Lucky Eight

MALAYSIA is bursting with variety, offering rainforest adventures, fish-filled reefs, holiday islands, historic towns and cultural diversity. Brian Johnston gives us eight of its highlights.1. KUALA LUMPUR Keep your eyes up in Malaysia's capital. The

Malaysia Airlines returns to Brisbane

MALAYSIA Airlines plans to add capacity into Australia over the coming months, including a return to Brisbane after an absence of three years. The Malaysian flag carrier will also deploy A380s into Sydney and Melbourne during peak times. The new fou

Voyages to Antiquity offers longer stays

VOYAGES to Antiquity has enhanced its product for guests in South East Asia for 2018/19 to give travellers an immersive trek across the region. One of the big changes includes giving guests more in-depth experiences through additional overnight stays

Busabout Asia expansion

THE Travel Corporation's Busabout reports strong growth in sales across South East Asia following the introduction of its Asia Unlimited Pass late last year. Busabout operations manager Asia Dax Cottam said Australians were spearheading the demand f

Hotel development Gathers pace

SOUTH East Asia is witnessing a surge in new hotels as major players race to capitalise on booming travel in the region. The Banyan Tree Hotel Group will open Pavilion Hotel by Banyan Tree, Kuala Lumpur, in August. Within walking distance of the bus

Get to know your BDM

NAME: Darren Evans Title: State sales manager NSW & ACT, Qantas Holidays How long have you been working for Qantas Holidays? 13 years and 4 months (originally started at talpacific Holidays) What is your favourite destination? Hawaii. Been 10 times