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Business Networking In Singapore Generates New Opportunities

Business Networking In Singapore Generates New Opportunities

Singapore, Wednesday –  11  Sarawak  travel partners took part in the business networking session  in Singapore yesterday  opening opportunities for more Singaporeans to travel to visit the State.

40 Singapore tour operators turned up for the session sharing business opportunities and to update Sarawak product experiences to be marketed to Singaporeans and also its expats communities.

‘Singapore has been one of our focus markets and favourite destination for students and family travel with a penchant of our diverse culture, nature and adventure,’ said the Sarawak Tourism Board’s Marketing Manager, Gustino Basuan.

Meanwhile the Managing Director of Sibu-based Greatown Travel, Ling How Kang, has expressed his satisfaction on the outcome of the business networking.

‘We discovered good business prospects with the interest showed by the Singapore agents on Sibu and Central Sarawak and we look forward to much better arrivals next year arising from the aggressive promotion that we had over the years in Singapore,’ he added.

However, we faced challenges post by non-availability of direct flights from Singapore and Sibu, he lamented.

The Sarawak industry partners today continued their promotion in the City State making their presence felt at the three-day ITB Asia held at the Marina Bay Sands.

Singapore’s visitors’ arrival to date stood at 25,922, an increase of 1.53% compared to the same period last year.

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Golfing in Malaysia

Malaysia, two-time winner of World Golf Awards for Asia’s Best Golf Destination, has become a favourite getaway among golfers lately. With the appealing combination of great weather, delicious food, exotic culture, natural attractions, value-for-money shopping and modern fairways, it’s easy to see why more golfers are not just lugging their golf bags onto airplanes, but their families as well, for the trip.

But with almost 160 top golf courses in the country to choose from for international play – many of which are award-winning – how does one choose?

Here’s our top five picks of great golfing holidays for everyone in the family.

 

LANGKAWI

A holiday in Langkawi Island conjures images of a tropical sun, white, sandy beaches, swaying coconut trees and the beautiful blue Andaman sea stretched out as far as the eye can see. If beach-side lazing is not your thing, then glide down the island’s mangrove rivers to see the gorgeous limestone landscapes of this UNESCO geopark or trek deep into its mountainous jungles to experience nature at its best. (naturallylangkawi.my)

Best golfing: The award-winning Els Club Teluk Datai, nestled between the Andaman sea and the lush mountains of Langkawi island, features an amazing 18-hole challenge designed by South African legend Ernie Els.

 

GEORGE TOWN, PENANG

This UNESCO Heritage City is brimming with so much life and activity, no visitor will have time to get bored. From a walking tour of its street art to admiring the architectural beauty of its colonial past to sampling local food along with the locals, there’s simply so much to do. Families will especially love its variety of historic and contemporary museums, the ride up to the top of Penang Hill, a city ride on the three-wheeled trishaw and a leisurely stroll in its many gardens. (mypenang.gov.my)

Best golfing: Stay on the island for a round of golf at Penang Golf Club where you will tee off from as high as a hundred metres above the greens and fairways, or cross the iconic Penang Bridge to the mainland’s Bukit Jawi Golf Resort to experience a thrilling game by the lake.

 

KUALA LUMPUR

Voted as one of the world’s best shopping destinations and magnificent cities to visit, Kuala Lumpur is a must-stop on any itinerary to Malaysia. It’s a shopping paradise alright with designer goods going for less due to the currency exchange rate. The best IT gadgets, shoes, fashion and knick knacks are also here to bargain over at the many shopping malls, pop-up bazaars and night markets. (visitkl.gov.my)

Tip: Purchase a Hop On Hop Off pass for the entire family to explore over 50 major sights and attractions in the city so you don’t miss iconic stops such as the Petronas Twin Towers, the Lake Gardens, Independence Square and Bintang Walk. (myhoponhopoff.com)

Best golfing: Tournament Players Club (formerly known as KL Golf Country Club), designed by Australian architect Ted Parslow, is the site of numerous high-profile tournaments, serving up a challenge to golfers with its length, water hazards and sculptured bunkering.

