MITA TRAVEL FAIR 24th-26TH FEBRUARY AT MIECC

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MITA – Malaysia Inbound Tourism Association will be organizing their 2nd and most biggest MITA Travel Fair yet, for three consecutive days, on this coming 24th to 26th February 2017, from 10am to 9pm at the MINES International Exhibition and Convention Centre. 

Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan in Perak- picture credit to tourism perak

This is a result of the blue ocean strategy cooperation between the public as well as government agencies to  promote Inbound Tourism and Domestic Travel to fellow Malaysians as well as ASEAN countries travel with the hashtags  #GoDomestic  #GoASEAN

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Pantai Pandak, Chendering in Terengganu- picture credit to rasq13.blogspot.com

MITA is targeting at least 90,000 visitors for this 3 day event…which will be unique as well, it is one of the Domestic Travel expos that will be promoting amazing local holiday packages at unbelievable prices. There will be about 500 industry players who will be showcasing the beauty and uniqueness of Malaysia and also ASEAN from within the country as well as some from participating ASEAN countries…

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Cameron Highlands, Pahang – picture credit to cameron highlands.com

MITA Travel Fair 2017 / MTF2017 will be giving amazing opportunities to visitors to plan as well as purchase holiday packages with discounts up to 60%.

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pic credit to kraftangan.gov.my

This edition of the MITA Travel Fair 2017 will also be introducing different travel segments such as diving, golf, extreme sports, equestrian and there will also be additional exhibition halls such as the Arts and Crafts hall- a place where visitors can watch handicraft demonstrations as well as purchase Malaysian made handicrafts; ASEAN hall – a place where you can find amazing holiday packages to ASEAN countries in conjunction with the Visit ASEAN year 2017; and the Malaysia Food Festival hall – a place for visitors to try out the choiciest delicacies and local favorite dishes from each different states of Malaysia… this would include Keropok Lekor from Terengganu, Mee Kolok from Sarawak, Nasi Dagang from Kelantan, and the list goes on……

Perak as the Domestic Destination of Choice will naturally be showcasing their products, packages as well as some choice destination holiday packages in conjunction with the Visit Perak year 2017

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Yours truly was there briefly to check out all these at the press conference that was held at MaTiC and they even launched a new mascot called eMAS, who will also be your digital tour guide for MITA..

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There was a lovely dance performance from the State of Perak …

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..this was followed with the pasting of the MITA Travel Fair 2017 promo stickers on a few coaches and vans….

I know I am all excited about this as there are still sooooo many hidden gems in our own country waiting to be discovered and discovering them is just so much fun as well as sharing them here on my blog…

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picture credit to vkeong.com

 I definitely want to go try out Mee Kolok, having heard so much about it from Sarawakian friends…so, see you there at the MITA Travel Fair 2017…

Remember to mark your calendars for this…24th to 26th February 2017 at the MINES International Exhibition and Convention Centre…

For more info check out www.mitatourismfair.com

How to get there… Take the KTM Komuter and get off at the Serdang Station, and the exhibition hall just 5-10 minutes walking distance from the station. Or take a Grab Car or Uber – MITA is in talks for some discounts codes and there will be shuttles provided too –  more details later, when I get it…

Address – Ground Floor, Jalan Dulang, Mines Resort City, 43300, Seri Kembangan, Selangor

MAP HERE

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