to fund ...
Sabah Tourism Board (STB) and Malaysia Airlines are jointly hosting the international wildlife presenter, who is currently on a nine-day wildlife ...
Information gathered at the forum, organised by WWF-Malaysia, Land ... It is supported by the Sabah tourism, culture and environment ministry, Sabah ...
He said to solve such a problem, the Immigration Department and Malaysia Airports Berhad (MAB) had agreed to increase more immigration counters ...
Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew voices concern about the environmental impact and difficulties suffered by indigenous ...
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Tourism and Malaysia Airlines are jointly hosting international wildlife BBC UK presenter, Kate Humble who is currently on a ...
KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia Chinese Tourism Association (MCTA) Sabah Chapter chairman Lawrence Wong has expressed support for Deputy Chief ...
Information was gathered at the June 5 forum organised by WWF-Malaysia, Land Empowerment Animals People (LEAP) and Green Semporna feeds ...
Other points raised touched on the need for responsible tourism standards, the high income ... The forum, themed "Exploring Synergies between Fisheries, Conservation and Tourism," is jointly organised by Leap, WWF-Malaysia and ...
Kota Kinabalu: Malaysia Airports Berhad has decided to increase its pool of cleaners from 38 to 43 while the Immigration Department said it will make available more counters soon to prevent tourist clearance delays within 24 hours ...
Executive councillor Mohamad Nor Hamzah says local and foreign non-Muslim tourists have the right to carry on with their activities but should not go ...
State tourism, culture and environment minister Christina Liew is satisfied with the ... During the visit, Liew was briefed by Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) ... Friends of the Orangutans Malaysia (Foto) director Upreshpal Singh had ...
The showcase, to be led by musical director Faizal Uzir and staged on July 6 at Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC), was originally planned for May 4 ...
(From left) I-Berhad chairman Tan Sri Lim Kim Hong, Visa Malaysia country manager Ng Kong Boon, Visa Worldwide Group country manager for ...
These companies rank in the top 10 on the Bursa Malaysia KLCI index, ... Best known as one of Malaysia's foremost tourism brands, Genting Berhad ...
Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman ... Some 530 hashers from Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah are also ...
FIRST of all, please replace the Visit Malaysia 2020 logo that stands ... In order to improve the tourism industry, you should take into consideration the ...
Smart tourism, which indicates the reliance of tourist sites, their industries ... Perry Hobson at Taylor University in Malaysia said technologies such as ...
JOHOR BARU: Tabung Harapan Malaysia received a RM500,000 boost ... Also present at the event was Johor Women Development and Tourism ...
“It will be useful for the tourism minister to be able to speak Mandarin as one of Malaysia's biggest tourism markets is China,” a source was quoted ...
Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew said she would like to see the tourism industry grow with new products and tour ...
WWF-Malaysia marine policy manager Shantini Guna Rajan said the review ... Semporna is the most important hotbed in Sabah for both tourism and ...
Despite being branded by the country's tourism board as the “Hipster capital” of Malaysia, Ipoh has managed to retain its sleepy-town vibes, which is ...
KOTA KINABALU, June 24 — The management of the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque has decided to close its doors to tourists for the time being, with ...
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah's Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry is taking measures to identify the tourists caught dancing disrespectfully in a ...
IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) Tourism is offering ... Book #BestofAsia package to #Thailand, #Malaysia and #Singapore at an ... Kuala Lumpur: Batu Caves, Putrajaya City Tour, Kuala Lumpur City Tour.
The mosque's management committee decided to impose the temporary ban on all tourists following the inappropriate act of two tourists caught on ...
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government is livid over the behaviour of two foreign tourists who were caught on video dancing in an indecent manner ...
Its Assistant Minister Assafal Alian, giving a statement on behalf of the Minister who's currently in Kuala Lumpur said, the actions of the foreign tourists ...
KOTA KINABALU - Sabah's Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry is taking measures to identify the tourists caught dancing disrespectfully in a ...
KOTA KINABALU: Action will be taken against the tourists who behaved disrespectfully at City Mosque here and their operator once both have been ...
KOTA KINABALU, June 24 —The Pertubuhan Penyatuan Islam Sabah (PPIS) has called for appropriate action against the two tourists who were ...
The high demand for condos in Bangkok, Pattaya and Kuala Lumpur was ... Chinese enthusiasm for Thailand is reflected in the Thai tourist industry ...
Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Lee Kim Shin said effective site housekeeping would help control and reduce workplace hazards ...
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Dancing tourists at mosque Two women are seen dancing on the fence while another lady takes a video. (Screengrab: Facebook/Sabah Info).
KOTA KINABALU: Tourists visiting Sabah should show respect for the ... agreed with Liaw that tourists should show respect to Malaysia's religions, ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and the ... are also important to drive connectivity and tourism as well as high-value ...
KOTA KINABALU - Tourism authorities have decided not to take any legal action on two tourists who were filmed dancing in front of the city mosque ...
The top three foreign nationalities visiting Thailand were from China, Malaysia and India. Mr Pongpanu added that tourism has been sluggish during ...
Nonetheless, shopping and sightseeing remain popular leisure travel ... Millionaires in China, Malaysia and Thailand show the most interest in ...
Tourists can usually visit mosques in Muslim-majority Malaysia, where most practise a moderate form of Islam, but are advised to wear modest clothing ...
KOTA KINABALU: Tourism authorities have decided not to take any legal action on two tourists who were filmed dancing in front of the city mosque ...
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A Malaysian mosque has banned tourists after a video of two female visitors in skimpy outfits dancing in front of the Muslim ...
A Malaysian mosque has banned tourists after a video of two female visitors in skimpy outfits dancing in front of the Muslim holy site went viral online.
Tourists can usually visit mosques in Malaysia, where most people practise a moderate form of Islam, but are advised to wear modest clothing. It is not ...
Kuala Lumpur: In a bizarre incident, two female visitors, wearing skimpy outfits, danced in front of a mosque in Muslim-majority Malaysia, sending the ...
... to benchmark the level of airport facilities and services," he says, adding that lower charges will serve as an "incentive" to boost Malaysia's tourism.
