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.
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 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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DELEGATE SUPPORT LINE (27 TO 31 JAN 2016):
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.