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Malaysian delegates make contacts and explore business oppotunities at ATF Travex 2012.

Tourism Malaysia made more than 120 appointments with international buyers at the ASEAN Tourism Forum Travel Exchange (ATF TRAVEX) 2012 in Manado, Indonesia, recently. Acting Director-General of Tourism Malaysia, YBhg. Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin, said the tourism representatives from among buyers representing 51 countries wanted to expand tour packages selling Malaysia to the world. He ...

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Tourism Malaysia helping to make Malaysia a dream destination for South Asians.

Malaysia is fast becoming a popular medium-haul tourism destination for travellers from India and Pakistan. In 2011, Malaysia received a total of 693,056 and 73,046 tourists from India and Pakistan respectively. For the year 2012, Malaysia is set to attract 720,000 tourists from India and 70,000 from Pakistan to its shores. To strengthen Malaysia’s presence ...

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AirAsia X, has Introduced an Innovative Empty Seat Option.

Guests onboard Asia’s leading long-haul, low-fare airline can purchase affordable options for the empty seat(s) next to them to spread out comfortably over a full row of 3 seats. From January 2012, AirAsia X and its technology partner, Optiontown, have introduced an innovative new service, called ‘Empty Seat Option (ESo)’, available on Optiontown.com. AirAsia X ...

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Travelzest plc: itravel2000 offers some invaluable top travel tips for 2012

Vacations call for relaxing times, provided they are planned right. itravel2000, a Travelzest company, a leading online travel retailer, has released its expert top twelve vacation tips for 2012 to help you travel hassle free. 1. Pack smart: Go light! Pack the essentials in your carry-on luggage – it will help in the times when ...

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The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau appoint 17 Kesatrias to help develop the business tourism industry

The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) today has officially appointed a total of 17 Kesatrias (meaning ‘Knight’ or ‘Warrior’) to help develop the business tourism industry, one of Malaysia’s key economic growth sector as identified by the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) roadmap. The programme, known as ‘Kesatria 1Malaysia’ is modeled on the best of ...

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Intra-Regional tourism is a lucrative business for all Asean Countries

The Minister of Tourism Malaysia, YB Dato’ Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen, met with the Governor of North Sulawesi, Indonesia,  Dr. S.H. Sarundajang, at the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2012 in Manado, Indonesia, to explore  the possibility of forging even closer tourism cooperation between North Sulawesi and Malaysia, as well as accelerating  development of the ...

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Malaysia Airlines Wins ‘World’s Leading Airline To Asia’ Award for The 2nd Year Running

Malaysia Airlines has been named ‘World’s Leading Airline to Asia 2011’ by the World Travel Awards for the second year running. The Award to the national airline, as voted by travel professionals worldwide, was presented at a gala event yesterday evening held in Doha, Qatar. The ceremony marked the culmination of a year-long search for ...

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KPMG Malaysia say Global banking will look fundamentally different in 12 months

KPMG say that simpler banking models and Asian moves on the cards 2012 will be remembered as a watershed moment for global banking, with banks left no choice other than to completely overhaul their business models and structures. Historic rates of return on equity have been destroyed by current market realities. Banks are already making ...

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New Coins 5, 10, 20 and 50 sen coins Issued Into Circulation from 16 January 2012

Bank Negara Malaysia is pleased to announce that the new Malaysian coins series will be issued into circulation from 16 January 2012 onwards. Members of the public will be able to obtain these new coins through their normal business transactions. The new coins to be introduced into circulation in phases are legal tender and will ...

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AirAsia X is withdrawing services to India (Mumbai and Delhi) and Europe (Paris, London) from its Kuala Lumpur hub

AirAsia X Re-aligns Network To Focus On Core Markets – Developments in Global Economy, Soaring Taxes and Higher Jet Fuel Prices leads long haul low-cost carrier to increase focus on core markets. AirAsia X, the long haul, low fare affiliate of AirAsia, today announced a realignment of its network with a focus on its core ...