ABOUT MALAYSIA


Malaysia is increasingly becoming the destination of choice for meetings, conferences and events in Asia thanks to the ease in which business events can be staged here. Being a multilingual nation with English widely spoken has also contributed to the growth of events here. With its strategic location at the heart of Asia, great value for money and world-class infrastructure, it is easy to see why more and more conferences are being held in Malaysia.

Strategic Location

Malaysia is located in the heart of Southeast Asia and between two giant economies, China and India. Asia is also where over 60% of the world’s population resides. Malaysia is easily accessible from all parts of the world by air, land and sea. It also serves as the travel hub for the Southeast Asia region, being the first-entry destination within the region.

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Excellent Value for Money

With accommodation, transportation and food being very competitively priced, Malaysia is ranked as one of the world’s best value-for-money destinations.

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Safety, Stability & Security

Malaysia’s multicultural society makes it one of the most tolerant and accepting societies in the world. Because of this, people respects differences while celebrate similarities which helps unify the nation. This diversity is evident in many facets of the society. As a result, Malaysians are peace-loving by nature and are renowned for their hospitality towards visitors from around the world.

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Easy Communication

Malay or Bahasa Malaysia is the official language in Malaysia, but being part of the Commonwealth nation, English is widely spoken here. Malaysians are a multicultural society, so along with English and Malay, there are up to 137 living languages spoken here, with 41 spoken in Peninsular Malaysia. The native tribes of East Malaysia make up most of the languages while Chinese Malaysians predominantly speak Chinese dialects such as Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainanese, and Fuzhou. Tamil is spoken predominantly by Malaysian Indians.

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Climate

Malaysia experiences a warm tropical weather all year round. Temperatures range from a low of 21°C (70°F) to a high of 32°C (90°F) with little variation throughout the year. Heavy rain showers are common but most often short in duration. Balmy evenings are ideal for outdoor dining, night markets and late night shopping.

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