Tourism Malaysia and AirAsiaGo collaborate in making travel to Malaysia more fun and affordable, by offering good value travel packages and direct flights from Bangkok, Chiangmai, Phuket and Krabi to Kuala-Lumpur, along with 2 nights of accommodations, starting from an all-inclusive price of THB 4,999 per person.
According to Darren Goh, Head of AirAsiaGo, “we are excited to be working with Tourism Malaysia to promote the country’s attractive destinations and activities with our flexible options and excellent value travel packages. Along with low fares, and a wide range of accommodation options, we also offer amazing connectivity. Travelers from Thailand can fly to Kuala Lumpur before connecting to other destinations in Malaysia, including Penang, Langkawi, and Kota Kinabalu. Our packages are made to be customizable, allowing travelers the freedom to explore and choose the type of accommodation and activities that suits their needs. In Malaysia alone, we have over 1,000 hotel partners and numerous activity options that cater to all interests including city-explorers, eco-tourists, and active travelers, among many other exciting choices.”
Meanwhile, Director of Tourism Malaysia, Thailand, Mr. Iskandar Mirza Mohd Yusof, also expresses the strong need for partnership in stimulating tourism in Malaysia, stating that “through this project and our close partnership with AirAsiaGo, we hope to encourage Thai travelers to visit Malaysia through easier and more affordable ways. All bookings made through AirAsiaGo will receive a Parkson Tourist Discount Card for extra shopping privileges during the Malaysia Year End Sales period so they can enjoy tax-free products and an amazing shopping experience.”
Last year, 1.3 million Thai people visited Malaysia while the targeted number of Thai tourists to Malaysia in 2010 and 2011 stand at 1.5 to 1.6 million people respectively . Through collaborations between Malaysia Tourism and travel partners such as AirAsiaGo, there is much optimism for growth.
AirAsiaGo is an online one-stop travel portal , which offers low-fare flights, and up to 70,000 hotels and over 5,000 activities to choose from in just one click. For more information, bookings can be made on www.AirAsiaGo.com .