That’s Melaka hope for 2010. Yesterday the Melaka delegation was doing ‘Jom Ke Melaka 2010′ tourism promotion at Hatyai. The easiest route from the kingdom of Siam to visit Melaka are using the North-South Highway. I think the Number of Malaysian goes to Thailand are larger than they visit us. Thailand also heavily rely on tourism to generate the economy. They also have what we have and some of them are known among the best in the world.
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MATTA fair is back. This is the time for you to plan your vacation in Hari Raya Aidil Fitri holiday or the next school holiday or this end of the year trip. Place and venue are as usual. Details are:
Date : August 6 – 8 August 2010
Venue : Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall
Jalan Parameswara Melaka
Organiser : MATTA Melaka Chapter Secretariat
Contact : Ms. Soh
Phone : 06-2869668/ 012-6375969
Fax : 06-2869668
Email : email@example.com
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We got 2 national event this August , starting with the fasting month of Ramdhan and Malaysian Independence on 31st of August. British is the last and Melaka also hold many of the historical past. This Statue at Dataran Pahlawan can tell the Story. The Malaysian Independence was first announced in Melaka.
You can visit Banda Hilir to study about Malaysian Independence at Memorial Kemerdekaan Banda Hilir or Independence Memorial. Built in 1911 was once a Malacca Club Building. In 20 February 1956, Malaysia first Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj declared Malaysian Independence in front of this Building.
If you feel the 5 star treat is a bit expensive for you, you just can walk across the road from Renaissance and just next to the Bayview. It’s Orkid.
This small hotel painted in green and white is easily spotted along the road at Jalan Bendahara before the traffic light and surrounded with 4 and 5 star hotel. So what’s for Ramadhan Buffet special at Orkid Hotel? The Choose Selera Kampung. All time favorite Malaysian Dishes.
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The government of Malaysia already cancel the Visa of Arrival facilities to foreign tourist. But for Tourism Ministry said it will not affect tourist arrival as last year only 9000 from 24million tourist that came to Malaysia use the facilities. Now Tourism Ministry has come out with new method to boost more arrivals – the VFS.
With the Visa Facilitation System, “People living in cities without Malaysian consulates will be able get their visas without the hassle,” Said tourism minister Datuk Seri Ng. Yen Yen. So it’s mean wider coverage.
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Where? at D’ Village Resort Melaka. Ayer Keroh d’ Village Resort Melaka are among the long serving hotel at Ayer Keroh, before other hotel was built in this area. Nearest attraction to this hotel are Melaka Zoo and Ayer Keroh Country Club. Animal in a cage and Golfing.. which do you prefer?
The Ramadhan berbuka puasa pakej at Ayer Keroh d’ Village is called Buffet Ramadhan Kampung Nelayan. Maybe the theme of restaurant are more to fisherman village or the food are more to seafood. I don’t know until try, see and taste it this Ramadhan.
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Because of Melaka title as a World Heritage Site, there are many antique building here. But antique doesn’t mean it is old and rusty, for certain people it is unique. Feel it yourself and you will know.
So here it is, the Cyclamen Cottage. The hotel actually in British era was a home to the British Officials. After that it was used by the Straits-born Chinese or the Peranakans.
Just about 5 to 10 minutes drives from the town center depending on the traffic. Starting at Jalan Tengkera, drive straight where you can see the Tengkera Mosque historic minaret on your right. Go until you pass the tengkera primary school and when you see a Good Year tyre workshop, turn right at Lorong Teck Chye Avenue and you can see it, the sprawling lawn.
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