More attractive and value-added packages focusing on niche market, coupled with the roadshows held by Tourism Malaysia abroad, are earmarked to boost tourist arrival. The niche market comprises "long-stay" programmes at hotels, health tourism as well as meeting, incentives, convention and exhibition (MICE) activities apart from education tourism.
February 2, 2013
Bukit Fraser (Fraser’s Hill) noted as one of the resort’s most popular highlands in Peninsular Malaysia, while the other two are the Cameron Highlands and Genting Highlands. It is a place for travelers and those who crave peace but at the same time do not want to be in overcrowded conditions. Fraser’s Hill in Titiwangsa […]
January 5, 2013
Even today, people still buy silver items such as brooches, rings and “Keris” sheaths, even though silversmith industry in Kelantan is no longer as popular as compared to a few decades ago. Malay silverware known for intricate designs. Kelantan is well known in silversmith, where Malay craftsmen working in silver from ingots and bars. Despite […]
December 30, 2012
Have you ever taken a ride in a taxi that emitted unpleasant smell, and in which the seats were uncomfortable? Have you encountered a situation in which a taxi driver refused to use the fare meter and charged an exorbitant fare for the ride? These are some of the complaints against Malaysian taxi drivers. In […]
December 24, 2012
Malaysia’s Putrajaya, the federal administrative capital, with many ultra-modern structure still preserve traditional features. But the bustling city life is limited during the day that revolves around the offices of government departments and agencies. As night approaches, life is halted, the situation faced by many residents of Putrajaya. The irony is that Putrajaya offers more […]
December 17, 2012
Many people believe that the handicrafts industry is old, as younger generations less interest. In Malaysia, you can see some handicraft makers are slowly disappearing into the sunset. However, the number of entrepreneurs in the batik and songket industry remains stagnant, it is not that bad compared to the works of brass handicraft items which […]
December 10, 2012
With over half the world’s population living in cities and still growing, government and city planners are leaning towards the concept of ‘smart city’. The hunt for the future city model may yet lead them to the biggest economic development zone Malaysia, Iskandar Malaysia, the Southeast Asia’s largest Mega region and three times the size […]
November 9, 2012
Soothing, is the best word to describe the beautiful rhythms and easy to produce from gambus music. Gambus is very similar to the “Oud” from Arab lands until now synonymous with ghazals and music zamrah, and Johor’s dance Zapin. Unique pear-like shape made of fine wood and golden brown finish highlights the unique identity. When […]
January 9, 2009
Millennia ago aboriginal hunters came to Taman Negara Malaysia (Malaysia National Park) to fish. Decades ago Malay princes and colonial officers came to shoot game. Today tourists come to take photographs of endangered species. Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia’s oldest national park, has finally taken off as a tourist destination. Shorter flying times and a surge of interest […]
May 23, 2008
There are already many popular islands in Malaysia such as Penang, Langkawi and Tioman, all with their own attractions. But Sibu Island is like a fantasy island with its own unique features … nature, crystal clear ocean, white sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs.
May 23, 2008
There are over 20 diving sites off Miri, some of which are just a 20-minute boat ride from Miri, and there are no less than 206 hard coral species alone. Probably there are far more coral species in the Miri waters that in the Caribbean, which has about 60 identified hard coral species.
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KANGAR – Have you seen a stump-tailed Macaque or "beruk kentoi"? If you have, then you must be one of those who had visited the Perlis State Park. Like the proboscis monkeys or "kera Belanda" which can only be found in Sabah, the stump-tailed Macaque (scientific name "Macaca Arctoides") can only be found in this state's park, a reason why many nature lovers love to go there.
The most popular of diving activity around Malaysia includes diving sites with gentle sloping reefs in Tioman Island, Perhentian Island and Redang Island, while the impressive vertical wall dives rising directly from the darkest abyss of Sipadan Island, Layang-layang Atoll and Mabul Island, do not forget to drift dives and wreck dives, including those encountered […]
Malaysia is the home of several ethnic groups found its roots in the colonial period in which hundreds and thousands of immigrants who come here to find an honest living in the country prosperous. The majority of Chinese immigrants who worked in tin mines and the Indians placed along the rubber plantations brought with them […]
Langkawi is one of the producers of high quality tiger prawns which are marketed through a network of leading supermarkets in Kuala Lumpur. The legendary island's tiger prawns also reach a commendable size with 35 to 40 prawns making up one kilogramme.
People who long for gourmet foods in Malaysia need not grumble, they can easily find it everywhere as long as they’ve the urged to do so. For years Malaysia has been the hot spot for tourists all over the world who crave the hot and spicy cooking. It is also the ultimate food destination worldwide and steps have been taken by the government to make it a global HALAL hub.
A land of fascinating extremes, where towering skyscrapers look down upon primitive longhouses, it truly accounts for a memorable eco-holiday. Malaysia is a country on the move.
When you're looking to buy a property of any type In Malaysia, one of the important criteria you would want to look into is – the developer. The project is important, but you would agree that the developer plays even a bigger role; in ensuring that you're getting the best property deal in Malaysia.
You may be asking "What's there to do in Malaysia?". Malaysia offers natural beauties in tropical rainforest, scuba diving; Shopping haven in all major cities; Friendly citizens across the country. Whatever you want to do, ranging from being a potatoe couch at the hotel to extreme adventures, Malaysia has it all.