World Ecotourism Conference 2016 Malaysia

World Ecotourism Conference 2016
The 6th World Ecotourism Conference 2016 and the first Malaysia Ecotourism Summit will be held at the Mulu National Park from 27-30 January and at the prestigious Mulu Marriott Resort and Spa. Over 100 delegates comprising mostly high-profile government decision-makers, academicians and representatives from NGOs and international organisations worldwide will be present at the conference. Resource experts will also present case studies surrounding the theme: Tourism Clusters and Thematic Corridors for Sustainable Development.

The annual World Ecotourism Conference held in collaboration with the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is the world’s most important ecotourism conference with transformative impact on the tourism industry in developing countries; committed to the protection of nature and environment, betterment of ecotourism and uplifting the well-being of local communities. Since 2009, the prestigious World Ecotourism Conference has been held in Lao PDR, Malaysia, Cambodia, South Korea and Philippines.

World Ecotourism Conference Malaysia 2016

World Ecotourism Conference 2016 in Mulu, Sarawak Borneo, Malaysia

World Ecotourism Conference 2016 Program
27 Jan 2016 – Reception at Mulu Airport | Scheduled transfers to Mulu Park and Mulu Marriot Resort
28 Jan 2016 – Opening Ceremony | Keynote Addresses | Plenary | Welcome Dinner
29 Jan 2016 – Plenary | Conclusions | Farewell Dinner
30 Jan 2016 – Full day post-technical tour to Lang Cave, Deer Cave, Clearwater Cave, Wind Cave and Bat Exodus Spectacle
31 Jan 2016 – Transfers to airport

For more information, see – http://www.wecmalaysia2016.com/

World Ecotourism Conference 2016
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The World Ecotourism Conference 2016 Malaysia event is co-organised by The Malaysian Ecotourism Association (MEA) and DISCOVERYMICE, an affiliate member of UNWTO, and supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Tourism Malaysia, Sarawak State Government, Sarawak Forestry Corporation and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s Centre of Innovative Planning and Development.

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Massa Sutra the Art of Massage – A Boutique Spa in Melaka

We love the fact that the world could not live without the spas. What started decades ago as small places, usually in large cities, where we had massages and facials in spaces called cabins, it has become an international phenomenon! Now we have the divine day spas, where you can receive care with the most exclusive products, like huge foodies and spas in hotels and resorts throughout the world, where we receive treatment while we spent a delightful vacation. With many activities to do in Melaka, the city has some of the best Spas to treat vacationers.

Massa Sutra is one of such spas in Melaka, that is highly specialized and offers endless possibilities, including treatment, according to the philosophy of beauty that followed and the products they use.

Massa Sutra Spa Melaka

Owned by Chris Loh, Massa Sutra is a boutique spa in Melaka. Chrish Loh has an extensive experience of myriad of therapies, massage, body treatment, and health fitness. He was trained and groomed at one of the worlds renowned Wat Pho Traditional Medical and Massage School of Bankok. He is passionate about preserving the art of massage, providing safe and quality therapies, and promote global acceptance of massage of mind, body, and soul.

Massa Sutra Spa in Melaka has an extensive incorporation of traditional and retro urban treatments that stimulate your senses and save you from the outside world. They have created an ambience with perfectly synchronized lights and the interior that let people experience ambient atmosphere.

The name of this spa is also very well thought that links the entire experience there. The word “Massa” is used in the Arabian Desert as a “Lifting Up”, while Latin and French also use this word meaning “to feel to handle, to stroke”. Sutra comes from Sanskrit that means a string or a thread. Sutras are rules or aphorisms in Hinduism that transmit philosophical and religious thoughts.

Zen Message

Unlike many other spas in Melaka, Massa Sutra offers only two types of massages. The Zen massage is a synthesis of supreme massage techniques of Thai and Malay treatments with passive Yoga stretches, pressure points, use of essential oils and music to make a strong union of body and soul. Muscle manipulation is Zen massage with essential oils prepare your body for the upcoming yoga stretches.

Traditional Thai Massage

Another treatment is Traditional Thai Massage. The Thai Massage that Massa Sutra offers in Melaka is the original form of Wat Pho Traditional Medical School, Bangkok. Energy lines are worked on in this massage to unblock life-forces and set your mind free from all stress. It is combined with yoga stretches that realign the entire body and opens up your breathing. This massage is not a mere treatment for your physical, body but rather it works with energy of an individual.

