A total of 75 foreign travel agents and media have arrived in the country under Tourism Malaysia’s Mega Fam programme to attend the launching of the Magic of the Night 2015 and the Royal Floria Putrajaya 2015.
The Mega Fam participants, who come from Australia, Bangladesh, China, Ecuador, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Laos, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, and Vietnam are also here to experience first-hand Malaysia’s many beautiful attractions and help promote Malaysia as a top-of-mind holiday destination.
On 29 May, they will attend a Destination Seminar organised by Tourism Malaysia at Majestic Hotel and listen to presentations on Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFest) 2015 and the Majestic Hotel.
The participants will also have the opportunity to visit Kuala Lumpur’s iconic heritage building, the Panggung Bandaraya, to watch the MUD KL Theatre Musical – a high-energy theatre production that brings to life Kuala Lumpur’s colourful history. Following that, they will witness a brand-new tourist food festival, the inaugural Kuala Lumpur Big Kitchen Festival 2015 at the nearby Merdeka Square.
The evening continues with participants proceeding to Marina Putrajaya to witness the launching of the Magic of the Night 2015. The event, which is among the major highlights of MyFest 2015, would be launched by the Minister of Tourism and Culture Dato’ Seri Nazri Abdul Aziz.
The next day, the Mega Fam participants will attend the launching of the Royal Floria Putrajaya 2015 at Precinct 4, Putrajaya, followed by a visit to the Selangor Islamic Festival 2015 at the Malawati Stadium in Shah Alam, Selangor.
On 1 June, the Mega Fam participants will proceed with their post tours to various destinations around Malaysia.