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Malaysia Holiday Tour Packages 2014 for Filipinos

Petrona's Twin Tower in Malaysia
When a fellow blogger announced he is looking more bloggers to cover Tourism Malaysia's efforts to invite Filipinos to come visit their country for vacation, It only took a split second to say I am joining. Because last July of 2013 I went to Singapore then dropped by to Malaysia. I have seen this country myself so I can vouch based on my own experiences its great potential in the Tourism industry.  

Malaysia has a tropical climate comparable to ours and just few hours away via plane from Manila. We also don't need visas just to go there for less than a month so I don't see too much hassle for our fellow countrymen to this see this place. 

In a nutshell, it is absolutely no need to spend months of trip itinerary planning! Now to provide us more convenience to start booking our trips there, Tourism Malaysia just launched their "Tara na sa Malaysia Holiday Packages 2014" during the Philippine Travel Expo 2014 at SMX Convention Center. I with the rest of Manila's media online and print have witnessed their huge optimism to showcase the best of their country can offer for the most memorable and affordable travel experience.

With the theme of “Celebrating Malaysia Truly Asia,” the goal is to position Malaysia as a premiere destination in Southeast Asia.  They are launching brochures that feature special Malaysia tour packages that have been put together with the help of valued local travel agents from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. These will be inserted on major newspapers, as well as selected magazines nationwide.

During the special event held at the Tourism Malaysia Booth, Senior Assistant Director of Tourism Malaysia (ASEAN Division), Mr. Mohd Akbal Setia  announced to the media and the public to come rediscover Malaysia and, for those who still haven’t visited the country, to finally experience its wonders for the first time.

“With Malaysia being one of the most accessible destinations for many Filipinos, we have created this vibrant new tourism campaign with our many wonderful partners to ensure that the figurative line that divides our two nations would remain a line drawn in sand, easily washed away by a tide of new and exciting experiences that would bind us closer as people,” he said.

Datò Mohd Zamri Bin Mohd Kassim, Ambassador of Malaysia in Manila, also shared his thoughts:

“There are numerous reasons tourists will find Malaysia an irresistible must-visit holiday destination. Whether it's rich and colorful multi-cultural heritage, exciting shopping malls, theme parks, fabulous food, great mountains and rivers, lush green parks and gardens, idyllic tropical islands, palm-fringed beaches or million-year-old rainforests – you can find all these 
attractions here in Malaysia.”

He added, “I believe this brochure with a thematic holiday packages is the first ever to be created,” also noting, “(It) promise tourists fun-filled time with lots of exciting activities. This is one of the many innovative holiday packages that have been created to diversify the nation’s tourism offerings.”

The “Tara Na Sa Malaysia Holiday” Packages Brochure offers a range of unique packages that highlight the following destinations for the travel period of March to December 2014:

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s capital city is a bustling metropolis with unique landmarks that are instantly recognizable worldwide. Iconic skyscrapers grace the city’s skyline, co-existing 
with remnants of history. KL is also a melting pot of races and cultures brimming with diverse entertainment options, exciting attractions and a comprehensive transportation system.

Putrajaya: Known as Malaysia’s administrative capital, which is also nicknamed the country’s “Intelligent Garden City.” Possessing a refreshingly different urban landscape, the city is a clever combination of nature and state-of-the-art infrastructure.

Malacca: The birthplace of the nation’s historical and cultural heritage. Malacca has a long and illustrious past. Its remnants are well preserved and can still be seen today earning it the prestigious title of UNESCO World Heritage City in 2008.

Johor: Situated at the southernmost part of Peninsular Malaysia, it is the country’s southern gateway. The state is blessed with a diversity of natural attractions, which includes verdant 
rainforests, cascading waterfalls, thriving wetlands and beautiful tropical islands off its coasts.

Penang: One of the World’s top holiday destinations, Penang is a delightful fusion of nature, culture and history. Home to a UNESCO World Heritage City and one of the world’s longest 
bridges, Penang leaves an indelible mark on each visitor, leaving them wanting more with each visit.

Sabah: Also known as “Land Below The Wind”, Sabah is made up of enchanting tropical islands, lush virgin rainforests and over 30 different ethnic communities. It is most well known for its icon, Mount Kinabalu, while its island of Sipadan is internationally recognized as one of the world’s best diving destinations.

Lankawi: This city is a part of an archipelago made up of 99 islands and is one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations. It boosts some of the region’s best natural attractions, earning it a UNESCO Global Geopark status in 2007.

It also puts into focus the wide range of activities available to visitors in Malaysia from theme park visits, shopping, nightlife, gastronomic adventures, honeymoon and romantic getaways, 
golfing, beach, cultural immersions and many others.

And oh thank you for the gift Tourism Malaysia :)

For those planning their next travel with Malaysia in mind, the “Tara Na Sa Malaysia” Holiday Packages Brochure is the perfect guide to help them see, feel and experience Malaysia. A Truly Asian adventure begins here.

Malaysia AirlinesPhilippine AirlinesPAL ExpressCebu Pacific and Air Asia Zest flies direct from Manila – Kuala Lumpur or Kota Kinabalu. 

For more information,  please email us at anytime. Let us know your complete flight details and how many number of persons joining. 


  1. Mabuti ka pa nakapunta ka na ng Malaysia, hopefully ako rin in the future. :)
    Extra pa pala kami ni Kendrick sa picture, he he he he...

  2. Hi Willa :) Oo nga eh hehe. Hope to see you again in the next event with your super cute son Kendrick

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