Tourism carnival boost for LIMA 2013
In conjunction with the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA 13) exhibition from March 26 to 30, the Tourism Ministry will be hold a Lima Tourism Carnival. Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen said among the events are tax-free goods sales, sales of delicacies from all over the state as well as a 2014 Visit Malaysia Year exhibition.
“We will also hold the 1Malaysia Clean Campaign quiz and competition and the 1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival,” she said
at a media conference on LIMA, here today. She said there will also be an exhibition on careers in spa therapy and foot massage to attract more youths to be involved in the field. “To develop further lifestyle tourism, the country needs about 6,000 local residents, to be skilled in the field of spa therapy,” she said.
Apart from the Tourism Ministry, Lima will also its own attractions such as aerobatic display, exhibition of Royal Malaysian Air Force aircraft at the Mahsuri International Exhibition hall and the Maritime Sector at Awana Porto Malai. Air shows will be held each day from 12.30pm to 2pm on March 26, 27 and 28 and two sessions on March 29 and 30 from 10am to 11.30am and from 2.30pm to 4pm at the Langkawi International Airport.
Source: The New Straits Times – http://www.nst.com.my/latest/tourism-carnival-boost-for-lima-2013-1.234107