Domestic Travel Is Allowed Again in Malaysia

Late last year, Malaysia announced this huge Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign, aimed at drawing international and regional tourists to the country. This had to take a backseat due to the coronavirus pandemic, which decimated the tourism industry. Empty hotel rooms and high costs resulted in the closure of several prominent hotels, including Four Points Sandakan, G Tower Kuala Lumpur, Parkroyal KL and Ramada Plaza Melaka. … Continue reading Domestic Travel Is Allowed Again in Malaysia

How A Malaysian Resort Company Is Weathering The Coronavirus Pandemic

What with travel and movement restrictions worldwide by the coronavirus pandemic, the hospitality and travel industry is undoubtedly one of the most impacted. But while many hotels struggle to stay afloat and running despite empty rooms and cancelled reservations, one company in Sabah is proving that it pays to diversify. Formed in 2007 in Kota Kinabalu, Echo Resorts – a family business which owns Gayana … Continue reading How A Malaysian Resort Company Is Weathering The Coronavirus Pandemic

Review: Trader’s Hotel, Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Whether for business or leisure, it doesn’t get any more convenient than a stay at Trader’s Hotel. The luxury five-star hotel boasts stunning views of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, and is located literally steps away from the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and KLCC Park. Checked in for a short staycation in one of the hotel’s Executive Twin Towers Rooms. The room was spacious and … Continue reading Review: Trader’s Hotel, Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Love Pink? Check Out W Hong Kong’s New Pink Bling Makeover

Fun fact: As a child, I never liked pink because it was always seen as such a ‘girly’ colour and I’ve never been a girly girl lol. 20 years later, still not a girly girl – but I’ve changed my opinion about pink. I see now the appeal – the rosy hue, the soft, pastel-like hue which exudes feelings of fun, coquettishness, warmth and playfulness. … Continue reading Love Pink? Check Out W Hong Kong’s New Pink Bling Makeover

Review: Double Tree by Hilton Penang / Exploring Batu Feringghi

Hey guys! DoubleTree by Hilton Penang, the brand’s first DoubleTree resort on the island, has finally opened, and I was privileged to be invited for a media review of the place! 🙂 We took a bus from Hilton KL which departed an hour late because some members of the media had no respect for other people’s time, so it was well in the evening when … Continue reading Review: Double Tree by Hilton Penang / Exploring Batu Feringghi

You Won’t Believe This Is A Three Star Hotel – Zabeel House Mini, Dubai

Think 3-star hotel, think basic: a place to lay your head down for the night. Well, think again. Newly open in the neighbourhood of Al-Seef on the South bank of Dubai Creek, Zabeel House MINI, Jumeirah seeks to redefine the 3-star hotel experience with its chic design, comfortable lodging and experiences that can rival even more expensive hotels. Located close to the charming, historic Dubai Creek, the … Continue reading You Won’t Believe This Is A Three Star Hotel – Zabeel House Mini, Dubai