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PUMA ENTERS NEW ERA WITH CUSHIONING TECHNOLOGY XETIC

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Boston, Massachusetts; August 4, 2020 — Global sports brand PUMA, as part of a sponsored research collaboration with MIT Design Lab, has created XETIC, a cushioning technology, which will start a new era by combining the worlds of mechanical cushioning and foam. This ultramodern performance innovation will provide for an excellent comfort for walking and will be first introduced in a new street-ready sneaker called Calibrate Runner.  While the futuristic visible technology of XETIC may look like 3D printing at first, XETIC is not made of plastic, it is foam. XETIC takes its name from “auxetic materials”, structures, which behave in a certain way when they are subjected to mechanical stresses such as compression.  For XETIC, this means the cushioning provides an excellent comfort for all wearing occasions. “PUMA’s innovation department teamed up with MIT Design Lab because we needed their high-expert engineering capabilities,” said Romain Girard, Senior Head of Innovation at PUMA. “MIT …

My Return to Marco Polo 12.7.2020

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With a strong foundation of providing good food and service for the last 40 years, I am glad to inform you that Marco Polo has re-opened it's door for business, albeit at a much more comfortable but reduced seating capacity, set about to comply with new business and health regulations in relation to the new normal post-MCO. With assuaging old-school ambience, generous spacing between tables and an attentive staff devoted to sanitizing and cleanliness, patrons of Marco Polo can be assured of their safety and solace whilst here.

Nike Latest Yoga Collection - Nike Yoga Infinalon Jumpsuit

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A body-hugging fit Nike Yoga Infinalon Jumpsuit lets me move fluidly for my functional yoga training. I like their lightweight, soft, stretchy, smooth and comfy material which give me a great feeling on my daily yoga practice at home, a limitless feeling of movement without restriction.
This Nike’s latest yoga collection is designed to be inclusive, serving all genders and body types, from extra small to plus sizes. Thoughtful seam placement and minimal trims contribute to a zero-distraction apparel experience. The collection includes leggings, pants, shorts and bodysuits, and more.

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Nike Yoga Infinalon Jumpsuit designed to deliver infinite comfort and movement without restriction for yogi, the collection features Nike’s latest performance fabric innovation: Nike Infinalon.

Nike Infinalon bring you an ultimate yoga practice experience to the next leve…

Wishes Come True At LUX* Resorts & Hotels

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As the world recovers from months of anxiety and isolation, LUX* Resorts and Hotels shares the joy of hope and positivity to celebrate the gradual return of luxury travel. An unconventional approach to creating lifelong memories, LUX* Resorts & Hotels delivers surprising experiences through its Reasons To Go signatures at each resort. Delightful pop up treats add unexpected moments of wonder that differentiate every visit. The Tree Of Wishes is one of 17 distinctive Reasons To Go LUX*.

Do Disturb - AvaniMe Resident Undercover Report of Busan’s Best Kept Secrets

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The newly opened Avani Central Busan Hotel (www.avanihotels.com/central-busan) in South Korea’s second-largest city is taking guests down the road less travelled with the launch of a digital Insider Guide. Part of the #AvaniMe Resident programme, the guide was curated by Busan’s culture makers, trend setters and creatives and is a manifestation of their love for their home town and its features.

COMFORTING MEAL RICH WITH PROTEIN FEAST AT GOLFER’S TERRACE, TPC Kuala Lumpur

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Treat your family and yourself to a much-needed outdoor dining experience at the Golfer’s Terrace in Malaysia’s Family – Friendly Club, TPC Kuala Lumpur. Breathe in the fresh air overlooking the picturesque award-winning golf course while indulging in the dish of the month, a delectable Fried Black Pomfret with Cassava Leaves in Turmeric Broth complemented with fluffy steamed white rice, homemade sambal belacan and sambal kicap priced at RM 31.20++ per dish and Fish Meat Noodle Soup priced at RM 29.90++ per dish.

