ITOURISM TRAVEL BUDDY

Malaysia Travel App at your fingertips

With the mobile turning into a necessity and the emergence of smart phone has greatly changes the way information are transmitted and it has even impacted how traveling is used to be. Mobile is now popular than ever and with it grow the demand for mobile application.

Established in 2013, itourism is a malaysian based mobile application provider offering cutting-edge mobile technology solutions to the tourism industry. Headed by an ambitious management team of experts in mobile technology and tourism industry together with a team of dedicated developers who are constantly finding ways to provide the user with ultimate mobile experience , at itourism, we strive to develop apps that bring transformation to the tourism industry.

Customer satisfaction is utmost important to us, and we stand by our client from consultation all the way till product launched. Our main goal is to help you develop a fully customisable cost effective mobile application to meet the needs of your client. By listening and carefully strategise, along with our experience, You can be confident that we can deliver and we will help you to achieve your objectives within your timeframe and budget.

At itourism, we turn vision into reality.

Your TRAVEL Companion

With the promising trend of mobile telecommunications that is spreading rapidly, the importance of providing information on the go has becoming increasingly necessary.

Introducing a new app called ‘iTourism Malaysia’, your ultimate personal travel guide. The app is designed to help and guide you during your travel in Malaysia or could be a tool for people who is interested to see what’s on in Malaysia.

The app is currently available in English, Chinese or Bahasa and can be configured for more languages. Travelling around all the different states in Malaysia can never be easier now with this handheld application.

For example, if you are travelling to Pulau Pinang and would like to know where the tourist attractions are, you can now do so by choosing the location Pulau Pinang. A list of places to visit that comes with a description of the place is available. To give you a better sense of where experiences are located, you can click on the navigation links to guide you to the desired place. All this with just a simple tap on your smart phone.

Browse our calendar of events for exciting festivals, cultural/religious celebrations and public holidays. Malaysia a multi cultural country is filled events all year round. With the calendar, now you will not missed out on any interesting events.

Some additional features of this app include contacts of important and hotline numbers for emergency such as police station, hospital and Fire & Rescue. For those who would like to find medical assistance, there will be a medical database that you can filter base of specialist areas for each location. With the built-in call button, you can just click on it and make your appointment right away.

Learning a new language is difficult, and thanks to the additional feature in ‘iTourism Malaysia’ which allows you to pick up or impress some locals by learning some of the commonly use everyday phrase in Malaysia’s national language.

Being a tourist, especially when making purchases sometimes you may wonder how much that would cost in your own home currency. Therefore the real time currency converter in the app can solve this problem for you.

‘iTourism Malaysia’ is available free for iPhones, Blackberry as well as Android phones.

Visited a hotspot and you would like to share a review? Like the application? think there’s room for improvement? Now you provide an unbiased comment by writing a review in the comment section…instantly!

Stay tune for more features coming soon in the future on ‘iTourism Malaysia’ , which include……

public transport info, where to eat, where to stay, where to play

Legoland Nusajaya, Johor

Legoland Malaysia theme park, the first in Asia, is situated in Nusajaya, Johor. Situated on 76 acres of land, the park is the sixth such park to open in the world. Previous parks are located in Billund, Denmark (1968), Windsor, England (1996), California, USA (1999), Germany (2002), Florida, USA (2005). Legoland is built with over 40 interactive rides, shows and attractions. One of the main attractions here is the Miniland. More than 30 million lego bricks are used in the building of these monuments including the Petronas Twin Towers, The Merlion Statue, Taj Mahal and others. These well-known buildings are built using lego bricks, an interactive world on a scale of 1:20 where people, trains and aeroplanes come to life at the touch of a button. Other attractions at the park include Lego City, Land of Adventure, Imagination, Lego Kingdom and Lego Technic. In the theme park, there is also an Observation Tower which is the highest tower in Legoland Malaysia, some 60 meters from the ground. This is also the third Legoland observation tower in the world after Denmark and Germany. Legoland is a fascinating place to visit for children and adults alike!

Pantai Bisikan Bayu (Beach of Whispering Breeze)Pasir Putih, Kelantan

Pantai Bisikan Bayu, also known as Pantai Dalam Rhu, is just a scenic 50km drive south of Kota Bharu, Kelantan’s capital. Around the village of Semerak, gentle breezes rustle the casuarina trees lining the beach producing a hushed sound that, locals say, sounds like a soothing whisper. Surfing is good at certain times of the year, and wind surfers will find great conditions here during the North-East Monsoon from November to April. Yet nothing beats resting in the shade of the tall casuarina trees, staring out to sea, listening to the whispering wind and sipping on a cool coconut.
Address:

Pantai Bisikan Bayu (Beach of Whispering Breeze), 16800, Pasir Putih, Kelantan

Culture Museum Park

Melaka, Melaka

Research and excavation works at Taman Muzium Budaya (Culture Museum Park) started 1 June till 30 June, 2010. The area is located at Jalan Kota near Taman Muzium Budaya (in front of the Melaka Malay Sultanate Palace). Based on map drawings made by the Dutch, the area may have remnants of a fort wall jutting towards Santiago gate and Hendrieta Lousia bastion. Excavations have unearthed the foundation of the Melaka fort wall from Santiago gate, Hendrieta Louisa bastion as well as corner wall of the bastion. Other artefacts were discovered at this site including Chinese porcelain fragments (from Ming and Ching Dynasties), stoneware, Dutch stones, urns, animal bones, steel and others.

