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Wednesday September 18, 2013 MYT 7:21:17 AM
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia received two Pacific Asia Travel Association (Pata) Gold Awards at the international membership association’s award ceremony held in Chengdu, China.
The coveted prizes were in the categories of Marketing Media (Print Advertisement) won by the Sarawak Tourism Board for its Re-Imaging campaign, and the Environment (Educational Programme) won by the Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa for its Eco-Walk & Training.
Tourism and Culture Minis-ter Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, who led a delegation to Chengdu to join the Pata Travel Mart from Sept 15-17, said: “I congratulate them for their commitment towards the tourism industry.
“It is imperative that everyone involved in the travel and tourism industry ensure that the highest professional standards of excellence in service are maintained at all times.”
This year’s awards recognise achievements of 22 organisations and individuals who are actively involved in the travel and tourism industry, said the ministry in a statement.
A total of 26 Grand and Gold Awards were presented during the ceremony, under the categories of Education and Training, Environment, Heri-tage and Culture, Marketing Campaign, Marketing Media and Travel Journalism.
The Pata Gold Awards were sponsored by the Macau Government Tourist Office.
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