The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) held its 46th Annual General Meeting on Saturday, 6 Nov 2021 at the World Trade Centre (WTC), Kuala Lumpur.
MATTA was one of the key industry stakeholders that was involved in a number of discussions that contributed to the "Tourism Recovery Plan: An Opportunity for Change Post-Covid-19".
MATTA has temporarily restructured the administration of its Headquarters and Chapter offices in light of the many challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic
MATTA led by Deputy President, Haji Mohd Akil Bin Mohd Yusof together with several Exco Members had attended a Focus Group Discussion with the Minister of Finance, YB Senator Tengku Dato' Sri Zafrul Bin Tengku Abdul Aziz on 22 July 2020.
In conjunction with the China-Malaysia Year of Culture and Tourism 2020, MATTA in collaboration with China Cultural Centre in Kuala Lumpur held a Tourism Promotion and Business Matching Conference on 19 January 2020 at MaTiC, Kuala Lumpur.
As part of its ongoing campaign in promoting Visit Malaysia 2020, MATTA through its MATTA Melaka Chapter held the official launching of Visit Malaysia 2020 MATTA Vehicle Stickers on 14 January 2020.
MATTA in collaboration with K-Management Pte. Ltd organised a seminar regarding several cities in Japan such as Toyoma, Nagani and Gifu at MATTA Headquaters on 13 January 2020.
MATTA Sabah Chapter organised a dinner celebration for its members in conjunction with Chinese New Year 2020 at Le Meridian Hotel, Kota Kinabalu on 10 January 2020.
MATTA organised a MATTA Umrah Workshop, formerly known as Klinik Umrah MATTA in collaboration with MATTA Selangor Chapter on 9 January 2020.
MATTA inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with national travel associations from India to boost tourism between Malaysia and India in conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2020.
MATTA Perak Chapter conducted a fruitful Familiarisation Trip for its Members to Langkawi, Kedah 6- 8 January 2020.
As part of its ongoing campaign in promoting Visit Malaysia 2020, MATTA has printed stickers to be displayed on tour buses, excursion vans and travel offices nationwide.
MATTA in partnership with Global Peace Foundation, Aquawalk Sdn Bhd and Malaysia Airlines brought joy to 90 children at Petrosains, The Discovery Centre and Aquaria KLCC through a joint CSR programme on 16 December 2019.
MATTA Sabah Chapter organised a launch ceremony of VM2020 and Christmas and New Year 2020 Celebration on 14 December 2019 at the Hilton Hotel, Kota Kinabalu.
MATTA represented by its President Datuk Tan Kok Liang and Honorary Secretary General Mr Nigel Wong attended ECTAA Semi-Annual Meeting in Ras Al Khaimah on 8 – 10 December 2019.
MATTA led by its President Datuk Tan Kok Liang joined FATA and ASEANTA Conference 2019 held on 30 November to 2 December 2019 at Pattaya, Thailand.
MATTA organised a Familiarisation Trip to Kaga City, Japan from 17 - 22 November 2019. The trip aimed to provide MATTA members first-hand experience to promote new destinations in Kaga City, Japan.
MATTA Kedah/Perlis Chapter held a B2B Session and familiarisation trip for Singapore Travel Agents to Langkawi, Kedah from 11 – 14 November 2019.
MATTA Perak Chapter organised a briefing session with PUSPAKOM, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC), Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) and Petronas, on 13 November 2019 at Excelsior Hotel, Perak.
MATTA conducted a workshop on Tour Video Editing Skill & Youtube Strategy for Travel Brands on 13 and 14 November 2019 at Furama Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur.
MATTA Pahang Chapter in collaboration with Tourism Pahang organised a Tourism Industry Workshop on 11 November 2019 at Mangala Resort and Spa, Pahang.
MATTA led by Vice President Research and Technology, Encik Hizzat Mohd Shah paid a courtesy visit to YBhg. Dato’ Ts. Dr. Haji Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab, Chief Executive Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) on 11 November 2019.
MATTA conducted a training on Social Media Marketing on 5 November 2019 at Resorts World Langkawi, Kedah.
MATTA held a soft launch ceremony for its new subsidiary Technology Company, MATTA Technologies Sdn Bhd, MATTA B2B Platform and MATTA B2C Platform on 1 November 2019 at The Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
The Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Malaysia in collaboration with MATTA organised a tourism workshop on 23 October 2019 at Hampshire Park Residence, Kuala Lumpur.