Supporting The Local Economy: Events And Deals You Can Enjoy!

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Now that our tourism industry is opening up again, it’s time for us to focus on supporting the local economy. Buy food from the stall run by the uncle and aunty who always greet you with a smile. Or maybe choose a restaurant that is founded in Malaysia, we do have a few awesome ones. Also, now is the time to start looking around to see what offerings and events are ongoing. Here are some events and deals we hope you will enjoy!

Places to go! 

If you’re interested in getting out of the house, into your car, and actually going somewhere physical then here are two deals. Just remember to maintain good hygiene, practice social distancing, and follow the SOPs wherever you are. We should be supporting the local economy as we move into RMCO.

Club Med Cherating
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Firstly, this deal is specifically for healthcare workers from the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital in Kuantan, Pahang. Club Med Cherating is excited to treat you to a complimentary 3-days 2-nights stay!

Moreover, there are 200 free stays up for grabs at this popular and attractive resort. The free stay is for two adults and one kid. It is valid for one year once the voucher is claimed by presenting the hospital ID during the online booking process.

shop at Johor Premium outlet - supporting the local economy
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Next, it’s time to plan a trip down south because Johor is excited to see friendly faces once more. At Johor Premium Outlet you can enjoy discounts up to 90% on products from 150 well-known designer and retail brand outlets. There’s no better way for supporting the local economy than shopping!

Furthermore, Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast is offering 30% off on room rates with prices going as low as RM333 a night. In addition, Desaru Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort is offering room rates from as low as RM120 a night.

Supporting the Local Economy from our Homes

Moving on, some of us are still a bit hesitant in making long trips so soon after the tourism industry opens up. Therefore, we present to you events that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.

supporting the local economy in Sarawak
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Always wanted to go on a trip to Sarawak? Now you can take a virtual tour of the different ethnic homes there. The virtual tour is a collaboration between the Sarawak Cultural Village and the Sarawak Tourism Board.

Just head over to the museum’s website to watch special short video clips that introduce the various cultures.

supporting the local economy - kuala lumpur international book fair
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Our last recommendation of this article is the Kuala Lumpur International Book Fair. For the first time ever, the fair will be online! The book fair will begin on the 25th of June and ends on the 8th of July.

KLIBF will be hosting over 140 booksellers on Shopee for our perusal and purchases. There will be more than 30,000 books available. Additionally, there will be thousands of book and game vouchers up for grabs.