From today, Malaysians travelling to the Russian Federation will enjoy a simplified visa application process. A brief ceremony was held at the MATTA FAIR 2018, to announce and acknowledge Fun Sabah Tours Sdn Bhd, as the one-stop platform for tour packages and visa applications by Malaysian travellers to this enticing and amazing destination
This announcement was made at the Truly Russia Booths by H.E. Valery N. Yermolov, Ambassador of Russia to Malaysia. He was accompanied by Mr. Daniel Ho, Principal of Russia Tourism and General Manager, ATC Air Service LT and Mr, Clement Tsen, General Manager, Fun Sabah Tours Sdn Bhd.
Also present at this ceremony was Mr Gennady G. Ryabkov, Consul-General of the Russian Federation, Busan, Republic of Korea; Mr. Seskanov Pavel, First Secretary, Consular Department Head; Mr Airat Ahmetov, Head, Russian Cultural Centre; Mr Sergey Mstislavskiy, Head of Ticketing Department, ATC Air Service Ltd; Ms Inna Nagumanova, Head of Sales Department, ATC Air Service Ltd; Ms Elena Nezhina, Deputy Head of Sales Department,ATC Air Service Ltd; Ms Evgenia Dirdovskaia, Head of Southeast Asia (Outbound tourism),ATC Air Service Ltd; Ms Svetlana Sherysheva, Tourism Manager, ATC Air Service Ltd, and Ms Vun Ling Ling, Malaysia Delegate, ATC Air Service Ltd.
For the first time in Malaysia, Fun Sabah Tours has the authority to manage visa applications for all travellers from Malaysia. With this new platform, Malaysian travellers will be able obtain their visa without any fuss or worry. Malaysian travellers will enjoy this convenience when they purchase Truly Russia or Truly Islamic Russia Tour Packages (Ex Hong Kong) by Fun Sabah Tours.
According to Mr Clement Tsen “Currently, the platform has two special promotional priced tour packages to Russia, conducted in English or Mandarin are priced from RM 11,000 (approximately USD4,200) and onwards. Travellers who purchase either of these packages now, can easily submit their visa applications together with their booking deposit. In addition, up to 31 December 2018, World Cup Fan ID holders will not need a visa to travel to the Russian Federation if they can provide their IDs when booking the tour packages with Fun Sabah Tours.”
Mr Daniel Ho added “Fun Sabah Tours is located in East Malaysia and we are expanding this facility to partner and authorise agencies located in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Ipoh amongst others. Just look out for the Truly Russia or Truly Islamic Russia Tour Packages at your nearest travel agency in the near future. We welcome all interested agents to approach our platform manager, Mr Clement Tsen to learn of this exciting new opportunity to become agents to promote the tours to this beautiful country.”
Fun Sabah Tours hope more travel agencies will come forward to join them and allow their tour participants to enjoy this new and easy visa application facility, their tour packages, so that more and more visitors will expand their horizon by visiting Russia and come home with fond memories of their journey.