Tourism Malaysia, the nodal agency to promote tourism
to Malaysia has joined hands with Hong Kong Tourism
Board and Malaysian Airlines to attract Indian tourists
to their countries by launching an attractive twin-destination
combo offer. Interestingly this is the first time the
tourism promotion boards of two countries have joined
hands in India to promote tourist traffic to their countries.
six days / five nights twin-destination package is available
on Malaysia Airlines for Rs29,990. A traveller on this
package would receive three nights at Kuala Lumpur and
two nights at Hong Kong.
Malaysia ka Kaamal, Hong Kong mein Dhamaal package
as the tourism boards call the scheme
would include economy airfare, accommodation on twin
sharing in four star hotel with breakfast and airport
transfers, half-day site-seeing tour in Kuala Lumpur
and Hong Kong will be shortly launched and will be available
till mid September this year.
package launch coincides with the shopping festivals
in both the countries.
to director, Tourism Malaysia, Roslan Abdullah, Director,
"By introducing Hong Kong as a tourist destination,
Tourism Malaysia has taken yet another step to develop
the concept of 'twin destination' marketing and thereby
enhancing cooperation to develop regional tourism in
the South East Asia sector."
Malaysia is expecting an annual growth between 20 per
cent to 25 per cent in the arrivals from India for the
Malaysian tourism promotion board is also attracting
Indian corporates to organise meetings, incentive trips
and conventions or exhibitions (MICE) in Malaysia with
attractions like preferential airfares, special accommodation
and transportation rates, dissemination of information
collaterals and special discounted rates on convention
corporates organising MICE trips to Malaysia is on the
rise. From 7,351 MICE arrivals in 2001, the year 2003
saw 18, 608 Indians travelling to Malaysia under this