By Mohd Mursi on October 26, 2015
A total of 87 Mega Fam participants from 16 countries were brought in by Tourism Malaysia to help and also discover Malaysia in promoting it as holiday destination in conjunction with the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix 2015 race thats held annually at the Sepang International Circuit from 23rd to 25th October 2015.
The participants, which consists of members of the media and travel agents, come from Australia, Austria, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Dubai, Germany, India, Indonesia, Korea, Mauritius, Myammar, Philippines, Russia, Sweden, and Thailand. They were welcomed by the Deputy Director General ( International Promotion ) of Tourism Malaysia, Y.Bhg, Dato’ Hj Azizan Noordin, who delivered his welcome remarks at a destination seminar.
During the seminar, the participants were given a presentation by the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN) on the International Aborigines & Indigenous Arts Festival and also a corporate video presentation form Sepang International Circuit. Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) also had a chance to deliver a presentation on their theme park in Perak which is scheduled to open in 2016 and will add to the exciting tourist attractions in Malaysia.
Later in the evening, Director General of Tourism Malaysia Y. Bhg Dato’ Mirza Mohammad Taiyab hosted a dinner for the Mega Fam participants at the Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, before presenting them with a certificate of participation. He also took the opportunity to present awards to deserving locally-recruited staff who served the Tourism Malaysia offices overseas.
On 24 October, the participants had the opportunity to witness the thrilling Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit. Later on the that day, the participants proceeded to the official launching of The International Aborignies & Indigenous Arts Festival at Taman Tasik Titiwangsa.
The participants ended the day with a dinner with Bikers at the Impiana Hotel, KLCC where there were also a soft launch of the “Bike Tour Package”. The participants after then proceeded to their own respective activity programs around the country.