EXCLUSIVE ISLAND BUYOUT – LUX* NORTH MALÉ ATOLL RESORT AND VILLAS WELCOMES GUESTS BACK TO A SAFE SANCTUARY FROM 15 JULY

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LUX* North Malé Atoll Resort and Villas provides an exclusive sanctuary for holidaymakers to enjoy their summer holiday while staying safe with an Island Buy Out Package. Starting at USD 180,000, the package includes roundtrip transfers in a speedboat from the airport as well as daily breakfast, lunch and dinner at any of the resort’s three fabulous restaurants.

Back with a Bang: SEEN Venues in Bangkok and Samui Relaunch with an Art Show + Endless Summer Pool Party

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SEEN Restaurants in Bangkok and Koh Samui revolutionise lifestyle entertainment with a celebration of dining, art and retro-chic weekend pool parties. From the buzzing beachfront of Thailand’s most iconic island, Chaweng Beach on Koh Samui, to the bright lights of Bangkok’s skyline, SEEN is renowned for delivering sinfully good fun in the hottest locations. Both venues are ready to welcome back guests with an unmissable selection of reopening parties.

LN Garden Hotel Nansha Partners with EHang Holdings to Launch World’s First Urban Air Mobility Themed Guest Experiences

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LN Garden Hotel Nansha in Guangzhou, an affiliate hotel with WorldHotels, is breaking new ground with its partnership with EHang Holdings, the global leader in autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology. This strategic collaboration will see the commencement of a pilot programme to introduce the world’s first Urban Air Mobility (UAM) themed guest experiences. The partnership will showcase new facets of air tourism to create unforgettable journeys through innovative integration of aerial sightseeing, traveller transportation, air logistics, aerial media light shows, intelligent exhibitions and education.

"Don’t Hold Back" this Summer with Haagen-Dazs’s New Fruity Flavours

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15 June 2020 This summer, Häagen-Dazs™ brings you the perfect remedy for beating the heat with three new fruity flavours. When it comes to ice cream, sometimes you’re looking to indulge, but other times you need something more invigorating. The new Häagen-Dazs™ Raspberry Stickbar, Cantaloupe Melon Ice Cream and Mango & Cream Ice Cream are the go-to summer specials for a burst of real refreshment.

DADDY DON CREATES HIT WAVES ON FATHER’S DAY A Tribute From Sasi The Don and his daughter To Fathers All Over The World

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Two years in the making, on the heels of international success ‘ABCD’, Sasi the Don returns with another hit. ‘Daddy Don’ hits airwaves just in time for Father’s Day as a reflection of the current paradigm of parenting in this pandemic.

A Day in Selangor, Let’s Visit Sepang

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A land with over 190,889 of population, Sepang first began to develop as a town in Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi. Now, not only it houses two of Malaysia’s main international airports and acts as a gateway to the country, it is also famously known for the Sepang International Circuit that holds various motorsports events. Home to Selangor’s premium outlet store, Sepang is a shopping paradise that has attracted many tourists from all over the world, making it one of the must-visit Districts in Selangor!

Avani+ Hua Hin Resort is Welcoming Travellers Back
to the Royal Seaside Town

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In Hua Hin, a new adventure beckons every day. As holidaymakers and weekenders return to one of Thailand’s oldest and most popular beach destinations, Avani+ Hua Hin Resort (www.avanihotels.com/hua-hin) is pulling out all the stops to welcome them back on 11 June 2020.

Give With Oakwood: Oakwood Properties Worldwide Rally To Provide Meals For The Less Privileged

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Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), launched “Give With Oakwood” this week, a global campaign designed to spread kindness and compassion to vulnerable members of society. From now until August 7, 2020, more than 80 Oakwood properties around the world will make a contribution towards a local community, charity organisation or food bank with every reservation made. As a reflection of this commitment to caring for its guests, associates and the communities it serves, Oakwood has localised its community outreach by identifying partners that best serve the needs of each destination in a direct and most impactful manner.

