Global Recognition Timeline

We are proud of our many achievements. Tourism Malaysia and its many iterations over the years have received many awards and recognition. Our proudest moments

Travel + Leisure India’s Best Award 2014 : KLIA The Best International Duty Free Shopping

by India’s Travel and Leisure magazine

KL International Airport (KLIA) was judged the “Best Duty-Free Shopping Destination” in a readers' poll conducted by Travel + Leisure, India's leading luxury and travel magazine.

The Most Outstanding Booth Design Award

by Beijing International Tourism Expo

Tourism Malaysia won the Most Outstanding Booth Design Award in Beijing International Tourism Expo 2014. The Beijing International Tourism Expo (BITE) showcase of tourism destinations, attractions and travel-related goods and is one of the fastest growing in the industry, attaining a quality ranking in Asia, and becoming an important and influential platform for tourism networking and business transactions.

Best Booth Design Award at Taipei International Travel Fair 2014

by Taipei International Travel Fair

Tourism Malaysia won the Best Booth Design Award for National Tourism Organisation (NTO) at the 22nd Taipei International Travel Fair (TITF). The design of Tourism Malaysia's booth was inspired by Istana Seri Menanti, also known as Istana Lama Seri Menanti, which is one of the most famous landmarks in the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan. The booth was also decorated with photos highlighting various tourist destinations in the country and tourism products like shopping, theme parks, and Malaysian food.

Best Stand in the EveryWoman's Choice Award

by Mudella Every Woman Expo, Perth Australia

The Mundella EveryWoman Expo sees over 200 exhibitors featuring travel, health, beauty, fashion, food, love, lifestyle, fitness, spiritual solutions and more. Everywoman Expo is organised by Exhibitions and Events Australia Pty Ltd.

Outstanding Contribution Award at Taipei Tourism Exposition 2014

by Taipei International Travel Fair

Malaysia was awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award at Taipei Tourism Exposition 2014 by Taipei International Travel Fair. That year Taipei ITF had 950 exhibitors from more than 60 countries and regions, with the number of booths reaching 1,450 and attracted 337,319 visitors and also featured in more than 4,000 domestic and international media reports, creating extensive business opportunities for exhibitors. Taipei ITF 2014 is organized by the Taiwan Visitors Association.

The Most Crowded Booth and 2nd Runner Up for Food Contest

by International Gastronomy Festival, Vietnam

Malaysia was awarded the Most Crowded Booth and 2nd Runner Up for Food Contest at the International Gastronomy Festival, Vietnam 2014. The International Gastronomy Festival is a biennial cultural event at the Hue Festival in Vietnam. The Asian food festival featured 70 stands offering food from South Korea, Cambodia, Laos, Singapore, Myanmar and Malaysia.

The Most Active Tourism Destination Award 2014

by Best Travel Media, Beijing China

Malaysia was awarded the Most Active Tourism Destination at Best Travel Media Award 2014. This is event was held in Beijing China and organised by the Best Travel Media.

The Most Impressive Booth

by Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA)

Malaysia was awarded the Most Impressive Booth at the Vietnam International Travel Mart 2014. This is an annual professional event organized by Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) and is the largest outbound travel mart in Vietnam. It housed 368 booths of 401 companies and organizations from 18 countries.

Impressive Booth Design and Attractive Activities

by Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival 2014

Malaysia was awarded Impressive Booth Design and Attractive Activities at the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival 2014. The 11th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival, themed “Impressive world heritages in Vietnam', draws the participation from nearly 40 tourism agencies, travel businesses from six Southeast Asian countries including Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and Singapore. The festival featured around 150 booths. [linked to www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jnVbnATSAg]

Asia's Best Golf Destination

by World Golf Award, Portugal

Malaysia was conferred Asia's Best Golf Destination 2014 at the World Golf Awards held at the Conrad Algarve Hotel, Portugal. At the same event, the Els Club Teluk Datai Langkawi as the World's Best New Golf Course. The World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world class courses and golf destinations. World Golf Awards is part of World Travel Awards, currently celebrating its 22nd anniversaryas "the Oscars of the travel industry".

