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Malaysia’s Tourism Highlights – November 2013

September 21, 2013 Destination ASEAN No Comments Email Email
Tourism-MalaysiaThe year 2013 is coming to an end; local and foreign visitors are welcomed to visit Malaysia and celebrate the month of November with a series of exciting and memorable events. Highlights of the month include:
Say Y.E.S for Year-End Sale!
Celebrate the last two months of the year with a fabulous shopping experience throughout the country during the 1Malaysia Year-End Sale 2013!
Ranked by CNN as the world’s 4th best shopping city, Kuala Lumpur is now on the world shopping map! Hurry up, mark your calendar and don’t miss the chance to load your shopping carts with gifts, branded items and everything else you want to buy with great discounts at supermarkets, stores and malls!
Organiser: Tourism Malaysia
Date: 8 November 2013 – 5 January 2014
Venue: Nationwide
Contact: +6 03 8891 9000
LABUAN REMEMBRANCE DAY 2013
Labuan Remembrance Day 2013, or better known as “Poppy Day”, is a poignant event held to commemorate the fallen heroes who have fought selflessly for the country during World War II.
Each year, at the 11th hour, on the first Sunday closest to November 11, war veterans from the Commonwealth countries and visitors will gather to witness the Buglers, Bagpipers and Vigil Guards march and pay their tribute to the brave souls of yesteryears.
Organiser: Labuan Corporation, Department Tourism, Culture & Arts
Date: 10 November 2013
Venue: Labuan World War II Memorial Park
Website: www.pl.gov.my
Contact: +6 087 408 741 / 744
Let’s sail and race!
The annual challenging offshore sailing race – 24th Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta (RMSIR) 2013 is back with three overnight passage races: Port Klang to Pangkor, Pangkor to Penang and Penang to Langkawi, plus three days of harbour racing in Penang and Langkawi.
The event attracts a large variety of yachts from top class IRC1 racers to slow classic cruisers dating back over 100 years. To improve the race standard, RMSIR 2013 has set the starting point at the new Royal Selangor Yacht Club (RSYC) Marina Annexe, Pulau Indah while Telaga Harbour is the final regatta destination.
Organiser: The Royal Selangor Yacht Club (RSYC)
Date: 15 – 23 November 2013
Venue: Port Klang – Pangkor – Penang – Langkawi
Website: www.rmsir.com
Contact: +6 03 3168 6964
The pandas are going to love it!
Celebrate the versatility of bamboo in the form of musical expression atTamparuli Bamboo Music Festival 2013 with traditional music performances by the Bamboo Music Orchestra, traditional sports and bamboo product exhibits!
Don’t miss the chance to witness the beauty of sounds created by bamboo’s wind and percussion instrument such as the sompoton (bamboo aerophone), bungkaw (jaw harp) and seruling (flute).
Organiser: Tamparuli District Office &
Kinabalu Bamboo Music Orchestra Association (OMBAK)
Date: 27 November 2013
Venue: Dewan Tun Hamdan, Tamparuli, Sabah
Contact: +6 088 782 357 / +6 013 876 0358 (Jane Thing)
Email: jane_thng@yahoo.com
All information is correct at time of publication. Visitors are advised to contact the event organiser for the latest updates.
For more media releases, media info and media features on Malaysia’s tourism industry, kindly visit the Media Centre of Tourism Malaysia’s website athttp://www.tourismmalaysia.gov.my/
 
MALAYSIA TOURISM PROMOTION BOARD OR TOURISM MALAYSIA is an agency under the Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Malaysia. Tourism Malaysia focuses on the specific task of promoting Malaysia at all levels. Since its inception, Tourism Malaysia has grown by leaps and bounds and it has emerged as a major player in the international tourism scene. In 2012, Malaysia registered 25 million tourist arrivals and RM60.6 billion in tourist receipts, placing the country firmly as the 10th most popular tourism destination in the world.
 
In 2014, Malaysia will celebrate its fourth VISIT MALAYSIA YEAR (VMY) with the theme “Celebrating 1Malaysia Truly Asia”. The VMY 2014 promotional campaign has started this year with a series of year-long special events and activities leading to VMY 2014. It will contribute to the Government’s target to receive 36 million tourist arrivals and RM168 billion in receipts by 2020, as outlined in the Malaysia Tourism Transformation Plan (MTTP) 2020.     

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