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Langkawi Ultra 2024

The island of Langkawi, or known as the “Pearl of Kedah” (Malay: Langkawi Permata Kedah), is famous for its limestone hills, numerous caves, beautiful beaches, clear emerald waters and a magical world of marine life. It comprises a group of 99 tropical islands located off the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, approximately 30 kilometers from Kuala Perlis and 51 kilometers from Kuala Kedah.

Ironman 70.3 Desaru Coast – May 17–19, 2024

The beach town Desaru, located on the southern tip of Malaysia, has long become an easily accessible destination for vacationers from Malaysia and Singapore . This tropical race features clear ocean water, a smooth rolling bike path and a shaded track.

 

Discover the thrills of the Desaru Coast with races for everyone - from the heart-pounding IRONMAN 70.3 to family-friendly options, such

Terengganu Squid Festival

Kandat Sotong Carnival, which will be held from May 18 to 19, 2024, also known as the Terengganu Squid Jigging Festival, is set to popularize the activity of squid jigging, which is popular among locals. During this period, squids come to the waters of Terengganu to lay eggs. This season is believed to bring good catches from Terengganu. This year's event usually attracts 250 foreign participants

Amazing Wildlife Encounters at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari

See an array of fascinating wildlife at Malaysia's oldest zoo, Zoo Taiping & Night Safari, located in Perak. Spread over 36 acres, Taiping Zoo is currently home to more than 140 species of wild animals. The zoo was first opened in 1961, just a few years after the country's independence, making it the country's very first zoo.


Taiping Zoo and Night Safari is strategically located just around

Hotel prices in Malaysia will rise

Hotel rates in Malaysia are expected to rise from March 1 along with an increase in the country's sales and services tax from 6% to 8% % announced in October last year.


The Malaysian government implemented the increase to stimulate the economy. However, as a result, hotel operators expect room rates to rise by 10-30%, reports seturbonews.com.

Malaysia Airlines launches new multimodal ticket

Malaysia Airlines has partnered with AccessRail to introduce new combined air and rail tickets for passengers landing in London and Seoul, which will allow the airline's passengers to book train tickets to neighboring cities departing from London Heathrow Airport or South Korea's Incheon International Airport.


The ticket uses existing Korail KTX trains in South Korea and London North

Take your holiday to the next level with a Starry Christmas celebration at Damansara Heights Pavilion

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year when the Damansara Heights Pavilion sparkles for the occasion with twinkling stars, twinkling lights and sparkling decorations. With a Starry Christmas theme, get ready to be immersed in an exciting atmosphere that truly captures the joy of Christmas as you enjoy great buys, irresistible rewards and exciting events in a breathtaking atmosphere.


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Tourism Malaysia & Perodua in a 3-Year Team-Up to Co-Promote and Boost Tourism

In a monumental partnership poised to Tourism Malaysia and Perodua inked a 3-year memorandum of collaboration (MoC) to co-promote tourism in Malaysia.


This collaboration will take effect from 2024 to 2026. It is built on a foundation of mutual commitment to advancing Malaysia's tourism sector, facilitating accessibility, and enhancing the overall tourist experience.


The MoC seeks

BATIK AIR LAUNCHES NEW DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM DUBAI TO KUALA LUMPUR

Opening a world of opportunity for business and leisure travelers traveling between the Middle East and Malaysia, Batik Air is proud to announce the launch of its new exciting route between Dubai and Kuala Lumpur, which started on November 11, 2023.


These direct flights demonstrate Batik Air's commitment to expand its global network and ease access between two busy destinations, marking

TOURISM MALAYSIA TAKES PART IN THE TASHKENT INTERNATIONAL TOURISM FAIR

As part of efforts to promote Malaysia to the Uzbekistan market, Tourism Malaysia took part in the Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road”, which was held from November 15 to 17, 2023 at UzExpoCenter, Tashkent.


Eight Malaysian companies headed by Mr. Edzuar Zar Ayob Azari, Senior Deputy Director of the Department of International Tourism Promotion of Malaysia (America/

Tourism Malaysia promotes gastrodiplomacy with chef Ismail Ahmad

Tourism Malaysia partners with Chef Dato' Ismail Ahmad and the Association of Spouses of Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Malaysia (SOHOM) as part of the Gastrodiplomacy program ', which aims to promote Malay cuisine among ambassador spouses in Malaysia by experiencing first-hand the comfort food of locals.


The program commenced from 13 to 14 September 2023, where SOHOM members were given

Tourism Malaysia launches Malaysian Birdwatching Paradise 2023 package

Tourism Malaysia has launched the Malaysian Birdwatching Paradise 2023 package to promote a tourism segment of particular interest to bird watchers at home and abroad, with the aim of further increasing the number of tourists coming to Malaysia.


A total of seven travel agencies are offering 15 travel packages for the period from 14 October 2023 to 31 March 2024, including bird watching

MALAYSIA PRESENTED ITS RICH ECO-HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AT IFTM-TOP RESA PARIS

Tourism Malaysia aims to promote Malaysia's rich environmental heritage through nature, culture and adventure at France's leading travel and tourism exhibition IFTM-Top Resa 2023.


Together with Tourism Malaysia, the Tourism Malaysia stand will be graced by a delegation of eight (8) distinguished Malaysian exhibitors. These partners include Asian Trails Malaysia, Bamboo Adventure, Berjaya

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