Top 4 States And Districts To Visit In Malaysia In 2019; Chester Chin; Star2.com

Sarawak and Melaka will be hosting its Visit State Year while Rompin and Tenom are hosting Visit District Year for 2019. We take a look at some exciting attractions to look out for when you travel to these places in Malaysia.

Source: Top 4 States And Districts To Visit In Malaysia In 2019 | Star2.com

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Penang clamps down on illegal hotels in George Town; Asia News Network

Tourism boom fuels resurgence of illegal lodgings in heritage enclave.

Source: Penang clamps down on illegal hotels in George Town

Ecotourism in Southeast Asia: Tips on Destinations and Activities; Gianni Bianchini; Nomad Is Beautiful

Awesome tips on ecotourism in Southeast Asia with focus on eco-adventure activities that help conserve nature, and cultural immersions.

Source: Ecotourism in Southeast Asia: Tips on Destinations and Activities

Unesco programme to link communities of three cities with heritage; Luke Cloherty; Attractions Management

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Unesco programme to link communities of three cities with heritage

Source: Unesco programme to link communities of three cities with heritage | attractionsmanagement.com news

Khoo Salma Nasution: The Pride of Penang; Koh Jun Lin; Din Merican

George Town native Khoo Salma Nasution @ Khoo Su Nin, 55, wears many…

Source: Khoo Salma Nasution: The Pride of Penang

Sabah wants Mt Kinabalu in Unesco geopark list; Muguntan Vanar; The Star

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has set its sights on getting Mount Kina­balu and its surrounding districts listed in Unesco Global Geoparks by 2020.

Source: Sabah wants Mt Kinabalu in Unesco geopark list

Mount Kinabalu reaches for Unesco Global Geopark status by 2020; EdgeProp

Source: Mount Kinabalu reaches for Unesco Global Geopark status by 2020

Melaka steps up campaign as UNESCO heritage site; Yi Whan-Woo; Korea Times

MELAKA, Malaysia – Being a UNESCO World Heritage site suggests how nicely Melaka has preserved its multicultural society, customs, traditions and townscape as a former colonial town in Malaysia. But this does not guarantee that the heritage of the Malay, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and British in Melaka for more than the past 500 years will last forever. Fifty-four World Heritage sites are on UNESCO’s danger list while the two others – Oman’s Arabian Oryx Sanctuary and Germany’s Dresden Elbe Valley – have been delisted.

Source: Melaka steps up campaign as UNESCO heritage site

Riding trishaws into the sunset; Arnold Loh; The Star

GEORGE TOWN: While trishaws are hot tourism attractions in Melaka, in Penang they are in danger of disappearing.

Source: Riding trishaws into the sunset

These are the world’s most epic hikes; Lainey Loh; Travel Wire Asia

The world has no shortage of hiking sites and thrilling peaks and Lonely Planet has just saved you some time by sieving through the thousands of peaks and walking trails to uncover 50 most incredible hikes in 30 countries that adventure travelers are bound to love.

Source: These are the world’s most epic hikes