Malaysia Fantastic Deals Launched
|Melaka 2018.12.15~2019.01.15 PlaceMalaysia|
The initiative sees Tourism Malaysia in partnership with Malindo Air and several popular hotels and a restaurant in Malaysia to offer a total of five packages catered specifically to the India market. The packages can be purchased through selected Indian travel agents based in Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Calcutta. Bookings are open only from 15 December 2018 to 15 January 2019 for travel to Malaysia between 1 February and 31 July 2019.
For the “Malaysia Fantastic Deals” campaign, Malindo Air, a premium Malaysia-based airline operating to nine cities in India, is offering a 10% discount on air fares from Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Calcutta. Meanwhile, industry partners Sunway Hotel & Resorts, Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort and Spa Langkawi, Lexis Hotel & Group and Atmosphere 360 Revolving Restaurant KL Tower have come hand in hand to offer irresistible deals on hotel stays, services, activities and food and beverages for destinations like Kuala Lumpur, Port Dickson, Langkawi and Penang in Malaysia.
India has consistently been one of the top 10 tourist generating markets for Malaysia and has continuously made significant contributions to tourist arrivals and tourist receipts to Malaysia. From January till September 2018, Malaysia received 437,736 tourist arrivals from India which is an increase of 10.4% as compared to last year. As for tourist receipts, RM1.2 billion was received from India market from January till June which was an increase of 15% compared to the same period of last year.
Malaysia’s shopping branding is centred on the “Experiential Shopping” concept that promotes Malaysia as a fun and wholesome shopping destination, complemented by entertainment and recreation activities, gastronomic adventures, luxury services and visits to popular tourist spots. It is made possible by the support of more than 500 integrated shopping malls and retail outlets in the country whose numbers are increasing every year. Developments are in the pipeline for new retail and lifestyle hubs which will further stimulate Malaysia’s shopping scene.