11 Aug

Go back to the enewsletter On 11 to 13 August

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletter >On 11 to 13 August, a delegation of Malaysian trade and state government officials attended a series of Roadshows targeting key travel agents and media across Sydney, Perth and Brisbane.Addressing Sydney guests on 11 August, Dato’ Azizan, the Deputy Director General (International Promotion) for the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, launched Tourism Malaysia’s latest initiative with Malaysia Airlines to encourage travellers to spend at least one night in Kuala Lumpur on stopovers to and from all destinations beyond the capital.From 13 August to 12 September 2015, airfares booked with Malaysia Airlines (excluding Perth and Sydney) will now include one night’s accommodation in Kuala Lumpur, for travel between 1 October to 31 December 2015.“Not only does this give travellers the option of breaking up a long haul journey, it’s such a fantastic way for Australians to sample the life and colour of KL as part of a bigger itinerary, and we know that they won’t be disappointed,” says Dato’ Azizan.There has been a steady rise in in-bound tourism numbers to Malaysia, with more than 571,000 Australians visiting in 2014, a rise of 6 per cent.Other delegates at the Sydney Roadshow included representatives from the Sabah Tourism Board, Terengganu State Government, Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council, Malaysia Airlines and representatives from Malaysian hotels and resorts.The major prize drawn on the night accommodation in Kuala Lumpur and other destinations in Malaysia and airline tickets.Go back to the e-newsletter >last_img read more