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Sarawak Cultural Village (Kampung Budaya Sarawak)

Sarawak Cultural Village Main Entrance Sarawak Cultural Village, located 45 to 50 minutes drive away from Kuching City, is a cultural living museum spanning 17 acres of land adjacent to Damai Beach Resort and Hotels. It provides a fulfilling experience for people who wish to learn more about the local culture and lifestyle of the …

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Sutera Sanctuary Lodges SSL Happy Pack

If you are considering Sabah as a holiday destination this year, Sutera Sanctuary Lodge has a Booklet Deal for accommodation, meals and discounts across its hillside and beach lodges. Included in the package are complimentary stays in the following places 1) Kinabalu Park (Hill Lodge)2) Poring Hot Spring (Kelicap Twin)3) Manukan Island (Beach Suite) There are …

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Assistance for Australia’s Travel Agents

Last week on 1 December 2020, the Australian Government detailed its support package for Travel Agents as part of a A$128 million assistance scheme. As part of the support package, eligible travel agents will be entitled to one-off payments of up to $100,000 in recognition of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the travel industry.The announcement …

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EQ Hotel’s Paradise in Pavilion

Equatorial Hotel Kuala Lumpur is throwing in some nice freebies as part of their room stay package. Between now and December, you will be able to enjoy free BMW rides and dining vouchers at Kampachi and IPPUDO restaurants. Booking Period: 20 November – 15 December 2020 Stay Period: 1-30 December 2020 Room rate includes: Unlimited transfer …

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Vaccine a much-needed boost to Travel Industry

This week on 9 November 2020, a day after the US Election result, Pfizer and BioNTech announced that their BNT162b2 vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19. Although the data is preliminary, the results were better than expected and sparked renewed optimism in financial markets and economic growth worldwide. The news was a …

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Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 Restaurant

The Airline business model continues to evolve during COVID-19 pandemic. Singapore Airlines (SIA) A380 Dining Experience has proven to be a hit. Media reports confirm that seats in both aircrafts sold out within 30 minutes of launch. Singaporeans had no second thoughts when they pulled out their wallets, just to experience the nostalgic excitement of …

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Malaysia’s Firefly to offer Jet Flights early 2021

According to recent media reports, Firefly Airlines will start flying jet planes in the first quarter of 2021. This announcement comes amidst the move by its parent Malaysia Aviation Group MAG to negotiate steep discounts from lessors and creditors in an effort to keep Malaysia Airlines afloat. Firefly currently flies turboprop planes out of Subang …

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Further Cuts at Minor Hotels

Minor International has indicated that it may cut more jobs and shut recently re-opened hotels amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions globally. Minor operates some of the leading brands in the industry including Anantara, Avani, The Oaks, NH Hotels, Tivoli Hotels & Resorts, with 526 hotels under its umbrella. According to Chairman and Founder …

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Club Marriott Benefits

Club Marriott is an e-voucher and loyalty program which enables members to participate in special room and dining offers across Marriott’s range of hotels in Malaysia. For just RM799 per year, members can enjoy many free and discounted services across hotels under the Marriott umbrella including Marriott, Westin, Aloft , Sheraton, Four Points, Le Meridien, …

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Ramadan Buffet 2020

This is the time of the year where hotels in Kuala Lumpur would have been bustling with Ramadan Buffet offers. However with Covid-19 related MCO and lockdowns across Malaysia, hotels have had to become more innovative in their Ramadan offerings this year. Let’s take a look at how some hotels are doing it through their …

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