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  • EPL used to woo tourists to Britain and Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA — When it comes to football, the English Premier League (EPL) ranks second to none.

    So, it is no surprise that British authorities are using football to showcase the ‘VisitBritain’ campaign, and Malaysia has found a special place in promotional activities surrounding the game. Read More

  • Malaysia Takes the Top Spots in Global Muslim Travel Index 2015

    Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA — Malaysia has been named as the number one destination across the globe in the Muslim travel market, according to the most comprehensive research that has been released on the sector.

    The “MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2015” saw Malaysia take the top spot on the list, for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) destinations, followed by Turkey, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Read More

  • MALAYSIA WELCOMES TURKMENISTAN AIRLINES INAUGURAL FLIGHT TO KUALA LUMPUR

    Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA — Turkmenistan Airlines commenced its inaugural flight to Kuala Lumpur on 12 February 2015. The direct flight to Kuala Lumpur was a result of the Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak’s official visit to Turkmenistan in June last year.

    The Ashgabat-Kuala Lumpur flight, which is operated by the Boeing 777-200 aircraft will fly once a week with a seating capacity of 291 passengers on each flight. Read More

  • Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan declared a national heritage

    Teluk Intan, MALAYSIA — The Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan has been declared a National Heritage.

    Deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin, announcing this last night, said the tower, built in 1885 based on the pagoda concept, had its own unique character as it reflected the rich influence of the Chinese culture and architecture. Read More

  • Malaysia expects two million Chinese tourists this year

    Kota Kinabalu, MALAYSIA — Malaysia’s tourism sector is expected to see a further upswing this year, with visitors from China alone set to double to two million, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said. He said that with many of these tourists heading to Sabah, his ministry encouraged more international airlines to fly into the state.

    The MCA president added that the anticipated increase in arrivals was among the matters discussed between his party deputy Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong, the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, and China Consul General in Sabah, Chen Pei Jie, at a meeting on Saturday. Read More

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