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MATTA CALLS FOR EQUITABLE CROSS-BORDER BUS TOUR OPERATIONS BETWEEN MALAYSIA AND THAILAND

17 May 2024

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA), the leading voice for Malaysia’s travel and tourism industry, is advocating for a more equitable arrangement regarding cross-border tour bus operations between Malaysia and Thailand.

MATTA URGES MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT TO EXTEND FUEL SUBSIDY TO TOUR BUSES

16 May 2024

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) urges to the government extend fuel subsidies to tourism vehicles (Bus Persiaran) which include all types of licensed tourism vehicles (not just buses) in the upcoming subsidy allocation in June 2024.

MATTA FAIR MARCH 2024 A RESOUNDING SUCCESS WITH OVER 170,000 VISITORS AND RM230 MILLION IN SALES TURNOVER

18 Apr 2024

MATTA is thrilled to announce that the 54th edition of the MATTA Fair held from 22 to 24 March 2024 at the Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) has exceeded expectations; attracting more than 170,000 visitors and generating in excess of RM230 million in sales.

​MATTA IN FULL SUPPORT OF MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT’S DECISION ON ENDING PUSPAKOM'S MONOPOLY

5 Apr 2024

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) hails the ending of the PUSPAKOM monopoly as a vital step in transforming the tourism sector and congratulates YB Anthony Loke, Minister of Transport, for this decisive move.

EXPERIENCE UNMATCHED TRAVEL DEALS AT MATTA FAIR MARCH 2024

22 Mar 2024

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is proudly announcing the eagerly anticipated MATTA Fair, now in its 54th edition, with the best in travel promotions and offerings from 22 - 24 March 2024 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) Kuala Lumpur.

MATTA FAIR MARCH 2024 SHOWCASES SUSTAINABLE TOURISM INITIATIVES

20 Mar 2024

MATTA Fair March 2024 is proud to unveil its Sustainable Tourism booth on the foyer Level 1 at MITEC Kuala Lumpur, highlighting a range of innovative initiatives aimed at fostering sustainable practices within the tourism industry.

PERLIS NAMED MALAYSIA’S FAVOURITE DESTINATION AT MATTA FAIR

15 Mar 2024

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is proud to announce Perlis as Malaysia’s Favourite Destination for the MATTA Fair from 22-24 March 2024, to be held at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur.

MATTA’S SUSTAINABILITY EXCHANGE IN ITB BERLIN 2024

1 Mar 2024

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) will participate in the prominent travel trade exhibition ITB Berlin from 5 - 7 March 2024. The MATTA booth will feature a diverse and thrilling range of experiential tourism products spanning 3 states in Malaysia.

MATTA ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP WITH RHB BANKING GROUP FOR MATTA FAIR MARCH 2024

1 Mar 2024

The Malaysian Association of Tour & Travel Agents (MATTA) is delighted to announce its partnership with RHB Banking Group (RHB) as the Exclusive Platinum Sponsor for the MATTA Fair happening from 22-24 March 2024 at MITEC, Kuala Lumpur.

MATTA PARTNERS WITH MALAYSIA AVIATION GROUP’S AIRLINES FOR ULTIMATE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE AT MATTA FAIR

27 Feb 2024

MATTA is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Malaysia Aviation Group’s (MAG) encompassing Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, AMAL and MASwings, as the Official Airline Partner and premier sponsor.

MTEX UNVEILS A SPECTACULAR 5-DAY SHOWCASE OF MALAYSIA’S TOURISM SPLENDOR IN SURABAYA AND MEDAN

31 Jan 2024

The Malaysia Travel Exchange (MTEX) is poised to spotlight Malaysia's tourism gems during its 5-day roadshow in Surabaya and Medan from 28th January to 1st February 2024.

MATTA URGES MOTAC TO INTENSIFY ENFORCEMENT MEASURES AGAINST UMRAH SCAMS & UNLICENSED OPERATORS IN MALAYSIA

14 Dec 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) expresses deep concern over the escalating issue of Umrah scams in Malaysia.

