AN EVENING WITH Y.BHG. DATO’ HAJI AZIZAN NOORDIN – OUTGOING CHAIRMAN, PATA MALAYSIA CHAPTER (PMC)
Following his retirement as Deputy Director General, Tourism Malaysia, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin has relinquished his position as Chairman of PATA Malaysia Chapter (PMC), effective 01 November 2016.
Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin took over as the Chairman of PATA Malaysia Chapter (PMC) in August 2012. He was instrumental in re-activating and revamping PMC to be more relevant and effective within the tourism and hospitality industry in Malaysia. Under his leadership, PMC has gained recognition within PATA and the Asia-Pacific arena, in moving forward with several programmes and events targeted at providing value and benefit to the stakeholders of the tourism industry. Some of the key programmes/events implemented during his tenure include the PATA Hub City Forum: KL in 2014, Tourism Career Fairs in 2014/2015 /2016, Business Networking sessions in Kota Kinabalu in 2015 and Kuching in 2016, Crisis Communication Management Workshop and PATA Inter-Chapter Meet with Singapore and Thailand in 2016. Membership has also increased significantly from 65 members in 2012 to 87 during his tenure.
In recognition and appreciation of Y.Bhg. Dato’ Haji Azizan’s exemplary leadership commitment, support and valuable contribution to PMC and its related programmes and events, the PMC Executive Committee organized a dinner in his honour on 18 November 2016 at The Royale Bintang Kuala Lumpur.
Around 60 guests comprising PMC members, Tourism Malaysia officials and other stakeholders from the tourism and hospitality sector attended the occasion.
Y.Bhg. Datuk Seri MIrza Mohammad Taiyab, the Director General of Tourism Malaysia who has taken over as the new PMC Chairman effective 01 November 2016, was represented at the occasion by Y.Bhg. Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud- Deputy Director General (Advertising & Digital), Tourism Malaysia.
It was an enjoyable, memorable and fun-filled occasion with Y.Bhg. Dato’ Haji Azizan and some of the guests taking to the floor to show off their skills/talents at Karaoke.