Ticket Price Slash! Tourist are welcome to Melaka

From Monday to Thursday, visitors to various interesting places in Melaka will experience ticket reduction 50% off. Read the full report from the Star Online:

Tuesday February 24, 2009

Ticket prices to go down at tourist sites in Malacca

MALACCA: The state is to slash ticket prices for several of its tourist attractions by up to 50% to draw more visitors during non-peak periods.
The idea was mooted by the Malacca Tourism Promotion Division in the light of the current global economic downturn. State Tourism, Culture and Heritage executive councillor Datuk Seet Har Cheow said the proposal received the state executive committee’s approval last week.

“We are now holding discussions with operators of the attractions on how best to implement it,” he told reporters after opening the World Heritage and Tourism Conference here yesterday on behalf of Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam.

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— asmaliana


A nite in the museum

If luck is on you maybe you could bumped into Alfonso d Albuquerque…

Sleep over at the museum is not new in the tourism industry. Many country that have historical building have created a package for visitors to spend night at the museum. This is like an educational activities and people especially student / kids can lean more about history. The important part is this kind of activities will create psychological effect like the museum is haunted or dream about pirates. Sleeping with friends in a place like 200 years old building sure will make the environment more happenings and the sleep will go to number 10 or you might not sleep at all . One example of famous museum with a sleepover package is the American Museum of Natural History. They have night activities just with flash light going through the museum that are full with preserved wild animal and dinosaurs.

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— asmaliana

Airport & Passport…

WAYN.com (Where Are You Now?) recently doing a survey on travelers about their experience using various airport around the world. The Reuters report doesn’t state about Malaysia but our neighboring country Singapore Changi voted as the shortest queues. As we aspect, country that have tight security at the airport are country which has Veto Power at United Nation that is U.S(JFK New York/Los Angeles International) and London (Heathrow ). With the best security passenger also will experience longer passport control queues. Airport like in Bangkok, Amsterdam and Rome are vice versa when it comes to security check.

Chek out here the reports about The best and worst airports.

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— asmaliana


Mamas Got a Brand new Baag!

EEE PC in a Box

Last week we all went to the most largest IT store in Malaysia that is Low Yat Plaza. I want to buy a smaller laptop for personal use since I am always mobile. Our old Acer a bit bulky. Actually we can buy all the ICT products here at our place in Melaka but going to Plaza Low Yat was just to enjoy the IT bargaining atmosphere there. Look, psychologically even at our town have one cheap sale IT store, we still insist going to the big IT Mall. The window shopping, updated products, the crowd and the bargaining make it more interesting.

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— asmaliana


Le Tour de Langkawi Melaka Route

Pic Le tour by razak latif.

International Cyling event, Le tour de Langkawi recently having their stage 3 at Melaka from 11 to 12 February. Melaka stage 3 was dominated by Mattia Gavazzi (pic in front) from team Diquigiovanni Androni. Stage 3 Melaka ended at Jalan Hang Tuah. Mattia Gavazzi is now the leading racer in Le Tour de Langkawi. For more reports and updates, visit official website here.

— asmaliana


We Beat the Target!

Melaka A Famosa Panoramic view by Jan.

While Many of neighboring country falling their target for 2008, Melaka shoot to beat the targeted 6.8 million tourist arrival for 2008. Melaka had incoming 7.2 million tourist last year with 84% of it from domestic visitors or 6 million and remaining 14% or 1.2 million from foreign tourist. Thanks to Singaporeans people for spending at Melaka and they were largest foreign visitors came to Melaka making 19.3% of the Pie. China, while so far away compared to Indonesia, is the 2nd with 17% followed by Indonesia (9.4%) , Hong Kong (4.4%) and Saudi Arabia (4.3%).

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— asmaliana

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