Noooo, staycations within the country will be more expensive from August 1st onwards as the Customs Department will be implementing a tourism tax for accommodation premises, on top of GST (goods and service charge) and service charge. Applicable to both Malaysians and foreigners, the tourism tax applies for...
This Chinese New Year season, many domestic destinations have become increasingly popular amongst Malaysians and Skyscanner is sharing those findings with you! In line with Tourism Malaysia’s Go Domestic campaign, what better time to explore our very own local gem? Kuala Lumpur (21% of domestic flight searches)  Chinatown in Petaling Street...
Our beloved city of Kuala Lumpur has been listed as one of the World’s Best Shopping Cities by CNN. To pinpoint cities around the world which deliver the most gratifying and enjoyable shopping experiences, the news portal consulted global experts such as fashion merchandising firm Donegar Creative Services and...
Malaysia has been listed as one of the top travel destinations for 2014 by Lonely Planet! The Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2014 list highlights the best destinations around the world for the upcoming year based on “scores of topicality, excitement and that special x-factor” determined by in-house...
Did you enjoy the first “We Love Asia” in January? Well “We Love Asia 2.0” promises to be bigger and better to rock your world this September! Music-party goers are expected to revel in the upcoming “We Love Asia 2.0” because this time, big international superstars such as...
The International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is back, and it’ll be celebrating its fifth year running! Over a four-day period from the 28 – 31 March, see the thriving government capital transform into a major tourist and visitor attraction! The 2013 fiesta is set to be more exciting...
Tourism Minister, Dr Ng Yen Yen recently announced that Malaysia is the best holiday destination for Muslims all over the world. “We are proud to say Malaysia is a world leader in catering to the needs of Muslim tourists. We are successful in this niche travel market, thanks...
Malaysia will soon be at the forefront of Asia’s travel industry as the iconic Harrods Hotel will begin construction in Kuala Lumpur soon. Scheduled to be completed in 2018, the Harrods Hotel, Kuala Lumpur is also said to be the first Harrods Hotel to be completed. The hotel...