 

KOTA KINABALU, SABAH

Adventure awaits in this Borneo paradise and visitors can take their pick from gentle explorations of the sea world – snorkeling and guided scuba walks at the easily accessible island marine park – to an exhilarating climb up Mount Kinabalu either by trekking through its jungle to the peak or clinging on to its granite surface on the via ferrata walk. (sabahtourism.com).

Best golfing: Play at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Borneo Golf Resort and you’ll have to battle with the ocean winds and the beauty of this seaside location to focus on your game. Alternatively, take your game to the wetlands and tee off at Dalit Bay Golf Country Club, bordered by the Tambalang and Mengkabong rivers.

 

KUCHING, SARAWAK

The word “Kuching” is Malaysian for cat, but it is the orangutan that has attracted many to this Borneo state, specifically to the rehabilitation centres of this beloved great ape. Other natural attractions easily accessible from Kuching city – Bako National Park, the wetlands of Sibu Laut and Salak rivers and the Bau limestone caves – will keep the family firmly occupied. (sarawaktourism.com)

Best golfing: Enjoy a round of golf in the shadows of the Santubong Mountain where Arnold Palmer has designed a fantastic course around rocky outcrops, ponds, mangrove forests and the South China Sea.

 

For more information on Malaysia’s golf courses, visit playmalaysiagolf.com or malaysia.travel.

 

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Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson: A Uniquely Iconic Resort

Lexis Hibiscus is the leading and largest resort in Port Dickson and one of the famous icons in Malaysia, providing the finest in accommodation, dining and meeting in Negeri Sembilan. The resort stands apart in the industry with its unique concept whereby every guestroom is equipped with a private dip pool and steam room. It also reinforces Port Dickson as a major tourism destination in the state.

Working hand in hand with the government, it is committed towards promoting tourism in Port Dickson, which continues to see a healthy demand for upscale accommodation from discerning travellers, covering business and leisure segments from both locally and abroad.

With plenty of job opportunities being offered to the locals, the resort has contributed positively towards the state’s tourism industry. As of to date, the properties within Lexis Hotel Group have attracted more than 3.6 million tourists from across 126 countries, comprising 50% of overseas guests from its guest portfolio. It has also brought in tourism dollars to the state. The Resort’s encouraging occupancy and guest portfolio is fuelled by demand from FITs, tour series, corporate and MICE (Meetings, Events, Conventions and Exhibitions).

   

Located about an hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and nestled along Pasir Panjang beach, Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson sprawls into the Straits of Malacca and resembles the national flower of Malaysia. The 5-star resort is managed by Lexis Hotel Group, winner of Brandlaureate SMEs Best Brands Awards 2016 – 2017 (Hospitality) and Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards – 2017.

The iconic Resort is the proud record holder of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for achieving “The most swimming pools in a resort” and “The most overwater villas in single resort”. These results were verified on 14 October 2016. Apart from winning the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 for the Luxury Water Villa Resort (category – Southeast Asia), it is also the recipient of TripAdvisor’s 2017 Traveller’s Choice Award as well as Hotels Combined Recognition of Excellence 2017.

Each of its 639 pool villas is spacious, tastefully decorated and comes with its own private dip pool and steam room for luxury and privacy. 522 villas are situated on waters while 122 villas are located on the tower block. Many of these villas offer spectacular views of the open sea.

  

  

Complementing the villas are a selection of exciting dining and entertainment options, offering local and regional tastes as well as international cuisine. There is Roselle Coffee House for all day dining and Umi Japanese Restaurant offering cuisine inspired from the Land of the Rising Sun. Guests who yearn for a gastronomic experience will appreciate Wave Dining, located at Lighthouse Club and provide guests a panoramic view of the Resort.

  

Lexis Hibiscus’ range of function spaces are specially tailored for MICE needs. The Hibiscus Grand Ballroom is the only banquet hall in Port Dickson with ceiling height of more than seven meters, creating a dramatic setting for various events, with seating capacity up to 700 persons. The resort has the expertise and privilege of hosting international MICE event with participants from over 40 countries.

A diverse choice of recreational activities is available at Lexis Hibiscus. Lex Spa offers an escape from the city’s hectic pace to an oasis of tranquillity with the various treatments offered. Kidz World is the ideal place for the young ones to while their time away while budding singers will have an enjoyable time at Starz Karaoke.

