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MALAYSIA, TRULY ASIA

Malaysia covers a total landmass of 330,803 square kilometres (127,720 sq miles) and is divided into two separate regions - West (or Peninsular) Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo). These two regions are separated by the South China Sea into a pair of similarly sized chunks of land; both feature coastal plains rising towards inland hills and mountains covered by rainforest.

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New DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Set to Open in Damai Laut

The existing Swiss-Garden Beach Resort Damai Laut will soon become the first internationally branded resort managed by Hilton in Damai Laut. Following a brief conversion process, the new resort is slated to open for business in 2020. Nestled within 172 […]

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Malaysia Announces New Departure Tax

Starting from 1st September 2019, visitors to Malaysia will have to pay a new departure tax on outbound air travel, according to an order from Malaysia’s Federal Government on 31st July. The new departure levy will not apply to passengers in transit, […]

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Malindo Air Opens First Direct Flights to KL from India’s Holy City

On Thursday, 18 July 2019, Malindo Air launched its inaugural flight connecting Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia to Varanasi in India. With this new service, Malindo Air becomes the first Malaysian carrier to operate direct flights between KL and Varanasi, India’s […]

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Visit Malaysia 2020 Launches Official Logo

On Monday 22 July 2019, Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, launched the new ‘Visit Malaysia Year 2020’ (VMY2020) official campaign logo at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). The VMY2020 logo features various icons of Malaysia, such as the hornbill, […]

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Qatar Airways’ Flies from Doha to Langkawi

Starting from 15 October 2019, Qatar Airways will begin direct flights from Hamad International Airport in Doha, to Langkawi International Airport in Malaysia. According to a statement made by Datuk Muzammil Mohamad, Qatar Airways Country Manager for Malaysia and Brunei, […]

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Coming Soon to Kota Kinabalu: Hyatt Centric Hotel

Kota Kinabalu in Sabah is set to welcome its first Hyatt Centric hotel in 2021. The hotel will be situated in the heart of the city, near Jesselton Point pier. Guests at the new property will easily be able to […]

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