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MALAYSIA


Introduction


Malaysia has a population of about 30 Million with stunning locations for tourists to visit. Visitors love to travel to this tropical country due to the cultural and scenic diversity. Within Malaysia, visitors can actually get the experience of seeing two completely different countries in one amazing package.
 
One half of this country is filled with busy cities, fascinating architecture and large plantations. The other half, known as the Malaysian Borneo is a jungle location with breathtaking diving and so much more. 

Malaysia is a country that is so full of diversity. There are many different ethnic groups and people of different religions living in peace with each other. This diversity gives tourists a truly unique experience making your excursion to Malaysia a trip of a lifetime. 

If you are looking for some interesting sites to see while in Malaysia visit Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Towers or the awe-inspiring Batu Caves.

 

 

Best Time to Travel


When visiting Malaysia, you will be facing weather that is consistent and warm throughout the year. It is a tropical location that generally stays around 30 degrees all year round. There will typically be rain no matter which time of year but there are some months of year that are less rainy than others. 

The wet season generally occurs around November to March, which should be avoided if you are looking for outdoor team building activities for your group.
 
If you do decide to go during this time, you may source valuable workshops or team training exercises on our online shop that occurs indoors. Even when travelling during April to October, you should expect some rain in the morning.  
 
If you intend to hold an indoor corporate meetings, you may take advantage of cheaper flights and accommodations by traveling during the wet season, scoring some luxurious spots for a huge discount. 
 

Flight Connection


The primary airport in Malaysia is the busy Kuala Lumpur International Airport. There are two other major airports: Kota Kinabalu International Airport and Penang International Airport. There are several fantastic airlines that the corporate traveler can fly in order to get to this country.

In spite of the recent accidents, Malaysia Airlines is a reliable airline with excellent on-board service. Perhaps due to the financial turmoil and loss in reputation, Malaysian Airlines offers some of the cheapest air tickets in South-East Asia for long haul flights.
 
Some domestic routes like Kuala Lumpur to Kotha Bahru can be booked at as low as USD 20 for one way. These offers may be temporary and are subject to change. 

AirAsia is a low cost option for travel from Malaysia to Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Malindo Air is another international carrier connecting Malaysia with many destinations in SE Asia including India, Hong Kong & Australia. Booked well in advance, a one way ticket from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok can be purchased for as low as USD 30.

 

Unique Features


There are so many unique features that Make Malaysia attractive for the visitor. Malaysia is home to one of the most comprehensive road networks in all of Asia. This is an advantage for MICE groups who depend on great infrastructure to get around by coach. In addition, KL has one of the lowest amounts of traffic jams in South-East Asia making it an attractive destination for large conventions from China and Thailand where traffic is usually unpredictable. 

Due to the large assortment of ethnic and religious groups found in the country, Malaysia is great for experiencing cultural diversity. 
As far as breathtaking locations to experience, one of the best locations to visit is the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur which used to be the tallest building in the world. These towers remain the largest of its kind in Malaysia. Another fascinating location for outdoor team building enthusiasts are the Cameron Highlands with picturesque tea plantations and cooler climate. 
 

Suggested Team Building Activities


Malaysia is a hot spot for Team building events and activities. In the busy city area, there is a large selection of modern convention rooms to develop your work force on time management, creativity or leadership skills, 

If you are looking to organize a team building event try some adventure outdoor activitieslike white water rafting or trekking.  
Or you may even organize a company sports day in one of the great sporting venues in and around KL.

Swiss Garden Resort Damai Laut

 
The Swiss Garden Resort Damai Laut is one of Malaysia's most popular team building retreats. Located just over 300 km North of Kuala Lumpur, the hotel offers extensive outdoor space and state of the art meeting facilities.  
 

Price range:
Rates start at USD 60 per room per night. 
Number of rooms:
241 rooms
Largest meeting venue:
The 855 sqm Damai Ballroom has a capacity of up to 1000 people in theatre style. 
Unique feature:
Extensive outdoor space for team building programs. 
Location:
Located on Malaysia's east coast and approx. 170 km south of Penang. 
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Mutiara Taman Negara

 
 


Price range:
Rooms start from USD 60 per room per night. 
Number of rooms:
85 rooms. 
Largest meeting venue:
The Bayan Nuri Hall can fit up to 160 people on round table. 
Unique feature:
Taman Negara National Park offers myriads of outdoor activities in a pristine rain forest environment.  
Location:
At Taman Negara National Park, approx. 250 km (or a three-hour drive) from Kuala Lumpur. 
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JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

 
JW Marriott is a save bet for any large business meetings or conventions with added on team building events.
 

Price range:
Prices start at 130 USD per room per night.
Number of rooms:
561 rooms.
Largest meeting venue:
The 2980 sqm Mayang Sari Grand Ballroom is suitable for up to 770 people on round tables.
Unique feature:
Location:
On Jalan Bukin Bingtang Road, in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. 
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