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Asia/Singapore Tuesday, 9th August 2022
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New year, new outlook

As travellers seek authentic experiences more than ever, what key trends are Asia’s leading inbound agents keeping an eye on for 2019, what are the opportunity areas, and what challenges lie ahead?

Popular Tourism Malaysia director-general retires after 36 years

The friendly, jovial and knowledgeable figure that Mirza Mohammad Taiyab cuts will be sorely missed when the well-respected industry figure retires from his director-general role...

Langkawi Development Authority chief ending tenure on a high note

Azizan Noordin will step down as CEO of Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) on November 30, with industry members of the opinion that the Malaysian...

Departure tax unlikely to spur domestic travel in Malaysia

The Malaysian government is deliberating the imposition of a departure levy on all outbound air passengers starting June 1, 2019 to encourage travellers to take domestic holidays, but members of the travel industry are doubtful that the move will lead to the desired outcome

Bigger budget allotments for Malaysia’s tourism in the works

Malaysia is planning generous budget allocations to tourism, including RM100 million (US$24 million) in matching grants to support the private sector in promotional and...

Sarawak readies for launch of tourism campaign

The Sarawak state government last week unveiled the Visit Sarawak Year logo in Singapore, where it will soon have an office, as a precursor...

Boat service from Kuah in Langkawi ignites Tuba Island tourism

The addition of boat services from Langkawi's Kuah Town is igniting the tourism trade on Tuba Island, which could provide additional revenue to the...

TUI Group opens first SE Asia office in Malaysia

Germany-based tour operating giant TUI Group will soon begin operations in Malaysia, its first South-east Asian office. Marking the milestone, Malaysia's Ministry of Tourism, Arts...

STB, Tourism Malaysia join hands to promote Singapore, Johor nature parks

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Tourism Malaysia have launched Passport 2 Nature, a campaign to jointly promote Singapore’s Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and...

Towards European comeback

Malaysia inches closer to restoring its European markets, with partnerships to gain visibility with the continent’s travel buyers lined up and longer-term plans to rebuild connectivity.

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