TOURISM MALAYSIA LAUNCHES ATTRACTIVE DISCOUNTS THROUGH CUTI-CUTI MALAYSIA “SANTAI DI ZOO” CAMPAIGN
PUTRAJAYA, 1 JANUARY 2021 – Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) through its agency Tourism Malaysia launches its Cuti-Cuti Malaysia “Santai di Zoo” Stimulus Campaign to entice Malaysians to visit local zoos nearby. One of the campaigns under Tourism Malaysia’s Stimulus Recovery Plan (PRE), this campaign is a collaboration with Zoo Negara, Zoo Melaka dan Zoo Taiping & Night Safari, offering attractive discounts for entrance fees. Starting today until 31 March 2021, the campaign is one of the government’s initiatives to revitalise the country's economy through the involvement of tourism industry players.
Zoo Negara - #Chill @ Zoo Negara
Zoo Negara is offering 40% discount off of its entrance fees for both adults and children. Over 16,000 tickets are offered starting January 1, 2021 through online purchase via the e-commerce platform Shopee. Among the other programmes offered by Zoo Negara include Zoo Walk 2021, KeeperKu; a volunteer program, Cikgu Kancil package for school tours which includes 13 educational programs, Zoo Camp; a leisure night-in at the zoo, Zoo Hunt, Earth Day, Orangutan Awareness Day, World Children's Day Carnival, fishing activities, family day packages, birthday packages and many more. For more information, visit www.zoonegaramalaysia.my or its official social media platform, @zoonegara_malaysia (Instagram) and @znegaramalaysia (Facebook).
Zoo Melaka – Jom-Jom Zoo Melaka
A 30% discount is cut off from Zoo Melaka’s entrance fees for both adults and children. The offer stands for over 20,000 visitors starting January 1, 2021 through online purchase via its website www.zoomelaka.gov.my. New attractions at Zoo Melaka include Dinosaur Encounter & Animal Interaction and Flying Monkey (the first zipline in a zoo). Zoo Melaka also offers various educational programmes such as Zoolunteer, Zoo Troopers and Zoomanji.
Zoo Taiping & Night Safari – Night Safari, Taiping Weekday Special
Over 30,000 visitors to Night Safari, Taiping will enjoy a 30% discount on its entrance fee for both adults & children starting January 1, 2021. Purchases can be made through the ticket counter at Zoo Taiping & Night Safari (ZTNS) and are valid for use on weekdays only. Visitors to ZTNS also have the opportunity to purchase other packages offered such as Edu-Fun & Learn 1 Package and Special Zoo Ranger Tours, a special community service package. Among the ‘newcomers’ that can be seen at Zoo Taiping include green peafowl, nyala, pink-necked green pigeon, common emerald dove, Egyptian goose, and many more. ZTNS will also be showcasing animals such as hyena, eland, impala, and yellow-headed water monitor lizard.
This special offer is subject to first-come-first-serve basis. Through this campaign, the total number of tickets offered are over 70,000 tickets. Tourism Malaysia calls on all Malaysians to seize this opportunity and encourage Malaysians to spend time with their families by enjoying the uniqueness of wildlife as well as exploring the beauty of zoos in Malaysia. It is hoped that this campaign will also be able to cultivate the interest, awareness and love for the nature among Malaysians.
For more information, visit Tourism Malaysia’s website at www.malaysia.travel.
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MALAYSIA TOURISM PROMOTION BOARD OR 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:
Assistant Director, Corporate Communication Division
Tel: +603-8891 8755
Public Relations and Marketing Unit, Zoo Negara
Tel: 018-2331 200/ 018-2133 200
Sherine Aileen, Zoo Melaka
Tel: 019-5788 783
Azyani Aripin, Zoo Taiping & Night Safari
Tel: 05-8086 577