However, the Sabah government says their behaviour is unacceptable and tour operators must remind their clients to behave respectfully at all places ...
Geelong leaders visit AirAsia X headquarters ahead of Avalon Airport ... AirAsia X in Kuala Lumpur ahead of its 'game-changing' expansion to Avalon Airport. ... Cr Harwood's visit to Malaysia forms part of a $18,000 ratepayer-funded ...
Locals and religious groups were outraged after the clip of the two female visitors outside the main mosque in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. The pair ...
At least that is the plan by state tourism, culture and arts committee chairman Tan Kar Hing, who wishes to make Perak citizens its ambassadors.
The Sabah government is livid over the behaviour of two foreign tourists who were caught on video dancing in an indecent manner in front of the city ...
“We are impressed by the good cooperation amongst the community and Tourism Malaysia in promoting sports, recreation and tourism in the country,” ...
MIRI: Two community and tourism projects here, namely Green Community Hub and Miri Waterfront Beautification Project, will be completed soon.
SIBU: The federal Tourism Ministry should study the possibility of revising the tourism tax as charging foreigners RM10 per room per night is a bit too ...
The event was jointly organised by Malaysia Gohan Kai, Malaysia Cuisine ... Sarawak Tourism Board also played their part by providing door gifts.
A mosque in Malaysia has banned tourists from visiting after a video of two women dancing in front of the site was shared online. The two women, who ...
Public money maintains the Tourism Ministry and its agencies. ... money seemingly have no clue about the damage that tourism inflicts on Malaysia and ... Kuala Lumpur City Hall was until recently even paying private tour guides to ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, the group chief executive officer of AirAsia Group Bhd, the largest low-cost carrier in Asia, took to social ...
Tourists come to Sabah for our natural scenery and cheap seafood. ... “It is impossible for Sabah to meet the demand for seafood in West Malaysia, ...
... taxes and charges without reaping any benefits, Malaysia is now one of the few ASEAN countries with a decline in tourism,” Fernandes said.
A mosque in Sabah, Malaysia has temporarily banned tourists from visiting after a video showing two women, who were believed to be tourists, ...
A mosque in Sabah, Malaysia has temporarily banned tourists from visiting after a video showing two women, believed to be tourists, dancing in front ...
Kota Kinabalu: A circular will be issued to remind and warn all tour and relevant bodies to inform their customers on the dos and don'ts especially ...
KOTA KINABALU, June 26 ― Sabah police are investigating the case of tourists dancing in front of a mosque here for intention to insult a religion.
A mosque in Malaysia's Borneo Island has banned tourists to visit after a provocative dance video of two girls went viral online. Two girls in skimpy ...
... said, hoping that one of the country's most famous exports will boost tourism. ... of goods and foods, in a bid to boost the local economy and tourism.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Retail Chain Association (MRCA) has ... He hopes to work with Malaysia's tourism industry to bring more foreign ...
However, State Tourism Minister Christina Liew told the paper that while legal action “would not be taken”, they wanted to find out who the women ...
KUALA LUMPUR • A mosque in the Malaysian state of Sabah has banned tourists after a video of two female visitors in skimpy outfits dancing in front ...
IRCTC Tourism offers 7-day trip to Ladakh, check details here ... Kuala Lumpur: Batu Caves, Putrajaya City Tour, Kuala Lumpur City Tour. ... Mumbai and will be followed by two nights in Pattaya, Bangkok and Malaysia, respectively.
The Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia–Davao City air connection would have further boosted the city's tourism industry and open more opportunities for ...
SETIU: The lost glories of the Hindu-Buddhist kingdom of Langkasuka have been captured in the form of art and culture at two tourism spots in ...
Kuala Lumpur: A Malaysian mosque has banned tourists after a video of two female visitors in skimpy outfits dancing in front of the Muslim holy site ...
KUALA LAMPUR: A Malaysian mosque has banned tourists after a video of two female visitors in skimpy outfits dancing in front of the mosque went ...
KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 — A list purporting to be the confidential line-up of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's complete Cabinet is circulating on social ...
This time it is for the standardisation of the passenger service charge (PSC) between Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2. ... Malaysia is now one of the few ASEAN countries with a decline in tourism,” Fernandes said.
Air Asia suspends its Davao – Kuala Lumpur direct flight effective August 21 for ... Davao City tourism officer Generose Tecson, in an interview Tuesday morning ... Perhaps the passengers from Malaysia searched for possible Halal ...
Globally, the medical tourism market is expected to grow from US$56.3 ... 8 of 99 things to do in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia's Sabah state, ...
Following the success of its first food court in Singapore, the Malaysia ... in Jurong, Singapore in 2012 as part of a collaboration with Tourism Malaysia. ... Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur at Shoppes at Four Seasons Place KL, ...
ALL tourists are now banned from a popular attraction in Asia, thanks this ... THE chairman of a mosque in Malaysia has temporarily banned tourists ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should enhance its cashless platform with payments by card or mobile to help draw more Chinese tourists to the country, ...
(AhlulBayt News Agency) - A mosque in Malaysia has banned all tourists after a video went viral showing two women in skimpy outfits dancing outside ...
KUALA LUMPUR: An aviation expert has urged Putrajaya to include all ... not only the aviation sector but also other key sectors including tourism. ... 1.7 million people in Malaysia, there is a lot at stake,” he said in a statement.
The Singapore, Malaysian, and Philippines tourism markets have long been ... Asia – in the Philippines (Manila), Singapore, and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). ... Singapore and Malaysia are major New Southbound Policy tourist-source ...
... presents MICE sponsorship program and different types of tickets offered to Singapore, Malaysia, and Philippines incentive-travel agents ...
A mosque in Malaysia has implemented a blanket ban on all tourists after a video showing two women dancing outside in skimpy outfits went viral.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 — Nine laneways in downtown Kuala Lumpur will be rejuvenated as part of a RM300,000 revamping programme by the KL ...
The management of mosques in Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia) has forbidden tourists to visit the Holy place after the two openly dressed girls danced ...
Air Asia is suspending its Davao to Kuala Lumpur service, blaming a lack of ... Davao City tourism officer Generose Tecson, speaking at the Davao Business ... “Perhaps the passengers from Malaysia searched for possible Halal ...
The report provides clear insight into current and future tourism developments of the Indonesia MICE tourism market. Furthermore, this report uses ...
A mosque in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia has banned tourists from visiting after two women danced provocatively in front of it for views. According to the ...
... next three months between the western cities of Osaka and Fukuoka; Japan is hoping one of the country's most famous exports will boost tourism.
According to the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), travel and ... Singapore ranks 13th, Thailand 34th, Malaysia 26th, Indonesia 42nd, and ...
KOTA KINABALU: Police have detained the two China women who danced on the wall fence of Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu (City Mosque) in ...
Further is Seremban but they most likely will take the KTM Komuter or bus to travel to the city.†. “Semenyih is near to Kuala Lumpur and is definitely a ...
KOTA KINABALU: The iconic Kota Kinabalu City Mosque will eventually open its doors again to tourists in the near future. Sabah Tourism, Culture and ...
Market Research Hub (MRH) has recently broadcasted a new study to its broad research portfolio, which is titled as “Indonesia MICE Industry Forecast ...
I tend to miss him more now since I'm travelling, so it is nice to have a full field Asian Tour event in Malaysia. It is not far from home and it will be fun.
Known as "Best of Asia", the tour package starts from Bhopal via economy ... and will cover four Asian tourist destinations - Bangkok, Pattaya, Malaysia, Singapore. ... Day excursion to Batu Caves followed by Kuala Lumpur city tour.
Indonesia MICE Tourism Market: Key Trends, Overview & Opportunity to 2025 ... Malaysia and Singapore capturemaximum arrival share in 2018.
KOTA KINABALU: Two Sabah MPs have differing views on the penalty meted out to two Chinese tourists who danced on a perimeter wall at the city ...
In the past years, when Davao took the limelight in business and tourism, various ... One is Air Asia's Davao - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia service route.
Malaysia-based AirAsia axed 22 flights to and from the Indonesian holiday island as Mount Agung, about 75 kilometres from the tourist hub in Kuta, ...
Two Chinese tourists have been found guilty of doing a disrespectful dance in front of a city mosque in Sabah, Malaysia, and must pay a fine of 25 ...
The eruption of Mount Agung in eastern Bali on Thursday has triggered at least 48 flight cancellations including those operated by Malaysia-based ...
... its toll on tourism. However, with so many antiquities, tourism will always be strong inEgypt. ... AREA: 1.01 million km2 (Malaysia is 330,803 km2).
The official VisitKL website by the Kuala Lumpur Tourism Bureau says the former tin mine — located just beside the Middle Ring Road 2 before Jalan ...
"Additionally, we will continue to focus on attracting more medical tourists from ... system would help in attracting more medical tourists to Malaysia.
Kota Kinabalu: Tourists and locals who wish to know more about the history, heritage and culture of the State capital now have an option of doing so ...
KUCHING: Malaysia's professional golfer Ben Leong is looking forward to next ... "I know the Sarawak state government and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, ... to Kuala Lumpur where we usually have our Asian Tour events," he said.
Ngurah Rai airport began operating around 2:30 pm local time (0730 GMT), about 12 hours after it closed in response to Mt. Agung belching smoke ...
Two Chinese female tourists have been fined and thrown out of Malaysia after making a dance video in front of a mosque. Footage of Wan Han, 37, ...
KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 — The domestic tourism expenditure recorded an increase of 11.1 per cent in 2017 to RM83.1 billion from RM74.8 billion ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Taiwan is keen on encouraging more Malaysians especially Muslims to visit the island republic as it continues to expand its halal ...
A well-known Japanese blogger has been stabbed to death by an internet user he had argued with, soon after giving a talk on “how to manage ...
DENPASAR, Indonesia: Thousands of tourists were stranded Friday as Bali shuttered its international airport following a volcanic eruption on the ...
... and Export Growth David Parker, Malaysia's Minister for Trade and Industry Datuk J. Jayasiri, Japan's Minister of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu ...
Thailand has come under fire for its notorious elephant tourism trade and the threatened animals are widely used in circus performances, to give rides, ...
Malaysia – JobStreet signs agreement with Department of Polytechnic and ... Program, in an effort to improve graduate employability in Malaysia. ... are largely employed in top industries such as Manufacturing, Hospitality & Tourism, ...
Two Chinese female tourists were fined and deported from Malaysia after they filmed a “hot dance” video in front of the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque in ...
Lee (third left) and Nyurak (fourth right) look at the plan during the site visit ... Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Lee Kim Shin said ...
KUCHING: Four-time Asian Development Tour (ADT) champion Pavit ... since I won in Sarawak but I am looking forward to going to Malaysia next week. ... nice cultural change as compared to Kuala Lumpur where we usually have ...
Karim (fifth right) gives the thumb up for the Sarawak Championship with (from third right) Aisah, Hii, Unho, Ben Leong, Roslan (second left) and others ...
Australian visitor Rod Bird came early to the airport only to be told his flight back to Perth had been cancelled for the second time. An earlier flight on ...
The PRO's main duty is to liaise with the public, the tourism ministry and the tour companies so they can start bringing tourists to the park,” Liew told ...
... Tourism's Tourism Promotions Board, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau based in Kuala Lumpur, and the Tourism Infrastructure and Entertainment Zone.
KUALA LUMPUR: Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has enough support from some 146,000 Umno delegates who voted today to choose the party's top leaders.
The biggest tour associations in the Philippines will gather together at the ... This year's Travel Madness Expo is sponsored by BPI, together with the ... Tourism Bureau based in Kuala Lumpur, and the Tourism Infrastructure and ...
... Kemahiran Malaysia Pâtisserie, Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia Automotive ... Among the guests present were Assistant Minister for Tourism, Arts and ...
Two Chinese female tourists have been fined and thrown out of Malaysia ... "Sabah's ministry of tourism, the immigration bureau and the city police ...
... AirAsia Malaysia Head of Commercial Spencer Lee and Penang Global Tourism ... “This upward trend in Penang tourism is a good indicator for a robust ... the Asean footprint through connectivity aside from the Kuala Lumpur hub.
