The new MATTA Perak Chapter office was officiated by Howard Lee, Executive Councillor for Youth and Sports Development on behalf of Tan Kar Hing, Executive Councillor of Tourism, Arts and Culture in January. Present was MATTA President Datuk Tan Kok Liang and Chong Yu Ken, MATTA Perak Chapter Chairman.
The opening of the new office signifies the association’s growth as the country’s leading and largest travel association.
Association president, Datuk Tan Kok Liang said that the transformation and modernisation of MATTA Perak Chapter was an indication of MATTA’s commitment to the tourism industry in Perak.
“From a humble beginning, the chapter now has over 140 members and is fast becoming a key player in the state,” said Tan in his opening remarks.
The new office, located at Bandar Ipoh Raya, is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for training. It provides a better working environment for both staff and members.
Over a hundred attendees were present made up of association members, hoteliers and tour agents.