Zhang Ziyi As a Travel Host

Zhang Ziyi's Oman
Zhang Ziyi’s Oman

Zhang Ziyi, the Asian beauty and the star of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Memoirs of a Geisha will take a new role, as travelogue host. Filmed in high definition, the Zhang Ziyi Travel Series features the 31-year-old Beijing native travelling to Oman and Inner Mongolia to experience the unique culture and heritage of the two locations.

The Zhang Ziyi Travel Series premieres on Nov 14 on National Geographic (Astro Channel 553).

MATTA Fair 2007

Hurray, MATTA Fair 2007 is just around the corner. It will be held on 16 to 18 March 2007 at the Putra World Trade Center (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur just like the previous years.
As usual, MATTA Fair 2007 will showcase an extensive travel and holiday packages from all over the world and visitors can expect to find great bargains here. So, don’t miss out the fair!

For more information, visit MATTA FAIR 2007 Official Site

The List To Live By For Chinese Travellers

We all know how the Chinese from mainland China behaves themselves as most of us have even witnessed them in real life. Realising such behaviour is becoming a real embarrassment for China, the country’s main tourism body and the central government’s Spiritual Civilisation Committee issued guidelines this week to teach travellers how to behave when overseas.

Among the guidelines, in the list of “dos and don’ts” include:

Dos

  • Speak quietly in public
  • Respect queues
  • Put litter in bins
  • Be polite in public places
  • Observe the rule of “ladies first”
  • Always wear a shirt in public places
  • Respect the customs of religious and ethnic minorities

Don’ts

  • Spit in public places
  • Litter everywhere
  • Smoke in no-smoking areas
  • Trample on the grass

MATTA Fair Sept 22-24 2006

For the first time, MATTA (Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents) Fair will be held at three places within the same period. In Kuala Lumpur, the event will take place in PWTC as it always have been, and not at the overrated KL Convention Centre. In Ipoh, it will be held at Stadium Indera Mulia. And in Sabah, the venue will be Center Point Kota Kinabalu, Level 5 Palm Square. The event starts from Friday, Sept 22 and ends on Sunday, Sept 24, 2006.

  • Click here for PWTC, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Click here for Stadium Indera Mulia, Ipoh, Perak.
  • Click here for Center Point Kota Kinabalu, Level 5 Palm Square, Sabah.