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VisitPenang 2014 May IV Newsletter

May 27, 2014 Destination ASEAN No Comments Email Email

Local Government Fees to be Implemented in Penang Hotels

Effective from 1 June 2014, a “Local Government Fee” will be imposed on all hotel guests in Penang and the rates vary according to the type of hotel the guest is staying in.

 RM3.00 will be charged per room per night for 4-star and 5-star hotels and RM2.00 will be charged per room per night for 3-star hotels and below including all dormitories, budget hotels, hostels and guest houses.

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Steinway Historical Roadshow in Penang

Date: 25th May – 6 June

Venue: E&0 Hotel Penang

Steinway & Sons, the world’s finest piano maker for over 160 years, together with Bentley Music, the sound and music specialist since 1975, for the first time, brought in three historic Steinway pianos from 1800s to be displayed at the historic E&O Hotel, which was built over 120 years ago.

The goal of this road show is to let the Penangnites and tourist who visit Penang experience the iconic development as well as innovations of the Steinway piano craftsmanship and artistry over the last 160 years.

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Penang Floral Festival 2014

Date: 31 May – 7 June 2014

Time: 9am- 7pm

Venue: Penang Botanic Gardens

The Penang Floral Festival draws tens of thousands of local and foreign visitors to Penang Botanic Gardens every year.

Workshops, contests, exhibitions and classes on floral related topics ae held at this event along with the sales of a variety plants and gardening equipment. A competition for Bonsai, Orchid plants and potted plants will also be held prior to the festival and the winning entries will be placed at the venue as part of the exhibition.

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Auto-City Carnival 2014

Date: 6-8 June 2014

Venue: Auto –City Juru

From  the 6 – 8 June 2014, Auto-City will once again be hosting its annual Auto – City Carnival! The Carnival has attracted up to over 60,000 individuals and car enthusiasts from all around in the past years with their interesting and entertaining family-oriented programs.

Many proud owners of their beautifully modified cars will be going up against one another to compete for the titles “SUPER GT Car Look Alike Contest”; “MIRA LOOK”, “Proton Standard”, “Open Standard”, “Open Extreme”, “Compact VIP”, “Open VIP”, “K-Car Standard”, “K-Car Extreme” and “Best Audio Car”

On top of that, the competition is also heating up among the lovely ladies competing for the crown of the “Miss Auto-City 2014” and “Party Queen Make up Contest

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Meet Barbie & Ken LIVE at Queensbay Mall

Date: 31 May & 1 June 2014

Time: 2pm–6pm

Venue: GF North Zone, Queensbay Mall, Penang

 Barbie™ & Ken™ are coming back to rock the school holiday! Don’t miss your chance to meet your fashion idols – up close and personal with an exclusive photo opportunity.

 Barbie™ & Ken™ Meet & Greet, 31 May & 1 June 2014, 2pm & 6pm

Snap out your cameras or smartphones and have your photo taken with Barbie™ & Ken™ Meet & Greet Sessions for all. No purchase required, but do come early to secure your spots because each session is limited to 50 children only, on a first-come-first-served basis.

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