Published on : Thursday, November 7, 2019
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced an affiliation with Tourism Malaysia for luring visitors from Europe and the Middle East to Malaysia, via the airline’s Abu Dhabi hub. The agreement was signed at the World Travel Market in London, and was attended by representatives from both organizations and trade partners.
This joint effort between the two organizations will support the tourism board’s Visit Malaysia 2020 marketing campaign which has been developed for encouraging tourism from Europe and the Middle East to Malaysia.
Etihad Airways started flying to Kuala Lumpur in 2007 and till now has flown in 2.7 million passengers to the Malaysian capital. Now, Etihad Airways runs a daily flight to Kuala Lumpur which is operated by the airline’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Hareb Almuhairy, Senior Vice President Destination and Leisure Management, Etihad Aviation Group, said, “Tourism Malaysia has been a proud partner of Etihad’s for many years and Kuala Lumpur remains one of the most important destinations in our global network. The Southeast Asian country continues to be a popular choice for travellers in the UK and Europe as well as the Middle East, and visitors will benefit from the convenient connection through Abu Dhabi.”
Malaysia presents diverse opportunities for tourism, giving visitors the chance for exploring various experiences in Kuala Lumpur, the stunning islands of Penang and Langkawi, prehistoric rainforests, and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kinabula Park, among many other world-class attractions.
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