Published on : Thursday, December 26, 2013
The Director General of Tourism Malaysia, Dato’ Mirza Mohamamad Taiyab launched the “CC1M Nationwide Cycling Packages 2014” at the Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Putrajaya Bike Ride 2013 programme held at Putra Square, Presint 3 here, today. The President of Putrajaya Corporation, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr.) Aseh Che Mat was also there to witness the event.
The launch of the new packages was timely as it added variety to the country’s tourism product offerings especially for Visit Malaysia Year next year.
Each state offered cycling routes of varying degrees of difficulties to suit all tastes. One of the attractive packages offered was the 3 days 2 nights Tour@Putrajaya/Paya Indah Wetlands where participants get to visit Prime Minister’s office and residence, Millennium Monument and Putrajaya International Convention Centre. They also get to enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna at Agriculture Heritage Park and Putrajaya Botanical Garden, feed hippos and crocodiles at Paya Indah Wetlands, take a relaxing cruise on Putrajaya Lake, cycle, kayak and indulge in other activities.
A total of 4,940 cycling packages worth RM817,070 were sold throughout the country from January till November 2013.
The “CC1M Nationwide Cycling Packages 2014” brochure is available at all Tourist Information Centres, Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC) and Tourism Malaysia State Offices.
Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Putrajaya Bike Ride 2013 Programme
The Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Putrajaya Bike Ride 2013 programme is a 25-km fun-cycling activity. It is a collaboration between Tourism Malaysia and Putrajaya Corporation.
Among the objectives of the programme were to promote Putrajaya as a unique tourism destination and also as a bicycle-friendly city.
The bike ride programme also received encouraging response from various private sectors, government agencies, non-governmental organisations and the public.
More than 2,000 cyclists participated in this year’s programme.
Entertainment by local artistes, a lucky draw and various other activities were also held during the programme.
Among the sponsors for the Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Putrajaya Bike Ride 2013 include Cycling Malaysia as official magazine, Instyle Eyewears Sdn. Bhd., Universal Fitness & Leisure Sdn.Bhd., Ciclista Sdn. Bhd., Jvckenwood Malaysia Sdn.Bhd., LERUN Industries and KEY Power Malaysia, Stanson Marketing Sdn.Bhd, Sen Aik Trading Sdn.Bhd dan Net Eon Touch.
Source: tourism Malaysia
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