BurdaLuxury Kuala Lumpur, Asia’s leading media company, today announced the appointment of Elyza Khamil as Managing Editor for the Malaysian edition of Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Macau.
In this new role, Elyza will lead the content strategy and conceptualise campaigns for the brand in Malaysia. She will report directly to Natasha Kraal, Publisher at BurdaLuxury Kuala Lumpur, while maintaining a close connection with Jeninne Lee-St. John, Editor-in-Chief of Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Macau. Elyza’s focus will be to develop a fresh content strategy specifically tailored for the Malaysian audience, with her primary focus on creating content that resonates with local readers.
Elyza brings with her a wealth of experience, boasting a career spanning nearly a decade in journalism, and content production across the Malaysian luxury media landscape. Her background in media includes significant roles, such as Head of Branded Content at Tatler Asia (Malaysia), and a four-year tenure as Digital Editor at Harper's BAZAAR Malaysia.
Natasha Kraal, Publisher of BurdaLuxury Kuala Lumpur, said “Elyza’s addition to our team signifies yet another milestone for BurdaLuxury Kuala Lumpur, especially after we’ve announced a new leadership structure earlier this month. I’m incredibly excited by the potential and opportunities for Travel + Leisure in Malaysia, and have no doubt that Elyza’s media background and digital expertise form the perfect combination to strengthen Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Macau with its brand presence in Malaysia.”
Elyza Khamil, Managing Editor of the Malaysian edition of Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Macau, said: "I’m grateful to be given the chance to steer the world of Travel + Leisure onto our home shores. We can’t wait to bring you the very best stories and the meaningful content that this powerful travel media brand has always had, and creating more homegrown content on a deeper, grassroots level while celebrating everything about home and the region. I’m very humbled to be given this opportunity to grow Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Macau in the local media landscape and to work with a brand that aligns with the personal values I hold. I think it’s important to not only be inspired, but to stay inspired and be able to share that inspiration with our audience.”
This appointment marks the expanasion of localised campaigns and content for Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Macau in Malaysia.
About Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Macau
Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Macau explores destinations through the perspective of the individuals that make travel so special, finding creative ways to tell meaningful stories and celebrate authentic luxury experiences. The Asian edition of the world’s leading travel brand, Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Macau is the go-to source of travel inspiration, with an audience of luxury travellers, high net-worth individuals, CEOs, and entrepreneurs. Travel + Leisure globally and in Asia enjoys a remarkable history of credibility and is the bible of luxury travel in Asia and abroad.
BurdaLuxury is one of Asia's most vibrant and progressive independent media houses. Its portfolio includes a variety of successful regional publishing brands in the lifestyle, luxury and travel markets across Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Print publications include AUGUSTMAN, HELLO! Magazine Thailand, Prestige, PIN Prestige, Architecture + Design and Travel + Leisure India & South Asia. Digital offerings include Lifestyleasia.com, Augustman.com, PrestigeOnline.com, PinPrestige.com, Architectureplusdesign.in and Travelandleisureasia.com. BurdaLuxury is part of the Hubert Burda Media family, one of the largest media companies in Germany. Operating in 14 countries, Burda employs more than 11,000 people and owns 550 media brands.