Malaysia’s Kelantan state is home to a number of cultural marvels that were once widespread, but have now dwindled down to a last few examples. They are here today, but will they be here tomorrow?
Kuala Terangganu, capital of the state by the same name, is experiencing rapid infrastructure development along with heavy new investment, making it a shining new jewel in Malaysia’s tourism crown.
Ten years after being placed on the UN World Heritage listing, Malacca (capital of the state of the same name) has major ambitions to further its cultural impact on the world.
If you are looking for stories of culture, intrigue, art and ethnicity, the Mah Meri cultural village on Carey Island is an exceptional source of inspiration, and an amazing personal experience.
Villa Sentosa in Malacca is known as a “living museum”, because this unique village house, open to the public, is still inhabited by the original family whose relatives built it almost 100 years ago.
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.