FIREFLY COLLABORATES WITH TOURISM SELANGOR TO PROMOTE SELANGOR
Firefly Airlines once again has rolled out a concentrated campaign which will run throughout 2019 to sustain and further attract its business and leisure market. ‘Discovery – See It, Hear It, Sense It, Feel It, Touch It, Taste It’ is the direction that the airline is heading towards this year to complement its ‘Jom Jalan’ campaign as part of its effort to lure more locals to discover and re-discover the unknown places and things of our motherland, not forgetting the tourists to visit Malaysia by facilitating and developing more creative and interesting campaigns, activations and holiday packages.
Having launched the campaign ‘Discovery – See It, Hear It, Sense It, Feel It, Touch It, Taste It’ earlier this week at The Saujana Hotel, Firefly kick started the campaign journey one day earlier to the launch by having a the “Come & Discover Selangor with Us” media familiarisation trip to various places around Selangor. This effort was initiated together with Tourism Selangor and The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur as media members from Penang and Kuala Lumpur visited many hidden places of attractions in the 2-day tour.
“Our country has many hidden places of attractions that are worth discovering and you will be equally surprised by how close these places are to the city. Even some locals are surprised to find certain new places to visit that are still unknown to most. We need to educate our people especially the younger generations to appreciate what our motherland has,” said Izra Izzuddin the Vice President of Marketing & Communications from Firefly Airlines.
Izra also added that Firefly wants every passenger to experience every sense that a human has to enjoy the journey and make it well worth. See It connects to places, things and people, Hear It connects to local entertainment, what’s in, what’s happening and what’s new, Sense It ropes to the beach, food, garden, park, arts and atmosphere, Feel It binds to the journey, enjoyment, satisfaction and fulfillment, Touch It links to arts, batik, shopping items, museums and Taste It chains to local food and beverage.
Some of the main highlights included in the tour was the Royal Klang Town Heritage Walk, visit to the Mah Meri Cultural Village in Carey Island and Dong Zen Temple, located in Jenjarom. The tour continued on day two with a trip to the famous Sky Mirror in Kuala Selangor, and a quick stop over to Bukit Melawati where the main attractions include the presence of silvered leaf monkeys and long-tailed macaques, before making a final stop to visit the well-known Blue Mosque in Shah Alam.
"We have recognized a few new tourism attractions to focus this year for example, Sky Mirror Kuala Selangor, Royal Klang Heritage Walk, Kuala Kubu Bharu Eco Adventure Activities, Tanjung Sepat An Emerging Eco Agro Tourism, Kajang Heritage Centre and a few more others. Tourism Selangor has worked closely with the tourism industry players and other stakeholders to ensure they provide the best service and hospitality," said Puan Noorul Ashikin Mohd Din, General Manager of Tourism Selangor.
As Firefly operates from Skypark Terminal 2, The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur is the best choice for passengers as the facilities of this well-appointed resort include extensive dining choices, practical function areas with a luxurious grand ballroom, 17 meeting rooms and a host of delightful recreational activities to suit the needs of all travellers. The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur is a member of WorldHotels, a global brand that brings together 500 of the world’s most unique independent hotels in 250 destinations across 65 countries worldwide.
“We are a tranquillity landscape where one can find endless possibilities to experience an enjoyable and relaxing stay experience with top class service quality,” said Peter Hourigan, Vice President of Operations/General Manager of The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
The highlight of the evening on the second day was indeed the highly anticipated event, Media Mingle 2019 held at the Zamrud function room at The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur. There was a brief presentation of each brands, by Firefly Airlines, Tourism Selangor and the event’s host, The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur, where the business information and directions moving ahead in 2019 for each of the organization was shared. The start of the dinner was then marked with the “Yee Sang” toss to symbolise good luck, health, prosperity and all things favourable.