Most Popular Booth International Event at PTAA

by The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) Travel & Tour Expo 2014

Tourism Malaysia's booth won the Most Popular Booth for the international pavilion at the PTAA Travel & Tour Expo 2014. The organisers, PTAA is a union of the country's national associations of outbound travel agencies and inbound tour operators that plays a vital role both in the national and international scenes.

Bronze Award for Excellence in Government Sector Marketing

by Advertising + Marketing Magazine

Tourism Malaysia's website enhancement garnered the Bronze Award for Excellence in the Government Sector at the Marketing Excellence Awards. This is one of Malaysia's largest award shows dedicated to celebrating the work of the country's top marketers

First Prize Country Category at 13th International Tourism Film and Media Competition 2014

by The Golden City Gate, Germany

Tourism Malaysia's promotional travel video: Malaysia Truly Asia - The Essence of Asia was awarded First Prize in the Country Category at the 13th International Tourism Film and Media Competition. The Golden City Gate 2014 in Germany is an international film and media contest for the tourism industry. The Awards ceremony is held every year at ITB Berlin, the world's leading travel trade show.

Best Organized Booth Award 2014

by China Xian Silk Road International Expo 2014

Tourism Malaysia's booth won the best organized booth at the event. This expo is the first international tourism exhibition in China to be built around the Silk Road, this event attracted numerous representatives from 32 countries and regions with 136 international buyers and 30,000 visitors.

Bronze Medal Music Video at 35th Annual Telly Awards

by Telly Awards Asia

Tourism Malaysia's promotional travel video: Malaysia Truly Asia - The Essence of Asia was conferred the Bronze Medal for the music video at the 35th Annual Telly Awards Asia. The Telly Awards honours the very best film and video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional, and cable television commercials and programmes.

PATA GOLD AWARD 2014 - Marketing Media - Promotional Travel Video

by PATA

Tourism Malaysia's promotional travel video: Malaysia Truly Asia - The Essence of Asia was conferred the PATA Gold Award 2014. Mr Mario Hardy, CEO of PATA said, â??Each year, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Grand and Gold Awards put the spotlight to celebrate travel and tourism excellence.â? PATA is a not-for profit association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. Since 1951 PATA has been the leading voice and authority on travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region.

Public Awareness Campaigns Eco Tourism and Responsible Travel Award

by Deauville Green Awards 2014

Tourism Malaysia's public awareness campaign entitled. Malaysia Truly Asia - The essence of Asia (Malaysia) was awarded the Deuville Green Award 2014. Deauville Green Awards is an International Festival of corporate films, documentaries, advertising films and television programs, centered on sustainable development, environmental care and ecology.

Best Decorated Stand International

by India International Travel Mart, Hyderabad

'India International Travel Mart', India's (IITM) - Is the flagship brand of Sphere Travelmedia. This event is a leading global event for the travel industry and is held once a year in each of the Indian cities of Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.

Best International Destination Promotion

by India International Travel Mart, Bangalore

'India International Travel Mart', India's (IITM) - Is the flagship brand of Sphere Travelmedia. This event is a leading global event for the travel industry and is held once a year in each of the Indian cities of Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.

Voted Best Decorated Stand-International

by India International Travel Mart, Chennai

“India International Travel Mart', India's (IITM) - Is the flagship brand of Sphere Travelmedia. This event is a leading global event for the travel industry and is held once a year in each of the Indian cities of Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.

BEST DESTINATION AWARD FOR FAMILY (INTERNATIONAL)

by Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2014

Tourism Malaysia accepted the award for best destination Award for Family (International) category. The Lonely Planet Magazine organized The Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2014, held at Palladium Hotel, Mumbai. showcasing the experiences most loved by the Indian traveller. Lonely Planet Magazine India invited the country's discerning travellers to choose their favourite destinations and hotels.