Experience the best of travel at Matta Fair September 2023
KUALA LUMPUR, – The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is organising the much-anticipated MATTA Fair, now in its 53rd edition, is set to make a grand return on 1-3 September 2023 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC).
MATTA Fair September 2023 will occupy a staggering 37,000 square meters of space across 8 Halls, featuring an impressive lineup of 1,367 exhibition booths. With 307 participating organizations, including 199 travel and tour agencies, 12 National Tourism Organizations, 7 State Tourism Offices, 44 hotels and resorts, 8 theme parks, 3 airlines, and 34 other travel-related service exhibitors, visitors can expect a comprehensive and diverse showcase of travel and tourism offerings.
“This year, MATTA Fair introduces a new horizon of segmentation in the domestic hall. With categories like state, hoteliers, and free zone, the Fair aims to showcase how this strategy will stimulate the growth of local domestic tourism stakeholders. This segmentation not only highlights the diversity of domestic offerings but also underscores our commitment to nurture and further promote local tourism,” said Nigel Wong, President of MATTA.
Key partners and sponsors include:
1) Malaysia Aviation Group (Official Airline Partner)
2) RHB Bank (Exclusive Platinum Sponsor)
3) Selangor (Malaysia’s Featured Destination)
4) Saudi (International Destination)
5) AmLeisure Media (Media Partner)
As a new addition to this year’s event, MATTA Fair will be hosting the MATTA Tourism Career & Education Fair located at Hall 9, Level 3 on 2 September 2023. This event will bring together industry professionals, educators, and aspiring students in the field of tourism. It will serve as a platform to exchange knowledge, insights, and opportunities within the tourism sector, providing students with valuable information to shape their educational paths and careers effectively.
In partnership with MITEC, MATTA Fair is committed to ensure visitor convenience. Ample parking facilities are available at the North and South Entrance Basement parking in MITEC, MITI Basement parking, and MATRADE Open carpark. To alleviate traffic congestion, we encourage visitors to utilise our convenient free shuttle services from KL Sentral and Sunway Putra Mall.
There will be daily talk shows and a variety of multicultural performances from STOs and NTOs at Level 1 & Level 3. The visitors will have the opportunity to engage with representatives from various countries and regions, learn about their unique offerings, and gain valuable insights into your next travel adventure. These include performance by The Sky Band from Menara KL, Ayda Jebat sharing session about Taiwan, mesmerizing Sape’ Performance from Sarawak Tourism Board, and many other exciting performances.
“Renowned for its value-for-money travel packages, MATTA Fair September 2023 will live up to its reputation. All tour and travel exhibitors participating in the fair are licensed by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, ensuring consumers can make their purchases with confidence. Visitors will be spoiled for choice with an array of new destinations and tour products on display,” said Nigel.
Visitors to the Fair can take part in the MATTA Fair Buyers’ Contest. With every minimum purchase of RM 100 on any travel package, visitors are entitled to join the Buyers’ Contest. Look out for the buyers’ contest booths at the foyer each level to submit online entry and stand a chance to win the grand prize of return business flight ticket from Kuala Lumpur to London courtesy of Malaysia Airlines besides other prizes of air tickets to a wide variety of destinations and other attractions.
“Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to explore the world of travel and tourism. MATTA Fair September 2023 promises to deliver unforgettable experiences, unbeatable deals, and a chance to discover Malaysia and the world in a whole new light.” he concluded.
To encourage the use of shuttle service, there will be daily lucky draws for those who use our shuttle service and lucky winners stand a chance to win RM100 Travel Vouchers for redemption with our Domestic Exhibitor companies. Voucher valid till 31 March 2024.
It is free admission to the Fair and it is open from 10am-9pm for the three days, Friday to Sunday. Please visit our MATTA Fair’s website, social media platforms on Facebook, X, and Instagram, or subscribe to our new Telegram channels @MATTA_Fair to obtain the most recent information updates.