TOURISM in the Philippines is still young and thus very much open to more opportunities and potentials, said an Association of Young ...
Manyin (third right) in a photo-call with the winners and finalists of Miss Tourism Tasik Danu 2018. Also seen are Mary (front, fifth left), John (right) and ...
... the Kuching branch of Brahma Kumaris Malaysia and supported by the High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur. Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, ...
AirAsia Malaysia head of Commercial Spencer Lee said, “We are pleased to ... This upward trend in Penang tourism is a good indicator for a robust ... as five domestic routes including Penang to Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Kuching, ...
Guests can visit airasia.com, or use the AirAsia mobile app on the iPhone or Android devices to buy the special promotional fares. AirAsia Malaysia ...
The Kuala Lumpur most visitors see is a city of towering skyscrapers, shopping malls, glitzy bars and hipster cafes. However, there is another side to ...
Sandakan-hailed Kok opined that the district has great potential for such a significant cultural cum tourism set up citing its long-established historical ...
Malaysia swears in 13 ministers and 23 deputy ministers ... KUALA LUMPUR: Thirteen more ministers have been sworn in, bringing the total number of ... Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism and Culture Ministry is looking at beefing up penalties for tour operators who offer fraudulent umrah packages. ... over 330,000 visas were issued for umrah and Haj pilgrims from Malaysia in 2017.
KUALA LUMPUR: Remaining ministers and deputy ministers in the Pakatan Harapan administration today ... Deputy Tourism, Art and Culture Minister.
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Almost two months after ... Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister - Datuk Mohamad Din Ketapi;
He would be joined by council's tourism manager, Roger Grant, who will ... In arguing for Cr Harwood to return to Kuala Lumpur for next Tuesday's ...
KUALA KANGSAR, July 2 — The state government will hold talks with the Railways Assets Corporation (RAC) next week to identify problems faced by ...
The key new ministers announced included those holding the Foreign, International Trade and Industry, Tourism and Islamic Affairs portfolios.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism and Culture Ministry (Motac) is looking at ... The umrah and haj travel industry in Malaysia is worth about RM2bil, ...
AirAsia Malaysia Head of Commercial Spencer Lee said the airline was ... Soon Hin and Penang Global Tourism chief executive officer Ooi Chok Yan. ... its Asean footprint through connectivity aside from the Kuala Lumpur hub.
KUALA LUMPUR: In 1975, Malaysia welcomed Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest boxers ... “The Fight of Champions is good for Malaysian tourism.
Datuk Mohammad Din Ketapi, the newly appointed Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, was born in Kampung Segama, Lahad Datu, Sabah.
Matta Urges Tourism Ministry To Step Up Digital Marketing ... PETALING JAYA: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry has been urged to step up digital ... "Last year, 25.95 million foreign visitors spent RM82.1 billion in Malaysia and ...
Para said that at least 200 major events had been held in Malaysia between ... a revenue of RM3.13 bil for the local economy via tourist expenditure.
Meanwhile, Mohamaddin, who is also Silam MP, said the ministry would be organising a competition to design a new logo for the Visit Malaysia Year ...
PUTRAJAYA: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi today said the ... that can be accepted by them which will make it easier for them to visit Malaysia. “If the tax is too high, people will not want to visit the country.
The government will review the need to retain the tourism tax to ensure it ... a competition to design a new logo for the Visit Malaysia Year campaign.
KOTA KINABALU: A feasibility study will be conducted to evaluate whether Kampung Kopungit here can be turned into a tourism village as an added ...
The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry also announced a competition to ... The logo will either be Visit Malaysia Year 2020 or another year, to be ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents ... Last year, 25.95 million foreign visitors spent RM82.1 billion in Malaysia ...
KOTA KINABALU: Kampung Kopungit has the potential to be developed into an eco-tourism attraction, given its strategic location and scenic views.
His stern demeanour didn't deter Cr Grzybek, who expressed concerns over the short turnaround from last week's visit to Kuala Lumpur. “It is a bit ...
ReportsnReports.com adds Medical Tourism market comprehensive ... Brazil, Turkey, UAE, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, India).
Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youths and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim ... “Here we have a company telling the largest region in Malaysia that its oil ...
... lagging behind others in Malaysia,” he told a press conference in Kuala Lumpur after having clocked in for his first day as Works Minister yesterday.
"We hope that the ministry of the new Malaysia would recognise the role of major arts, entertainment and sporting events in creating streams of ...
We should welcome tourists to enjoy our attractions and spend in Malaysia. ... Tan said the tourism tax was generally for specific purposes, such as ...
KOTA KINABALU: Paginatan assemblyman Datuk Abidin Madingkir has proposed to the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment to promote ...
... allocated for flood mitigation in several districts in Sabah under the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP), ... Replying to a supplementary question from Datuk Nizam Abu Bakar Titingan (UMNO-Apas), Liew, who is also Tourism, Culture and ...
Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says the state government recognises that the project will provide job opportunities and boost the tourism industry.
PUTRAJAYA, July 4 — Among the top priorities for the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is to continue promoting Malaysia to China, its minister ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Corp Bhd will work with the government and the Pahang-state ... "When it is done, we look forward to building the airport, which should be good for tourism in Malaysia and Tioman Island," he told reporters ...
Pahang Tourism and Culture Ministry director Datuk Edros Yahya said such tactics were widely used in rural areas and Felda schemes where the ...
PUTRAJAYA: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry plans to continue ... Its minister, Mohamaddin Ketapi, said this was because tourists from the East ...
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's equity market is expected to stabilise in the next two months as risk appetite returns on the back of bullish domestic ...
KUCHING: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture should conduct a thorough study on the tourism tax to see if it does have any affect on Malaysia's ...
He said the tax had adverse impact as far as the Sarawak tourism industry was ... to a return flight ticket of only RM409 from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok. ... of Malaysia, foreigners are mostly backpackers staying in budget homestays.
First launched in 1981 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ATF is the biggest annual and alternated event under the ASEAN tourism cooperation umbrella ...
