• Karen Kok Recounts her Turtle Sanctuary Trip in Malaysia

    Karen Kok, senior leisure travel manager at Destination Asia Malaysia, recently embarked on an unforgettable study trip to Walai Penyu, located off the pristine shores of Malaysia’s Libaran Island. Walai Penyu, which means Turtle Sanctuary, is a little-known gem in the enchanting Sulu Sea, hosting abundant marine life, picturesque landscapes and an unwavering commitment to […]
    • August 21, 2023
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  • A Team Adventure in Taman Negara National Park

    Taman Negara National Park covers around 1000 sq. kms. surrounding the Gunung Tahan mountain, the highest point in Mayasia. This incredible rainforest is home to some 15,000 plant species, 675 bird species, 250 freshwater species and a whole lot more. Recently our team members Noor Sherina and Noor Sarah Bee visited Taman Negara for a […]
    • July 7, 2023
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  • A Local Fisherman’s Dream Leads to a Vibrant Eco Resort

    Income was dwindling from his lifelong profession as a fisherman, but Mursalin Abdulla was determined not to sell his smallholding on Borneo’s Kinabatangan floodplain to developers. His resolve, boosted by neighbours and sympathetic supporters, has led to the creation of the Kinabatangan-Rasig Project. This 5.6-acre haven is an essential part of the migration corridor used […]
    • October 12, 2022
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  • 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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  • Sustainability & Public Reporting (Travelife)

    As part of our promise to operate more sustainably and provide the best possible service to our clients, we are sharing public reports relating to our sustainability commitments. This initial report shows those criteria we have committed to meet and report on to Travelife – a leading certification initiative for tourism companies. The criteria under […]
    • September 14, 2021
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