Star Cruises To Base Ship In Kota Kinabalu

Star Cruises has announced the seasonal deployment of  the 51,309-GRT SuperStar Aquarius to Borneo, with the ship homeporting for the first time in Kota Kinabalu from 6 November 2013 to 30 March 2014. The move makes the line the first and only international cruise operator to base a ship out of the Malaysian state of … Continue reading

Now Open: Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Chicago-headquartered Hyatt Hotels Corporation has added the latest world-class property to its global portfolio with the opening of the new Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. Located in the heart of the city adjacent to the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, the 412-room property is the first international luxury hotel to open in the Malaysian capital city since … Continue reading

YTL Hotels Adds New Luxury Resort

YTL Hotels, the boutique hospitality arm of Malaysian conglomerate YTL Corporation, has grown its portfolio with the opening of the new Gaya Island Resort. Located 15 minutes off Kota Kinabalu within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, the stunning 120-key, Sabahan-style resort rests along the coast of Malohom Bay surrounded by a pristine rainforest.   The luxurious … Continue reading

Four Points By Sheraton Grows In Asia-Pacific With Perth, Sandakan Hotels

Four Points by Sheraton, the mid-market brand from industry giant Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has expanded its presence in the Asia-Pacific region with 2 new additions in Sandakan and Perth to its portfolio.   Four Points by Sheraton Perth 18 months after exiting Perth, Starwood returns to the city with the Four Points by Sheraton Perth. Located … Continue reading

Malaysia Airlines Strengthens Kota Kinabalu Hub With Perth Flights

Malaysia Airlines’ new eastern hub in Kota Kinabalu, from which it operates international flights to Hong Kong, Osaka, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo, received a boost earlier this month with the launch of new 3 times weekly flights to Perth. Travellers visiting Borneo Island from Western Australia can now bypass traditional hubs such as Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, saving up … Continue reading