Thursday, February 24, 2011

UEFA Champions League Trophy is Coming to Town

This 5 & 6 Mar, the most coveted trophy in European football will set foot in Gurney Plaza Penang. Set among the lush landscape of Gurney Park, it is the perfect spot for a picture perfect moment with the trophy for footy fans.

A UCL football legend was also said to be making his appearance at the site to greet fans. If not mistaken, it is the legendary Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola. Besides the trophy itself, a series of activities had been lined up for fans, including a chance to win tickets to watch the UCL finals 2011 in Wembley.

So grab your jerseys and head to Gurney Plaza next weekend.

Gurney Plaza
New Wing Atrium, Ground Floor
5 - 6 March 2011
11.30am - 8.30pm

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Yahoo! Selects Penang Amongst the 10 Top Islands to Explore Before You Die

Another proud moment for Penang as we are ranked at #8 amongst the Top 10 Islands to Explore Before You Die published by Yahoo!

Yahoo! travel writer Gary McKechnie is particularly impressed by the fusion of food, local architecture, beach resorts, preserved mangroves, fishing villages, mosque, church and temple especially Kek Lok Si.

Below are the top 10 list of islands.

1. Bali, Indonesia
2. Vieques, Puerto Rico
3. Easter Island, Chile
4. Ischia in the bay of Naples, Italy
5. Chiloe, Chile
6. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
7. Key West, Conch Republic
8. Penang, Malaysia
9. Galapagos, Ecuador
10. Palm Islands, Dubai