AirAsia Expands Services Between Malaysia and China/India in Response to Visa-Free Entry


In appreciation of the Malaysian government’s visa-free entry for travellers from China and India, AirAsia commits to a substantial expansion in capacity (IN SHORT) AirAsia has announced a significant increase in flights between Malaysia and China/India, totaling 230 weekly flights starting in the first quarter of 2024, with a capacity of up to 5.2 million… Read the full press release

IHG Announces Eco-Friendly InterContinental Resort in Sabah, Malaysia, Expanding Luxury Portfolio

Stunning new destination resort has sustainability at its heart and marks key milestone in IHG’s Luxury & Lifestyle growth in Malaysia (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has unveiled its latest addition to its Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio with the InterContinental Sabah Kota Kinabalu Resort in partnership with Zhancheng Tourism Development. Set to open in… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Achieves 58% Female Representation in Senior Management Roles in Malaysia, Outpacing National Average

Global hotel group is supporting female colleagues to thrive through empowering culture and diverse development opportunities (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts in Malaysia has exceeded the country’s average for female representation in senior management roles, with 58% of such positions held by women, surpassing the national average of 40%. IHG attributes this achievement to… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Opens First Hotel in Johor Bahru, Malaysia at Paradigm Mall

(IN SHORT) Hyatt Place Johor Bahru Paradigm Mall, the first Hyatt Place hotel in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, has officially opened, offering 202 spacious guestrooms, a variety of dining options, and flexible meeting spaces. The hotel is strategically located near major transportation hubs and attractions, making it a convenient choice for both leisure and business travelers…. Read the full press release

AirAsia Announces 2024 Tourism Boost with FREE* Seats and Travel Discounts in Malaysia

Fly into Malaysia affordably with up to 50% off Flight + Hotel combo Travel with a peace of mind with 30% off Flight Delay Insurance and add-ons SEPANG, MALAYSIA, 2023-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia, the World’s Best Low Cost Airline, has reinforced its commitment to further stimulate the Malaysian tourism industry in 2024… Read the full press release

AirAsia pushes contactless experience, limits counter check-in service facilities in Malaysia


SEPANG, MALAYSIA, 2023-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia is continuing to encourage the usage of its contactless features, including self-check-in and e-boarding passes via airasia Superapp, as well as baggage drop-off at self-bag-drop machines. The airline is also promoting the use of its facial recognition system FACES for pre-security clearance and self-boarding for selected… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Flights to Kuala Lumpur, Bringing Convenient Travel Options Between Africa and Asia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2023-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it will resume its services to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as of 25 March 2023.  The flight will be operated four times a week with the ultramodern B787 Dreamliner as per the below schedule. Flight… Read the full press release

AirAsia relaunches seven China destinations for 2023, with plans to increase frequency and strengthen connectivity

Sepang, Malaysia, 2023-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — As AirAsia returns to service stronger than ever post-pandemic, the airline is set to fly even higher with the relaunch of seven international destinations in China. AirAsia Malaysia (AK) is set to restart four China destinations from two hubs – Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu to Macao,… Read the full press release

PATA Destination Experience Forum and Mart 2023 to Showcase Best Practices in Sustainable Tourism in Kuching, Malaysia

Focusing on Ecotourism, Gastronomy Tourism, Adventure Travel, Destination Management and Digital Marketing, the event is composed of four components – Destination Experiences, a Conference, a B2B Adventure Travel Trade Show and various networking opportunities  BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2023-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Destination Experience Forum and Mart… Read the full press release

Discover the Wonders of Malaysia with Exciting Deals from Malaysia Aviation Group Subsidiaries!

KLIA, 2023-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Airline subsidiaries under Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and MASwings, invite travellers to explore the wonders of Malaysia, with attractive deals to domestic destinations for immediate travel until 31 August 2023. Malaysia Airlines is offering travellers enticing deals starting from RM89 all-in one-way within Peninsular Malaysia… Read the full press release

AirAsia Super App Launches #AyokemBALI Campaign to Bring Tourists to the Iconic Island of the Gods and its Hidden Gems

Launches #AyokemBALI campaign to invite foreigners to rekindle remarkable experience in idyllic Bali airasia ride provides seamless e-hailing transportation to explore Island of the Gods Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bali, also known as the Island of the Gods, has so many charms like no other. For a long time, the… Read the full press release

AirAsia X Resumes Flights to Osaka, Japan, Boosting Tourism and Offering Great Deals for Travellers

SEPANG, MALAYSIA, 2023-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia X (AAX) returned to Osaka, Japan early today (January 21, 2023) further expanding its network to/from the land of the rising sun. The inaugural flight departed from Kuala Lumpur at 11.45pm last night and arrived in Osaka at 7.15am this morning. In celebration of the service… Read the full press release

Asia Digital Engineering (ADE) opens its new Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) hangar facility in Senai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

JOHOR BAHRU, MALAYSIA, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Asia Digital Engineering (ADE), the engineering arm of Capital A (formerly known as AirAsia Group Berhad) has opened the doors to its new Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) hangar facility in Senai, Johor Bahru, further strengthening its mission of delivering the best value, best in class… Read the full press release

AirAsia Takes Home Bronze at 2022 Putra Brand Awards: Maintaining Decade-Long Run as Malaysia’s Preferred Travel Brand

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2023-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Kicking off the year on a right foot, AirAsia continues soaring high by taking home the Bronze award at the 2022 Putra Brand Awards in the Transportation, Travel and Tourism category, maintaining over a decade-long run as Malaysia’s preferred travel brand. Capital A’s Chief Brand Officer,… Read the full press release

