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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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Volcano Tourism: A Hot New Topic in Borneo

With nature tourism top of the agenda for post-pandemic travel, the Tourism Ministry of Malaysia is looking into setting up tours and travel to key locations of volcanic interest around the town of Tawau. Located near Sabah, to the eastern edge […]

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Sunway Resort: A New Light in Asia

The Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa in Kuala Lumpur is set to benefit from a major renovation, as part of a US$60 million investment by Malaysia’s Sunway Group. The ambitious development project is expected to create a new benchmark for business and leisure experiences in the nation’s capital, turning the integrated […]

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Hotel Indigo: Green Getaways in KL

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced it will debut the Indigo brand in Kuala Lumpur, with a new eco-friendly property slated to open in 2023. Part of a landmark deal with Techvance Properties Management, IHG’s latest project will offer travellers a blend of comfort, class and sustainable accommodation with a connection to nature.  “All of […]

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Covid-19 Situation Report: Malaysia

Confirmed cases: 47,417Deaths: 309 Recovered: 34,785  Malaysia remains closed to international tourists at this time. In response to a recent rise in cases, the government recently extended and expanded is domestic travel restrictions, known as the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO). Under the CMCO, inter-district and interstate travel is banned, except in emergencies […]

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Malaysia’s Biggest Museum to Open in Sarawak

Malaysia will celebrate its vibrant tribal heritage with a new museum, scheduled to open in Sarawak next year. The project, which reportedly cost US$78.2 million (RM323 million), was originally slated to open in December this year, but this was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Covering […]

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Marriot Confirms First Courtyard in Malaysia

Marriott has announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Penang – the first of its kind in Malaysia. Located on Jalan Macalister in Penang’s UNESCO-listed George Town, Courtyard by Marriott Penang is geared towards both business and leisure travellers.   “We are thrilled to continue to grow our presence […]

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