Category: Travel

Matta Fair 2016

Event Date: 2-4 September 2016

Matta Fair 2016Welcome to MATTA FAIR®, Malaysia’s premier travel extravaganza providing global exposure and endless business opportunities in this exciting era of groundbreaking travel innovations and technological advent.

The MATTA FAIR® occupied a total space area of over 24,000sq. metres comprising of Hall 4, 3, 2, 1, 1M & Linkway of PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The MATTA FAIR® will provide visitors with a host of exciting and value for money travel options and excellent business and travel opportunities.

In essence, all the attractions that have made MATTA FAIR® the No. 1 Consumers’ Travel Fair in Malaysia will also be at every MATTA FAIR® plus many more new and exciting items. 100,000 or more visitors from Malaysia, ASEAN and the rest of the world are expected to visit the fair.

MATTA secretary-general Nigel Wong said the fair would feature various packages aimed at families, especially those with children.

Parents looking for packages with child-friendly activities will be thrilled to find that Legoland Malaysia Resort and Themed Attractions Resorts and Hotels are the official theme park partners for the upcoming MATTA Fair, bringing with them discounted packages to Legoland, Kidzania Kuala Lumpur and other attractions.

Legoland Malaysia Resort sales and marketing director Thila Munusamy said the company had decided to go bigger this time based on the good reception previously.

“Despite last year’s market slowdown, MATTA Fair did really well. We were happy with the success we had at the fair and we decided to come in stronger this time,” said Thila.

She added that it was an exciting time for Legoland as a new attraction, Ninjago The Ride, a 4D ride inspired by the Lego Ninjago line, will be opening in November.

Wong and Thila were speaking at the press conference announcing the partnership, at which MATTA’s tie-up with Smart Online Travel Assistant (SOTA) as the official technology partner for the upcoming MATTA Fair was also announced.

SOTA chief marketing officer Joanna Liao said consumers could check out some of the packages that would be sold at the upcoming fair at the website.

“We have 85 tour and travel companies on the website and we aim to bring a hundred more,” said Liao, adding that the packages could also be bought online.

“We, however, encourage people to go to the fair themselves as there will be freebies for buyers and also contests,” she said.

She said that the packages on cater to niche activities and unique destinations as well.

The upcoming MATTA Fair will run from Sept 2 to 4 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC).

Entrance is RM4 per person per day and doors will open from 10am to 9pm daily.

Visitors are encouraged to take public transport to PWTC, as the KTM stops at nearby Putra Station, while the stop for the LRT is the PWTC Station.

Event Date: 2-4 September 2016

Venue: Putra World Trade Centre

Organiser: MATTA Sdn Bhd