Nov 1, 2019
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Gamelan 2019

Objective

Lembaga Penggalakan Pelancongan Malaysia (LPPM) – known as Tourism Malaysia - is the implementation agency for GAMELAN Malaysia 2019 (GM 2019) with the objectives to increase tourist arrivals, as well as developing domestic tourism in Malaysia. Among identified categories/parties which may benefited from the initiative are as follow:

i. Tourism Associations registered/certified in Malaysia

ii. Travel Agencies registered with MOTAC and SSM

iii. Hotels registered with MOTAC, SSM, Royal Malaysian Customs Department & Licence from Local Authorities

iv. Shopping Associations registered/certified in Malaysia

v. Community Based Tourism (CBT) registered/certified in Malaysia

vi. Associations/Clubs to promote niche segments i.e. Golfing, Birding, Diving, Fishing, Wedding, Cycling, Mountain Climbing, Paragliding, Motorsports & Gourmet

vii. Servicing Program & Promoting MICE in Malaysia / Overseas

Target Market

i. Malaysia

ii. Overseas

Form of Grant

The allocation format is through reimbursable financial assistance provided under the Special Allocation by Ministry of Finance, (MOF) and channeled to Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC). This Matching Grant was officially announced in the Budget Session 2019.

Grant Ceiling

An amount of RM200,000 per eligible company for each financial year.

(Any company which has utilized the full grant amount of RM200,000, since the date of commencement of Gamelan Malaysia in 2019, will no longer be eligible for consideration)

*Gamelan Malaysia reimbursements for any given year will be subjected to the availability of the fund.

Reimbursable Amount

The claim amount is based on one (1) participation which is 50% from the actual eligible expenses OR based on ceiling per activity/programme – whichever is lower. The total maximum claim per activity/program is stated in Eligibility Criteria Schedule.

Mandatory Requirement

i. Tourism Associations registered/certified in Malaysia

ii. Travel Agencies registered with MOTAC & SSM

iii. Hotels registered with MOTAC, SSM, Royal Malaysian Customs Department & License from Local Authorities

iv. Shopping Associations registered/certified in Malaysia

v. Community Based Tourism (CBT) registered/certified in Malaysia

vi. Associations/Clubs to promote niche segments i.e. Golfing, Birding, Diving, Fishing, Wedding, Cycling, Mountain Climbing, Paragliding, Motorsports & Gourmet

vii. Servicing Program & Promoting MICE in Malaysia / Overseas

viii. An active business entity - NOT applicable for company less than one (1) year

ix. Not a Government Linked Company (GLCs), Government Agencies or State Government.

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