Monday, February 17, 2014

Tourism Malaysia Presents "Tara Na Sa Malaysia" Holiday Packages for 2014

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Gear up for non-stop action filled with nature, culture and adventure as you discover the diverse facets of Asia right at the heart of a country known as Malaysia. Tara na sa Malaysia!...and enjoy exploring one of the premiere destinations in Southeast Asia.

From the bustling metropolis of Kuala Lumpur with its iconic high-rise Petronas Twin Towers, the broad spectrum of fascinating attractions like the Batu Caves of Selangor, the striking architectural wonders of Putrajaya like the Putra Mosque, and the magnificent natural attractions of Pahang like the verdant 130 million year old Taman Negara rainforest.

The wonders never cease as I am sure you'll be extremely thrilled of the paradise-like beaches with aquamarine waters and powdery white sands of Terengganu, the dramatic mix of mountains and undisturbed jungles like Mount Gunung Stong and Kuala Koh National Park at Kelantan, the preserved Minangkabau culture of Negeri Sembilan, the old world charm of Porta De Santiago and Stadthuys at Melaka, and the over 100 varieties of tropical fruits and plant species at Desaru Fruit Farm of Johor.

But wait there's more! Get ready to be totally amazed with the numerous awesome eco-adventures at Kota Kinabalu of Sabah, the treasure trove of vertical cliffs, jagged limestone pinnacles, and intricate cave networks at Gunung Mulu National Park of Sarawak, the wreck diving sites located at Labuan Marine Park of Labuan islands.

There's simply an endless list of activities that you can do at Malaysia. Filled with unique attractions, you'll be delighted in exploring this enchanting land filled with fascinating history, rich culture and breathtaking sights.

With its theme of “Celebrating 1Malaysia Truly Asia,” Tourism Malaysia marks its grandest tourism celebration, dubbed Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014, with stepped up efforts to attract more visitors to this bubbling, energetic cultural melting pot filled with endless wondrous events, amazing festivals and exciting activities all year round.

Tourism Malaysia recently launched its campaign with the introduction of the “Tara Na Sa MalaysiaHoliday Packages Brochure last February 14, 2014 at the 2014 PTAA Travel Tour Expo. Featuring special Malaysia tour packages that have been collectively put together in one attractive three-fold brochure, this will be a big help to travelers or tourists that want to enjoy specific attractions found in Malaysia. The holiday packages available in the brochure are from various local travel agents based in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao . The brochure will also be inserted on major newspapers, as well as selected magazines nationwide, to further disseminate information about the many possible travel packages available.

During the special event held at the Tourism Malaysia Booth, Senior Assistant Director of Tourism Malaysia (ASEAN Division), Mr. Mohd Akbal Setia enjoined the media and the thousands of attendees 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.

At the same event, Datò Mohd Zamri Bin Mohd Kassim, Ambassador of Malaysia, Manila, reiterated the invitation with this message:

“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.”

To provide some entertainment to the launch, popular OPM artist Barbie Almalbis, with two of her band members, was there to sing three song numbers including the theme song for Tara Na Sa Malaysia. There was also a dance number provided by a group dressed in traditional Malaysian costume.The adorable Joyce Pring hosted the entire event. The Tourism Malaysia mascot was also around to add some delight to the kids and the young at heart.

Three round-trip tickets to Malaysia were also raffled off to the lucky attendees of the event. Congratulations to the winners who went home with a free trip namely Albert Legaspi, Adrian Benipayo and Lawrence Chan.

The “Tara Na Sa Malaysia" Holiday Packages Brochure offers a range of unique packages that highlight destinations like Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Malacca, Johor, Penang, Sabah, and Lankawi for the travel period of March to December 2014:

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.

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.

For more information, visit or Like Tara Na Sa Malaysia on Facebook.

Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, PAL Express, Cebu Pacific and Air Asia Zest flies direct from Manila – Kuala Lumpur or Kota Kinabalu. For flight schedules, please refer to the links below:,,, and

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  1. Wow! Malaysia is one of the world's must visit places. This article described well and made me want to visit the country. I hope I could explore nature's wonderful scenery in the future. :)

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