Its capital is Tehran with tourist attractions such as Golestan Palace and nearby, the ski fields of Shemshak. ... (Malaysia is 330,803 km2). LANGUAGE: ...
KOTA KINABALU 5 July 20218: Datuk Mohammad Din Ketapi, has been appointed Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia. The new minister ...
Following the opening of two retail shops at Pavilion Elite and Suria KLCC in Kuala Lumpur in 2016, the Group establishes a new ... The Group intends to reach out to more tourists and customers in Malaysia and further improve our ...
He said the tax has an adverse impact as far as the Sarawak tourism industry is ... A flight ticket from Kuala Lumpur to Sibu might cost RM1,145 one-way, ... “Only less than 5% are foreigners, another 5% from other states of Malaysia, ...
IPOH, July 5 — The Visit Perak Year 2017 campaign was a success as it brought a 16 per cent increase in tourist arrivals last year, a state official said ...
Malaysian pilgrims will visit Saudi Arabian via Uzbekistan ... Kuala Lumpur-Tashkent-Jeddah route for Malaysian pilgrims with a five-day stay in Uzbekistan. Representatives of tourism companies of Uzbekistan will visit Malaysia in ...
According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the direct and total contribution of Travel & Tourism to Malaysia's Gross Domestic Product ...
THE Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is offering great travel deals at its Macao Super ... Go to Macao Tourism Malaysia's Facebook page at ...
Trade tensions between the US and China frightened investors, while shares of banks and firms that benefit from inbound tourism languished.
To the Tourism Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Ministry, she will ask how the government has developed the tourism industry in Sibu and whether ...
The event is organised by Sarawak Tourism Board and endorsed by Tourism Malaysia, and is jointly supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture ...
HVS Report Malaysia - Reinvigorated Opportunities - By Jeremy Teo ... In Focus: Malaysia 2018 summarises Malaysia's tourism landscape, hotel ... article further highlights four growing destinations including Johor, Kuala Lumpur, ...
Mohamaddin Ketapi from Sabah has been named Malaysia's new minister of tourism, arts and culture – replacing Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz ...
The Malaysia Week campaign will showcase an array of "must-see", ... During his visit to Malaysia to officiate Alibaba's office in Kuala Lumpur last ...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — Tourism Malaysia's ambassador Luis Suarez took the 'Keepy Uppies Challenge' recently with three Malaysian sports.
HANGZHOU (July 6): Alibaba Group has launched the Malaysia Week ... Special promotions on Malaysia's travel and tourism products and services ...
Luk Fook Malaysia has opened its third shop, at the Genting Highlands ... the Belt and Road Initiative, together with booming tourism in Southeast Asia, ... of two retail shops at Pavilion Elite and Suria KLCC in Kuala Lumpur in 2016, ...
"Malaysian eCommerce, SMEs and the tourism industry are set to reap the benefits from Malaysia Week. Today we have more than 3,000 SMEs ...
Taman Tun Dr Ismail on the western fringe of Kuala Lumpur bordering ... in international brands and created a new tourism destination for Malaysia.
WASHINGTON: The travel habits of Chinese citizens are changing the ... In less than 10 years, the World Travel & Tourism Council expects India to ...
PUTRAJAYA -- The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is ready to revise the design of the Visit Malaysia 2020 logo if required, says its minister ...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is ready to revise the design of the Visit Malaysia 2020 logo if required, says its ...
Chinese travelers can also access special Malaysia travel and tourism products and services from 30 Malaysian tourism merchants on Alitrip during ...
Chief Minister Adly Zahari said an estimated 17.8 million tourists were ... of the Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) and industry players from the ... “Right now our main focus is the tourism sector, to be followed by the ...
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad made history after being elected Prime Minister in May this year. It marked the first time since Malaysian ...
The much-derided Visit Malaysia 2020 logo could be changed “if we need to ... The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry hinted it may look at altering the ...
Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim ... is supported by the ministry and Football Association of Malaysia (FAM).
Malaysia Week was organised by Alibaba Group in cooperation with ... Authority, Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Inbound Tourism Association. ... Alibaba group founder and executive chairman Jack Ma, who was in Kuala Lumpur ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Serving as a volunteer at the Chinese consulate in Kota Kinabalu is a point ... University Malaysia Campus, attended the workshop as both were volunteers at tourist help-desk at KL International Airport and klia2.
THE Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is having its exclusive “Macao Super ... For details, visit Macao Tourism Malaysia's Facebook page.
Search resumes for 23 missing tourists in Thai boat tragedy ... PHUKET, Thailand (AP) - Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm ... Shanshan Wang in Beijing and writer Eileen Ng in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ...
HANGZHOU: Alibaba Group launched a 'Malaysia Week' campaign on ... and the tourism industry are set to reap the benefits from Malaysia Week.
I am a tourism ambassador for Malaysia and also a global ambassador for the British Council Alumni Awards, which means I make speeches around ...
5 bodies found after tourist boat sinking ... of Thailand, a nation with a poor health and safety track record despite being heavily dependent on tourism.
SIBU: The proposal to lower the voting age in Malaysia could be one that warrants consideration, in that the youths are getting more conscious about ...
... of Ashok Leyland and Abhibus India Bus Awards 2018 held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 6. ... The awards were given away by Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyaba, Director General, Tourism, Malaysia. and were received ...
Malaysia government's Tourism Director-General Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyba presented the awards. Chief Traffic Manager B. Ravinder and ...
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) - Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described ...
The Phoenix - which had 105 people on board, including 93 Chinese tourists and 12 Thai crew - went down in bad weather on Thursday evening, ...
TSRTC bags 3 awards in Kuala Lumpur ... Malaysia government's Tourism Director-General Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyba presented the ...
On the back of close ties, more Chinese tourists have flooded into Malaysia for durian, beaches, culture and food. ... pledges made to Najib to buy Malaysian palm oil “without upper limit”, encourage its tourists to visit Kuala Lumpur, ...
The show, produced by local cultural and tourism firm Yong Tai, is performed at one of the largest theater in Southeast Asia. More than 200 performers ...
