KUCHING, 14 February 2018: More than 200 residents were made homeless when one of Sarawak’s famous long houses burnt to the ground earlier this month. The Nanga Mgemah Long House, located in the Lemanak region near Taman Negara Batang Ai, in...
BANGKOK 12 February 2018: Tourism Malaysia entertained media and travel agents with awards and lucky draws at its annual Malaysia Appreciation Night at a riverside hotel in Bangkok last Thursday. Tourism Malaysia deputy chairman, Dato’ Zainol Abidin Omar, highlighted the...

Qatar flies to Penang

DOHA, 12 February 2018:  Qatar Airways is now serving Penang with three weekly nonstop flights from Doha. The inaugural flight touched down at Penang’s international airports, mid-last week. Having established its first service to Kuala Lumpur in 2001, the airline now...
JAIPUR, 7 Februa4y 2018: AirAsia X's latest route from Kuala Lumpur to Jaipur was launched 5 February, making it easier to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Northwest India. Promotional all-in-fares to launch the flight have been set at  MYR199 one-way...
MELBOURNE, 5 February 2018: AirAsia will move its Melbourne operations to Avalon Airport from Melbourne Airport, effective later this year. AirAsia X Malaysia will operate twice daily flights as the first international airline at the airport, while making long-haul flying accessible to...
KUALA LUMPUR, 1 February 2018: Malaysian tourism campaign logo featuring cartoon animals wearing sunglasses which was widely panned online will stay despite criticism, the tourism minister said Wednesday. The "Visit Malaysia 2020" logo features drawings of Malaysian animals -- including...
Chiang Mai, Thailand, 25 January 2018: Even before the final tally on 2017 arrivals is in, Malaysia’s tourism officials are already forecasting the country will welcome 33.1 million tourists in 2018 with revenue soaring to MYR135 billion. Optimism was running...

Second panda born in KL zoo

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 January 2018: A giant panda loaned to Malaysia from China has given birth to a second cub during its stay in the Southeast Asian country, zoo officials said Wednesday. The baby was born Sunday to Liang Liang,...
SEPANG, Malaysia, 17 January 2018: AirAsia will increase flights to the Maldives, 9 February, with additional services operated by its long-haul affiliate AirAsia X. The airline group already offers daily flights operated by AirAsia Malaysia. AirAsia X will operate four weekly...
KUCHING, 15 January 2018:  AirAsia recently hosted 20 travel agents from Guangzhou and Shenzhen to tour Sarawak in the hope the agents will launch new tour offerings for Chinese travellers in the two cities. Sarawak Tourism Board and the low-cost...