Welcome to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Geographically, Malaysia is almost as diverse as its culture. We have 11 states and 2 federal territories (Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya) that form the Peninsular Malaysia which is separated by the South China Sea from East Malaysia, together with other 2 states located in Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo and a third federal territory, the island of Labuan.
Malaysia is a multi–ethnic, multicultural, and multilingual society, and the many ethnic groups in Malaysia maintain separate cultural identities. The large group of population are the Malays, followed by Chinese and Indian. Malaysia's cuisine reflects the multiethnic makeup of its population,and is defined by its diversity.Many cultures from Malaysia and the surrounding areas have greatly influenced Malaysian cuisine, with strong influence from Malay, Chinese, Indian, Thai, Javanese, and Sumatran cuisines
There are many exciting places that delegates and their spouses can visit in the city such as Kuala Lumpur City Centre and KL Tower. As 2014 has been announced as Visit Malaysia Year, we are confident that delegates will have a wonderful experiences here.
Malaysian weather is normally at 32 degrees celcius in the day and 22 degrees celcius during night time. Currency being used is in Malaysia Ringgit (MYR), with easy access to currency exchange facilities. Major credit cards including Visa and MasterCard is readily accepted.
For more information on Malaysia, we invite you to visit: www.tourism.gov.my
All nationalities should check with the closest Malaysian High Commission, Consulate or Embassy. Visitors from the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the European Union do not need a visa.
A letter of invitation can be provided to those who need to apply for a visa to visit Malaysia. If you need a letter to apply for a visa to visit Malaysia, please request one on the on-line registration form.
More information is available at the following link.
Airport to Hotel Transportation
An express train, the KLIA Ekspres runs from airport to the downtown terminal (KL Sentral) in 28 minutes. A monorail links runs from the Central train station to the main hotel area and the MAHB offices.