Tourism Malaysia Puts its Niche Products on Show Print
Friday, 24 October 2008 19:32

Madam Chong Yoke Har

In a bid to increase awareness of Malaysia’s niche products, Tourism Malaysia has been promoting medical tourism, MICE, education tourism, eco tourism, Malaysia My Second Home and homestay, at ITB Asia this week.

Headed by Madam Chong Yoke Har, the Director of East Asia/North Asia/South Asia, the Tourism Malaysia delegation also included Mr. Azrul Samad, immigration officer for Malaysia My Second Home; and Haji Shariman Hamdan, the President of Malaysia Homestay association.

Joining Tourism Malaysia to promote the country in ITB Asia are Sabah Tourism Board and Sarawak Tourism Board, as well as members of the private sector including 19 hotels and resorts and four major tourism operators. 

Toursim Malaysia Booth

In conjunction with ITB Asia, Tourism Malaysia has offered 40 buyers and media complimentary post-tours from October 25-27 to some of Malaysia’s most amazing destinations including Sarawak, Sabah, A-Famosa Resort in Lelka, Berjaya Tioman Beach, Golf & Spa Resort in Pahang, Berjaya Redang Beach Resort in Terengganu, as well as a day trip to Desaru.

In addition, Tourism Malaysia has joined with Hertz to offer the ‘Tourism Malaysia-Hertz Driveaway’, a self drive vacation in Malaysia covering the country’s famous Cameron Highlands, the Legend Water Chalets in Port Dickson and an exciting tour on trishaw in the historic city of Melka.  

Participation in the ‘Tourism Malaysia-Hertz Driveaway is only SGD$515 for 2 persons.

Buyers and media who are interested in participating in the tour can still register at the Hertz Booth at ITB Asia until the end of the show.

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