From Mozambique to the Maldives: Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas Offers Private Island Buy Out Retreats

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Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas invites guests to experience quintessential Anantara luxury with the ultimate private island buy out packages. Now is the time for romantic Robinson Crusoe daydreams to become reality with the opportunity to reserve the entire resort for events, special occasions or simply for peace of mind, all in stunning locales. From the UAE’s biggest nature reserve, Sir Bani Yas Island, to the tiny but impossibly perfect Medjumbe Island off the coast of Mozambique, to the archetypal private island destination, The Maldives. Anantara offers guests complete privacy, security and of course, luxury in some of the most spectacular locations around the world.

Anantara Spa Reopens with the Introduction of an Immune-Boosting New Signature Massage Oil

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Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas’ award-winning spa and wellness facilities will re-open with a host of enhanced hygiene measures and immune-boosting initiatives including the introduction of an all-new signature massage oil dedicated to supporting the body’s natural defence system.

Discover Sri Lanka with Anantara

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Relaxing on one of Sri Lanka’s deserted beaches and indulging in a spicy seafood curry might not be such a distant dream now. The country has announced it will open its borders to international travellers from 1 August, and Anantara’s two luxurious resorts on the island are looking forward to welcoming guests once again.

WHEN YOU DRIVE, NEVER DRINK Heineken Malaysia Berhad Advocates Responsible Consumption

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Heineken Malaysia Berhad (HEINEKEN Malaysia) today reaffirmed its commitment towards advocating responsible consumption. As a responsible and progressive brewer with a history dating back to 1965 in the country, HEINEKEN Malaysia has always been leading the effort in engaging and educating its customers and consumers on enjoying beers and ciders responsibly.

Plan Ahead, Travel Later. 
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas Launches Digital eGift Offer

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Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas announces the launch of an unmissable eGift offer providing guests time to dream of their next escape, anywhere in the world. The launch of the eGift offer enables guests to transform their wanderlust into tangible travel plans with an exclusive 30% extra value.

Post Lockdown Escape to the Seaside as Anantara Hua Hin Resort Welcomes Back Guests

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After months of lockdown it’s time to treat the whole family to a weekend break of sun, fun and fresh air as Anantara welcomes back guests to the seaside town of Hua Hin. Only a few hours’ drive south of Bangkok, Hua Hin has been the beachfront destination of choice for Thai royalty and aristocrats for nearly a century. Anantara Hua Hin Resort itself is modelled on a traditional Thai village with low-rise gabled pavilions set among lush tropical grounds with lotus-filled lagoons and meandering pathways through exotic foliage, perfect for physical distancing.

12 Ways of Gifting: Avani Hotels & Resorts Launch Avani Gift Cards Collection with a Limited-Time Offer on All Experiences

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As the world slowly reopens, Avani Hotels & Resorts makes it easier to make the gift of travel and experiences with the launch of Avani Gift Cards collection. Redeemable at any of the 32 Avani hotels and resorts around the world, the gift cards can be used to purchase overnight stays, cultural discovery journeys curated by Avani experts or indulgent spa and dining experiences.

WorldHotels Presents a Taste of Gourmet Rice Dumplings this Dragon Boat Festival

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Celebrated by Chinese families all over the world on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month every year, the Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional holiday filled with festival foods and good cheer. An indispensable part of the tradition, rice dumplings are typically served and shared with families and friends. WorldHotels, comprising a global offering of 300 luxury and upper upscale hotels and resorts, has curated a list of gourmet rice dumplings from hotels that add imaginative spins on the traditional fare, offering the ultimate gastronomic experience.

Raise Our Bars 2020

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KUALA LUMPUR, 6 May 2020: Heineken Malaysia Berhad (HEINEKEN Malaysia) has launched a new platform to help bars and pubs recover from financial difficulties after the Movement Control Order (MCO) is lifted. The platform, named ‘Raise Our Bars’, allows Malaysian consumers to buy a voucher for a beer, stout or cider from their favourite bar, and receive an additional one free of charge when they redeem it.

MAKE YOUR RAYA CELEBRATION EXTRA SPECIAL WITH TPCKL

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This festive season is certainly different from our normal celebration in previous years where family and friends could gather around and enjoy a great time together. Although Malaysians are encouraged to stay at home and celebrate in moderation, TPC Kuala Lumpur will still be open and has prepared a list of amazing treats this festive season. From take-away menus starting from Saturday, 23 May 2020 until 21 June 2020 and Golf promotions until end of this month, we have it all covered for you!

