Unfortunately, coming off from my ITB (leg) injury last year, I hadn't really prepare well for this race. As part of recuperation, I had stopped racing after Ironman Malaysia in Langkawi last Nov.
Speaking on the sidelines, Michael Schlueter, the Managing Director of the Langkawi International Convention Centre (LICC), said, "China is an important target market for us, and we shall make the most of this occasion to showcase our offerings. LICC is located in a beautiful natural location on an island with a fabled history, yet offers its clients the best of modern meeting technology. With AirAsia's direct flights from Guangzhou to Langkawi four times a week, we are confident that we will attract Chinese industry professionals with our distinctive packages and destination."
THE St. Regis Langkawi, the iconic luxury brand's first address in Malaysia, is now open and ready to welcome discerning travellers with impeccable hospitality. It is also the 37th property worldwide under the St. Regis Hotels & Resorts brand, which is part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Inc. The first all-suite luxury resort in the Langkawi archipelago, it offers four private overwater villas, as well as 85 luxuriously-appointed suites that offer expansive, unobstructed views of the sea from spacious terraces.
The annual Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (Lima) exhibition may be run by different organisers next year. Quoting an unnamed source, the New Straits Times (NST) reported the attraction of the region's premier maritime and aerospace exhibition had somewhat deteriorated over the years, prompting the Defence Ministry to call for a tender.
Malaysia's very own Langkawi makes it into Asia's Top 10 list, at number eight! Bali is the top island in Asia and fifth in the world and Phuket second in Asia and eighth in the world. Star2.com is the lifestyle portal of The Star Media Group.
Langkawi the Jewel of Kedah is the archipelagic region of northwest Malaysia boasting 104 beautiful islands and the best tourist attractions in Malaysia. Aside from the reservation, clients can set the type of car, pick-up and drop-off times and locations for the rental. Tourists can also avail of add-on options like the GPS for touring the islands and the baby car seat for clients travelling with infants.
Picture a scenic car ride through kampong villages, past towering karst scenery and along winding sea-view roads to the island's best and most secluded beach: the pristine mile-long expanse of Tanjung Rhu that Four Seasons Resort Langkawi exclusively calls home. Add in complimentary high-speed internet and non-motorised water sports , and the scene is set for an energy-boosting mini break designed to put the wind in one's sails and sunshine in the soul.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah officially opened Adya Hotel Langkawi here this morning. The hotel which is located in Kuah town here is fully owned by Permodalan Kedah Berhad (PKB), a subsidiary company of the Kedah state government, and is managed by PKB Management and Services Sdn Bhd.
Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah (pix) said the development had enabled the best telecommunication services to be provided in Langkawi. Among the accomplishments of the initiative include construction of four 1Malaysia internet centres, 260 free Wifi hotspots, internet speeds of up to 100Mbps under the Unifi service, and free Wifi at two mosques.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts announced on April 6, the arrival of its luxury brand to Langkawi. The opening of St. Regis Langkawi marks the first luxury resort opening in Langkawi in a decade and the brand's first property opening in Malaysia. Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Tysan Holdings Ltd. for about $340 million to expand in construction and property development, prompting shares of the target company to jump to the highest level in 25 years.
State Health director Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail who confirmed the incident said that the 46-year-old is currently still receiving treatment at the Langkawi Hospital. Dr Norhizan advised the public to follow the health tips given by the state Health Department in order to prevent any health issues due to the heatwave, which can lead to death, should they delay in seeking medical attention.
In a statement here today, AirAsia said the 50% discount, for those travelling from today until April 27, is applicable to all Rayani Air passengers who hold a confirmed flight booking. AirAsia operates 11 daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, eight daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Baru, 11 daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching, eight daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, and three daily flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuching.