Tourism Malaysia Participates In Pakistan Travel

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Tourism Malaysia Participates In Pakistan Travel

Malaysia is bringing its food and cultural attractions to entice more Pakistani tourists to the country. The effort is being made during Tourism Malaysia’s participation in the 2nd Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM) from 2 to 4 October 2018 at the Karachi Expo Centre.

Key Programmes of PATA Travel Mart 2018

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Key Programmes of PATA Travel Mart 2018

PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018), scheduled from 12 to 14 September 2018 in Langkawi, Malaysia, is just weeks away. As the day draws near, here are a few things on the schedule not to be missed: Main highlights: 1. Business to Business Session All-day 13 to 14 September at Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC) PTM 2018’s Business to Business session is a one-stop platform for tourism networking and contracting opportunities. This year, PTM gathers sellers from 198 organisations from 35 destinations including China, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Korea, Nepal and others taking part. A total of 260 buyers from 53 source markets have also registered interest in the event. Among the buyers are from Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Korea, Netherlands, the Philippines, […]

ITB Berlin 2019 will be “Truly Asia” with Malaysia as Official Partner Country

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ITB Berlin 2019 will be “Truly Asia” with Malaysia as Official Partner Country

BERLIN, GERMANY, 11 MARCH 2018: The world’s leading travel trade show – ITB Berlin – will be echoing to the rhythm of Malaysian drums over the next year, as the show builds up to its 2019 edition. Malaysia, represented by Dato’ Dr. Siew Ka Wei, Chairman of Tourism Malaysia, “picked up the baton” from the 2018 partner, the German region of Mecklenburg Verpommern, at a hand-over ceremony on Sunday, 11 March, the final day of this year’s show. The Official 2019 Partner Country status was agreed in June of 2017, between YBhg. Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud, Deputy Director General (Promotion) and the Head of ITB Berlin, David Ruetz, during a meeting in Shanghai on the occasion of ITB China, overseen by […]

Malaysia Tourism Awards 2016/2017

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Malaysia Tourism Awards 2016/2017

56 awards presented to recognize top tourism organisations and individuals PUTRAJAYA, 28 FEB 2018: The Ministry of Tourism and Culture presented 56 awards at tonight’s Malaysia Tourism Awards in recognition of those who have supported the industry’s continuous growth and development. The awards ceremony, held at Putrajaya International Convention Centre on 28 February, was attended by the local and international players and captains of the tourism industry. The Malaysia Tourism Awards is the highest form of recognition by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and Tourism Malaysia for industry players whose outstanding contributions have played a significant role in the success of Malaysia’s tourism industry. Since its inception in 1987, the Malaysia Tourism Awards has evolved many times to reflect the changing tourism […]

Visit Malaysia 2020 Promotion Campaign Launched at ASEAN Tourism Forum, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Visit Malaysia 2020 Promotion Campaign Launched at ASEAN Tourism Forum, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 26 January 2018: Malaysia’s Minister of Tourism and Culture, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz launched the Visit Malaysia 2020 promotion campaign for the first time at the ASEAN Tourism Forum he is attending in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He also took the opportunity to unveil the official logo of Visit Malaysia 2020, a colourful portrayal of Malaysia’s treasured flora and fauna. The event was held during a business lunch hosted today for international tourism trade buyers and media attending the forum at the Chiang Mai International Convention Centre (CMECC). YB Dato’ Seri Nazri said, “These next two years are a crucial period for our country’s tourism – they are the lead up to the much-anticipated Visit Malaysia 2020. By […]

Malaysia Banking on New Tourism Developments to Boost 2018 Arrivals

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Malaysia Banking on New Tourism Developments to Boost 2018 Arrivals

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 25 January 2018: Malaysia is eyeing a total of 33.1 million tourists and RM134 billion receipts for 2018 on the back of new tourism developments expected for this year. Speaking to a room full of international media attending the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Chiang Mai Exhibition & Convention Centre, Thailand, today, Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, Director General of Tourism Malaysia, anticipated that the roll-out of new attractions such as Desaru Coast Malaysia, a premium integrated destination resort, and the 20th Century Fox World Malaysia theme park, would help boost the appeal of the country as a holiday destination. Desaru Coast is one of Malaysia’s first integrated premium resort and the most anticipated new tourism developments with the […]

Tourism Malaysia Kicks Off 2018 with Six-Month Promotion in India

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Tourism Malaysia Kicks Off 2018 with Six-Month Promotion in India

PUTRAJAYA, 10 January 2018 – Tourism Malaysia is serious about tackling the India tourist market with an aggressive six-month marketing and promotion campaign from January to June 2018. The campaign, a joint promotion effort with Akquasun Group, a destination marketing company based in India, begins this month and entails a comprehensive promotion effort undertaken in major cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. In addition, the Tourism Malaysia promotion will also reach Tier 1 cities such as Bangalore, Lucknow, Surat, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Pune, Hyderabad, Mysore, Cochin and Coimbatore, and Tier 2 cities such as Chandigarh, Rajkot and Ahmednagar. Utilising a comprehensive promotion mix, the campaign will be implemented across print and online advertising, trade networking roadshows to meet top travel agents, […]

Condor Airlines Commences Winter Service to Kuala Lumpur in 2018

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Condor Airlines Commences Winter Service to Kuala Lumpur in 2018

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 13 December 2017 – Malaysia Airports and Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (Tourism Malaysia) have announced that Condor Airlines, from Germany, will be commencing its Frankfurt-Kuala Lumpur route during the Northern Winter in 2018. In relation to this, Tourism Malaysia has inked a Memorandum of Marketing Collaboration (MoMC) with Condor Airlines in a ceremony held at Condor Flugdienst GmbH yesterday, marking the beginning of a joint marketing initiative with Condor Airlines utilizing a promotional fund set up between Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airports. The ceremony, witnessed by YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, was represented by YBhg. Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud, Deputy Director General (Promotions) of Tourism Malaysia and Mr. Ralf Teckentrup, the […]

Kuala Lumpur is Host of 6th Global Summit on Urban Tourism 4 to 6 December 2017

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Kuala Lumpur is Host of 6th Global Summit on Urban Tourism 4 to 6 December 2017

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 28 (Bernama) — Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, has been chosen to host the 6th Global Summit on Urban Tourism (6th GSUT) from 4 to 6 December 2017. The city, which was recently recognised in a Euromonitor International report as being the 10th most visited city in the world, is expected to welcome both local and international delegates of the summit at Majestic Hotel. The attendees for the event include world leaders in tourism, high level policy makers, specialists and experts from the public and private sectors, academicians, local authorities, urban planners and architects. They are here to exchange ideas and experiences to enhance tourism development further. Malaysia is the 6th city to earn the privilege of hosting GSUT after Luxor, Egypt (2016); […]

Malaysia Participates in Inaugural Pakistan Travel Mart

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Malaysia Participates in Inaugural Pakistan Travel Mart

KARACHI, PAKISTAN – Malaysia is taking part in the inaugural Pakistan Travel Mart from 24 to 26 November at the Karachi Expo Centre. A total of 19 Malaysian organisations will be stationed under the Malaysia Pavilion, comprising of travel agents, tourism product owners, hoteliers, Malindo Airlines, Islamic Tourism Centre, as well as senior officials and colleagues from Tourism Malaysia. The objective of the participation in this travel mart are to increase the awareness and interest of tourists and travel agents from Pakistan of the exciting potential that Malaysia presents as the preferred travel destination in Asia; to renew Malaysia’s commitment and support for the Pakistani travel industry in their efforts to promote Malaysia; to keep the Pakistani counterparts abreast of recent tourism developments […]

Minister of Tourism Meets CNN’s Richard Quest

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Minister of Tourism Meets CNN’s Richard Quest

KUALA LUMPUR, 21 November 2017: At the recent World Travel Market in London, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia, met with Richard Quest, CNN International’s anchor and journalist, for a one-on-one interview. As Asia’s tourism blossoms, CNN wanted to know what that meant for regional competition. During the discussion with CNN, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri discussed the importance of healthy regional competition between ASEAN destinations. He went on to talk about learning from neighbouring countries in a spirit of friendly collaboration between nations. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri said, “It is a healthy competition. In fact, during the ASEAN@50 (campaign to commemorate the 50th year of the founding of ASEAN), we worked together, we campaigned together […]

Malaysia’s Participation in WTM London to Strengthen UK & Europe Market

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Malaysia’s Participation in WTM London to Strengthen UK & Europe Market

LONDON – Malaysia took part in London’s World Travel Market (WTM) 2017 from 6 to 8 November with a 130-strong delegation led by the Minister of Tourism and Culture, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz. It marked the country’s 34th year of participation in the premier travel and tourism trade exhibition since 1983, a gesture of Malaysia’s dedication to strengthening the UK and Europe markets. YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri addressed the UK and Europe media saying, “This year’s WTM participation is particularly special as we are making early preparations for the Visit Malaysia Year 2020. The WTM platform provides us the opportunity to leverage on this campaign to gain the confidence and partnership from industry players here.” He spoke of the […]

Malaysia Tourism Awards 2016/2017 Now Open For Nominations!

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Malaysia Tourism Awards 2016/2017 Now Open For Nominations!

PUTRAJAYA, 7 September 2017 – The Minister of Tourism and Culture, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, announced the call for nominations for the Malaysia Tourism Awards 2016/2017 today at his office in Putrajaya. YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri said, “The support and commitment of the tourism trade players in Malaysia and our partners abroad have been instrumental in raising Malaysia’s tourism profile. It is to them that we pay tribute with the Malaysia Tourism Awards 2016/2017.” “I take this opportunity to invite everyone to submit their nominations of deserving individuals and organisations in the respective categories of the Malaysia Tourism Awards 2016/2017. I look forward to receiving a good response from the public as it is a way to acknowledge […]