Malaysia’s Durian Season Gets a Boost with 62 New Agrotourism Packages


Saturday, June 29, 2024

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Tourism Malaysia today unveiled 62 Durian Tourism 2024/2025 agrotourism packages aimed at enhancing the country’s tourism sector and celebrating the durian season. These packages, created in partnership with 27 local tour operators, range from a starting price of RM70 per person for durian tastings in Relau, Kedah, to RM4,450 for a luxurious 3-day, 2-night stay in Bentong Bilut Hills, Pahang. Offerings include tours of durian orchards, fruit picking, enjoying durians and other local fruits, culinary classes, making tempoyak, rafting, and authentic village living experiences, along with additional activities like train rides and golf.

Mr Saidi Bundan, Deputy Director General (Planning) of Tourism Malaysia said, the packages developed this time cover the states of Perlis, Kedah, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Melaka, Johor, Pahang, Kelantan and Sabah starting from June 2024 for a valid period campaign until December 2025.

Tourism Malaysia is targeting international markets including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore, in addition to Brunei, by distributing promotional materials for the Durian Tourism package in Mandarin.

“The launch of this package is not only expected to introduce more destinations that can have an impact on local economic activities, but also make the agrotourism program spearheaded by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security as one of the special interest tourism product segments thus strengthening the government’s commitment to the development of sustainable tourism in line with the National Tourism Policy (DPN) 2020-2030,” he said.

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