MIRI, July 8 — The state government has proposed the usage of Sarawak Pay, a cashless mobile system, among private and public sectors to further ...
IPOH: A more comprehensive efforts are being carried out to market tourist products in Perak, especially in agro-tourism and archeology, said Menteri ...
Thai Rescue workers carry the body of a victim on a stretcher after a boat capsized off the tourist island of Phuket, Thailand July 7, 2018. (Reuters pic).
It will begin with the three-day Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart at Langkawi, Malaysia, from September 12, a tourism official told The ...
Chinese travellers can also access special promotions on Malaysia's travel and tourism products and services on Alitrip this Malaysia Week.
The state tourism department has found that foreigners' traffic to its website ... including Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Maldives, Indonesia, Singapore and Korea. ... Hundreds of photos and videos in the gallery of Kerala Tourism will be ...
Training tour guides is now a profit-making business and colleges are ... Both federal and state tourism authorities (Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Melaka, ... a lot of sense for Malaysia to use taxpayers' money to benefit foreign tourists ...
First launched in 1981 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the forum is the biggest event under the ASEAN tourism cooperation umbrella with a view to ...
Take a walk around Kuala Lumpur and you would see dozens of tourists making their rounds in the city, visiting Malaysia's most famous landmarks ...
Meanwhile over 30 Malaysian tourism merchants will host special offers on the Alitrip platform for local travel products and services in Malaysia, ...
The death toll, which is likely to surpass 50, makes it the worst tourist-related disaster in Thailand in years and underscores long-standing concerns ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's Tourism Bureau has invited Malaysian star Mira Filzah to be a spokesperson for Taiwan tourism in Malaysia and ...
Sharkar said the bureau would work with Tourism Malaysia to restructure and strengthen certain areas to tap into a wider market on the international ...
Orangutans are being kept in cages for up to 14 hours a day without drinking water at a self-described research facility in Malaysia, a Fair Go ...
Taipei, July 9 (CNA) A Taiwan travel promotional video featuring Mira Filzah, a popular actress and TV host in Malaysia, and targeting Muslim visitors ...
ALIFE hopes Tourism Ministry will continue supporting major events ... KUALA LUMPUR: The Arts Live Festivals and Events Association (ALIFE) is ... 200 major events have been held in Malaysia between 2012 and 2017 and these ...
The Tourism Bureau has chosen Muslim actress Mira Filzah as the nation's tourism ambassador to Malaysia and Brunei. This was the first time that a ...
The event is supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture; Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports; and endorsed by Tourism Malaysia ...
Mahan Travel and Tourism, based in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, is subject to secondary sanctions under Iranian financial sanctions, ...
U.S. sanctions Malaysia-based agent for Iran's Mahan Air ... today's action, all property and interests in property of Mahan Travel and Tourism Sdn Bhd ...
U.S. Sanctions Malaysia-Based Agent For Iran's Mahan Air ... Treasury designates Mahan travel and tourism provider in connection with Iran's support ...
The United States has sanctioned Malaysia-based Mahan Travel and ... Mahan Travel and Tourism, based in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, ...
Mahan Travel and Tourism Sdn Bhd, which has served Mahan Air for at least eight years, is Mahan Air's sole travel agent in Malaysia, and provides ...
Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced the designation of Mahan Travel and Tourism of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 9.
PK Leong, president of the Malaysia Budget Hotel Association (MyBHA), told FMT the industry ... “The tourism tax is not applicable to Airbnb bookings.
U.S. sanctions Malaysia-based agent for link with Iran's airline ... Mahan Travel and Tourism was sanctioned for as it enabled Mahan Air's international ...
"As a result of today's action, all property and interests in property of Mahan Travel and Tourism Sdn Bhd that are or come within U.S. jurisdiction are ...
Perak Tourism, Arts and Cultural Committee Chairman Tan Kar Hing (pic below) ... Tan said, in the weeks around Merdeka and Malaysia Day, several ...
US sanctions Malaysia-based agent over Iran airline ties ... Announcing this in a statement Monday, the Treasury said Mahan Travel and Tourism was ...
The US government says it has sanctioned a Malaysia-based tourism agent for Iranian private airline Mahan Air which is already under American ...
He added that MMC was accorded the 2018 Malaysia Medical Tourism Hospital Customer Value Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan Malaysia ...
XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018 is supported by Ministry of Tourism, Art, and Culture, Malaysia Major Events, Johor Tourism, Johor Sports ...
We are establishing this initiative, among others to ensure their safety are being looked after as well as to attract more Chinese to visit Malaysia.
“As a result of today's action, all property and interests in property of Mahan Travel and Tourism Sdn Bhd that are or come within US jurisdiction are ...
Pilgrims from Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey and Jordan flock to Al Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third holiest site. Jerusalem, an ancient city steeped in history, ...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — The Malaysian government's stand on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ...
KUALA LUMPUR — The Malaysian government's stand on the ... to strengthen its trade and investment relations with Malaysia in the tourism, ...
At a gala event in Kuala Lumpur last night, AirAsia revealed that flights ... “This is a game changer for consumers, for tourism and for the industry,” Mr ...
The Vietnamese government has approved the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism's proposal to hold the 31st Southeast Asian Games (Sea ...
It was organised with participating partners Malaysia Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Education (MyCenTHE) Sarawak Region; Ministry of Tourism ...
Formadat Malaysia chairman Penghulu George Sigar Sultan led the ... On tourism, John said Formadat is also a member of Heart of Borneo Tourism ...
TEHRAN, July 10 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. government has imposed sanctions on a Malaysia-based Iranian travel agency to tighten its pressure on the ...
Mahan Travel and Tourism Sdn Bhd, based in Malaysia, was sanctioned for “enabling Mahan Air's international operations, especially in regards to ...
Last year, Muslim tourists in Israel reached some 100,000, many of which from Jordan, Turkey, Indonesia and Malaysia. The rise in Muslim tourism ...
The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday blacklisted Malaysian sales agent Mahan Travel and Tourism Sdn Bhd for ties with the sanctioned Iranian ...
"As a result of today's action, all property and interests in property of Mahan Travel and Tourism Sdn Bhd that are or come within US jurisdiction are ...
