With just two weeks to go until WTM 2021, we would like to invite you to join Tourism Malaysia to hear about the latest developments throughout the destination. 2021 marks the 40th year that Tourism Malaysia has been an exhibitor at WTM and this year, more than ever we can’t wait to meet up with new and old friends to talk about why Malaysia should be top of mind for 2022 holiday planning.  

Regional participants from the state of Pahang and private sector representatives from Malaysia Airlines and Berjaya Hotels will ensure the stand is buzzing with activity. All visitors to the stand can enter the Tourism Malaysia ‘Spin to Win’ wheel of fortune and stand the chance of winning a selection of prizes including dinner for two in a Malaysian restaurant. 

We look forward to seeing you this year at WTM on stand AS 401.  

Tourism Malaysia News Summary 

Malaysia Looks to Welcome Back International Visitors in 2022 

Malaysia as a destination offers the ultimate in privacy and seclusion, offering visitor’s increased peace of mind when travelling. With a broad spectrum of accommodation options, including many award-winning boutique hotels, visitors can rely on low-risk travel. Exploring Malaysia naturally takes visitors outdoors, with a huge array of adventure activities and award-winning beaches. 

Malaysia Airlines 

Malaysia Airlines has received seven stars – from Airline Ratings in an independent review of its Covid-19 health and safety measures. The rating is based on seven criteria: Covid-19 guidance on the airline’s website, social distancing during boarding, flight attendants’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), the compulsory wearing of face masks onboard, modifications to the meal service, passenger hygiene kits, and the deep cleaning of the aircraft. Malaysia Airlines was deemed to have excelled in all categories, resulting in it being awarded all seven stars. The airline has vaccinated all of its active pilots and cabin crew against Covid-19, helping to protect both employees and passengers from the risks presented by the virus.   

Malaysia Airlines is currently operating twice weekly flights from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur until the end of December 2021. The frequency is expected to increase to 5 x weekly between January and March 2022. 

Berjaya Hotels & Resorts 

The hotel group has recently opened ACES Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. It is an affordable property located in the Kota Raya Complex, one of Kuala Lumpur’s landmarks which was built in the 1960s. Set in a strategic location opposite KL Chinatown, guests will find ACES Hotel offers convenient access to dining, shopping and entertainment options in the city. The hotel was thoughtfully designed with 68 spacious rooms, providing a no-frills stay in a stylish and contemporary setting. The hotel is also perfect for backpackers as various modes of public transport are within walking distance. Popular areas of interest nearby include Pudu, Chow Kit and Bukit Bintang.  

Tourism Malaysia Media Meetings & Interviews 

For the most up to date news on Malaysia’s 2022 tourism strategy, please come and meet us at WTM. Whether looking for inspiration for your next story or a comment on Malaysia’s tourism outlook, we will have a number of spokespeople available throughout the show to share their passion for the destination.  

Special guests in attendance this year at WTM, include: 

  • High Commissioner-Designate of Malaysia to the UK, Ambassador Zakri Jaafar 
  • Tourism Malaysia, Senior Director of International Promotions (AERO), Dato Dr Ammar Abd Ghapar 
  • Tourism Malaysia, UK Director, Mr Shahrir Ali 

Please contact us now to schedule your meeting or interview.  

Availability: Monday 1st November and Tuesday 2nd November 

To schedule a meeting or interview, please RSVP to   

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