The Malaysia Tourism Agency Association (MATA) is the peak body for Malaysia’s tourism players, with its office located in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan and represents the majority of tourism players in Malaysia. Founded in 2019, MATA’s aim has been to stimulate, encourage and promote travel, and to uphold the interests of Malaysian Tourism players who form a vital part of Malaysia’s highly specialised travel and tourism industry.

As Ministry of Tourism, Art and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) strategic partner, MATA will certainly join hands to help the Malaysian Government, especially MOTAC and Tourism Malaysia by promoting Malaysia as a Preferred Destination for tourists from all around the world.

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Dato’ Dr. Mohd Khalid Harun


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Dato’ Jeffri Sulaiman

Deputy President

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Izyan Diana Mohd Khalid

Honorary Secretary General

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Siti Zabidah Othman

Honorary Treasurer

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Malaysia Tourism Industry Awards – 16 December 2022
Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

The Malaysia Tourism Industry Award is a noble effort by the MATA & Santai Travel magazine to dignify the country’s tourism industry. This effort is a smart collaboration between the media and tourism industry in fueling the country’s tourism industry. It is hoped that this program will be able to inject new enthusiasm into the Malaysian community, especially to tourism operators.

This program will also involve local tourism associations, travel agencies, hoteliers, organizations and individuals involved in the country’s tourism industry. A total of 50 Award categories that will be contested include Best Family Vacation Destination, Best Shopping Location, Best Accommodation Location, Best Recreation Location, Best Food Location, Best Art & Heritage Location, Best SPA & Health Location, Best Travel Agency , Best Homestay Program and Best Overseas Destination. The selection of winners is based on professional jury and public voting by the readers of the magazine published by Intermedia Network, which is Santai Travel Magazine.


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Tel : 06 762 3523

No. 60, Tingkat Bawah, Wisma Housecoff, Jalan Tuanku Antah, 70100 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus

Email : mata.offical.my@gmail .com / info@mata.travel