- Adeva Sangkuni
Asia Pacific Tourism & Travel Federation, Singapore

The APPTF Annual Awards 2019 - Malaysia

The APTTF Annual Awards 2019 is a closed-door event for FINALIST & INVITED DELEGATES of South East Asia Touriss, Travel and Hospitality and winners of APTTF Annual Awards (namely in INDONESIA / THAILAND / MALAYSIA / VIETNAM / PHILIPPINES and , INDIA, SHANGHAI & JAPAN) only which includes : Corporate CEO/President, COO and PR Managers, VP Operations, Dir Sales and Marketing, Property GMs, Financial Controllers, Director of Operations, Golf GM, Golf Managers, MICE Managers/Directors, SPA Managers, Resort Managers, Club Managers ; Hotel & Resort General Managers & owners and managing directors and equivalent. To be held over one day at each locations, the APTTF Annual Awards 2019 – Malaysia will have the presence of Honourable Tourism Minister of Malaysia and invited VVIP’s at the Award Ceremony. In Malaysia, the APTTF Annual Awards will have the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 overview and topic discussion by panel members of the speakers. Some 400 delegates of Malaysian Hospitality, Tourism & Travel are expected to meet at Palace Of Golden Horses, Kuala Lumpur on the 11 th April 2019. This year, besides the regular Award categories, additional awards has been added on, like the Individual Category (HOSPITALITY RISING STAR & HOSPITALITY SUPERSTARS, GOLF TOURISM & CLUB OPERATION SUPERSTARS, TOURISM & TRAVEL SUPERSTARS & HOSPITALITY & TOURISM ENTREPRENUER SUPERSTARS) and Restaurant ( Best Dining Experience), Honeymoon & Wedding Destination and Best Home Stay Destination Awards are some latest Award added this year for Malaysia chapter of APTTF Annual Awards 2019. The Finalist of APTTF Annual Awards 2019 is regulated and decided upon stringent public voting in Malaysia. In 2017, APTTF Annual Awards recorded some half a million votes within Malaysia alone of which some 180 Hospitality & Tourism destinations were honoured at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.
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Gearing Up Towards Visit Malaysia Year 2020

Palace of the Golden Horses | Kuala Lumpur

11th April 2019



The direct contribution of Travel & Tourism to GDP was MYR65.7bn (USD15.2bn), 4.8% of total GDP in 2017 and is forecast to rise by 3.9% in 2018, and to rise by 4.4% pa, from 2018-2028, to MYR105.5bn (USD24.3bn), 5.1% of total GDP in 2028.


The total contribution of Travel & Tourism to GDP was MYR181.4bn (USD41.9bn), 13.4% of GDP in 2017, and is forecast to rise by 4.3% in 2018, and to rise by 4.6% pa to MYR296.3bn(USD68.4bn), 14.4% of GDP in 2028.


In 2017 Travel & Tourism directly supported 670,000 jobs (4.6% of total employment). This is expected to rise by 1.1% in 2018 and rise by 3.1% pa to 923,000 jobs (5.2% of total employment) in 2028.


In 2017, the total contribution of Travel & Tourism to employment, including jobs indirectly supported by the industry was 11.8% of total employment (1,704,500 jobs). This is expected to rise by 1.5% in 2018 to 1,730,000 jobs and rise by 3.1% pa to 2,356,000 jobs in 2028 (13.2% of total).


Visitor exports generated MYR80.2bn (USD18.5bn), 8.3% of total exports in 2017. This is forecast to grow by 3.1% in 2018, and grow by 4.1% pa, from 2018-2028, to MYR122.9bn(USD28.4bn) in 2028, 9.1% of total.


Travel & Tourism investment in 2017 was MYR23.0bn, 6.7% of total investment (USD5.3bn). It should rise by 3.9% in 2018, and rise by 4.9% pa over the next ten years to MYR38.5bn (USD8.9bn) in 2028, 7.5% of total.

Palace of the Golden Horses | Kuala Lumpur

11th April 2019

Adjacent to the world-class golf course, MINES Resort & Golf Club and MINES Shopping Mall, Palace of the Golden Horses is a 5 Star hotel located 15 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur City Centre and 30 minutes from the KLIA. Our 472 rooms offer comfort with a view of landscaped grounds and picturesque of 150-acre MINES Resort City’s lake. Many distinguished guests have graced this hotel including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, HE Nelson Mandela, HE Kofi Annan, HE Fidel Castro, HRH King Abdullah Abdul Aziz and Former PRC’s President Jiang Zemin during international high profile MICE events like the APEC, G15, NAM, OIC Summits, ASEAN Informal Summit’s meeting.

Jalan Kuda Emas, Mines Wellness City, 43300 Seri Kembangan, Selangor

03-8946 4888

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