KUCHING, 21 February 2019: Sarawak Tourism Board concluded a Flight Centre Travel Expo that covered both Sydney and Melbourne earlier this month. STB used the expo to promote Sarawak directly to Australian consumers who joined the...
YANGON, 22 February 2019: There are a few hotels around Asia you call “Grand Dame” and one of them, The Strand Yangon, was awarded a plaque to prove its lineage, an illustrious one dating back to 1901.
KUCHING, 22 February 2019: In the short space of just a year AirAsia, once proclaimed a hero, could now be heading for villain status. Political leaders are unhappy that the low-cost airline will suspend its direct Kuching-Shenzen...
BANGKOK, 22 February 2019: Rosewood Bangkok, due to open 31 March, is now accepting bookings and launching a pre-opening social media campaign on Facebook and Instagram. The 30-floor property in Bangkok’s Ploenchit district features two high-rise...
NEW DELHI, 22 February 2019: For the first time, one of India’s biggest annual festivals, the four-day Goa Carnival, 2 to 5 March, will be more accessible to travellers with a disability. Enable Travel, accessible...
HANOI, 22 February 2019: Vietnam has amended its list nationalities eligible for eVisas and extended the programme to 31 January 2021. The original legislation that launched the eVisa programme was first announced 25 January 2017 and covered...

Azerai flag flies in Hue

HUE, Vietnam, 21 February 2019: A 122-room boutique hotel located on the south bank of Hue’s Perfume River is now operating as Azerai La Residence Hue. Work has now finished on the hotel’s renovation that involved 73...
KUALA LUMPUR, 21 February 2019: Travellers should be wary of cheap travel packages, mainly sold online, that are usually too good to be true, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents warned this week MATTA...
SEPANG, 21 February 2019:  AirAsia reiterated, Tuesday, that it preferred to resolve issues with Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB) amicably, following a meeting with the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF). AirAsia Group CEO, Tony Fernandes, said he concurred with...
TAIPEI, 21 February 2019: Taiwan is Asia’s most favourite holiday destination for Malaysian tourists, according to the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents. MATTA recognised the growing popularity of Taiwan noting that in 2018 more than...