Jun 28, 2019


29 international media and tour operators from 13 countries were in Malaysia to experience and celebrate Hari Raya Aidil Fitri in the traditional Malaysian-style of “open house.”

The group was here under Tourism Malaysia’s invitation for Malaysia Mega Familiarisation Programme, where they had a first-hand experience of themerewang” tradition that typically sees communities working together hand-in-hand in preparation of a big event such as weddings and in this case, Hari Raya Aifil Fitri, a major celebration in Malaysia.

The group was given a sightseeing tour of Kuala Lumpurwhich included visits to iconic places such as the Malaysia Cartoon and Comic Museum, River of Life and the Helipad Lounge Bar. They also travelled to other parts of Malaysia such as Melaka, Ipoh and Genting Highlands in separate groups to explore attractions outside the Klang Valley.

The Malaysia Mega Familiarisation Programme was held in conjunction with the Malaysia Open House: Hari Raya Aidil Fitri. Theparticipants were from Cambodia, China, India, Italy, Japan, Laos, New Zealand, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam. The programme was made possible with the support of Malaysia Airlines, Turkish Airlines and PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur.

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