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Malaysia steps up campaign to get more airlines on-board tourism fund

The Joint International Development Tourism Programme has so far seen a take-up rate of 32% this year.

Airbnb says ready to be regulated, records big jump in Malaysia

The online property hosting site says it contributed RM3 billion to the Malaysian economy last year.

Usaha tarik pelancong… Makanan Malaysia diperkenalkan di Chennai

"Citarasa Malaysia" diadakan di Courtyard oleh Marriott Chennai bemula 24 Jun hingga 4 Julai, bagi menarik lebih ramai pelancong untuk menikmati keenakan pelbagai juadah dari Malaysia.

Airbnb lays out plans for short-term rentals in Malaysia

The popular property marketplace says its proposal will boost revenue for Malaysia with a 'simple change in existing legislation'.

From Rio to Rome, a battle for selfie supremacy

For the average tourist, a selfie is a way to make memories.

Make it easier to get financial aid for tourism projects, urges...

He says Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad can ease up on its collateral requirements to approve viable projects.

Shift military assets to Sabah’s east coast to restore confidence, says...

Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Christina Liew says Sabah cannot afford to jeopardise its booming tourism industry and is all for the relocation of the army base to the east coast following Tuesday’s kidnapping incident.

You don’t want to miss Dubai’s awesome Desert Safari

Dubai has much more to offer to the ordinary traveller than just fast cars and expensive hotels.

Colourful temple on Penang Hill ready to draw tourists, devotees

150-year-old temple reopens after restoration, boasting painting technique previously seen only in India.

Restructure Esscom but don’t compromise on security, says tourism body

Matta says any cost-cutting in the proposed Esscom restructuring should not be at the expense of Sabah’s security as that would adversely affect tourism.

Sabah to fly in 200,000 Chinese tourists

The state is focussing on the relatively-new northern China market this year.

Lucky tourists enjoy Sarawak family’s calls to share Hari Raya open...

At Raya, Kuching villagers say let them eat kek – Sarawak layer cake

HBO show’s success drives Chernobyl tourism boom

Bookings for tours through Chernobyl for June, July, and August have risen by approximately 40% since HBO aired the show,

Grand Canyon offers awe-inspiring beauty but sometimes deadly risk

Nearly seven million visitors are expected this year for the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon's classification as a national park. 

Stinky seaweed threatens Mexico’s pristine beaches

Sargassum is a thick seaweed which has turn the crystalline water brown and fills the air with the smell of rotten-egg.

Tourism Malaysia getting India couples to hold weddings here

Wedding planners from India brought in to see the many locations and facilities here say Malaysia is set to be the next favourite destination for couples from India.

Tourists spend RM21.4 billion in first quarter of 2019

Tourist arrivals also increased by 2.7% for the same period to 6.7 million compared with 6.5 million last year.

Australia not lifting Sabah travel advisory for now

High Commissioner Andrew Goledzinowski also promises to promote Sabah's eco-tourism to Australians.

Equatorial Guinea struggles for place in world tourism

Located on the mid-Atlantic coast of central Africa, Equatorial Guinea has flooded social media with messages of its allure as a holiday destination.

‘ScUber’ launches submarine trips to Great Barrier Reef

In what Uber is pitching as a world first, people in Queensland will be able to order a ride on a two-person submarine for A$1,500.

Prepare to handle any crisis, Sabah deputy CM tells tourism operators

Christina Liew says this is becoming important as Sabah is seeing an increasing number of tourists.

Iraqis turn to budding ecotourism to save marshes

Straddling Iraq's famous Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the Mesopotamian marshes are a rare aquatic ecosystem in a country nearly half of which is covered in cracked desert.

Eiffel Tower climber grabbed after sparking evacuation

The abrupt closure of one of France's biggest tourist draws was frustrating to visitors who had been planning to go up the 324 metre tower.

Sabah hoteliers remain optimistic despite US advisory

State tourism officials take efforts to counter being placed on the “K” list of the US State Department.

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