On this coming Friday, 15th. April 2016, Melaka will celebrate her 8th. Anniversary for being declared as Melaka Historical City Day.
In 2015, arrivals of local and foreign tourists to Melaka top 15.7 million. This is an all time high and hopefully Melaka can aim for 20 million visitors by 2020.
There are new attractions being planned and constructed.
A big project by Yong Tai group is Impressions Melaka and Impression City. Chinese and Malaysian investors are involved in this multi billion project.
Melaka Gateway is another major project at Pulau Melaka which includes a new marina, hotels and shopping area. International Cruise ships can berth safely in Melaka as well.
Impression Melaka is an international show directed and put together by Chinese renowned director, Zhang Zi Mou and is scheduled to be opened by end 2017.
This World class shows will be performed at night and guests are expected to spend at least one night for these shows. By doing so, guests must stay in hotels around Melaka including enjoying our food and beverages. Major spin offs are expected for Melaka.
8th Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2016
Date: 11 March 2016 – 13 March 2016
Venue: Millennium Monument, Precinct 2, Putrajaya
View colourful hot air balloons from around the world. The fiesta features balloons in various shapes and sizes resembling a teardrop, clown, elephant and even Darth Vader.
Come and watch the stars of the show, the hot air balloons as they inflate and float up and leave you in awe. This majestic beasts will be inflated twice daily at 7am and 6pm. While there are 20 balloons up for show, the Fiesta also has tethered balloon rides as well as cold inflation where visitors can get up close and explore inside the balloons.
Throughout the day there will be other activities such as the Extreme Zone for sports enthusiasts while for the shopaholics an area filled with bazaars as well as food and beverages stalls to curb your appetite! Be sure to visit our sponsors too at their corporate booths as they usually offer great deals and promotions of their products especially during the Fiesta!
Apart from our family friendly attractions, we also offer areas where everybody can relax and unwind and have a picnic throughout the day. Be prepared to have fun when you join the three-day festivities with us in Putrajaya!