Virtual Culture Fix - Free and Fun Ways to Broaden One's Horizon While Staying At Home

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Some of us used to get our dose of culture from travelling, others would head to a local museum or art gallery. With travel completely off the cards and local activities still restricted despite the end of the MCO approaching, we’ve put together a few ways culture vultures can get a virtual immersion without having to leave the house.

Alma Resort Opens on Vietnam’s Scenic Cam Ranh Peninsula

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Alma, a 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort that commands 74 acres of beachfront, 14 sublime food and beverage outlets and a cascade of 12 beachfront swimming pools, will open in Vietnam’s new “it” destination on May 31.

FIVE WAYS TO STAY COOL AND CONNECTED THIS RAYA WITH THE HUAWEI P40 SERIES

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With travel restrictions still in place, many Malaysians would have to celebrate Hari Raya away from their hometowns this year. However, thanks to HUAWEI’s innovative solutions, you can have your loved ones near you and celebrate Raya together despite the geographical distances. All you need is a HUAWEI P40 Series smartphone.

COCA RESTAURANTS SHUNS “GREEDY AGGREGATORS” AND LAUNCHES DIRECT DELIVERY SERVICE ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA

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BANGKOK Pioneering suki hotpot culinary group, COCA Restaurants, is seizing the difficult days that the region is experiencing due to Covid-19 by launching a direct delivery service across the region. The direct service gives 100% of delivery fees to drivers and offers customers a quality choice lacking currently by the delivery aggregators in the market.

A DAY IN SELANGOR, LET’S VISIT KUALA LANGAT DISTRICT!

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Step into Southwestern Selangor where the ultimate towns of Banting, Carey Island, Jugra, Morib as well as Teluk Datok are located. Take this chance to travel around the iconic landmarks in Kuala Langat once you step foot in Selangor! Since it is well-known to be a district that is rich in agricultural produce and multiple cultural and historical attractions, be sure to visit these incredible places that we have included in the itinerary for you!

CAPTURE THE BEAUTY OF RAMADHAN IN PERFECT DETAIL, WITH HUAWEI P40 SERIES’ AI PORTRAIT MODE AND MORE

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Hari Raya is just around the corner, and this year’s celebrations will be unlike any other, with the travel restrictions still in place. But despite the unusual circumstances, the Ramadhan festive season remains just as beautiful – a time of reflection, revelation, and restoration.

Hans Jenni Set to Retire from GHM

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After nearly 30 years at the helm of a pioneering hotel management group, Hans R. Jenni is retiring today as president and director of GHM. The group’s current CEO, Tommy Lai, will assume responsibility for GHM’s day-to-day operations and management.

RAYA SEMPOI 2.0.2.0 WITH TOUCH ‘N GO EWALLET WHERE EVERYTHING IS #LEBIHBANYAKEKSTRA!

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A cashless and contactless Raya this ‘new normal’ with Touch’ n Go eWallet brings an abundance of rewards with #lebihbanyakekstra Raya Sempoi 2.0.2.0!

New Meliá Koh Samui Welcomes Director of Sales and Marketing

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A talented hospitality professional with two decades of diverse experience in sales and marketing and a passion for building strong business relationships has been named five-star Meliá Koh Samui’s director of sales and marketing.

Malaysians create ‘greener’ ice cream float with unique marketing and branding options

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Startup company Carpe Ri Sdn Bhd is set to take on the challenge of offering unique marketing and branding options for companies through its eco-friendly ice cream product, the ‘Float On Cone’.

Looking Beyond Covid-19: 
Avani Hotels Rolls Out AvaniSHIELD Programme For Safe Travel

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As travellers are embracing the new normal of travel and hotels are preparing to welcome guests back, Avani Hotels and Resorts is rolling out new health and safety measures across its portfolio. Named AvaniSHIELD, the programme will see all 32 properties in 18 countries gradually adopt a range of heightened hygiene and sanitising standards to ensure the health and safety of guests and team members.