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson holds the distinction as the first five-star resort of its kind in Malaysia to build its own heliport for added travel convenience and service for its esteemed guests. Guests can satiate their whim for a helicopter joyride along the beach and its surrounding areas.

  

For some fun under the sun, there is a range of beach and water activities such as jet ski, watercraft, banana boat and kayak, all focused around the tallest seawater fountain in Malaysia at 400 feet. Additionally there are also cruise rides and fish feeding. The beach is also an excellent venue for teambuilding while the Hibiscus Walk provides guests a sampling of the many popular Malaysian cuisines, all under one roof.

For more information on the Resort, please visit www.lexishibiscuspd.com or www.lexis.my

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Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson: A Uniquely Iconic Resort

Lexis Hibiscus is the leading and largest resort in Port Dickson and one of the famous icons in Malaysia, providing the finest in accommodation, dining and meeting in Negeri Sembilan. The resort stands apart in the industry with its unique concept whereby every guestroom is equipped with a private dip pool and steam room. It also reinforces Port Dickson as a major tourism destination in the state.

Working hand in hand with the government, it is committed towards promoting tourism in Port Dickson, which continues to see a healthy demand for upscale accommodation from discerning travellers, covering business and leisure segments from both locally and abroad.

With plenty of job opportunities being offered to the locals, the resort has contributed positively towards the state’s tourism industry. As of to date, the properties within Lexis Hotel Group have attracted more than 3.6 million tourists from across 126 countries, comprising 50% of overseas guests from its guest portfolio. It has also brought in tourism dollars to the state. The Resort’s encouraging occupancy and guest portfolio is fuelled by demand from FITs, tour series, corporate and MICE (Meetings, Events, Conventions and Exhibitions).

   

Located about an hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and nestled along Pasir Panjang beach, Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson sprawls into the Straits of Malacca and resembles the national flower of Malaysia. The 5-star resort is managed by Lexis Hotel Group, winner of Brandlaureate SMEs Best Brands Awards 2016 – 2017 (Hospitality) and Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards – 2017.

The iconic Resort is the proud record holder of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for achieving “The most swimming pools in a resort” and “The most overwater villas in single resort”. These results were verified on 14 October 2016. Apart from winning the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 for the Luxury Water Villa Resort (category – Southeast Asia), it is also the recipient of TripAdvisor’s 2017 Traveller’s Choice Award as well as Hotels Combined Recognition of Excellence 2017.

Each of its 639 pool villas is spacious, tastefully decorated and comes with its own private dip pool and steam room for luxury and privacy. 522 villas are situated on waters while 122 villas are located on the tower block. Many of these villas offer spectacular views of the open sea.

  

  

Complementing the villas are a selection of exciting dining and entertainment options, offering local and regional tastes as well as international cuisine. There is Roselle Coffee House for all day dining and Umi Japanese Restaurant offering cuisine inspired from the Land of the Rising Sun. Guests who yearn for a gastronomic experience will appreciate Wave Dining, located at Lighthouse Club and provide guests a panoramic view of the Resort.

  

Lexis Hibiscus’ range of function spaces are specially tailored for MICE needs. The Hibiscus Grand Ballroom is the only banquet hall in Port Dickson with ceiling height of more than seven meters, creating a dramatic setting for various events, with seating capacity up to 700 persons. The resort has the expertise and privilege of hosting international MICE event with participants from over 40 countries.

A diverse choice of recreational activities is available at Lexis Hibiscus. Lex Spa offers an escape from the city’s hectic pace to an oasis of tranquillity with the various treatments offered. Kidz World is the ideal place for the young ones to while their time away while budding singers will have an enjoyable time at Starz Karaoke.

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson holds the distinction as the first five-star resort of its kind in Malaysia to build its own heliport for added travel convenience and service for its esteemed guests. Guests can satiate their whim for a helicopter joyride along the beach and its surrounding areas.

  

For some fun under the sun, there is a range of beach and water activities such as jet ski, watercraft, banana boat and kayak, all focused around the tallest seawater fountain in Malaysia at 400 feet. Additionally there are also cruise rides and fish feeding. The beach is also an excellent venue for teambuilding while the Hibiscus Walk provides guests a sampling of the many popular Malaysian cuisines, all under one roof.

For more information on the Resort, please visit www.lexishibiscuspd.com or www.lexis.my

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