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Singapore and Malaysia Offer Regional Travellers an Unforgettable Holiday Experience.

Summary: Singapore and Malaysia -- two leading holiday destinations for Arab travellers -- have launched a Twin-City Package providing regional visitors with a 'best-of-both-worlds' summer holiday experience that the whole family can enjoy.

Following the growth in the number of Middle East visitors to both Singapore and Malaysia in the first quarter of 2009, the Singapore Tourism Board has collaborated with Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board and Singapore Airlines to offer Middle East Travellers a cool offer to escape the Middle East's extreme summer temperatures.

Singapore and Malaysia -- two leading holiday destinations for Arab travellers -- have launched a Twin-City Package providing regional visitors with a 'best-of-both-worlds' summer holiday experience that the whole family can enjoy.

Following the growth in the number of Middle East visitors to both Singapore and Malaysia in the first quarter of 2009, the Singapore Tourism Board has collaborated with Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board and Singapore Airlines to offer Middle East Travellers a cool offer to escape the Middle East's extreme summer temperatures.

Whether it is a family beach vacation or an exciting city adventure, Middle East holidaymakers can take enjoy Malaysia and Singapore's varied tourism experiences in one travel package starting at AED 2,590 for a five day, four-night stay when booked before 30 June 2009.

The offer, valid for travel until the end of August 2009, consists of a two-night stay in Singapore and another two-night stay in one of Malaysia's various holiday destinations, which includes Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Langkawi, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching.

"Given the current economic climate, the two leading destinations for Middle East travellers -- Singapore and Malaysia -- have created the Twin-City Package to offer new and returning visitors extra value for their summer vacations. During this period, visitors to Singapore can also enjoy unbeatable bargains during the Great Singapore Sale," said Jason Ong, Area Director for Middle East and Africa, Singapore Tourism Board.

The Twin-City Package includes return economy class airfare, five days/four nights hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis, free admission to seven major Singapore attractions, complimentary shopping vouchers in Singapore, discounts from Singapore's shopping and dining outlets, and much more.

"Malaysia has diverse products that offer different experiences catering to every traveller's taste and interest. Joining hands with STB and Singapore Airlines enables us to extend great holidays with more value for money. Travellers can now experience new destinations in Malaysia such as Sabah and Sarawak. Both offer holidaymakers a great escape to the best of Asian Eco-wonders. Travellers could opt to enjoy KL bustling city life or relax at pristine sandy beaches in Penang or Langkawi, the choice is theirs," said Mr Abdul Rahman Shaari, Regional Director, Tourism Malaysia.

"Singapore Airlines offers the biggest choice of flights from the UAE to Singapore and Malaysia. We have daily departures from Abu Dhabi and 21 weekly services from Dubai non-stop to Singapore. From Singapore, we connect to Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Langkawi, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching on over 160 weekly services together with our regional carrier SilkAir as well as code-shared flights with Malaysia Airlines System," said General Manager (Gulf) Singapore Airlines, Lim Meow-Seng.

About Singapore Tourism BoardThe Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is an economic development agency for one of Singapore's key service sectors -- tourism. The mission of the Board is to develop and champion tourism, so as to build the sector into a key driver of economic growth for Singapore. The STB aims to differentiate and market Singapore as a must-visit destination offering enriching experiences through the "Uniquely Singapore" brand. For more information, please visit www.stb.com.sg or visitsingapore.com. 2009 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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