Representatives from Tourism Malaysia (TM)–Philippines, an agency promoting the country’s tourism industry, conducted a tour and campus road show at the covered gym of Western Visayas College of Science and Technology (WVCST) on November 12, 2014.
The promotional campaign known as “Malaysia My Fest 2014,” advertised Malaysia’s tourist spots and introduced its rich culture to future travellers.
It was participated in by the travel and tourism industries represented by Malaysia Airlines, Cebu Pacific Air, Air Asia Zest, Legoland, Malaysia Budget Hotel Association, Exotic Adventure SDN BHD, Hibiscus Travel and Tours SDN BHD, Hippo Tours and Travel SDN BHD, and CLMS management consultancy.
Malaysia’s famous places such as Kuala Lumpur, Sanrio Hello Kitty Town, Legoland, and its shopping centers were promoted through brochures and maps given during the program, video presentations, and entertaining performances.
The WVCST performing arts presented folkdances depicting the rich Filipino heritage as a form of cultural exchange in response to the presentation of Malaysia’s culture.
As part of its promotional campaign, games in the form of trivia were also played and the winners were given freebies. Mr. Jennifer Mompar, a BS in Hotel and Restaurant Technology student, won a free round trip ticket to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, sponsored by Cebu Pacific Air. The staff of RM Events Maker, stayed in the Hotel and Restaurant Technology Center of WVCST, and was impressed by the services given to them.
In Dr. Carmelo Ambut’s message, he said that this road show is a learning experience for WVCST faculty and students specifically the BS in hotel and restaurant technology students.