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Time Out Penang


Winner of the 2010, 2011 and 2013 PPA Awards for Best International Consumer Magazine Of The Year, Time Out is the London brand that has taken the world by storm. Currently reaching over 33 million people monthly, operating regular magazines in over 60 cities around the world and guide books in several more, the Time Out brand is instantly recognised and trusted by residents in all the world's top cities.

Time Out is an international, multimedia publisher of cultural experiences that provides inspiration to city dwellers around the world. Currently operating regular magazines in more than 60 cities around the world and guidebooks in several more, the Time Out brand is instantly recognised and trusted by residents in all the world's top cities.

In the summer of 1968, with only a £70 present from his aunt, Tony Elliott (a classmate of Richard Branson) published the first issue of Time Out London. In his opening editor's letter, Tony wrote: 'We have tried to make our information as comprehensive as possible but at the same time we have been very selective, in so much as the places we list are the places we think are worth your attention'.

True to his word and that commitment to his readers to offer a ruthlessly independent mag, Tony remains at the helm of Time Out's global empire today, committed now as then. In 2008, Time Out turned 40 and its reach has never been greater, with over 33 million people

Launched in June 2011, Time Out Penang is an independent magazine and website published by a small team of hard working, dedicated and passionate Malaysians and Penangites. Virtually every single word of every single article is researched, written and edited by local residents who know Penang from living there every day.

That’s what makes Time Out Guides loved and trusted by millions around the world – the fact that it’s like having a local in your pocket to guide you on your travels.

At Time Out Penang, we preview, investigate and celebrate everything that's hot and happening by tapping into Penang's vast social spectrum of food, arts, bars, theatre, dance, film, spas, sport, fashion, nightlife, and music. Think of the mag in your hands, the website at your fingertips and the app on your phone as indispensible proof that we live in a rich, racy, unique metropolis and that Penang is a great state which deserves a great magazine and Time Out is it.

Why does Time Out work so well in Penang? Because local Penangites are fun, interesting, diverse people with intelligent, sophisticated tastes, but who are patronised to by many other local media whose bland, PR-driven content fails to engage them. They deserve genuine, quality articles and to know the full extent of what's going on in the city they live in and love. We strive to feature the good, the innovative and important and to go beyond the obvious to reveal the unusual, unexpected and undiscovered. Above all, our responsibility is to our readers.


Time Out Penang and are published by and copyright of:

Blade Digital Media Sdn Bhd 199601030899 (403251-M)
Level 28 Integra Tower
The Intermark
No 348 Jalan Tun Razak
50400 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +6 03 2775 9669

Please bear in mind that owners, managers and governments can change their arrangements at any time. Before you go out of your way, we strongly advise you to phone and check opening times, dates of events and all other particulars. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this guide, the publishers cannot accept responsibility for any errors it may contain.

Time Out Penang is published under the authority of and collaboration with Time Out International Limited, London UK. Time Out ® is the registered trade mark of Time Out Group Limited, London UK. The right to use the trade mark, name and logo of "Time Out" are licensed from Time Out Group Limited, London UK.

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