Training Courses

Massa Sutra believes in spreading love and passion for traditional massage, therefore it also offers training courses to the ones who want to be professional masseurs. Zen Massage and Bodywork Cross Training includes Certificate of Completion (30 hours), Certificate of Attendance (18 Hours), Certificate to Practice (Min 30 hours practical and Certificate of Completion). Traditional Thai Massage (Complete Wat Pho techniques) training includes Certificate of Completion Level I (30 hours) and Level II Expands on techniques learned in Level I (30 Hours).

Massa Sutra is a spa that focuses upon relaxation, harmony between mind and body, and offer yoga and meditation. It is famous for its authenticity, elegance and exceptional environment. The Massa Sutra Spa is not only an attraction for the locals, but it is also one of the top attraction for tourists in Melaka who are looking to relax after a long day in Malacca. Please share your experience by adding comments below.

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Top 5 must-try Chinese Restaurants in Melaka

Melaka; being considered as the world’s UNESCO heritage site is actually the most favorable state in terms of tourism is concerned. Just after the discovery of Melaka; variety of cultures have begun to migrate in the vicinity of the Malaysian Peninsular as a whole and Melaka as a specific state was simultaneously crowded with multi-cultures of which Chinese dwellings were noticed to be among the majority of migrants. Therefore, we are bound to view and enjoy the Chinese restaurants in Melaka that are considerably said to be a popular cuisine in the whole vicinity of Melaka.

Chinese Restaurants in Melaka

Melaka is not only famous for its historical attractions, but food in Melaka is equally popular among tourists. Following are the top five must try Chinese restaurants in Melaka that are emphasized as below:

1. Long Fatt 隆发潮州粥

Long Fatt Restaurant is a popular Chinese restaurant in Melaka, that was actually built since eight decades ago. Thus, its famous offers are Teochew porridge that is available during the breakfast timings in Melaka. It is simply cooked with only two ingredients that are rice and water. The rice added in such porridge is seen as a whole and not being crushed is its unique identity. Therefore, another porridge is also available here called as Hokkien porridge; prepared as a slightly thicker texture where the rice is actually crushed and the other ingredients added are sweet potatoes and Cantonese congee.

Thus, the porridge is being delivered with the braised dishes like salted duck eggs, pickled radish, salted or preserved vegetables and also served with various smoked dishes as well. Although, the restaurant is similarly famous in delivering its popular serving i.e. Asam fish served with sour and spicy flavor; cooked for hours until the fish bones gets immensely tender.

Address: No.15, Jln Kampung Pantai, Melaka, 75200, Malaysia
Phone: +60 19-364 6682
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2. Zhen Xiang Yuan 珍香園

Zhen Xiang Yuan is another famous Chinese restaurant in Melaka, that is identically outrageous in delivering variety of deliciously cooked Chinese meals that includes Dim Sum or Lo Mai Gai; Smoked glutinous rice cooked with chicken meat, Chee Cheong Fun is a cooked chicken feet, Lo Mai Gai; the rib of a pork cooked with black bean sauce, Yam Roll as well as Chinese tea is also delivered here. The most ready to serve dish is Chee Chong Fun that is delivered fresh and the cooking process begins just after we place the order.

3. Famosa Chicken Rice Ball (古城鸡饭粒)

Restoran Famosa Chicken Rice Ball is another Chinese restaurant in Melaka, that mainly delivers signature Chinese dishes of the whole Melaka region. Thus, it is famous for being a Chinese restaurant that is well prepared in delivering four kinds of rice added in Chicken Rice Balls that is loved by its many customers namely; Original steamed, steamed with salty flavor known as Hainan rice, Hainan rice ball and Dark brown rice ball. Its popular meat eatables are Hainan Chicken, Roast duck, etc. The restaurant is equally famous in delivering fabulous beverages that includes Jelly grass, sugar cane juice as well as lemonade.

Address: 21, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia
Phone: +60 6-286 0121
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4. Bei Zhan Restaurant 北栈

The Bei Zhan Restaurant is popular among the locals as well as equally famous in the foreigners. It is one of the best Chinese restaurants in Melaka to try delicious Chinese cuisine in a lush environment therein. Therefore, it is considered to be the heart of all Chinese restaurants located in Melaka because of its spacious seating arrangements built on the ground and first floor with a vast variety of Chinese home-made like eatables. The service here is very quick and served hot just after a few minutes of placing the order. Its favorite Chinese dish that is available in their menu as Braised Pork Ribs delivered with soft steamed bun.

