PMC held its Industry Networking cum Fellowship Dinner 2019 on 22 March 2019 at the Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur. The event was aimed at providing an opportunity for all PMC members, industry players and relevant stakeholders from the tourism and hospitality industry, to network and interact in a more casual and relaxed ambience.
The Industry Networking cum Fellowship Dinner which was the first amongst a series of programmes/events lined up for 2019 was a great success and attracted close to 150 attendees which included guests and officials from Tourism Malaysia, Industry/Trade Associations, PATA Singapore Chapter and other relevant stakeholders from the tourism and hospitality industry.
The event was graced by Y.Bhg. Datuk Isham Ishak, Secretary General-Ministry of Tourism, Arts And Culture Malaysia, with a very encouraging and motivating keynote address.
Mr Anthony Wong, Group MD of Asian Overland Services Tours & Travel S/B gave a brief talk on ‘Responsible Tourism’ and shared his views, insights and achievements relating to the subject topic.
Overall, It was an enjoyable and fun-filled evening for the attendees and with the theme ‘Sustainable Tourism-Go Green’ most of the guests came dressed for the occasion in their best green outfit.
Entertainment for the evening was provided by ‘The Pulp Beats’, a six-piece band hosted by Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur. Our PMC colleague, Mr Steve Woon was the Master of Ceremony for the evening, backed by two students from Erican College.
To add excitement to the event, the programme also included lucky draws of fabulous prizes ranging from air tickets, hotel stays, meal vouchers and other attractive gifts.
The Organising Committee for this event comprised:
Chairman: YBhg. Datuk M. Ali (Dhesu Travel & Tours S/B)
Committee Members :
Mr Kamaruddin Baharin (Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur)
YBhg. Dato’ Aruldas Arulandu (Tourland Travel S/B)
YBhg. Dato’ Megat Shahrul Azman Abas (FIC Hospitality Management S/B)
Mr Steve Woon (Lexis Hotels & Resorts S/B)
Mr S. Jayakumar (Dayangti Transport Tours S/B)
Ms K. Sujithra (Erican College)
Mr Nicholas Yeap (Flexiroam S/B)
Mr Muhammad Aliff/Mr Isma Nizam (Tourism Malaysia)
Mr GP Subramaniam (PMC Executive Secretary)
A total of six (6) meetings were held to organize this event.
Prepared By : Executive Secretary
Date : 15 April 2019