Articles for the Tourism News Category


Tourism News

[Malay] RM3 juta wujudkan Persiaran Maharani (RM 3 million for Maharani Promenade Walk)

[Malay] RM3 juta wujudkan Persiaran Maharani (RM 3 million for Maharani Promenade Walk)

Tarikan baharu di sepanjang pesisir Sungai Muar ZULHISHAM ISAHAK | 08 Julai 2015 12:20 AM Jalan Maharani yang terletak di tepi Sungai Muar sepanjang kira-kira satu kilometer di bandar ini akan dinaik taraf sebagai Persiaran Maharani dengan kos RM3 juta tidak lama lagi. Yang Dipertua Majlis Perbandaran Muar (MPM), Ramlee A. Rahman berkata, proses menaik […]

Continue Reading

Tourism News

Thousands attend sultan’s birthday celebration

Thousands attend sultan’s birthday celebration

More than 30,000 people thronged Muar town in conjunction with the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar’s 56th birthday. All major roads in the royal town of Bandar Maharani were decorated with hundreds of state flags, while shop lots and houses were painted with bright colours. Even houses in fast developing outskirts areas such […]

Continue Reading

Tourism News

Upgrading plans for royal town revealed

Upgrading plans for royal town revealed

PROMOTING TOURISM: Allocations by MPM include funds for open-air tour bus, new council building and landscaping MUAR: THE Muar Municipal Council (MPM) is planning to introduce a RM200,000 open-air bus service that would enable tourists to get a better view of the royal town. MPM president Ramlee Abdul Rahman said the bus is expected to […]

Continue Reading

Tourism News

Bukit Gambir Plus Interchange was opened for traffic

Bukit Gambir Plus Interchange was opened for traffic

Keep highway users happy, says Muhyiddin COMMON GOOD: Muar and Tangkak expected to benefit from new interchange TANGKAK: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin yesterday urged highway concessionaires to always ensure that they offer the best services to the users. He said this was to ensure that highway users were pleased with the services […]

Continue Reading

Tourism News

RM700 million for eco-tourism

RM700 million for eco-tourism

DEVELOPMENT: Project to focus on the natural resources of Johor and Malacca JOHOR and Malacca will join hands to develop a RM700 million inter-state eco-tourism project focusing on coastal, river and mangrove ecology. The plan to tap the natural resources of the two states is in the Malacca-Johor Coastal and River Development Project 2014-2016. Such […]

Continue Reading

Tourism News

Finally, Muar's foothold in tourism

Finally, Muar’s foothold in tourism

MUAR is like a step son as far as Johor tourism development is concerned. It looked even more like one after all the mega tourist destinations in Johor Baru opened their doors one after another since last year. First, we had the Johor Premium Outlets, followed by the Legoland Theme Park which attracts foreign tourists […]

Continue Reading

Tourism News

Making Muar a tourist attraction [Muar river boat float parade 2013]

Making Muar a tourist attraction [Muar river boat float parade 2013]

EXPLORE IDEAS: Tour agencies encouraged to package town which has much to offer JOHOR BAHRU: THE state government has urged tour agencies to start offering tour packages to the royal town of Muar as boost efforts in promoting the place as a major tourist destination. State Tourism, Domestic Trade and Consumerism executive committee chairman, Datuk […]

Continue Reading

Tourism News

Muar than meets the eye

Muar than meets the eye

GOOD IMPRESSIONS: The picturesque royal town gets its own coffee-table book. AFTER George Town and Malacca, the next most photogenic spot in the peninsula is probably Muar. The royal town in northwestern Johor, fronting the estuary of Sungai Muar, the main artery which meanders all around the district before joining the Straits of Malacca, boasts […]

Continue Reading

Tourism News

Altered course of life in Sungai Mati

Altered course of life in Sungai Mati

STILL WATERS: All is quiet and calm in the once-bustling river village, but the Ledang District Office hopes to reverse the tide THERE is a big, populated island in Muar that is still largely unknown. The inland Pulau Penarik is unique as it is neither surrounded by the sea nor a lake. It is enclosed […]

Continue Reading

Tourism News

Sultan to visit Panchor

Sultan to visit Panchor

HISTORIC OCCASION: Sultan Ibrahim to meet his subjects and unveil a replica of Muar River’s famous freshwater prawn at the jetty. MUAR: THE Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, will have a busy schedule when the Kembara Mahkota Johor (KMJ) tour reaches Panchor in Muar tomorrow. District Officer Abdul Rahman Mohamed Dewam said, upon […]

Continue Reading


Page 1 of 41234