Nov 25, 2021

TOURISM MALAYSIA DUBAI BRINGS HOME MOST EXEMPLARY TOURISM AUTHORITY AWARD

DUBAI, 25 November 2021 – At the recent Arabian Travel Awards, Tourism Malaysia Dubai Office has won the Most Exemplary Tourism Authority Award against four other nominees. Organised by Durga Das Publications, this year marked the fourth edition of the prestigious Arabian Travel Awards, which was held at Le Meridien Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 21 November 2021.

As the event is held annually to celebrate and give recognition to the deserving travel and hospitality industry members, this year’s awards were exceptionally special and exclusive as it was a salutation for all who have worked tirelessly to overcome the unprecedented challenges help rejuvenate the industry amid the ongoing global pandemic. His Excellency Mohd Tarid bin Sufian, Ambassador of Malaysia to the UAE, Her Excellency Hjayceelyn M. Quintana, Ambassador of The Republic of the Philippines to the UAE, and Dr Aman Puri, Consul General of India in Dubai graced the occasion with their presence alongside approximately 150 attendees.

Tourism Malaysia Dubai has actively participated in travel conferences and exhibitions including Gulf Travel Show 2021, Arabian Travel Market 2021, and Al Rais Holidays’ “Explore & Experience” Travel Show 2021, apart from hosting and participating in virtual and physical seminars to keep the local industry players updated with Malaysia’s recent tourism products and attractions. Winners were selected based on an online voting system by various travel trade fraternities worldwide, particularly in the Middle East.

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Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, also known as Tourism Malaysia, is an agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & 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 2019, Malaysia registered 26.1 million tourist arrivals and RM86.14 billion tourist receipts, placing it among the major tourism destinations of the world.

For enquiries, please contact:

Mirza Mohd Ghalib Beg
Overseas Director
Tourism Malaysia Dubai Office
mirzaghalib@tourism.gov.my
Tel: +971 4337 7578/9

Muadz Samat
Assistant Director
Corporate Communications Division
muadz@tourism.gov.my
Tel: +603 8891 8755


Picture 1: Award giving Ceremony to Tourism Malaysia receives The Most Exemplary Tourism Authority Award at Arabian Travel Awards; from left Mr SanJeet, Managing Director of DDP, Mr Amir Muhammad Hanif, Marketing Manager of Tourism Malaysia Dubai, Mr Mirza Mohd Ghalib Beg, Acting Director of Tourism Malaysia Dubai, His Excellency Mohd Tarid bin Sufian, Ambassador of Malaysia to the UAE, Her Excellency Hjayceelyn M. Quintana, Ambassador of Philippines to the UAE, Ms Felisa Faisal, Marketing Executive of Tourism Malaysia Dubai, & Sumeera Bahl, Director of DDP.

Picture 2: The ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by His Excellency, Mohd Tarid bin Sufian, Ambassador of Malaysia to the UAE (third from right), Her Excellency Hjayceelyn M. Quintana, Ambassador of Philippines to the UAE (fourth from right) and Dr Aman Puri, Consul General of India in Dubai (third from left).

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