• BSBCC in Malaysia Welcomes Rudy the Bear

    The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) welcomed a new resident on 28 July 2022, a four-year-old female bear named Rudy. The world-class centre has successfully rescued a whopping 66 bears prior to Rudy being found. Rudy has adapted to her new environment remarkably well, despite being somewhat anxious on her first day. Her favourite […]
    • September 14, 2022
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  • Destination Asia Malaysia Stops Use of All Single Use Plastic Water Bottles

    At Destination Asia Malaysia we have discontinued using single-use plastic water bottles. Instead, we now offer refillable bottles to groups and when this is not an option, provide rPET (recycled plastic) water bottles. rPET water bottles are made of BPA-free PET plastic materials that are lightweight, have less resource consumption, and are 100 percent recyclable. […]
    • August 8, 2022
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  • Escape to Desaru Coast with the Launch of Singapore-Desaru Ferry Service

    The newly opened Desaru Coast ferry terminal is set to make visiting and experiencing the wonders of Desaru Coast in south-eastern Johor a whole lot easier. The beachside retreat and getaway destination is now easily accessible from Singapore with the launch of the Singapore-Desaru ferry service between Tanah Merah ferry terminal in Singapore and Desaru […]
    • July 6, 2022
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  • Uncover the Mystic Island of Borneo on a Vespa

    Embark on a fun-filled adventure that reveals the sights and sound of Kota Kinabalu (Sabah), at the wheels of a Vespa. We uncover scenic roads, rural panoramas, native villages, back roads, and local markets on this two-wheeled once-in-a-lifetime journey. This guided motorcycle tour is crafted for those who enjoy the outdoors and love a touch […]
    • June 6, 2022
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  • Borneo Divers Mabul Resort – World Turtle Day (May 23, 2022)

    Borneo Divers Mabul Resort, in collaboration with the Borneo Marine Research Institute of Universiti Malaysia Sabah, will commemorate Mabul World Turtle Day on the 16 and 19 of May 2022, coinciding with World Turtle Day on May 23, 2022. The campaign aims to raise public awareness of the resident sea turtle population in the waters […]
    • April 28, 2022
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  • Sabah Guide to Receive Honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) from Queen Elizabeth II

    Tham Yau Kong, a well-known tour guide in Sabah, is set to receive an honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) from Queen Elizabeth II of England. The British high commission informed him on February 14, 2022. The award, which is the third highest-ranking order of the British Empire, was given to […]
    • April 5, 2022
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  • Genting SkyWorlds Kicks Off Soft Opening Following Several Delays

    Genting Malaysia’s new theme park, Genting SkyWorlds, finally held its soft-opening on 8 February, following several delays since 2019.
    • March 1, 2022
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  • Malaysia in the Spotlight with Destination Asia Malaysia’s Olivia Soon

    We sat down with Destination Asia Malaysia's Deputy General Manager, Oliva Soon, to reveal what post-pandemic travel will look like for both Leisure and M&I, new experiences on offer to our clients, and what makes Malaysia an unbeatable destination for 2022 and beyond.
    • March 1, 2022
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  • Serene Escapes in George Town await at The Town Houses by The Blue Mansion

    Just as travel is opening up again, the team behind the Cheong Fatt Tze mansion has unveiled The Townhouses by The Blue Mansion.
    • February 7, 2022
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  • Conserving George Town Heritage Buildings

    Destination Asia Malaysia is committed to working closely with the Penang Heritage Trust to grow and create special interest programs for discerning travellers and ensure the conservation of George Town's heritage buildings.
    • December 7, 2021
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  • Camp Under the Stars at The Habitat Penang Hill

    Savour the serenity of an ancient rainforest under the cover of the stars at The Habitat Penang Hill.
    • October 28, 2021
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  • Destination Asia Malaysia & Destination Asia Thailand Successfully Achieve Travelife Partner Renewal

    Destination Asia Malaysia has successfully renewed Travelife Partner Level certification for the second time – recognizing the long-term efforts and position as a leader in responsible travel and corporate social responsibility within Asia.
    • October 26, 2021
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