MATTA COLLABORATES WITH TOURISM MALAYSIA AT THE WORLD TRAVEL MARKET 6 - 8 NOVEMBER 2023, LONDON

7 Nov 2023

In collaboration with Tourism Malaysia, MATTA is working with British Artist Rachel Gray, a recognised British artist of wildlife portraiture to launch the ‘Sustainable Malaysia Initiative’ at the Tourism Malaysia Pavilion at the World Travel Market 2023.

EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF TRAVEL AT MATTA FAIR SEPTEMBER 2023

30 Aug 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is organising the much-anticipated MATTA Fair, now in its 53rd edition, is set to make a grand return on 1-3 September 2023 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC).

EXPLORE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH MATTA TOURISM CAREER & EDUCATION FAIR IN CONJUNCTION WITH MATTA FAIR

30 Aug 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is proud to announce the debut of MATTA Tourism Career & Education Fair (MTCEF), set to take place on September 2, 2023 at Hall 9, Level 3 of Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in conjunction with MATTA Fair.

RHB BANK JOINS MATTA TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE PROMOTIONS TO MALAYSIAN TRAVELLERS

23 Aug 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour & Travel Agents (MATTA) is thrilled to announce a significant partnership with RHB Banking Group as Exclusive Platinum Sponsor for the highly anticipated MATTA Fair, which will be held on September 1-3, 2023, at the Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC).

MATTA ANNOUNCES MALAYSIA AVIATION GROUP’S (MAG) AIRLINES AS OFFICIAL AIRLINE PARTNER

16 Aug 2023

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 AUGUST 2023 – The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is thrilled to unveil an exciting collaboration with Malaysia Aviation Group’s (MAG) airlines, comprising Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, and MASwings, as the Official Airline Partner for the upcoming MATTA Fair, scheduled to take place from 1-3 September 2023 at

MATTA COLLABORATES WITH TRAFFIC POLICE TO ENSURE SEAMLESS TRAFFIC FLOW

14 Aug 2023

KUALA LUMPUR, 14 AUGUST 2023 – The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is thrilled to announce its strategic engagement with Kuala Lumpur Traffic Police to better manage traffic problems that affected the MATTA Fair in March earlier this year.

TOURISM SELANGOR AS MALAYSIA’S FEATURED DESTINATION WITH INNOVATIVE DOMESTIC TOURISM APPROACH

10 Aug 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is pleased to announce Tourism Selangor as Malaysia’s Featured Destination at this year's MATTA Fair on September 1-3, 2023 located at Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre Malaysia (MITEC).

COLLABORATION TO HOST SPECIAL TRIP FOR EUROPEAN MEDIA PROFESSIONALS

27 Jul 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) together with 4 State Tourism Offices (STO) and the Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) will be collaborating to host a special media trip for European media professionals with the aim of promoting Malaysia to emerging source European markets.

NEW MATTA PRESIDENT AND EXCO ELECTED FOR TERM 2023-2025

18 Jul 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) at its 48th Annual General Meeting has elected Nigel Wong as the new President for a two-year term (2023-2025). He replaces Datuk Tan Kok Liang who served three full terms (2017-2023) as President.

‘CALLS FOR A THOROUGH INDEPENDENT AND TRANSPARENT INVESTIGATION’ SAYS MATTA

1 Jul 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is calling for a thorough independent and transparent investigation into the recent incident involving the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC), Dato Sri Tiong King Sing at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

MENYAMBUT BAIK KEPUTUSAN KERAJAAN ARAB SAUDI HASIL PERBINCANGAN BERSAMA MATTA DENGAN MENTERI HAJI & UMRAH

15 May 2023

MATTA menyambut baik keputusan pihak Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Raja Abdulaziz (KAIA) yang membenarkan jemaah untuk membawa pulang air zam-zam dengan mematuhi beberapa syarat yang telah ditetapkan.

BEWARE OF FAKE / SCAM MATTA FAIR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT

28 Apr 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) urges the public to be very wary and alert of MATTA Fair social media fake accounts that are impersonating to be our organisation.

“REMOVE FLIGHT TRAVEL PACKAGE FROM CONSUMER TRIBUNAL JURISDICTION,” URGE MATTA

26 Apr 2023

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) reiterates its support for the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living's statement that flight grievances should be referred to the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) rather than the Consumer Claims Tribunal.

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