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TIME OUT KUALA LUMPUR IS THE BEST ENTERTAINMENT AND LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE IN MALAYSIA
Date: 30 April 2012
Source: Mongoose Publishing


30 April 2012, Kuala Lumpur:
Time Out Kuala Lumpur was voted as the best entertainment and lifestyle magazine in Malaysia by advertisers, clients and agencies at the annual A&M Magazine of the Year Award.

The magazine rankings were derived from questions in Boardroom Research’s annual magazine ranking survey using an online questionnaire. The survey reached out to advertisers from major local and international banks, FMCG companies, property, construction, IT, telecommunication and travel and tourism companies along with agency professionals from across the marketing service spectrum.

Lim Chee Wah, the Editor is very excited about the award, “This is a solid recognition to all our hard work so far – to help our readers continuously discover new experiences in this lovely city that we all live in.”

Time Out magazine is the definitive entertainment, arts, culture and lifestyle guide to the world’s great cities. Since 2008 Kuala Lumpur has taken its place amongst other important global centres including London, New York, Chicago, Mumbai, Singapore and Dubai where citizens have access to their own city’s version of Time Out magazine.

Time Out Kuala Lumpur is the most trusted source in KL for both readers and advertisers alike.

Time Out Kuala Lumpur is the most influential magazine in KL, boasting a readership of over 125,000 affluent, outgoing people who share a love of finding out what’s going on and who actively participate in everything that’s happening in their city.

Time Out Kuala Lumpur has independent, impartial, interesting and unbiased editorial — making it unique from every other publication in Kuala Lumpur and therefore has a huge and loyal readership. Time Out Kuala Lumpur is the largest and most exciting magazine in KL.

Time Out Kuala Lumpur magazine is also the recipient of the Magazine Publishers Association Best Magazine Cover of the Year Award 2010 – the most prestigious award in Malaysian magazine publishing. Time Out are also the current holder of the world’s PPA Awards – the Oscars of the magazine industry – held in London, having scooped this prize in 2010 and 2011, largely for the work of Time Out magazines around the world in destinations such as Kuala Lumpur.

“Everyone at Mongoose is extremely proud that Time Out KL has won yet another prestigious award. It’s a fantastic team who works extremely hard and richly deserve this triumph. The secret of their success as with all Mongoose titles is putting the reader first”, says Matt Bellotti, CCO Mongoose Publishing.

Time Out KL the magazine is augmented by a fantastic website with over 500,000 hits every month, a comprehensive social media presence and a free app that lets you experience KL at your fingertips. Time Out KL will also be launching the Time Out Penang app, website and the second edition of the annual guide later in May.