Tag archive for ‘Malaysia’
By Millie Atkinson On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Malaysia Hindu temple celebrates 100 years completion

Sri Subramaniya Swami Temple Kajang (Malaysia), said to be the oldest Hindu temple in Selangor, has completed 100 years. Temple celebrated the occasion with elaborate ceremonies, and gold coins commemorating the More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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MH17 final report after Russia continued investigation

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in the war-torn Donetsk Region in eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 passengers and crew on board. According to the DSB’s findings, the Boeing 777 was shot More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Global Cruise Tourism Conference set for 2nd year in Malaysia

Langkawai in Malaysia is set to host the 2nd Global Cruise Tourism Conference (GCTC) 2015 from August 5-6, 2015. Cruising is gaining momentum in terms of holiday vacation choices, and more cruise liners are heading More...

By Millie Atkinson On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Boeing, Malaysia Airlines celebrate 100th 737 delivery

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines celebrated the carrier’s 100th 737 direct delivery today. The airplane, a Next-Generation 737-800, is scheduled to arrive in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday. “The 737 has, More...

By Millie Atkinson On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Kuala Lumpur-Frankfurt and air services to China on the stop list for Malaysia Airlines

Kuala Lumpur- Frankfurt may be on the cut list among many other routes on Malaysia Airlines. Malaysia’s state investor Khazanah Nasional Bhd., which is seeking to take the unprofitable carrier private, has More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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A song for Malaysia Tourism

This is a special year for Malaysia, as the country has designated it as a banner year for tourism via the campaign Visit Malaysia 2014. I have had the great privilege of visiting Malaysia’s Kuching town this More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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Tourism Malaysia hopes for 2 million Chinese visitors in 2014

Tourism Malaysia targets to draw two million tourists from China this year compared to 1.7 million last year. Its deputy director-general (Promotions), Datuk Azizan Noordin said Tourism Malaysia was confident that More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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613 nominations for Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Awards

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Awards (MTA) is back and promises to be bigger with 32 establishments and individuals competing for the prizes. Mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Malaysia’s tourism to lose RM105 million

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – It is estimated that Malaysia will lose RM105 million due to the cancelation of reservations by tourists from China since the disappearance of flight MH370. Minister of Tourism and More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Malaysia Kinabatangan: Tourists put in danger?

In Sabah Malaysia Tourism players continue to ignore warnings and advice from the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) and its partners by placing themselves and their tourists at great risk to see the Borneo Pygmy elephants More...