Discover Malaysia With New Online Travel Guides

Lankawi, Malaysia credit Jay Tun Tourism Malaysia has launched a series of new online travel guides including a number of video guides. The “Interactive Digital Brochures” are part of plans to prepare Malaysia for the return of international tourists once the Covid pandemic is under control. No recovery in sight for tourism in Malaysia In additionContinue reading “Discover Malaysia With New Online Travel Guides”

No Recovery in Sight For Tourism In Malaysia

Malaysia credit Ishan Seefromthesky on Unsplash A tourism expert has predicted that Malaysia may see only 132,000 foreign tourists in 2021, a potential disaster for the travel industry in the country. In 2019 more than 26 million foreign tourists came to Malaysia. That plummeted to just 4.3 million in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic closedContinue reading “No Recovery in Sight For Tourism In Malaysia”

Malaysia Airlines Sustainability Plan

Malaysia Airlines plane credit Riik@mctr on flickr The parent company of Malaysia Ailines and Firefly, Malaysia Aviation Group, has launched a sustainability blueprint designed to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and to promote socio-economic development. The group has announced that it has 66 initiatives in various stages of implementation in 5 key areas; Economic,Continue reading “Malaysia Airlines Sustainability Plan”

Malaysia Tourism Update

Picture Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, credit Amar Syazwan Rosman on Unsplash Malaysia – Singapore Border The reopening of the Malaysia / Singapore border ill be discussed on 4th May during talks between the leaders of Malaysia and Singapore. Back in March we reported on talks between the neighbours to create a Reciprocal Recognition of Vaccine CertificateContinue reading “Malaysia Tourism Update”

Latest Southeast Asia Covid Situation

Many countries within Southeast Asia continue to struggle to contain the Covid-19 pandemic as new outbreaks pop up throughout the region. The Philippines and Indonesia are the countries hardest hit by the pandemic and cases and deaths continue to rise. Philippines The Philippines are especially hit hard with more than 11,000 new cases reported todayContinue reading “Latest Southeast Asia Covid Situation”

World Travel Awards Have Your Say

Voting in the World Travel Awards 2021 has opened and you can have your say in the vote for the best of the best. The WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. The awards as seen as one of the most prominent and prestigious awards in theContinue reading “World Travel Awards Have Your Say”

Best Places to Visit In January

Picture Bangkok, Thailand credit Geoff Greenwood on Unsplash Travel to Southeast Asia in early 2022 is starting to look more promising as the worldwide Covid-19 vaccination programme starts to gather pace. We have the first indications that international borders are starting to reopen. Thailand starts to reopen without quarantine, for vaccinated travellers, in Phuket fromContinue reading “Best Places to Visit In January”

Coldplay Sponsor Malaysia River Cleanup

Coldplay live in concert credit Jisu Han on Unsplash Coldplay have sold over 100 million records worldwide and have now announced a collaboration with The Ocean Cleanup to help remove plastic from rivers in Malaysia. The band will directly support the non-profit’s mission by sponsoring an Interceptor The Ocean Cleanup’s solution to extract plastic fromContinue reading “Coldplay Sponsor Malaysia River Cleanup”

Latest Travel Updates For Southeast Asia

Many people, myself included, have started to see the light at the end of the tunnel for tourism in Southeast Asia and bookings are starting to increase for late 2021 and 2022. The prospects of travel in many places are still unclear, shrouded in mystery or subject to almost weekly changes. Here is our latestContinue reading “Latest Travel Updates For Southeast Asia”

Singapore and Malaysia In Cross Border Travel Talks

Photo Saloma Link in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia credit Amar Syazwan on Unsplash Singapore and Malaysia have had agreements in place for a number of months through the Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) and Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA). Now the two countries are in talks to increase opportunities for cross-border travel. A Reciprocal Recognition of Vaccine CertificateContinue reading “Singapore and Malaysia In Cross Border Travel Talks”

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