Publishing

AsiaReach Media (ARM) was initially set up to publish the Vision Four Viewing Guides for Malaysia and Singapore, which are now distributed in over 170 hotels and more than 65,000 hotel rooms. The company has since evolved to encompass magazine production and contract publishing. Today, ARM is one of Malaysia's leading publishing houses.



Vision KL
www.visionkl.com
Since 1996, ARM has published 'Vision KL', Kuala Lumpur's premier city magazine. It provides a ready source of tourism, shopping, nightlife and entertainment information. Vision KL is produced monthly, sold on newsstands and distributed free of charge to hotel guests in over 110 four and five star hotels and 33,000 rooms in the Klang Valley. With a monthly readership of 1 million, it is Malaysia's widest-read lifestyle, shopping and leisure magazine.

Numerous shopping, dining and entertainment supplements are also published for clients such as Suria KLCC, KLIA, Sepang International Circuit (F1), Plaza Low Yat, City Square, Sunway City, Midvalley Megamall, The Curve, Sungei Wang, BB Plaza, 1 Utama's 'Promenade', Greentown Shopping Mall, Sega City, Italian Trade Commission, Hilton, Ritz Carlton, Shangri-La, Poh Kong and the Melium Group.

Vision KL is endorsed by the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board and was appointed as the 'Official City Magazine' for the Kuala Lumpur '98 - XVI Commonwealth Games as well as 'Official Magazine' for the ASEAN Tourism Forum and the Kuala Lumpur APEC Conference. Vision KL aims towards reaching each and every tourist. With that goal in mind an annual Arabic version and an annual Mandarin version are published for the affluent Arabic and Chinese tourists visiting Malaysia. The magazine is also a past winner of Tourism Malaysia's Premier Award for Best Tourism Article on Malaysia.



Contract Publishing
The ARM team has produced coffee-table books, brochures, flyers, banners, pamphlets, annual reports, corporate literature, catalogues, calendars, travel planners, newsletters, magazines and guide books for a wide range of corporate clients. Contract publishing services include conceptualising, writing, editing, designing, photography, colour separation, printing and delivery.

Notable projects include: 'The Wonders of Southeast Asia - EGOT Travel Manual' for the ASEAN Expert Group of Tourism (EGOT) ; the 'Indonesia - Malaysia - Singapore Growth Triangle Travel Manual'; the 'Indonesia - Malaysia - Thailand Growth Triangle Travel Manual'; 'Colours of Malaysia Coffee Table Book', 'ASEAN Nature Guide' and 'Vision Negeri Sembilan', promoting Negeri Sembilan as a tourism destination. Other private companies have contracted ARM to help produce their tourism publications, the 'Leisure Guide to Malaysia' being one example. In addition, the KL Festival booklet is produced annually for the Ministry of Unity, Culture and Heritage.

As well as producing supplements, magazines and booklets, the ARM team photographs, conceptualises, publishes and distributes the 'Malaysia International Gourmet Festival Magazine' every year.