Green meetings at Shangri-La, KL

A green theme, with an eye on corporate social responsibility, is an important element in meetings, conferences and events held at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The hotel focuses on corporate social responsibility when organising these events for clients.  Suggestions and proposals are made to them about going green and transforming a meeting or event package […]

Free ‘Malaysia Trip Planner’ App

Visitors to Malaysia are now able to download a free application for their smartphones that puts a complete guide of the country in the palm of their hand. Called ‘The Malaysia Trip Planner’, the application gives travellers personalised, inspiring and practical information on Malaysia, says Tourism Malaysia’s New Zealand Director, Ms Zalina Ahmad. Key features […]

Culture and tourism the “perfect marriage”

The merging of culture and tourism is the perfect marriage, says Malaysia’s Minister of Tourism and Culture, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz. In New Zealand as part of a global campaign to attract more foreign visitors to Malaysia, Nazri says his country’s diverse cultures enhance the country’s competitiveness and attractiveness as a travel destination. […]

Second Penang bridge

The second Penang bridge is set for completion in July 2013. The longest bridge in South-East Asia and 20th in the world will then go through road commissioning and testing in August before being officially opened in September 2013. During a tour, the media was given a first-hand look at the 24km-long bridge with 16.9km […]

Malaysia Mobile App

Travellers to Malaysia can now access insights on Malaysia’s exotic travel destinations, historical heritage, colourful events, homestay and accommodation through the newly launched TrulyAsia.TV Mobile App. Produced under Tourism Malaysia’s Web TV project, the TrulyAsia.TV Mobile App aims to provide a portable source of travel information on Malaysia to travellers around the world. It is […]