Topic: Tourism Malaysia
Marvel superheroes take to Putrajaya’s streets
PUTRAJAYA: Captain America, Black Panther, Thor and Captain Marvel were among 15,000 people who took to the streets of the federal administrative centre tonight for the first Marvel Run in Malaysia.
M’sia is getting more popular
KUALA LUMPUR: Tourists are staying longer and spending more in Malaysia, with Saudi Arabia as the nation with the highest expenditure per capita, says...
PAL celebrates with Malaysians
PETALING JAYA: Philippine Airlines (PAL), the oldest airline in Asia with 78 years of operations, has come on board to support the #AnakAnakMalaysia Walk 2019...
Tourism Malaysia ties up with Expedia
PUTRAJAYA: Tourism Malaysia has inked a deal with American travel company Expedia Group which will see both sides collaborate to boost tourism promotion to Malaysia.
Mah Sing all out to woo HK property buyers
KUALA LUMPUR: As Malaysia’s housing overhang continues to increase and Hong Kong’s violent anti-government protests prolong, Malaysian developers are making a beeline for Hong Kong
Big interest in S P Setia properties
PETALING JAYA: The heightening uncertainties in Hong Kong are sending more investors and potential home buyers from there to hunt for safe haven real estate, especially for post retirement in MalaysiaPETALING JAYA: The heightening uncertainties in Hong Kong are sending more investors and potential home buyers from there to hunt for safe haven real estate, especially for post retirement in Malaysia
Tourism Minister confirms MACC probe into sec-gen
Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi on Wednesday confirmed that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had called the ministry’s secretary-general, Datuk Isham Ishak,...
Tourism ministry sec-gen under MACC probe
PUTRAJAYA: The tourism, arts and culture ministry’s secretary-general is currently being investigated by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), its minister Mohamaddin Ketapi confirmed tod...
Dr M: Be hospitable to our visitors
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said to ensure the campaign’s success, Tourism Malaysia has partnered with several private sector corporations to implement marketing and promotional activitie...
18 local, foreign media practitioners explore Sarawak
Participating journalists this year are from Australia, Germany, Japan, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Singapore.
MATTA urges in-depth study on departure levy
KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the Government to engage with tourism industry stakeholders before implementing the departure levy.
‘State govts play vital role in tourism’
PASIR PUTEH: Tourism Malaysia is counting on all parties, particularly state governments, to help it achieve its goal of 30 million tourist arrivals in conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2020, says its senior director (domestic and events) Mohd Nasir Kushairi.
Air Arabia's maiden flight arrives at KLIA
SEPANG - The inaugural Air Arabia Flight G9 0921 from Sharjah to Kuala Lumpur has touched down safely at the KL International Airport.
This marks the first time a low-cost carrier is connecting t...
Spirit of the Hornbills to debut at RWMF ‘19
Spirit of the Hornbills.
KUCHING: For the first time ever, Spirit of the Hornbills will bring their vibrant, unique cultural dance to Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) this year.
RM21.4 billion from tourism in first quarter
KOTA KINABALU: Tourism Malaysia chairman Datuk Ahmad Shah Hussein Tambakau said that Malaysia recorded RM21.4 billion in tourism revenue in the first quarter of this year or a growth of 16.9%.
Expect more Thai tourists
KUALA LUMPUR: Increased border connectivity between Malaysia and Thailand can result in five million more tourist arrivals from the northern neighbour, said Thai Ambassador to Malaysia Narong Sasitorn.
Tourism bodies sign MoU on wellness tourism
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) and the Association of Malaysian Spas (Amspa) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to put Malaysia’s wellness tourism ...
Achieving tourism targets is no easy task
LETTER | Tourism Malaysia had just released figures for foreign tourist arrivals for the three months of this year, which showed a 2.7 percent increase over last year.
APTTF’s CEO claims event received verbal support from ministry
PETALING JAYA: Asia Pacific Tourism and Travel Federation (APTTF) chief executive officer Adeva Sangkuni claimed that its recent awards event received verbal support from the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry but conversations went silent after last year’s change of government.
‘Award winners’ feel the burn after falling for prestigious prize scam
PETALING JAYA: It started as a proud achievement for Mike, Farouq, Shantini (not their real names) when they found out that they were receiving awards at the Asia Pacific Tourism and Travel Award. But these tourism players are no longer bragging about their prizes. In fact, they have distanced themselves from the awards event.
Fly high on a durian feast
GEORGE TOWN: Good news for durian lovers. Now you can sample the King of Fruits and at the same time win flight tickets.
MATTA connects with Asean, Indian tour and travel players
PUTRAJAYA: In a bid to boost local tourism to tour operators from Asean countries and India, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) organised a two-day programme to connect with these travel industry players.
Visit Malaysia Year 2020 targets 60,000 Kiwis
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia aims to welcome 60,000 New Zealanders next year as the country prepares for Visit Malaysia 2020, a campaign targeting to bring in 30 million international tourists.
Malaysia eyes 60,000 New Zealand visitors in 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia aims to welcome 60,000 New Zealanders next year as the country prepares for Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM 2020), a campaign targeting to bring in 30 million international tourists.