Mice Affairs Media Group, News Bureau, 22 May 2022
Malaysia participated at India’s largest tourism fair, South Asia's Travel
& Tourism Exchange (SATTE),for the 18th year in Delhi NCR. The three-day
event held from 18 to 20 May 2022, proved to be an honest effort to lure back Indian travellers after
the long-awaited reopening of Malaysian borders on 1stApril 2022.
At SATTE this
year, Tourism Malaysia aimed to raise awareness of Malaysia as an ideal holiday
destination and instill confidence among Indians to feel safe to visit Malaysia
once again. With more than 35,000 visitors to visit SATTE this year, the event has anticipated to increase the number of Indian tourists to Malaysia significantly, as well as
encourage greater cooperation between tour operators and members of the tourism
The Malaysian delegation was headed by Dato’Sri Dr.
Anil Jeet Singh Sandhu, Deputy Chairman of Tourism Malaysia together with
15tour agents, three (3) hotel operators, three(3) product owners, three (3)
airline operators, and one (1) state tourism board along with several officials
from Tourism Malaysia.
am excited to announce that since the reopening of Malaysia’s international borders,
India is among the top 5 tourist source markets. A whole new Malaysia is
waiting for you to be discovered. Genting SkyWorld, Southeast Asia’s most
anticipated outdoor theme park is finally open, while Penang has been listed on
CNN’s Best Travel Destinations in 2022,”said Dr. Anil Jeet Singh Sandhu.
once-in-a-generation transformation, Sunway Resort in Kuala Lumpur is also ready
to welcome you with cutting-edge technology, and we have Malaysia’s latest
premium beach destination- Desaru Coast which was named one of the World’s
Greatest Places of 2021 by TIME Magazine along with other new attractions that await
you,” he added.
has opened its shores for quarantine-free travel and welcomes fully-vaccinated
international travellers. Starting 1 May 2022, fully-vaccinated inbound
travellers are no longer required to undergo pre-departure and on-arrival
COVID-19 tests, including children aged 12 and below. Currently, Malaysia eVISA
can be applied online and more than 14,000 seats are offered weekly between
India and Malaysia through Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, AirAsia, IndiGo, and
Air India Express.