Congratulations to winners of a new Malaysia Tourism Award 2010/2011 !
The friendly participation of Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Haminah Hamidun positively done a Malaysia Tourism Award ceremony, a grand eventuality to remember.
First instituted in 1987, a Malaysia Tourism Award, is hold bi-annually. It is a top fame given, in approval to those who surpass in a growth of a country’s tourism industry.
Nominations for a eventuality had started progressing in a year, from 10 Apr to 4 June, 2011. This is a 17th year a endowment is running, with this year saying 35 endowment winners given a top fame in a tourism attention in Malaysia.
The endowment also celebrates Malaysia as a Top World Tourism Destination, appreciation for all a contribution, hardwork and loyalty of a captain and players of a tourism attention from a frontliners to a owners of a Tourism and Hospitality industries.
Among a categories embody innovative traveller attraction, innovative selling outlets, best debate programme, best hotel services and others.
The Minister of Tourism Special Awards were also given to Malaysia’s food ambassador, Datuk Redzuawan Ismail, popularly famous as Chef Wan and internationally acclaimed shoe couturier, Prof Datuk Jimmy Choo for compelling Malaysia abroad.
Here is a list of a winners :
1. Creative Tourism Article on Malaysia
Best Local Writer (Bahasa Melayu) “Agenda Selangor, Intip ‘Little England’”
by Norwahidah Che Musa, Majalah Libur
Best Local Writer (English) “Hooked On High Adventure”
by Zalina Mohd. Som, New Straits Times
Best Foreign Writer “The Jungle Gene”
by Cheryl Ann Couto, Lonely Planet Publications
2. Innovative Tourism Magazine
Local Magazine: LIBUR
Publisher : Kumpulan Karangkraf Sdn Bhd
International Magazine : SENSES OF MALAYSIA
Publisher: The Expat Group (Borneo Vision Sdn Bhd)
3. Best Hotel Services (For All Star-Rating)
5 Star Hotels (City) :Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
5 Star Hotels (Resort): Shangrila-La’s Rasa Ria Resort, Sabah
4 Star Hotels (City) :Holiday Inn, Melaka
4 Star Hotels (Resort) :Golden Sands Resort, Penang
3 Star Hotels Below :Cititel, Midvalley, Kuala Lumpur
4. Innovative Tourist Attractions
Excellent: Mulu National Park, Sarawak
Merit: Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah
Excellent :Melaka River Cruise, Melaka
Merit: Lost World of Tambun, Perak
5. Innovative Tour Program
Excellent: Ulu Ai-Longhouse Life by Borneo Adventure Tours
Merit : A Nite @ Museum – Muzium Samudra by Perbadanan Muzium Melaka Naza Talyya Hotel
6. Best Tourist Guide
Excellent :Shaukani Abbas
Merit: Ahmad Redza Abdullah
Rising Star :Bobby Weslee Rohani
7. Innovative Shopping Outlets
Excellent: Sunway Pyramid
Merit :MidValley Megamall
8. Best MICE
Best MICE Event :
World Congress of Accountants 2010
Malaysia Institute of Accountants
9. Innovative Homestay
Innovative Homestay: Homestay Walai Tokou, Kundasang, Sabah
Best Contribution to Malaysia’s Rural Economy Homestay Banghuris, Sepang, Selangor
10. Innovative Spa
Innovative : The Spa during Four Seasons Resort, Langkawi, Kedah
1. Best Tour Operator
In Bound: Mayflower Acme Tours Sdn Bhd
Domestic : Pearl Holiday (M) Travel Tours Sdn Bhd
2. Innovative Foreign Tour Operator
America : GTS Globotours (USA)
Europe : Airways Travel GmBH (Germany)
West Asia/ Africa: Thompson Holidays (South Africa)
South Asia: D’Paul’s Travel Tours Ltd. (New Delhi, India)
East Asia : Guangdong Nanhu International Travel Services (Guangzhou, PR of China)
Oceania :New Horizons Holidays (East Perth, Australia)
ASEAN :Five Stars Tours Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
Special Jury Award
Indonesia : Panorama Tours
Brunei : Pan Bright Travel Services
Thailand: Sunny Tours Co. Ltd
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