Grand Hyatt Mumbai and Tourism Malaysia are proud to bring to you an immersive experience of vibrant tradition
Mumbai, India – February 9, 2024 Tourism Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines and Grand Hyatt Mumbai and are proud to announce their collaboration to host an immersive Malaysian cuisine and cultural fest. This event will showcase the cultural
Mumbai, India – February 9, 2024
Tourism Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines and Grand Hyatt Mumbai and are proud to announce their collaboration to host an immersive Malaysian cuisine and cultural fest. This event will showcase the cultural performance of the Malaysian artists and the culinary expertise of renowned Chefs joining us from Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur beginning 05th February to 11th February 2024.
This event will be officiated by Dato’ Dr. Ammar Abd. Ghapar, Director General of Tourism Malaysia, His Excellency Mr. Ahmad Zuwairi Yusoff and supported by Area Vice President – Hyatt West India and General manager, Dietmar Kielnhofer of Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel and Residences, Malaysia Airlines and International Cultural Relations Division, MOTAC. The guests who will be dining at Fifty Five East specialty restaurant at Grand Hyatt Mumbai during this event will stand a chance to win complimentary flight tickets for 2 (two) to fly to Malaysia hosted by Malaysia Airlines.
Indulge in flavors of Malaysia to Mumbai, presenting our patrons a culinary journey and Malaysian performances, consisting of traditional folk-dance forms to mesmerize the audience and transport them to the heart of Malaysia.
“We are extremely thankful for the partners, Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel and Residences, Malaysia Airlines and International Cultural Relations Division, MOTAC for making this possible. The Malaysian Chefs from Kuala Lumpur have come all the way to Mumbai to showcase the flavors of Malaysia that reflect the strong, spicy, aromatic nature of Malaysia cuisine and bring forward the different cultures to this market.Dato’ Dr. Ammar Abd. Ghapar, Director General of Tourism Malaysia
“India and Malaysia established diplomatic relations since 1957. The two countries enjoy a strong bilateral relationship and presently India and Malaysia have established close political, economic and Socio-Cultural relations. Malaysia Food and Cultural Festival 2024 happening in The Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel and Residences will be showcasing the specialty of Malaysia Culinary delights, unique and multi-cultural facets in order to entice more Indian Travelers into choosing Malaysia as their preferred Destination”.Consul General of Malaysia, Mumbai, His Excellency Mr. Ahmad Zuwairi Yusoff
India is a significant priority market for Malaysia, with strong economic ties and cultural connections. India is Malaysia’s fifth largest source of tourists. Malaysia recorded 14.4 million tourist arrivals between January and September 2023 with 472,479 from India. In terms of air accessibility, 181 flights with 33,851 seats are offered weekly between India and Malaysia through Malaysia Airlines, Batik Air, AirAsia, and IndiGo.
In the meantime, Tourism Malaysia will seize the opportunity of organising the Malaysia Food & Cultural Festival to further encourage more Indian tourists to visit Malaysia by leveraging the announcement of the visa free policy for Indian tourist to Malaysia until 31 December 2024. Additionally, it serves as a platform to promote Visit Malaysia 2026 through publicity coverage throughout the program.
“Malaysia Airlines is thrilled to take part in the Malaysia Food and Cultural Festival in Mumbai as the official airline partner. This event is a celebration of the strong bond between India and Malaysia, and we are honored to play our part in promoting tourism and strengthening our nations’ connections. Malaysia Airlines currently operates 69 weekly flights from nine (9) key hubs in India, and as part of our support for this event, travelers can take advantage of our special fares for flights from India to Kuala Lumpur starting at just INR 12,996. We’re excited for travelers to experience Malaysia’s rich culinary landscape and cultural heritage and invite Indian travelers to indulge in our diverse flavors and traditions onboard Malaysian Hospitality.”Dersenish Aresandiran, Chief Commercial Officer of Airlines from Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG)
Dietmar Kielnhofer, Area Vice President – West India and General Manager – Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel and Residences says, we are elated to associate with Tourism Malaysia to bring the Malaysian food and its cultural to our hotel. This festival is a testament of our dedication to present our guests #momentsofmore that commemorate numerous cultures and cuisines.
About Tourism MalaysiaMalaysia Tourism Promotion Board, also known as Tourism Malaysia, is an agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Malaysia. It focuses on the specific task of promoting Malaysia as a preferred tourism destination. Since its inception, it has emerged as a major player in the international tourism scene. For more information, visit Tourism Malaysia’s social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok.