Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017
As per Langkawi Development Authority or LADA chief executive officer Datuk Azizan Noordin, the title of the show – Differences Aside will be produced by international cable television network or CNN, in partnership with Travel Leisure Channel or TLC.
“This reality show will be something unique where there will be nine participants who come here from other parts of the world to try the (tourism) activities that we have in Langkawi,” he told reporters at an engagement dinner with tourism players here last night.
The applicants would be coming from countries like North America, United Kingdom, Kazakhstan, India, United Arab Emirates, China, Japan, Australia and Malaysia.
Azizan explained that the contestants along with the production crew members would be present on the island from Nov 4th till Nov 19th, and many striking locations would be chosen for shooting purpose which is anticipated to be aired between November this year and January 2018.
“It is one of a kind show that adopts a treasure-hunt kind of activities and having Langkawi as the background for the show will promote it further as an island destination,” he said.
For the meantime, he explained that LADA had an intention to create a second new Malaysian record this year in juxtaposition with the 20th edition of the Miss Tourism International from November 30 till December 2.
“We are looking at creating a new record for a catwalk held at the highest altitude this year after successfully setting two Malaysian records, each for the performance of Silat and Tai Chi at the highest altitude, last year,” he said.