Hyatt announces the first Park Hyatt hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia anticipated to be completed in 2020

Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will top PNB 118 tower, expected-to-be tallest skyscraper in Southeast Asia CHICAGO , 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (March 1, 2018) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with PNB Merdeka Ventures Sdn. Berthed, an owned subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia   Award-winning airline commences service to its second destination in Malaysia, continuing its robust expansion throughout South East Asia Announces increased frequency to four-times weekly effective 1 July 2018 in response to strong leisure and business demand DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 2nd 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the recently launched one in India. This demonstrates the national carrier continued commitment to… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company delegation in Malaysia to strengthen ties and explore further partnership opportunities

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), led a delegation to Malaysia , headed by Bahrain Airport Company Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah, and organised in partnership with the national carrier, Gulf Air. The visit aimed at strengthening ties, exploring… Read the full press release

Malaysia: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) to develop new 288-room Holiday Inn & Suites on mainland Penang

Denham, United Kingdom, 2016-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Exopuri Development Sdn Bhd to develop a new 288-room Holiday Inn & Suites on mainland Penang. The hotel will be strategically located in the bustling commercial district of Prai,… Read the full press release

Oakwood Asia Pacific Ltd to open the first Oakwood-branded property in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2016-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Asia Pacific Ltd, which manages an award-winning portfolio of the finest serviced apartments in the world for business and leisure travellers, confirmed a partnership with Plenitude Berhad today to open the first Oakwood-branded property in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in the second half of 2016. Located in… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Tourism Malaysia to boost air travel into Malaysia

Joint Release With Tourism Malaysia SINGAPORE, 2016-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Tourism Malaysia have agreed to work together to boost tourist arrivals into Malaysia through the signing of their first-ever Marketing Collaboration Memorandum. The two-year partnership was signed at ITB Berlin 20161, witnessed by Hon. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz,… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotel Group expands its Ramada® brand in Malaysia with the opening of the 357-room Ramada Plaza Dua Sentral Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2015-1-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,590 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), has expanded its Ramada® brand in Malaysia with the opening of the 357-room Ramada Plaza Dua Sentral  Kuala Lumpur, the brand’s second location in the country. The property… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

Singapore, 2013-12-26 — / — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) have signed their first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at boosting tourist arrivals into Japan from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This is in line with SIA’s commitment to continue to develop air travel to Japan. SIA started flying to Japan in… Read the full press release

Travel professionals gathered at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok for the first PATAcademy-HCD, December 11-14

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-11 — / — Twenty-five rising star travel professionals from 13 destinations gather today for the first PATAcademy-HCD on December 11-14, 2013 at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok. The PATAcademy demonstrates PATA’s next generation commitment to lifetime Human Capital Development (HCD). Twenty-five rising stars nominated by their organisations, with, on average, five years’ work… Read the full press release

Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) attended 3rd World Tourism Conference in Malacca, Malaysia

Malacca, Malaysia, 2013-10-25 — / — Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) attended the third edition of World Tourism Conference, an event jointly organized by World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Malaysia in Malacca, Malaysia from 21-23 October 2013. The theme of World Tourism Conference 2013 is “Global Tourism: Game Changers and Pace Setters”. The opening… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines announce month-long full of activities to mark its 41st anniversary

Kelana Jaya, Malaysia, 2013-10-09 — / — Malaysia Airlines has been operating flights from Kuala Lumpur to over 100 destinations as Malaysian Airlines System Berhad since  1 October 1972 and to mark its 41st anniversary of Malaysian Hospitality this year, the national airline has outlined a month-long full of activities. To commemorate the celebration, the national carrier treated… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines celebrates Malaysia Day by rewarding its loyal customers, ends 22 September 2013

Enrich rewards triple miles for all tickets purchased for domestic travel Subang, 2013-09-17 — / — Malaysia Airlines is celebrating Malaysia Day by rewarding its loyal customers. All Enrich members will receive triple miles with every purchase of an economy class ticket to any domestic destination, one way or return. Sales period for this campaign starts… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines announced up to 50% post Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations discount sales

Subang, 2013-08-16 — / — Post Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations, Malaysia Airlines is offering exciting promotional fares for flights across its network. Customers can start booking for these fares from now till 25 August 2013 for the travel period of 19 August 2013 – 31 May 2014. Malaysia Airlines’ Regional Senior Vice President Malaysia, Muzammil Mohamad… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to sponsor FC Barcelona Asia Tour to Bangkok, Thailand, Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-08-05— / — Qatar Airways recently kicked off its sponsorship of the FC Barcelona Asia Tour by launching a contest for Facebook® fans to celebrate the airline’s support for the team’s visit to Bangkok, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Facebook contest, which began 1st July and ran through 31st July, gained the airline… Read the full press release

Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo and big cat conservation group Panthera form crucial partnership to save endangered tigers in Peninsular Malaysia

With fewer than 3,200 tigers in the wild, collaboration is critical to recovery SEATTLE, 2013-08-01 — / — Woodland Park Zoo’s Partners for Wildlife initiative is joining forces with Panthera, a big cat conservation group, to immediately address the plight of endangered tigers (Panthera tigris) in Peninsular Malaysia. Taking on threats to tiger populations, primarily illegal poaching… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines special deals for Dubai, Kochi and Darwin flights, ends 4 August 2013

National Carrier Extending Incredible Deals for new and Re-instated Routes Subang, 2013-07-31 — / —  Malaysia Airlines is extending its special deals promotion for the recently announced routes namely Dubai, Kochi and Darwin till 4 August 2013 for travel up to 31 March 2014 from the date of the respective inaugural flight. Malaysia Airlines Regional Senior Vice… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines to increase capacity for the forthcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Subang, 2013-07-30 — / — Malaysia Airlines will be operating 80 extra and 36 upgraded flights between Kuala Lumpur and cities within Malaysia and South East Asia to meet the increasing air travel demand during the forthcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri. These flights, offering an additional total capacity of 17,310 seats, will be operated from 3rd to 18 th  August… Read the full press release

Singapore Changi Airport reports it handled 4.28 million passengers in May 2013

2013-07-01 — / — Singapore Changi Airport handled 4.28 million passenger movements in May 2013, a growth of 4.7% compared to the same period in 2012.  Flight movements increased by 5.4% to 28,500.  During the month, 147,600 tonnes of cargo were handled at Changi, 3.5% less than a year ago. The growth in passenger traffic was… Read the full press release

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has opened the books on its World Cruise 2015

Silversea Cruises Announces World Cruise 2015 2013-06-19 — / — This grandest of travel adventures will commence on 5 January 2015, when the elegant, all-suite Silver Whisper is set to embark on a 115-day epic voyage, encircling the world and embracing the cultures of five continents, 30 countries and 50 unique destinations. Departing Los Angeles with no more… Read the full press release

New destinations, dishes, entertainment and online assistance with Air France this summer

– New destinations just waiting to be discovered on the Air France network  – A la Carte menus, inflight entertainment and new online assistance are just some of the products and services that will delight all our passengers DISCOVERING NEW HORIZONS 2013-06-03 — / — This summer, Air France is flying to new destinations in Malaysia,… Read the full press release

Renaissance Hotels Opens Its Newest Hotel in Malaysia

Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 2013-05-29 — / — Renaissance Hotels, a lifestyle brand within the Marriott International portfolio, celebrated the opening of its newest gem in Malaysia today with the inauguration of the Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel, officiated by the Tunku Temenggong Johor, Y.A.M Tunku Idris Iskandar Ibni Sultan Ibrahim. “The opening of the spectacular new Renaissance Johor Bahru… Read the full press release Great Hotel Deals in Malaysia for a trek up Mt. Kinabalu

2013-05-06 — / —, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is providing great new deals on hotels in the Malaysian city of Kota Kinabalu to take advantage of high season climbing opportunities on the beautiful and surprisingly accessible Mt. Kinabalu, only 50km from the main city. Although it’s one… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines launches 12 new destinations

2013-04-26— / — Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced today (April 26, 2013) the launching of 12 new destinations in Australia, China, Malaysia and Middle East, including a new domestic service to Northern Luzon in the continuing expansion of PAL’s route network. In a kick-off ceremony at Diamond Hotel, Ang unveiled the 12 new destinations – Kuala Lumpur… Read the full press release

PATA Youth Forum: Smart Businesses Are Embracing the Youth Travel Segment

Bangkok, 2013-04-25— / — Next Gen travel industry professionals shared their forthright views with over 150 travel industry students and young professionals at the PATA Youth Forum on April 25 at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Interactive sessions debated on how new generations are finding, searching and connecting to travel and tourism industry now and in the… Read the full press release

Air France launches new service to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2013-04-23 — / — Air France is launching a new service to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia served with three weekly flights on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. This night-flight service will be operated by Boeing 777-200 equipped with 246 seats, including 4 in Première, 48 in Business, 24 in Premium Economy and 170 in Economy, offering… Read the full press release