McDonald’s Malaysia launches ‘Discover the World’ 2020 campaign with taste of Japan, brings back popular Samurai Burger Shogun Burger also makes a comeback

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McDonald’s Malaysia launches its annual ‘Discover the World’ campaign with the delicious tastes of Japan, bringing back the ever-popular Samurai Burger and Shogun Burger.

3 SIMPLE STEPS TO CAPTURE EVERY MOMENT - PERFECTLY THIS RAYA, WITH HUAWEI P40 SERIES’ AI BEST MOMENT FEATURE

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This Ramadhan season may be a little unusual, with the conditional movement control order (CMCO) still in place, but it doesn’t have to be any less festive. Cook incredible feasts for buka puasa, bake mouth-watering Raya cookies, do a little fashion show at home to show-off this year’s Raya outfits, decorate your home with colourful lights – and immortalise every moment with perfection, using HUAWEI’s AI Moment feature on the P40 Series.

WALL’S SPECIAL EDITION TEALIVE BOBA ICE CREAM 
IS NOW AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE BY POPULAR DEMAND!

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Boba lovers rejoice! Wall’s Special Edition Tealive Boba Ice Cream, the latest collaboration between Malaysia’s popular ice cream brand - Wall’s and Malaysian’s favourite bubble milk tea chain - Tealive, is now available nationwide online and offline after two weeks of overwhelming response in the market. Malaysians can all #BobajeLAH with #WallsBobalicious anytime, anywhere!

New Alma Resort Welcomes Ingo Stöneberg as Executive Chef

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A seasoned professional with almost two decades’ experience in luxury hospitality in Europe and the Middle East and a passion for teaching and mentoring others has been named Alma Resort’s executive chef.

Oakwood Offers Spacious Retreats Away From Home With a domestic Stay Four Pay Three package including flexible check out time

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With travel restrictions sweeping through the world, various public health measures are being undertaken by local authorities safeguard their communities. These measures created different needs where alternatives are required, be it a workspace away from distractions, stylish retreat for self-isolation or comfortable residential environment for travellers waiting to return home.

A Beginner’s Guide to DIY Hydroponics with Avani Hotels

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There is no better time to grow your own fresh vegetables and microgreens than now, whilst staying at home. Avani Pattaya Resort in Thailand is sharing their years of expertise in hydroponic farming with “do-it-yourself” home farming tips.

Anantara Launches ‘The Best of Kihavah’ Reopening Package

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Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas has launched a new room package to commemorate the resort’s reopening in Q3 2020. A culmination of experiences unique not just to the destination but also exclusively available at this idyllic Indian Ocean retreat, this carefully curated six-night stay package includes three distinct once-in-a-lifetime adventures; snorkelling with manta rays, stargazing at the only over water observatory in the Maldives, and fine dining underwater at SEA, one of the world’s few oceanic restaurants.

Home Relaxation Tips from AvaniSpa Team

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Social distancing, quarantine, and self-isolation are all part of a global united effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. But life under lockdown does not have to mean a complete pause on self-care.
We are in this together and we want you to stay happy and healthy during this time. To help us through these unusual days, we asked the team at AvaniSpa to share some ideas on fun things to do at home.From digital meditation to DIY beauty treatments, staying in is not the same as doing nothing. Follow these expert tips to find Zen from the comfort of your own home!

SPECIAL TAKEAWAY BY TPC KUALA LUMPUR!

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As we embrace the new normal during these challenging times, Malaysia’s Family- Friendly club, TPC Kuala Lumpur presents a Sundown takeaway menu this Ramadan available from 1 until 22 May 2020 specially prepared by Golfer’s Terrace. You can now take some time off from the kitchen and enjoy a delightful dish at the comfort of your home.

Avani Hotels Keeps the Beat Going with a Series of WFH Playlists

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Avani Hotels (www.avanihotels.com) is encouraging the brand’s followers to turn the volume up on a compilation of WFH (Working From Home) music during the downtime. Available on Spotify, the playlists were curated by the Avani Team and aim to brighten up the ongoing lockdown with feel-good tunes.