Address: No. 43 Jalan Kota Laksamana 2/17, Taman Kota Laksamana Seksyen 2, 75200 Malacca, Malaysia
Phone: +60 6-281 2684
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5. Golden Triangle Golden Circle Food Court

The Golden Triangle Golden Circle Food Court is also another most loved Chinese restaurant in Melaka, that can be easily traced just a few steps away from the Melaka town. People are allowed to be seated as per their choice of environment available in this particular restaurant. For instance, it depends upon the visitors to enjoy outdoor eating or an inside cozy atmosphere. The most favorable food items being delivered here are plenty; some of the liked and incessant servings are Fried rice as Kuey Teow Stall, Seafood Mee, Chui Kuey Satay, Asam pedas rice, etc.

The food is definitely one of the main tourist attractions in Melaka these are some of the best Chinese restaurants in Melaka that you should try upon your visit. To recommend a Chinese restaurant in Malacca or share your experience, please add comments below.

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Finding the best Vegetarian Restaurant in Melaka

Melaka being a UNESCO World heritage site not only possesses antique remnants, but while visiting this state people generally get familiarized with numerous restaurants here; renowned in its taste as well. You will consequently find plenty of unique myriad vegetarian restaurant in Melaka. These restaurants are famous since the period of olden days when Melaka’s historic remains were not known around the whole world.

Vegetarian Restaurant in Melaka

The famous vegetarian restaurants in Melaka which was established since the golden period was known to be a ‘Banana Leaf Restaurant’ possessed a classic model of taste, located in Selvam Jalan Temengong.

There are numerous top rated vegetarian restaurants in Melaka of which few of them are mentioned as under:

Veggie Planet Vegetarian Restaurant (味滋园)

Veggie Planet Vegetarian Restaurant is a four star Melaka vegetarian restaurant that can easily be traced in the vicinity of Jalan Melaka Raya 8. By its name we come to know that this restaurant must be enriching their customers with a great delicious menu of vegetarian foods. Due to its hale and hearty delivery of organic food this vegetarian restaurant was awarded with a distinction in quality food and was observed just after its inauguration in July, 2010 till to date.

We therefore come across a simple organic restaurant even in the modern electronic age where diseases are over burdening due to the numerous time usage of microwave, preservatives, food colors and all those products which was never being thought in the olden times. This vegetarian restaurant in Melaka still uses the original taste of the food and prepares or buys all the food products, organically, which in turn showers upon its customers the real influence of eating.

As being famous for herbivorous customers it is also attracting carnivorous eaters gradually by simultaneously possessing its original aroma of presenting vegetarian eatables with a green leafy environment for sit-ins.

Address: 4143, Jalan Melaka Raya 8, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Malacca, Malaysia
Phone:+ 60 6-292 2819

Man Yuan Fang Vegetarian Restaurant

Man Yuan Fang is also a four star vegetarian restaurant in Melaka famous in case of delivering western and Asian veggie food items. Do visit this restaurant if you are enthusiastically fond of having herbal tea; presented with a strong infused aroma just after the meal. The types of food being served here are Chinese and Western generally.

People eating here intensely get amazed by eating in town and the main entrance have glass doors in it, such that the passersby can also view the people enjoying eating in a comfy environment. The inner surroundings of this restaurant is depicted in a metropolitan style particularly where the visitors are provided herbal teas with a special herb ingredient i.e. myriad dried flowers and leaves therein just to make them indulge in a light environment after relishing with heavy veggie meals because you cannot stop eating when familiarized with the scrumptious enlisted menu of which some specialties innumerably includes Stir fried Ceylon Spinach with Sesame, Pumpkin and Sago, Man Yuan Steam Tofu; is considered a veggie food as it add some protein in your body other than non-meat diet, baked potato and so on.

Address: No G35 G37 , Jalan PM4, Plaza Mahkota, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Malacca, Malaysia
Phone: +60 17-315 0990

Eha Fruit Veggie Bistro

Eha Fruit and Veggie Bistro is famous for providing fresh fruit juices and ice creams in a café; indulged in a vivacious ambiance that is concurrently excellent in delivering ideal service to its clients due to which it has also been awarded as a four and a half star herbivorous cafe type restaurant in Melaka.

