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The cancellation of Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020) with immediate effect is in line with the impact of COVID-19 outbreak which has profoundly affected the tourism sector in Malaysia and the whole world.
By Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia on March 19, 2020
As the official Partner Country 2019 at ITB Berlin this year, Malaysia is going all out to woo the Europe market with its amazing and colourful heritage and culture.
By Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia on February 25, 2019
The general standard practice among people travelling today would be to reduce travel time from one point to another, resulting from the desire to tick off as many attractions at the destination on their list as possible. More often than not, flights or bullet trains are the preferred mode of travel as opposed to slower vehicles such as motorcycles. However, for motorcycling enthusiasts, the journey leading to the destination is more important than the destination itself – the ‘real’ tour, they might say. The experience riding the motorcycle gives riders not only pleasure or the motivating challenge to test their riding skills, but also to ultimately discover the hidden gems through multiple stops along the journey. Recognising that motorcyclists are high potential […]
By Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia on May 15, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 – The 6th Global Summit On Urban Tourism (6th GSUT) opening ceremony was officiated by YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Bin Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, and witnessed by H.E. Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of UNWTO; H.E. Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat and YBhg. Tan Sri Hj. Mhd. Amin Nordin Bin Abd. Aziz, the Mayor of Kuala Lumpur at the Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur this morning. The sixth edition of GSUT’s organization has witnessed Kuala Lumpur being chosen as the host by UNWTO as the first city in Asia to host. The first GSUT organization was held in Istanbul, Turkey in 2012 with the theme“Catalyzing Economic Development and Social Progress”. Based on the success of […]
By Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia on December 5, 2017
PUTRAJAYA – After the #MyEvent campaign came to an end on 31 October 2017, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) continues the quest of #SayangMalaysia social media campaign with #MyFamilyFun sub-theme, through a Photo and Short Video Contest. To enter this competition, participants must be a follower (fans) of Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. As easy as using both #MyFamilyFun and #SayangMalaysia in their Instagram, Facebook or Twitter posts, the public will stand a chance to win various prizes, which consists of top three winners and three consolation prizes. The duration of the short videos is between 30 to 60 seconds, and it should relate to the interesting and wonderful experiences while they are on […]
By Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia on November 6, 2017
KUALA LUMPUR, 27 October 2017–The Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia (MOTAC) in collaboration with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is delighted to present the 6th Global Summit on Urban Tourism (6th GSUT). This year, it is an honour for Kuala Lumpur to be chosen by the UNWTO as the first Asian city to host the 6th Summit which will be held at Majestic Hotel from 4 – 6 December 2017. UNWTO has previously hosted the GSUT in Luxor, Egypt (2016); Marrakech, Morocco (2015); Barcelona, Spain (2014); Moscow, Russia (2013); and Istanbul, Turkey (2012). Aptly themed “Sustainable and Competitive Tourism on the New Urban Agenda”, the 6th Summit will promote a globally shared vision and a strategic approach to re-address […]
By Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia on November 2, 2017