Malaysia consists of two parts, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo (Sarawak and Sabah). Its a vibrant multi-cultural place of 25 million people mainly consisting of ethnic Malays, Chinese and Indian populations in addition to the indigenous populations present here.
Malaysia is a world class tourist destination, where the spoken tongue is English making it very easy to tour compared to its neighbours Thailand and Indonesia. Diving, Jungle Trekking, Shopping, Island Hopping and a range of cultural attractions form the main attraction to visiting this up and coming country.
It’s capital city and host of the conference, Kuala Lumpur is connected by air links to all major asia-pacific destinations, with low cost airline, Air Asia flying brand new Airbus planes to Hong Kong, Singapore, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Manila, Vientane, Bangkok, Phnom Phenh, Hanoi and a host of other destinations.
For Scuba divers, snorkelers and those that love white sand and clear blue sea, the islands of Redang, Perhentian, Tioman, and Langkawi are a short 45 minute flight away, while the award winning Sipadan islands is slightly further away.
The jungles of Borneo provide Orang Utans, Proboscus monkeys, Rhinoceros and Pygmy elephants.
You will be blown away by the world class shopping and the cheapest electronic goods in south east asia at the myriad of shopping centres in KL.
And did we mention the food…….