Address: 57, Lorong Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia
Phone: +60 6-281 8208

Food Stalls in Jonker Street

Beside the above Melaka vegetarian restaurant, you can also try the veggie dishes on various open food stalls in Melacca, especially in the vicinity of Jonker Street. The famous Jonker Street Melaka comes to live at night and you will find plenty of food stalls and restaurants offer veggie dishes to the customers.

Old Famosa Vegtarian Restaurant

This is one of the famous eatable points to eat scrumptious vegetarian food in a restaurant of Melaka. It is primarily famous for its old taste being hidden in food items and that can be obtained easily on economical rates. The cooks here are still developing the taste of cooked vegetables to be eaten in a way like we are having a meat dish for ourselves at cheaper rates.

Address: Jalan Emas, Taman Bukit Melaka, 75450 Ayer Keruh, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone: +60 6-233 1238

These are some of the famous vegetarian restaurant in Melaka. If you want to recommend a place or share your experience, please do so by adding comments below.

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Spa Melaka – Best 5 Authentic Spa in Melaka

Melaka is best known for being a UNESCO world heritage site a favorite travel destination for tourists who are interested in heritage. There is almost everything for tourists in Melaka and that includes some of the best authentic Spa in Melaka.

Best Spa in Melaka

We will look at some of the best Melak Spa in this article which are highly recommended as they provide best spa services in the town.

Scents and Senses – A Touch of Thai

The Scents and Senses, A Touch of Thai is one of the best spa Melaka as we experienced. I may forcefully recommend you to visit and grab the service of this spa if you really want relaxation after struggling through the ancient view of Melaka city. There is no such hassle to locate this particular spa in Melaka, as it can be found at Jalan KSB 1, Taman Kota Syah Bandar. Its special features are to gives you a physical and mental relaxation and the workers here starts relaxing your body from massaging your feet then move upwards in order to yield a lighter feeling by the whole body massage and Jacuzzi bath.

Address: 106, 106A, 106B, Jalan Merdeka, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone: +60 6-286 1186

Envy Wellness

By the name of this spa we can easily recognize the special services provided for its customers which really are capable to develop a feeling of healthy soul in our body that in turn flashes an envy feeling for others through which those also do not waste their time in having the services of this spa due to the arise of being envious. The environment of this spa mostly attracts others which are neat and clean all the time when you visit. Our trip to Melaka was about a week and we got a chance to visit the spa twice due to its cozy environment.

Address: Jalan Limbongan, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone: +60 6-283 5572

Philea Resort Spa

The Philea Resort Spa is the most famous spa in Melaka which is specifically constructed by having a green boundary all over. It will hardly take around twenty minutes to reach here from the main Melaka town and is situated in Ayer Keroh, Melaka. Plenty of tourists come here and stay in the resort mainly to have a body relaxation through special massage service being provided in a fully green environment. Those who are eager for body fitness also take pleasure in exercising room allocated for them.

Address: Lot 2940, Jalan Ayer Keroh, Off Jalan Plaza Tol, 75450 Malacca, Malaysia
Phone: +60 6-289 3399

Spa Village Melaka

The Spa Village Melaka is famous not only in Melaka but Malaysia as well, as the services being enlisted for the customers are successively based on the Baba Nyonya therapy theories which are known as the healing methodologies gained from the Malaysian and Chinese culture. It is built in two floors where visitors here are influenced by breathing in a body healing environment being utilized by past methodologies. For instance, the inside portion of the spa is designed with a special healing decorum i.e. village theme is endorsed in the building structure.

The services being offered in Spa Village Melaka are numerous that majorly includes relaxing body muscles, comforting of skin with an advancement of getting rid of life pressures that has burdened our soul which certainly impacts the outer body. An entry towards this spa brings you close to the deep cultural values of the aborigines of Melaka. The Spa Village Melaka is located in the famous Majestic Malacca hotel.

Address: 188 Jalan Bunga Raya, The Majestic Malacca, 75100 Melaka, Malaysia
Phone: +60 6 289 8000

Massa Sutra the Art of Massage

By having the whole body massage in Massa Sutra the Art of Massage, we come to realize its original outcome of services being given to its customers after enjoying a variety of food and hunting busy malls. For instance, we found a great pleasure here mainly because of its location that is situated in between the rush of the famous Jonker Street Melaka.

Address: Jalan Kubu, 75300 Melaka, Malaysia
Phone: +60 16-662 5083

These are some of the original and authentic spa Melaka which is highly recommended. If you want to recommend a spa in Melaka or share your experience, please do so by adding comments below. For more tourist activities, you can read top things to do in Melaka.

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