May 9, 2019AirAsia will be flying from one historic city to another with its new Penang-Melaka route, starting July 1. The direct flight is set to boost tourist arrivals into Melaka, helping to support the state government’s target of attracting 20 million visitors this year.
“This new route further strengthens our tourism footprint in...
April 18, 2019Whenever you find yourself in the east coast of Sabah, take a trip to the Tawau Hills Park and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the wonderful natural forest.
Why you should go
If you’re keen to spend some time in nature but don’t really want to venture into the bigger conservation parks in Sabah (Maliau Basin, Danum...
April 17, 2019For a unique island hopping experience in Langkawi, a jet ski tour is definitely the way to go. A smaller vehicle means that you are able to glide gently underneath unique limestone formations and get in between rocky nooks and crevices.
April 16, 2019Much like fireflies and seafood, Bukit Malawati is one of the few notable tourist draws in the sleepy district of Kuala Selangor in the Klang Valley. The historic hill is about an hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur.
It is also just a stone’s throw away from Pasir Penambang, which is known to be a hub for dried sea products and...
April 6, 2019If it’s up to the travel and hospitality stakeholders in Malaysia, regulation on short term accommodations (STA) or short-stay homes such as Airbnb in the country is long overdue. Concerted calls have been made repeatedly to put the home-sharing industry under scrutiny.
April 4, 2019Located within one of Kuala Lumpur’s most historic areas, the National Textiles Museum along Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin is hard to miss. This free-admission museum displays the origin and development of local textiles across four distinctive galleries.
March 31, 2019It would appear that going domestic is the future of travel for the Malaysian hotel scene, or at least that’s how one of the world’s biggest hospitality companies sees it. Domestic tourists, according to Marriott International, remains the top source market for the international chain’s hotels and resorts in Malaysia.
March 26, 2019While hanging out at malls during the school holiday is a great way to escape the heat, there’s nothing like outdoor fun to bring the family closer together. But chances are the usual popular haunts will be packed during this period.
OYO Hotels Malaysia has come up with some relatively hidden gem suggestions for both parents and...
March 21, 2019Stepping into the unknown can be daunting for even the most seasoned traveller. But for solo female travellers especially, it’s a challenge that can be complicated by matters of safety while abroad.
That hasn’t stopped women from discovering the joy of solo travel. For those who are thinking of doing it for the first time,...
February 22, 2019Malaysians are already familiar with major occasions like Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Deepavali and Christmas. But there are many other cultural events to immerse in, too. Here are nine highlights from Tourism Malaysia’s calendar for 2019.
February 16, 2019No money to spend during Valentine's Day and this season of love? No worries! Here are some places in Malaysia that you can head to, as well as activities that you can check out with your loved one that do not cost much.