It takes one hour to travel by road from Tawau to Semporna but a boat trip will shorten the time, Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) ...
Deputy Chief Minister cum Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, ... investment and other industrial and commercial fields between Malaysia ...
... need of a growing and ageing population, the promotion of Malaysia as a medical tourism hub and our new healthcare products segment.
“Once Gua Tambun has been given an uplift, it should be promoted by Perak Tourism as another attraction. It was not even listed as part of Visit Perak ...
Genting Malaysia recorded gaming revenue at Resorts World Genting ... The company noted visitor numbers had increased by 26 percent from Q117, ...
... Kuala Lumpur's klia2 (mid morning and evening) will deliver guests from Malaysia and Asean closer to one of Australia's top tourism drawcards, the ...
In St. Petersburg (The Russian capital from 1712 to 1918), visit Pavlovsk (The summer palace of ... AREA: 17 million km2 (Malaysia is 330,803 km2).
Furthermore, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya announced that Bintan in the Riau ... “There will be two sport tourism destinations in Indonesia, South Sumatra ... that is closely located within the reach of Malaysia and Singapore tourists.
State Tourism, Culture and Arts committee chairman Tan Kar Hing told Malay Mail that Chan Eng Heng, who co-founded and led the Sea Turtle ...
“We understand that the medium-term notes are to finance more of the MYR10.4 billion Genting Integrated Tourism Plan with debt,” Maybank analyst ...
Haese was accompanied by a small delegation from Adelaide, all of whom were taken on a tour of the World Heritage Site in George Town using ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is eyeing a boost in tourist traffic between Malaysia and China, as it plans to talk to airlines ...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — The tourism tax on hotel rooms for foreigners is ... been raised about its impact on international tourists coming into Malaysia. In May, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents president Datuk ...
KUALA LUMPUR – The government will be discussing with several airlines to launch a direct flight in order to increase connectivity from Malaysia to ...
Casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd has issued MYR2.6 billion ... Tourist arrivals at Genting Malaysia grew by 26 percent to 6.5 million while ...
Travel agencies in Malaysia are swiftly capitalising on the zero-rated Goods ... The main destinations are Johor, Melaka, Kuala Lumpur and Penang.
Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah is also hoping that the event will be more exciting as it has ...
One particular collaboration between Malaysia and France, he said, is a trilateral collaboration between the Museum of Sarawak, Universiti of Malaysa ...
Malaysia's Langkawi Island will welcome travel planners to the PATA Travel Mart this September in the ... There is a change of plane in Kuala Lumpur.
A letter sent to Indian diplomatic missions, trade and hospitality, and tourism offices on July 6 listed a series of safety initiatives taken since the fatal ...
PETALING JAYA: The controversial Visit Malaysia 2020 logo, criticised by ... The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is planning a contest to find its ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism traffic between Malaysia and China is expected to receive a boost with talks being planned with airlines to operate direct ...
... will be beamed live on 15 July at 8 a.m. from the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur (8 p.m. EST on July 14 in ... with this event and we're proud to have contributed to Malaysia's international tourism goals in major territories worldwide.
Do you remember the Visit Malaysia 2020 logo that was highly criticised by many when it was first introduced back in January by then Tourism Minister ...
... the Finance and Tourism Ministries in one centre is unprecedented. ... to standards comparable to buildings not just in Kuala Lumpur but other big ...
They will use this new funding to improve the experience of tour guides on their ... such as Bangkok, Siem Reap, Bali, and of course Kuala Lumpur. ... Malaysia's tourism industry— In 2017, Tourism Malaysia reported that 25.9 million ...
Thank The Heavens, The 'Visit Malaysia 2020' Logo Will Be Redesigned ... Since the 'New Malaysia' arrived, one of the first things that the public ...
KUCHING: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) and other relevant parties are taking precautions in anticipation of the huge turnout at this year's Rainforest ...
At this point, Robert Basuik, who was then the marketing manager at the Sarawak Tourism Board, thought he might be able to get the board interested ...
Tourism in Rajasthan is set for taking a "giant leap forward" with several ... The 2nd National Tourism Conclave was today organised in Jaipur as top ... the Malaysian High Commissioner to India, said India and Malaysia share a ...
Jaipur, Jul 13 The 2nd National Tourism Conclave was today organised in Jaipur ... Director of Tourism in the state government Pradeep Kumar Borar said ... Dato' Hidayat Abdul Hamid, High Commissioner of Malaysia, and Nikolay ...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — Cave systems in Southeast Asia are popular ... From there, it is a 90 minute drive or take a package tour from Bilit to the ...
Terming tourism an important sector not only for Rajasthan but also of the entire ... Our roadmap for a continued rise in tourist footfall includes improving ... Dato' Hidayat Abdul Hamid, High Commissioner of Malaysia and Nikolay ...
Jaipur, July 14: The 2nd National Tourism Conclave was organised in ... the Malaysian High Commissioner to India, said India and Malaysia share a ...
Tawau: The Tawau Tourism Packages, which offers more than 30 tour ... Malaysia and Sabah before going to push Tawau for international tourism ...
Coincidentally, my plan for that afternoon included a visit to the limestone caves ... forms large parts of Myanmar, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra, ... Our group, comprising several Japanese tourists as well as a handful of ...
... were already operating flights to Kuala Lumpur and they were responding ... a presentation at the Malaysia Inbound Tourism Association (MITA) Business ... “Beside tourists from their respective countries of origin, these airlines ...
Roundup: Italy could do much better to boost tourism, say experts ... The Italian capital is also ranked behind Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam, and Seoul.
Dubai, in fourth, attracts twice as many tourists as Rome. The Italian capital is also ranked behind Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam, and Seoul. "All the cities ...
“The tourism fraternity and NGOs are calling for the government and local authorities to work together, including in terms of enforcement, to tackle the ...
MIRI: The Wireless Walk project here, which is currently under construction, will become a new tourism hotspot for the city. Assistant Minister of ...
In fact, Broga town near Semenyih, Selangor, where Kong's farm is located, is a booming agro-tourism spot for visitors from China. They come in the ...
