REPORT ON PATA MALAYSIA CHAPTER (PMC) TOURISM NETWORKING SESSION IN JOHOR 16-18 NOVEMBER 2018

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PATA Malaysia Chapter (PMC), supported by Tourism Malaysia and Tourism
Johor held a Tourism Networking Session on 17 November 2018 at the Berjaya
Waterfront Hotel, Johor Bahru.
The networking session was basically aimed at providing a platform for travel
trade participants from the PMC membership and other relevant stake
holders to meet up and network  with the local tourism players in Johor with
the ultimate objective to explore/enhance business opportunities.
The event which attracted a total of 40 participants, was a great success and
provided an excellent opportunity for both teams from PMC membership and
Johor to network and foster closer business relationships.
Johor Tourism hosted a Welcome Dinner for the participants from PMC on 16
November and also the Tourism Networking Session on 17 November, followed
by a comprehensive presentation providing an excellent insight on Johor,
covering the various developments & facilities within the state and products &
attractions, which were very informative to our delegates.
Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur and iClick
Interactive Asia Limited did a brand showcase presentation to update delegates
on their product offerings and services.

Berjaya Waterfront Hotel, Johor Bahru hosted the PMC 3 rd Executive Committee
meeting on 17 November followed by lunch, whilst Tourland Travel hosted a
half-day sightseeing tour for the non-EXCO delegates.
To add value to the event, the programme also included a trip to Desaru Coast
Malaysia on 16 November and Legoland Malaysia Resort on 18 November.
Desaru Coast Malaysia hosted a very informative product update followed by site
inspection of their various product offerings and a delicious lunch. Legoland
Malaysia Resort hosted a product update followed by a fun-filled tour of the
resort as well as, a superb lunch for our delegates.

17 November for our PMC Chairman, Y.Bhg. Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad
Taiyab who will be relinquishing his position as PMC Chairman following his
retirement as Director General, Tourism Malaysia.

The Organising Committee for this event comprised the following members :
Chairman : Dato’ Aruldas Arulandu (Tourland Travel)/Hon. Treasurer
Committee Members : Datuk M. Ali (Dhesu Travel & Tours) /Hon. Secretary
Mr GP Subramaniam (Executive Secretary)
A total of four (4) meetings were held to organize this event.

Prepared by : PMC Secretariat
Date : 05 December 2018

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