Nov 7, 2011

Pahang Offering Seven New Tourism and Vacation Icons

Pahang tourism offering some new tourism spot. Well, from the looks of it, it is not that new-lah! Just repackaging. I may not have heard before, so you can consider that as new. Pahang has many virgin forest, so going back to nature and take in all that green would be rather refreshing. Peace and quiet with all the forest green all around you! Yes.

Pahang targeting 15 million Singaporean tourists next year
Tuesday November 8, 2011

KUANTAN: Offering seven new tourism products and 10 tourism icons in Pahang, the state government has targeted to attract15 million tourists from Singapore next year.

Last year, tourist arrivals from the island republic was recorded at 13 million while it was 12.7 million, the previous year.

State Tourism, Arts and Heritage committee chairman Datuk Shafik Fauzan Sharif said the Pahang government was confident the new tourism products and icons could draw more Singaporeans into the state.

He said the seven new products were Casabrina Villas in Raub, Wadisamrah (Janda Baik), Kela Adventure Camp (Raub), Zenith Hotel & Sultan Ahmad Shah International Convention Centre (Kuantan), Tasik Chini Resort (Tasik Chini), Tanah Aina (Raub) and JapaMala beach (Pulau Tioman).

The icons were vacations to Cameron Highlands, Bukit Fraser, Genting Highlands, National Park, Cherating, the heritage towns of Kuala Lipis and Pekan, fishing off Rompin, Tioman Island and the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre.

Speaking to reporters here recently, Shafik Fauzan said the state government, through Tourism Pahang, had promoted the state in Singapore recently, and introduced the tourism icons and the new products. — Bernama

East Coast State Tourism for Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan