KUCHING: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Fair Online 2020 will take place from 9 to 15 September this year.

The Matta Fair which is known for having the most incredible offers and deals would usually have large crowds filling up the venue and an event that is guaranteed to be packed with customers throughout the entire promotion period wherever it would be held.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Matta Fair Online 2020 has officially been announced, as a means to resonate with the current efforts to curb the spead of the coronavirus and to help Matta members thrive in keeping the tour and travel industry alive.

The Matta Fair Online 2020 is a new initiative to facilitate Matta members, comprising travel agents and tour operators, to sell holiday packages to consumers, especially for domestic travel and holidays.

“In Matta Fair Online 2020, Matta is working with hotels through the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH), airlines, attractions, theme parks attractions through Malaysian Association of Amusement Theme Park & Family Attractions (MAATFA), and spa therapy centres through the Association of Malaysian Spas (AMSPA). This is in line with the demands for domestic travel in this current time and beyond,” said Matta president Datuk Tan Kok Liang.

 “Matta has been working closely with potential sponsors and partners, including Tourism Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines, Penang Global Tourism, MAH, MAATFA, AMSPA, Boost, IPAY88 and other state tourism offices.” he added.