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British Airways to return to Kuala Lumpur after 13 year hiatus

British Airways to return to Kuala Lumpur after 13 year hiatus

18 September 2014 Airline News

British Airways is to resume direct flights from Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur in summer 2015. The daily service from Terminal 5 will be operated by a four-cabin Boeing 777-200ER, featuring 12 seats in First, 48 in Club World, 32 in World Traveller Plus and a further 127 in World Traveller.

Destination Resorts & Hotels to showcase portfolio at ATM

Destination Resorts & Hotels to showcase portfolio at ATM

Destination Resorts & Hotels, a strategic owner and developer of world-class resort destinations will present its portfolio of projects at the Middle East’s leading event for the travel industry; Arabian Travel Market. On the Tourism Malaysia stand, number AS6420 through to AS6620, DRH will be introducing trade, media and consumers to their developments across Malaysia and celebrating the April opening of their latest project – The Els Club Teluk Datai.

Tourism Malaysia Istanbul office re-opened

Tourism Malaysia Istanbul office re-opened

4 November 2013 Press Release Tourism News

Minister of Tourism and Culture, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, officiated the re-opening of Tourism Malaysia’s office in Istanbul today. He is on a nine-day working visit to Istanbul and Bucharest before attending the World Travel Market 2013 on 4 November in London.

Tourism Malaysia appoints new director for UK & Ireland

Tourism Malaysia appoints new director for UK & Ireland

1 September 2013 Tourism News

Tourism Malaysia has appointed Junus bin Suhid as its new director in the UK and Ireland. Mr Suhid arrives in London from Tourism Malaysia’s head office where he was previously a deputy director within the industry development division for over three years.

Tourism Malaysia joins AITO

Tourism Malaysia joins AITO

16 February 2013 Tourism News

Tourism Malaysia has revealed a new affiliate membership of AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators), to further develop relationships with independent tour operators in the UK and raise awareness of Malaysia’s unique tourism products to AITO tour operator and agent members. Malaysia is the first tourist office to join AITO from the South East Asia region.

Malaysia visitors continue to climb

Malaysia visitors continue to climb

9 September 2012 Tourism News

Malaysia welcomed 11,632,483 tourist arrivals for the first six months of 2012, registering a growth of 2.4%  compared to 11,362,862 arrivals for the same period last year, according to the latest figures released by the tourist board. ASEAN region continued to be the largest contributor of tourist arrivals with 73.8% share of the total arrivals.

Malaysia visitor arrivals climb

Malaysia visitor arrivals climb

4 August 2012 Tourism News

Malaysia recorded an overall growth of 1.2% in tourist arrivals with 9,438,592 tourists for the first five months of 2012 as compared to 9,323,827 for the same period last year, confirmed by the Tourism Minister, Dato’ Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen. The Asean region contributed the largest number of tourists to Malaysia with 73.4% of the total arrivals.