A 2012 study by Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia discovered that 86% of full-time vegetarians find that vegetarian food served in ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Brazilian aerospace conglomerate, Embraer sees ... air connectivity within Malaysia and around the region will enhance the tourism ...
... China embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Wu Shenghao to Terengganu, recently. ... Present at the meeting were Tourism Malaysia eastern region director ...
Being the largest member of Malaysia, it has rich biodiversity and tourism resources which have yet to be cultivated. “Sarawak has well-kept natural ...
The much criticised Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020) logo will soon be replaced, a decision made shortly after a new tourism minister was sworn ...
Indonesian tourism booms, Australia misses out ... online – something that nationals from Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore have been able to ... Tourism Australia has established an office in Jakarta, highlighting the huge ... out to favoured destinations including Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok, ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Investments from Taiwan are expected to continue ... We're looking for more tourists from Malaysia, including Muslim tourists.".
In second place were SK Kiawayan, Tambunan and SMK Sungai Damit, Tuaran who won the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Award that ...
SEMPORNA: Investors from China, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur are looking for opportunities to expand investments in the tourism sector in ...
However, in addition to being cheaper than using cash, going cashless could also help with enhancing tourism in Malaysia by enabling visitors to ...
Mövenpick marks Malaysia debut with Kuala Lumpur hotel ... from transit passengers, tourists and corporate clients to large groups such as visitors ...
PUTRAJAYA: Travel agents are serving up durian tours to lure more Chinese tourists during the fruiting season of the king of fruits in Malaysia.
Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim ... Last year, Sarawak recorded 4.59 million visitor arrivals, with 38,204 from ...
KUCHING, July 16 — The Sarawak government has allocated RM12.5 million to boost and transform Sarawak's tourism landscape by leveraging on ...
KARACHI: Malaysia sees the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as a big ... The Malaysian envoy said his country also wanted to promote tourism in ...
File photo shows Thai rescue workers carrying the body of a victim on a stretcher after a boat capsized off the tourist island of Phuket, Thailand.
Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim ... our Kuching Marathon, Borneo Fashion Week and Miss World Malaysia.
Women exercise in front of a trainer (L) as the sun sets near Kensington Oval located in the capital city, Bridgeton, a frequently visited city by tourist.
THE Visit Malaysia 2020 logo, which initially caused an online kerfuffle when it was announced, will be reworked. The logo, modeled after a postage ...
It is bad for tourism and the reputation of Malaysia. It is time for us to be professional in whatever we do. We can't be a “chin-chai” country when it ...
W Kuala Lumpur welcomes new GM ... the appointment of Christian Metzner as general manager of the soon-to-open W Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Tawau: State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew said a professional tourism architect will be hired to develop a conceptual ...
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah government is considering opening up more touristic areas in the east coast. Assistant Sabah Tourism, Culture and ...
We also work closely with various international tourism boards like Tourism Malaysia who help us in offering curated experiences to our clients,” he ...
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has made its debut in Malaysia, unveiling a strikingly modern hotel and conference centre close to Kuala Lumpur ...
Putra Jaya: Travel agents are serving up durian tours to lure more Chinese tourists during the fruiting season of the king of fruits in Malaysia.
Sabah Tourism Board general manager Suzaini Sabdin Ghani says Sabah never encourages tour operators to include visits to sea gypsy settlements ...
Tun Mustapha: Malaysia's Conservation Experiment ... to diversify their sources of income, from sea cucumber production to eco-farming and tourism.
This September, the island is hosting the prestigious Pacific Asia Travel ... agreements with Malaysia Airways on the Kuala Lumpur-Langkawi sector. ... During a presentation to reporters attending a Malaysia Inbound Tourism ...
THE Visit Malaysia 2020 logo, which initially caused an online kerfuffle ... in Malaysia is likely to top the agenda when Kuala Lumpur's special envoy ...
KUALA LUMPUR – Investors from Hungary regard Malaysia as the best ... Kali also said his embassy was actively promoting Hungary as a tourism ...
Hungarian investors see Malaysia as best gateway to ASEAN market ... KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Investors from Hungary regard Malaysia as the best entry ... Kali also said his embassy was actively promoting Hungary as a tourism ...
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Tourism Board (STB) has stressed that it does not promote stateless islands. Its general manager, Suzaini Sabdin Ghani ...
[BANGKOK] International tourist arrivals in Thailand rose 11.57 per cent ... from China, Malaysia and India, the tourism ministry said on Wednesday.
Crafting the way for Malaysia to become a space-faring nation, the launch, which ... UiTMSAT-1 is a product of Malaysia's collaboration with Japan and two .... “The centre will also host the edu-tourism programme in Malaysia, where ...
(From left) Tourism Malaysia director-general Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, Federal Hotel group marketing ... THIS month the Federal Kuala Lumpur is dedicating their weekend buffet lines to an array of Australian dishes.
Thailand June tourist arrivals rise 11.6% y/y — tourism ministry ... BANGKOK (July 18): International tourist arrivals in Thailand rose 11.57% ... led by visitors from China, Malaysia and India, the tourism ministry said on Wednesday.
Casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd's large-scale capital input in its ... The facility is part of a 10-year Genting Integrated Tourism Plan to revamp ...
The awards ceremony takes place in Langkawi, Malaysia on Friday, September 14 during PATA Travel Mart 2018. The 34 Grand and Gold Awards will ...
... and tourism of Japan. This network is constituted by representative TV stations and news agencies in India, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Investors from Hungary regard Malaysia as the best entry point for them to tap into the South East Asian market of 600 million ... Kali also said his embassy was actively promoting Hungary as a tourism destination.
The travel trade is eager awaiting details on Malaysia's Sales and Services Tax (SST) rate, which is set to be reintroduced on September 1 after the bill ...
From October, the meets will be organized in Riyadh and Dammam in Saudi Arabia, Manama (Bahrain), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Auckland (New ...
Food and beverages from Malaysia have taken centre stage on Alibaba's Tmall ... Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia's Tourism Bureau, and other institutions. ... of the Alibaba Group's new Malaysia office in Kuala Lumpur on June 18.