Malaysia Tourism News

Tang appointed resort manager at Four Seasons Langkawi

Tang appointed resort manager at Four Seasons Langkawi

23 August 2017 Hotel News

Four Seasons Hotels & Resort has appointed Melissa Tang to the role of resort manager at its property in Langkawi, Malaysia. Tang has been with the 344-unit Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou since 2013, starting out as director of human resources before being promoted to director of rooms in the same property through the Four Seasons global Women Operations Leaders program.

Datai Langkawi set to undergo overhaul from September 2017

Datai Langkawi set to undergo overhaul from September 2017

1 December 2016 Hotel News

Malaysia’s leading luxury resort, The Datai Langkawi, will embark on an extensive renovation from September 4th next year, signifying the most substantial enhancement project since its inception over 23 years ago. To ensure the resort retains its much loved ‘Datai DNA’, the management has appointed renowned interior designer Didier Lefort of DL2A, who, along with visionary Australian architect Kerry Hill, was responsible for the original designs in 1993.

SuperStar Libra to homeport in Penang, Malaysia

SuperStar Libra to homeport in Penang, Malaysia

24 August 2016 Cruise News Tourism News

Star Cruises has confirmed the return of SuperStar Libra to Penang, Malaysia as her new homeport. From September 23rd until the end of the year, the one-night High Seas Cruise and three-night Penang-Phuket-Krabi Cruise will return. A liberated resort experience at sea awaits on SuperStar Libra, with the sophisticated setup in over 700 staterooms, to state-of-the-art amenities, such as karaoke lounge and outdoor swimming pool, everything is on offer.

Malaysia triumphs at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

Malaysia triumphs at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

Changi Airport has been voted Asia’s Leading Airport for an unprecedented tenth year in succession at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2015. Teng Hwee Onn, Senior Vice President, Changi Airport, received the trophy on behalf of the Singaporean gateway during a glittering event at the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong this evening.

Minor Hotels reveals Malaysia expansion plans

Minor Hotels reveals Malaysia expansion plans

16 October 2015 Hotel News

Minor Hotel Group has revealed additional details of its joint venture with Malaysian partner, Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels, to develop an Anantara resort in Desaru Coast in south-east Malaysia. Scheduled to open in 2018, the new-build Anantara Desaru Resort & Villas will be located in the heart of the new beachfront development in Desaru Coast and will have 123 keys comprising a 103-room resort with deluxe guest rooms and villas and 20 three- and four-bedroom Villas.

Malaysia partners with Etihad Airways for tourism initiative

Malaysia partners with Etihad Airways for tourism initiative

Etihad Airways and Tourism Malaysia have signed a global partnership agreement to boost inbound tourism to Malaysia by leveraging the airline’s global passenger network. Under the agreement, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and Tourism Malaysia will put into effect a range of joint marketing activities targeting Malaysia’s leading inbound visitor markets – the UK, US, and Europe.

Malaysian government reveals plans for new flymojo airline

Malaysian government reveals plans for new flymojo airline

17 March 2015 Airline News

Officials in Malaysia have revealed plans to launch a new airline having signed a $1.5 billion deal with aircraft manufacturer Bombardier. The deal will see Malaysia purchase 20 CS100 aircraft, with options for an additional 20, for use by the new airline, flymojo. The carrier will be based out of Johor Bahru in the south and Kota Kinabalu in east Malaysia.

The Ascott signs Citadines Medini Nusajaya in Malaysia

The Ascott signs Citadines Medini Nusajaya in Malaysia

13 March 2015 Hotel News

The Ascott has stepped up its presence in Iskandar Malaysia by securing a contract to manage its third property in Nusajaya. Slated to open in early 2019, the 214-unit Citadines Medini Nusajaya has a prime location in Nusajaya’s main business and leisure district. Ascott, the world’s largest international serviced residence owner-operator, has been awarded the contract by UMCity Medini Lakeside Development, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Malayan Land.