Written by @joehairie (Materials from Kedah Travel Fair 2016)
Come 23 September 2016, the Kedah Travel Fair 2016 will be held for 3 days at MATIC, Kuala Lumpur. There will be many interesting side events and if you happen to be in Kuala Lumpur on the said date, do visit Kedah Travel Fair 2016. You will be in for a big surprise as good things are about to happen during that Travel Fair. It is a way for you and your family (your friends included as well!), to be able to know more about the state of Kedah. To convince you and your entourage to come, we lined up 8 strong reasons why you should not miss this exciting travel fair, showcasing the best of Kedah Darul Aman.
#1- Kedah Best Street Food
Nasi Kandar Kedah, Laksa Kedah and many more local delicacies, as what you may get to buy from street vendors all over Kedah will be showcased and sold to public. Indulge in the spectacular and scrumptious Kedah Best Street Food! It will start on September 23, 2016 at 11 am. Get yourself here with your family members and friends, give your palate a new twist by sampling the best foods that Kedah has to offer!
#2-Tourism Products at amazing discounted price
Holiday packages from Hotels and places of interest from all over Kedah, which include Langkawi will be offered to visitors at Kedah Travel Fair 2016. Purchase your favorite holiday package, tailored specifically for your needs, from well-known Hotels such as St. Regis, The Westin, Tune Hotel and many more. Get the best promotion price to key places such as Underwater World and many more.
#3- Awesome Wedding Packages!
Planning to get married next year? Thinking of getting the great place for your wedding reception? Hoping to organize the event in mainland Kedah or Langkawi Island? Have your partner to come to Kedah Travel Fair 2016 and choose the best wedding package from more than 20 hotels, be it the luxury St Regis to the budget hotels, you name it, the Travel Fair will have them all. It is the right time anyway to start planning, be comfortable with your own budget and straight you go to the right booth!
#4- Tourism Job Fair!
Are you an intern or still pursuing your academic qualification at college? Are you looking into the possibility of landing yourself in the Tourism Industry? Have a peek at some great opportunities at the Kedah Travel Fair 2016. Scheduled to be held on September 24, 2016 at 11 am, it is an opportunity for you to talk to some great people from the Tourism Industry!
#5- Street Art Demo & Busking Session
If you are into the culture, specifically in the art of producing fine crafts, handmade items especially from the State of Kedah Darul Aman, mark your calendar and make sure you come to Kedah Travel Fair 2016. Be entertained by some great busking performance at the Fair, it is a good way to spend your evening during the weekend. Kedah Street Art Demo & Busking session is scheduled to start at 5pm on September 24, 2016.
#6- Understanding Kedah Tua Civilization
Referring to Sanskrit, ‘Kedah Tua’ is ‘Kataha’, which means the rice bowl of the world. There were some remains found at the site of ‘Kedah Tua’ that symbolizes greatness of the Malay civilization in the archipelago. Researchers found remnants of furnaces which proved that ‘Kedah Tua’ during its glory days was actually the premier metal smelting center in South East Asia, complete with harbor and commercial facilities. To have an in depth understanding about Kedah Tua, don’t miss out the opportunity to attend the Forum on the matter by Professor Dato Dr Mokhtar Saidin (Director of USM Center for Global Archaeological Research).
#7- Location & Location!
The Kedah Travel Fair 2016 will be held at MATIC Kuala Lumpur. MATIC is indeed a very strategic place with amazing amenities, not to mention the parking lots of more than 1000 slots in vicinity of MATIC and along Jalan Ampang. It is easy to commute as the efficient public transportation of LRT and Monorail stations are nearby, in within walking distance to MATIC!. The nearest LRT station is at the KLCC and nearby is also the Monorail Station (Bukit Nanas).
#8- Explore and you might win some cool prizes!
Lady luck might be pointing at you as while doing the exploring at Kedah Travel Fair 2016, you might have the chance to win some cool prizes during the Wheel of Fortune and Lucky Draw Session by Dato Ifa Raziah, the Kedah Travel Fair 2016 Ambassador/Icon. Looking forward for some mystery gifts and hotel vouchers? Mark your calendar then!
For more information, contact:
Sekretariat Kedah Travel Fair 2016
Unit G, Annex Block
HBR Garden Central, Alor Setar
Tel: + 60 4-730 4688
Mobile: + 60 19 4780 172