Address:

Jalan Kota, 75000, Melaka, Melaka

Tioman Island

Kuala Rompin, Pahang

About 56km off the coast of Pahang lies Tioman Island, an alluring holiday paradise in the South China Sea. Acclaimed as one of the best island getaways in the world, Tioman was the location of the Hollywood musical, ‘South Pacific’ in 1959. According to legend, this island is the final resting place of a mythical dragon princess. The warm waters and good visibility make Tioman a paradise for divers. Discover astounding sights such as colourful Gorgonian sea fans, Staghorn corals, nudibranchs and beautifully sculptured sea sponges. Snorkellers can delight in swimming alongside huge Napoleon Wrasse, Golden Striped Trevally, Bumphead Parrotfish and shoals of Fusiliers. This island is an idyllic spot for leisurely days under the sun. Swim in its emerald waters, enjoy a stroll by the beach or be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves. There are several villages scattered around the coastline, the larger ones being Salang, Tekek, Genting, Paya and Juara. Each village offers a different and unique atmosphere. Tioman’s verdant greenery is home to a splendid variety of plants and small animals, including butterflies, monitor lizards, deer and monkeys. Its flora and fauna have been featured in National Geographic’s documentaries. The island’s granite formations make for excellent rock-climbing expeditions. The more adventurous can attempt to scale the sheer cliff face of the legendary Gunung Nenek Semukut or Dragons Horns. Berjaya Tioman Beach, Golf & Spa Resort offers a luxurious stay amidst a backdrop of rolling hills and scenic views.
Address:

Genting Village, 26800, Kuala Rompin, Pahang

Seri Menanti Royal Museum

Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan

The Seri Menanti Royal Museum was built in 1902 – 1905. It was originally a palace for the Negeri Sembilan Royal family. It is situated in the Royal town of Seri Menanti, about 50 km from the capital, Seremban. This five storey wooden palace, was built using no nails or screws. The carpenters at the time used wooden pegs so that the palace would be able to withstand the times. It also uses 99 solid timber pillars, soaring 65 feet. Black in colour, the palace also has intricate flower motifs beautifying the regal palace. Visitors can find costumes, weaponry, bed chambers as well as documents on the royal lineage on display in the museum
Address:

Muzium Diraja Seri Menanti, Seri Menanti, 71550, Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan

Batu Caves, Selangor

Batu Caves is a an iconic and popular tourist attraction in Selangor. Site of a Hindu temple and shrine, Batu Caves attracts thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam. A limestone outcrop located just north of Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves has three main caves featuring temples and Hindu shrines. Its main attraction is the large statue of the Hindu God at the entrance, besides a steep 272 climb up its steps to finally view the stunning skyline of the city centre. Monkeys frolic around the caves, and it is a popular spot for rock climbing enthusiasts. Paintings and scenes of Hindu Gods can also be seen in the Ramayana Cave. Batu Caves is a place where you should not miss on your next visit to Malaysia!
Address:

Jalan Batu Caves, 68100, Batu Caves, Selangor

Sunway Lagoon Theme Park – Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Want a little fun on your holiday without leaving the city? Head over to Sunway Lagoon, a multi-award winning theme park located just 15 minutes from Kuala Lumpur. Here you’ll find five different theme parks in one amazing destination, with more than 80 rides and attractions to choose from. Take your pick from the Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park and Scream Park, or spend the whole day park-hopping. Experience the world’s largest man-made sandy surf beach, world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge, Asia’s highest slingshot ride, Malaysia’s first interactive zoo and one of Asia’s longest flying fox trails. The sandy Surf Beach, stretching over 13,000 square metres, whips up waves as high as 8 feet. Parents can soak up the sun while their children play in the sand. For those seeking more thrills, grab a board and hit the surf! Other highlights include paintball war games, mountain biking, wall climbing, bungee jumping, go-karting, All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) rides, the Pontianak Theatre of Fear, and Terminator laser battle, to name just a few. Sunway Lagoon has consistently been recognised as Asia’s Best Attraction by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) for four consecutive years (2007- 2010). It is closed on Tuesdays, except during Malaysian public and school holidays.
Address:

3 Jalan PJS 11/11, 46150, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

The Paddy Museum – Mukim Gunung Keriang 798, Kedah

The Paddy Museum is the first of its kind in Malaysia, and the fourth to be opened in the world after Japan, Germany and the Philippines. The unique architecture of the Paddy Museum represents bushels of harvested rice stalks. Rice motifs are repeated throughout the building, on staircase banisters, the museum gates and the fence surrounding it. The museum showcases the paddy cultivation process in Malaysia and displays all kinds of tools and equipment which have been used in the trade over the years. Through beautiful murals, the artwork of 60 artists from North Korea, the history of paddy cultivation in Malaysia is revealed. Honouring the history, culture and significance of paddy farming in Kedah, the museum is dedicated to the hardworking and simple paddy farmers, whose blood, sweat and toil have contributed to the objective of achieving self-sufficiency in the rice industry.
Address:

Jalan Gunung Keriang, 06570, Mukim Gunung Keriang 798, Kedah

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