Perak among world’s top 10 tourist destinations for 2017

Perak has made it to the ninth spot of one of the world’s top 10 regions to visit in 2017 by renowned travel guidebook publisher Lonely Planet. The recognition was listed in “Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017” that was released …

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Ipoh in Lonely Planet’s top 10 places to visit in Asia

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The old world charm and booming hipster cafes here have gained fame after Lonely Planet listed Ipoh as one of the 10 best Asian destinations to visit. “At the heart of its renaissance is other worldly concept hotel Sekeping Kong …

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Langkawi to impose RM1 to RM9 tourism levy starting July 1

Beginning July 1, the Langkawi Municipal Council City of Tourism is to impose a levy of between RM1 and RM9 on tourists for every day of stay on the resort island. Kedah Tourism Committee chairman Datuk Mohd Rawi Abdul Hamid …

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The Haven Ipoh

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The Haven Ipoh is the ultimate hideaway for the world-weary traveller. Escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and rejoice in Perak’s tallest and most luxurious resort condotel. Indulge in Best Western International (BWI) finest eco-resort in Asia, …

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Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

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This luxury hotel promises an unforgettable “home-away-from-hone” ambience. Situated in the heart of KK’s business, shopping and entertainment districts, overlooking the grandeur of the coral islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, KK’s first 5-star international hotel takes delighting …

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The Jungle Railway

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Experience a rail journey like no other. It took indentured Tamil labourers eight years to build the 500km long jungle railway from Gemas to Tumpat, on the north-east coast near Kota Bharu. The first section from Gemas to Kuala Lipis …

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Paya Indah Wetlands

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Paya Indah Wetlands (PIW) is the best example of former tin mine transformed into a natural habitat for hundreds of flora and fauna. PIW was put under the management of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia in …

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Homestay Programme in Malaysia

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A tourism product in Malaysia that is becoming increasingly popular among local and foreign tourists is the homestay programme. Under the homestay programme, tourists live with a local family in a kampung (village) house and learn about close-knit family relationships, …

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Ramadhan in Malaysia

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As the sun begins to set and the Maghrib call to prayer resonates through the air from nearly mosques; Muslims bow their heads together, reciting a short prayer, ending the day’s fasting period by sharing a meal with family and …

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What to do in Kota Kinabalu

With its lush rainforests, beautiful beaches and bustling city life, Kota Kinabalu has a lot to offer. From island holidays to mountain climbing, check out five things you can do while you’re in Sabah’s capital: Island hopping A 20-minute boat …

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