Mar 21, 2018

ONE-STOP RESOURCE CENTRE FOR TOURISM INDUSTRY-RELATED KNOWLEDGE

PUTRAJAYA, 21 MARCH 2018: If you are looking for tourism industry-related information such as statistics, research and reference materials, then the Tourism Malaysia Resource Centre should be your first point of reference.

Established in 1972, this specialist library serves as a source of reference for those seeking tourism related information. Its repository of tourism publications comprise research studies, survey findings, statistical data and market intelligence. A large number of these publications are the intellectual property of Tourism Malaysia.

The Resource Centre has almost 20,000 catalogued units of reference materials (books, journals, tourism reports, statistical data, newspaper clippings, magazines, conference/seminar papers, etc.) and other sources of information, available in print or electronic modes of which 70% are related to tourism.

The Tourism Malaysia Resource Centre’s current location is on the spacious second floor of the Tourism Malaysia headquarters in Precinct 5, Putrajaya. With windows overlooking the beautiful Putrajaya lake, it offers a quiet and relaxing space for visitors to browse through the collection of publications and do their research or reading in peace.

Among the facilities available are computer usage with internet connection, wifi, access to external database of publications, linguaphone facilities to learn a foreign language, webopac system to search for catalogued materials, webinfoline system which is an information retrieval system of scanned publications such as newspaper clippings, poster collection, annual reports, etc.

With the collection of materials kept and documented by the resource centre, it is possible to go as far back as the 1970s in search of tourism industry news and information!

The resource centre is open to the public and they can also sign up for membership which provides them the following benefits: borrowing books, guided library tours, usage of computers with internet access and wifi facilities, special loans services, and interlibrary loan services.

Contact details:

Tourism Malaysia Resource Centre
No. 2, Tower 1, Jalan P5/6,
Precinct 5, 62200 Putrajaya
Tel: 603-8891 8198/8199(Circulation Counter)
E-mail: resourcecentre@tourism.gov.my
Website: http://resourcecentre.tourism.gov.my

Hours of operation:

Monday to Thursday: 8 am to 5 pm
Friday 8 am to 12:15 pm, and 2.45 pm to 5 pm
Closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

ENDS

For more media releases, media info and media features on Malaysia’s tourism industry, kindly visit the Media Centre of Tourism Malaysia’s website at http://www.tourism.gov.my/

MALAYSIA TOURISM PROMOTION BOARD OR TOURISM MALAYSIA is an agency under the Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Malaysia. It focuses on the specific task of promoting Malaysia as a preferred tourism destination. Since its inception, it has emerged as a major player in the international tourism scene. In 2017, Malaysia registered 25.9 million tourist arrivals, placing it among the major tourism destinations of the world.

Press contact:

Media Relations Unit:

Aliza Mansor, Senior Assistant Director, Corporate Communication Division
Tel: +603-8891 8789
Email: aliza@tourism.gov.my

Editorial Unit:

Anis Rozalina Ramli (Ms), Senior Editor, Corporate Communication Division
Tel: +603-8891 8759
Email: anisramli@tourism.gov.my

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