Tourism Malaysia Wins 2 Awards at Taipei Travel Fair 2015
TAIPEI, 9 November 2015: Tourism Malaysia received the Best Performance Group Award and Best Booth Design Award for National Tourism Organisation (NTO) at the 23rd Taipei International Travel Fair 2015 (TITF 2015), which is the largest travel fair in Taiwan. The event was held from 6 to 9 November at the Taipei World Trade Centre (TWTC).

Both awards were presented today to Tourism Malaysia’s Senior Director of International Promotion Division (Asia Africa) Datuk Musa Haji Yusof by the Chairman of Taipei International Travel Fair Cherng Tyan Su. This is a huge recognition of Tourism Malaysia’s promotional effort during the four-day event.

A total of 17 Malaysian exhibitors showcased their unique tourist attractions, products and services, at the Malaysia Pavilion, which was strategically located near the entrance.

Information brochures in Mandarin were distributed at the booth and attractive games and activities were also conducted. The Malaysia Pavilion garnered a lot of attention through the performances by the SWATARI Dance Academy and Emma Ruran Raja, who played the sape, a Sarawak musical instrument.

This year, a total of 62 countries participated in the Taipei ITF with almost 1,000 booths, attracting over 350,000 consumers. For Taiwanese tourists, Malaysia’s beautiful islands, exciting theme parks and delicious food are still the main attractions. A special travel forum was organised on the same day at TITF, featuring a panel of experts who shared their views on the latest global tourism trend.

Malaysia received 133,443 Taiwanese tourists from January to June this year, signifying an increase of 0.8% compared to the same period last year. From Tourism Malaysia Office for Tourism Malaysia Wins 2 Awards at Taipei Travel Fair 2015.

Malaysia Contemporary Art Festival

A wonderful collection of contemporary arts creations dedicated to the independence theme is portrayed during the festival.

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Heritage Celebrations

The city of George Town, Penang, Malaysia is the place to be from 4 to 7 July 2015 as food and culture lovers will be arriving from all over for Heritage Celebrations 2015, the annual event marking the seventh anniversary of the city’s inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

With the theme of ‘EAT RITE: Rituals Foods of George Town’, Heritage Celebrations 2015 puts the focus on the city’s festive heritage with emphasis on the special foods made to celebrate each occasion. More than just a source of nutrients, such foods are rich with significance and symbolism that express the beliefs and hopes shared by the community


Date: 4th – 7th July 2015

Venue: Streets of George Town

Organizer: George Town World Heritage Incorporated

Phone: +604-2616606

Fax: +604-2616605