Putrajaya, 25 April 2018 – Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) kicked off the “Promosi Hebat Macao” Roadshow at IOI City Mall (Ground Floor, Centre Court), Putrajaya today. The roadshow aims to attract Malaysian Muslim travelers to visit Macao during the Hari Raya holidays in June.
“Promosi Hebat Macao” will feature information about Macao’s attractions, events, festivals, local and Muslim-friendly food as well as travel packages tailored with the Muslim traveler in mind. In line with Macao’s recognition as the City of Gastronomy under the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, there will be a food sampling session of the world-famous Portuguese Egg Tart and Almond Cookies from Friday to Sunday (5:00 - 7:00 PM).
For individuals who have Macao in mind, there is no better time to visit “Promosi Hebat Macao” as AirAsia will be offering 20% off on flights to Macao departing from Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru. Attractive travel packages to Macao are also offered by Nusa Travel and Prestige Vacation. On top of that, the first 300 customers who purchase any of the travel package with a minimum one-night stay in Macao will receive exclusive travel accessories from MGTO.
Macao is now in the travel radar as covered by 1001 Destinasi, a travel program produced by Bernama News Channel. The promotional video showcasing the Macao experience alongside Muslim-friendly dining places and amenities available in the country will be broadcasted during the roadshow while the complete episode will be aired on ASTRO / NJOI 502, Unifi TV 631 and MyTV 121 in May.
Event Highlights in Macao
Macao International Dragon Boat Races
16 – 18 June
The Dragon Boat Festival commemorates the patriotic Chinese poet Qu Yuan, who protested corruption by drowning himself. Today, the celebrations come in the form of the dragon boat race at Nam Van Lake on the historic Praia Grande shorefront.
29th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest
1, 8, 15, 24 September & 1 October
Universally acclaimed as one of the best of its kind, the fireworks display takes place on the Macau Tower Shorefront. Its popularity has grown over the years with more than 100 international teams from China, the Philippines, Thailand, Chinese Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia, the UK, Switzerland, France, Germany, Portugal and Spain participating in this world-class pyrotechnic shoot-out. Many visitors choose to visit Macao during this time to witness the spectacular displays in the night sky which can be enjoyed from many vantage points on the Macao Peninsula and Taipa Island.
65th Macau Grand Prix
15 - 18 November
This year, the Macau Grand Prix celebrates its 65th edition. The famous Guia Circuit will play host to an enviable line-up of prestigious motorsport events as household names rev up the track with their sophisticated, cutting edge racing machinery. Motorsport enthusiasts can challenge their skills and experience of the world’s most challenging city circuits at the Macau Grand Prix Simulator during the event.
Please visit Macao Tourism Malaysia Facebook page to find out more on “Promosi Hebat Macao”.
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Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO)
Representative in Malaysia
Tel: +603 2144 2500
Fax: +603 2148 1357
MGTO website: www.macaotourism.gov.mo
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/MacaoTourismMalaysia
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