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An Afternoon at Breeze Spa 4

What do you do when you have an afternoon off which can help you loosen your muscles and relax? Look nowhere else than Breeze Spa at Amari Johor Bahru. Located at the sixth floor of the hotel, Breeze Spa offers various Spa and Beauty treatments for both men and women. Be greeted by friendly faces at the Spa and enjoy a cold welcome drink of “Butterfly Pea Tea” flown in

Nathan Sykes First Solo Performance in Singapore 3

On 17th June, a handsome young lad from Gloucester, United Kingdom a.k.a Nathan Sykes, 24, a singer, songwriter and record producer formerly from the band The Wanted rocked the stage with his first debut solo performance in Singapore. He performed songs from his first solo album – ‘Unfinished Business’ for an intimate crowd at the rooftop at myVillage, Serangoon Gardens, Singapore; a collaboration between myVillage and Universal Music Singapore. Hundreds

Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor Wins Agoda Golden Circle Award for 2016

Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor, managed by Palm Resort Berhad once again received the Agoda Golden Circle Award for the year 2016, recently. Le Grandeur was one of the hotels receiving the award along with eight other hotels in Johor. Last year, the hotel was also one of the recipients of Agoda Golden Circle Award 2015.  The Director of Agoda Malaysia, Jeff Hoh and Assistant Marketing Manager, Michelle Chue was

Five Aspiring Basketballers to Represent Johor 2

For the very first time, the Jr. NBA Malaysia presented by Dutch Lady expanded its programme to Johor after successfully returning to Malaysia for the fourth consecutive year. The Jr. NBA Malaysia programme reached more than 6,000 boys and girls at over 200 schools for local basketball talents to attend the Jr. NBA Selection Camp in Kuala Lumpur, moving them one-step closer to being named as the 2017 Jr. NBA

Editor’s Note

Welcome back everyone after the long and extended Raya holidays. I hope you went somewhere interesting and wish I could hear all about it. This time, we feature Nathan Sykes under our Music column. Not only is he a talented musician, but I was amazed how well-humoured this British artist was when he was in Singapore last month for his debut solo performance. Sony Pictures Malaysia is back this month

What Customer Service?!

Ever walk into a bank or fast food restaurant only to be greeted by a sour face or expressionless staff? Based on an internal survey, we have found that people from the service industries especially hotels, banks and restaurants topping the list for lack of customer service. In a country where friendliness is being projected, customer service should be top-notch since we boast of multiple cultures. However, this is not

Amari Johor Bahru is Open for Business 2

Originally from Thailand, Amari has a rich and long standing heritage and it’s evident here in Johor Bahru, celebrating colours and rhythms of modern Asia yet maintaining its Thai heritage with a Malaysian twist. The media was recently invited for a sneek peek at the hotel. We gathered at the lobby at the sixth floor with Wayne Lunt, the General Manager of Amari Johor Bahru and Peter Henley, the CEO

Family Day Out at Puteri Harbour Indoor Family Theme Parks 4

Tired of the same old routine and wish you could allocate a few hours for some quality family time? Look no further than Puteri Harbour Indoor Family Theme Parks where parents with young children can have a fun day out indoors at Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Puteri. Easily accessible by highways and just next to Hotel Jen, the Parks offer young children plenty of activities to keep them busy with their

JCorp Brings RM15 Billion Robotics Future City Investment to Johor

In conjunction with the “Belt and Road” international forum in Beijing recently, Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak witnessed a historical moment when Johor Corporation (JCorp) successfully attracted an RM15 Billion investment through the signing of a ‘Cooperation Intention Agreement’ with SIASUN Robot Investment Co. Ltd. (SIASUN). It is an extension from the MOU signed between JCorp, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Beijing Huize Boyuan Robot Investment Co.

Stronger Ties between Coca-Cola Refreshments Malaysia and LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort 3

As LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort celebrates its 5th year anniversary this year, Coca-Cola Refreshments Malaysia (CCRM) announced its partnership renewal with the Resort for another five years. The collaboration marks the continuation of CCRM as the official carbonated soft drink partner with LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort. In celebration of this partnership, both brands have announced a special offer for guests starting from 1st June until 30th July 2017. Consumers who purchase 4