Traveling to Reunite: Agoda’s Survey Reveals Top Travel Goals for 2023

SINGAPORE, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For most of us, reuniting with friends and family is the main reason to travel in 2023. Agoda’s Travel Trends survey asked travelers to share their top travel goals for the new year, with reuniting with loved ones, wellness and food, arts & culture making the top three, and… Read the full press release

Double your Skywards Miles while booking winter break packages with Emirates Holidays

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers in the UAE can look forward to double Skywards Miles and more when they book their winter break packages with Emirates Holidays. For this winter, Emirates Holidays has designed tailored packages starting from AED 2,530 to iconic destinations with a variety of offers to choose from… Read the full press release

Hyatt to expand footprint of luxury and lifestyle hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific

Expanding footprint of luxury and lifestyle hotels and resorts sees Hyatt’s brands entering new markets across the region, offering unique experiences to guests, World of Hyatt members and customers CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (September 6, 2022) announced plans for the continued growth of its brand portfolio… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean unveils line-up of holidays on Spectrum of the Seas for 2023-2024

Holidaymakers Can Look Forward to Short Getaways and Longer Adventures With 3- to 12-night Cruises on Spectrum of the Seas   SINGAPORE, 2022-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Vacationers can set their sights on more ways to explore Asia and make lifelong holiday memories. Royal Caribbean International has released its line-up of holidays on Spectrum of the Seas for 2023-2024, and longer… Read the full press release

The PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2022 attracted 326 delegates from 22 destinations and 10 national tourism organisations

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2022 (PDMF 2022), with the theme “Building Back Sustainably through Cultural Heritage and Community-based Tourism”, officially began on Tuesday, August 2 at the International Convention Center (ICC) in Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, attracting 326 delegates from 22 destinations and 10 national tourism organisations (NTOs)…. Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts and Tradewinds Corp to open InterContinental Penang Resort in Malaysia

InterContinental Penang Resort has sustainability at its heart and will revitalise Penang’s most exclusive beach resort destination Penang, Malaysia, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the signing of InterContinental Penang Resort, in partnership with THR Hotel (Penang) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of… Read the full press release

Emirates to increase its number of flights to the Holy City of Makkah during the upcoming Hajj season

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With the significant demand for air travel during Hajj, Emirates is deploying extra flights to ensure more connectivity for the scores of pilgrims making their way to the Holy City of Makkah. Emirates will be operating special flights to Jeddah and Medina during the upcoming Hajj season… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean opens bookings on cruises from Singapore to Malaysia

Holidaymakers can Sail to Destinations for the First Time in Two Years, Starting with Malaysia on 30th June SINGAPORE, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Holidaymakers can now set their sights on adventures beyond the shores of Singapore with Royal Caribbean International. Cruises to somewhere are making a long-awaited comeback in Singapore when Spectrum of the Seas begins cruising to popular destinations in Malaysia as… Read the full press release

Emirates and Malaysia Tourism Board collaborate to promote tourism and develop traffic into Malaysia

Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) with Malaysia Tourism Board today (10 May 2022) during the 29th edition of the Arabian Travel Market held in Dubai, to promote tourism and develop traffic into Malaysia from key markets across the airline’s network. In the presence of… Read the full press release

NETCOM becomes the newest Affiliate Member of UNWTO

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed NETCOM, a leader in communications and digital advertising, into its growing network of Affiliate Members. Affiliate Members are drawn from every part of the diverse tourism sector, with businesses, civil society, destinations and academia all represented. Through this network, UNWTO guides the development and growth… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and MASwings to offer up to 45% off airfares at MATTA Fair 2022

21 return tickets to lucky holidaymakers are up for grabs Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines and its sister companies, Firefly and MASwings, will be participating in the annual Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair happening from 9 to 10 April 2022 at the World Trade Centre… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways invites football fans to secure all-inclusive travel packages for The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With a successful Final Draw complete and groups set, fans are invited to secure their all-inclusive travel packages from Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Partner of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ As Qatar Airways optimises its network to ensure fans can attend the FIFA World Cup™, the airline offers 5,000 bonus Avios to all… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts Inaugural Influencer Cup in Doha

Inaugural tournament was hosted at Stadium 974 from 28 to 29 March A nostalgic reunion of Qatar Legacy Ambassadors and FIFA Legends featured the likes of Cafu, Tim Cahill, and Marcel Desailly DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — With excitement building ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, renowned international social media… Read the full press release

Malaysia Aviation Group announces enhanced e-commerce platform and launch of its new mobile app, Journify

The digital one-stop centre aims to be the handbook for every traveller in Malaysia KLIA, 2022-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Journify, an integrated one-stop lifestyle digital platform representing the e-commerce and travel services business portfolio of Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) is set to redefine its customers’ experience with an enhanced e-commerce platform and the… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia encourages travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia with Don’t Go Small. Go Australia campaign

Tourism Australia is launching a new campaign internationally to encourage travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia, with international borders re-opening to all fully vaccinated tourists and other visitors from 21 February 2022. Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Don’t Go Small. Go Australia is a $40 million campaign being rolled out… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the first IHG hotel in East Malaysia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has launched the first IHG hotel in East Malaysia, Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre. Officially opening on 21 December 2020, this contemporary hotel is in the heart of Sabah’s bustling capital city and offers clean, comfortable and convenient stays, making it the best… Read the full press release