The beautiful Perhentian islands off the north-east coast of Malaysia’s mainland are still little-known to the travel world at large, but that is changing quite rapidly as top-level infrastructure is added.
Interview: Tengku Faisal – Senior General Manager – Sand & Sandals Resort – Desaru Coast
When a new breakwater was needed for Langkawi’s Telaga Harbour, the Naam adventure tourism group saw a unique opportunity – to develop an extraordinary man-made island.
Extensive interview covering key roles of LADA, “western” tourists, hotels in the pipeline, PATA Travel Mart, new tourism products in Langkawi, evolution of tourism infrastructure, weddings, culture, joint promotion with Sabah and Sarawak, Langkawi’s “key selling points”, and his vision for the future.
While Bolivia has its Salar de Uyuni – where people come from all around the world to photograph the reflections on the thin, but seemingly endless expanse of water on the salt plain, Malaysia’s Sky Mirror is a similar natural phenomenon – in the middle of the sea.