Sep 4, 2009

MATTA Fair 2009

The MATTA Fair is back! Travel and tour companies would be offering plenty of MATTA Fair travel packages. So look around and see if you can hunt down some special offers.

Venue: PWTC Kuala Lumpur
Date: 4-6 September 2009
Time: 10am to 9pm

Visitors can enjoy the exciting travel bargains at the three-day fair at Putra World Trade Centre.

About 65,000 visitors are expected to visit the fair to be launched by Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen.

There are 830 booths and 15 foreign tourism organizations including airlines, tour and cruise operators taking part in the fair.

Matta caretaker president and fair adviser Ngiam Foon said they were excited about what visitors could gain from the attractive bargains and offers.

“This is the best time to shop and travel. Malaysians are bitten by the travel bug but will shop for value.

“Those in the industry are confident that travel will pick up in the third and fourth quarter,” he said, adding that the domestic and regional markets were expected to do well.

The fair is open to the public from 10am to 9pm. Fee per entry is RM3. EON Bank Matta Card holders will enjoy free entrance. The Star, Nanyang Siang Pau and China Press are the event’s official newspapers.

In conjunction with the travel fair, Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd (ERL) which is the operator of KLIA Transit and KLIA Ekspres is offering special fares.

Visitors to the Matta fair can get one KLIA Transit return ticket for free if they buy a return adult ticket at RM70.

As for commuters on the KLIA Ekspres, they can buy their ticket at RM25 one-way compared to the usual RM35. All they have to do is purchase a minimum of three adult return tickets at RM50 each.

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