JOHOR BARU: At least 50,000 visitors, including from neighbouring countries, are expected for the Johor Malaysia International Travel Mart (MITM) fair.
Malaysian Chinese Tourism Association Johor chapter chairman Alvin Ho said the fair would be held at Sutera Mall from March 4 to 6.
“We expect many visitors from countries like Singapore and Indonesia wanting to take advantage of the low air fares and discounted travel packages offered," he said, adding that participating airlines include Singapore Airlines (SIA), SilkAir and Firefly.
Ho said that SIA is the official airlines of MITM.
The first 200 customers daily would receive a SGD20 Changi Dollar Voucher valid for use at Changi Airport transit areas.
"One lucky customer will walk away with the grand prize comprising a pair of Economy Class tickets to any SIA destination in South-East Asia," said Ho.
There will be special promotional fares to destinations like Australia, Europe and many others.
Tourism Malaysia Johor director Edzuar Zar Ayob Azari said that local travel agencies would also be participating.
“More airlines are transiting at Senai Airport and this has boosted tourism in the state,” he said,