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Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, also known as Tourism Malaysia, is an agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Malaysia. It focuses on the specific task of promoting Malaysia as a preferred tourism destination. Since its inception, it has emerged as a major player in the international tourism scene. The next Visit Malaysia Year, set to take place in 2026, will commemorate the sustainability of the nation's tourism industry, which is also in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG). Furthermore, Tourism Malaysia actively endorses the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT), working towards the realisation of the IMT-GT Visiting Year 2023-2025, with the shared aim of promoting the region as a unified tourism destination.
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Tourism Malaysia Unveils Strategic Roadmap for Visit Malaysia 2026

Tourism Malaysia had a prominent start on 30th April 2024 by organising a networking session in Kuala Lumpur with the industry players by presenting its strategic direction and action plans focussing on promoting Malaysia internationally and domestically. This direction and action plans were crafte... (more)
Tourism Malaysia Excited to Announce New AirAsia Direct Flight Connecting Ahmedabad to Kuala Lumpur

Tourism Malaysia is thrilled to announce the introduction of new AirAsia direct flight connecting Ahmedabad to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's vibrant capital.
With this strategic expansion, AirAsia aims to strengthen the air connectivity between India and Malaysia, offering mor... (more)
Malaysia Madani Carnival 2024: A Resounding Success in New Delhi

The High Commission of Malaysia in India, is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the Malaysia Madani Carnival 2024, held on April 27, 2024, at the High Commission of Malaysia in New Delhi. The carnival, which showcased the vibrant culture and rich heritage of Malaysia, was attended by ... (more)
Tourism Malaysia Hosts Product Briefing Seminar in Raipur

Tourism Malaysia is intensifying its promotional strategies towards Indian travellers by participating in B2B sessions and by organising Product Briefing Seminar in Raipur today.
Noriah Jaafar, Director, Tourism Malaysia-Mumbai (center)
The Product Brie... (more)
Manoharan Periasamy Takes Over as Director General of Tourism Malaysia

Former Director of Tourism Malaysia in India office, Manoharan Periasamy is now appointed as the Director General of Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (Tourism Malaysia).
Manoharan Periasamy, Director General of Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board
After ser... (more)
Tourism Malaysia Resumes to Entice the Indian Market at SATTE 2024

Tourism Malaysia returns to India’s largest tourism fair, the South Asia's Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE), Delhi NCR for its 20th participation. The three-day event, happening from 22nd to 24th February 2024, and Malaysia Food Festival in Hyatt Regency, New Delhi from 22nd February... (more)