By Mohd Mursi on September 28, 2015
Kuala Lumpur 28th September 2015- The Mayor of Kuala Lumpur, Datuk Hj. Mhd Amin Nordin Bin And Aziz, today officially launched the KL PASS, an integrated tourist pass that offers tourists seamless access to tourism attractions and supporting amenities on top of other privileges and benefits.
The KL PASS is listed in the Kuala Lumpur Tourism Master Plan 2015-2025 under section walk the plan initiative 10.4: Developing an Integrated Pass. “The KL PASS will be an important medium to increase the awareness of what Kuala Lumpur has to offer, contribute to the overall tourist experience and encourage tourists to extend their stay in the city. Even an extra one night stay in the city bring a substantial increase in tourism revenue for multiple sectors that are directly and indirectly connected to tourism in KL”
By design, the KL PASS is one card intergerated tourist pass mechanism for the cover tourism attractions, retails outlets, F&B and soon the public transportation. It has an IT management backend system that will run the pass efficiently and systematic, in accordance to the standard outlined in the Kuala Lumpur Tourism Master Plan. “I am proud to announce that the KL PASS will be the first of its kind to be introduced in Malaysia, designed by the local provider with international standard features at par with similar passes available in different cities such as Paris, London, New York Passes” added the KL Mayor.
KL PASS is produced, managed and marketed by Meridian Tourist Access Sdn Bhd. with the endorsement by Kuala Lumpur City Hall and Tourism Malaysia. Tourists purchasing the KL PASS will receive a KL PASS card together with a free 140-page KL PASS Guidebook. The KL PASS Guidebook comes in two variants, the Asian edition, which is English, French & German. Packed with information and tips for when visiting Kuala Lumpur, the Guidebook will definitely is a handy tool for any visitor to the city.
Tourists are also entitled to gain entry without further payment at participating tourist attractions. All they need to is present their pass at the entrance for verification and when its confirmed, access is granted! The KL PASS can also be used to gain discounts and other special privileges when shopping, dining and entertaining in Kuala Lumpur.
Some of the tourist attractions on board KL PASS are, KL Tower, Aquaria KLCC, The KL Butterfly Park, Berjaya Time Square Indoor Theme Park, Batek Workshop at Kompleks Kraf, the Craft Musuem, Discoveria@Avenue K, Escape Room @ Berjaya Times Square, Laser Battle @ Berjaya Times Square, MUD The Musical, The KL City Gallery, The KL Hop-On Hop-Off, The KL Tram, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, The Telekom Musuem, The Foundry Workshop @ Royal Selangor and Zouk Club KL.
The KL PASS comes in six variants, 1-day 3-Day and 6-Day passes for adults and children. The 1-Day adult pass is priced at RM165.00 while the 3-day and 6-day passes are priced at RM395.00 and RM675.00 respectively.
The KL PASS is available for purchase online as well as a number of sales outlets in the city and at KLIA. Foreign tourists may purchase the pass in their home countries and choose to either have the pass sent to them or collect their passes in KL when they arrive. Among the places the pass is currently available is at the KL City Gallery, the KL Concierge Kiosk and at the KL Hop-On Hop-Off ticket counter. In the near future, a number of tourist attractions will also offer the pass for sale. For further information, visit www.klpass.com