Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Holidaymakers Flood Port Dickson For CNY Break

For Port Dickson, the Chinese New Year began with a demand for accomodation, soaring 95 per cent.

This was evident for the period of between Feb 13 and 15, a survey conducted by the Negeri Sembilan Tourism Malaysia Office revealed.

Sixty-five hotels, resorts, apartments, bungalows and recreational clubs were on hand to cater to the holidaymakers, with a total of 7,694 rooms.

Tourism Malaysia Office director Hishamuddin Mustafa said, to ensure the safety of visitors, closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras had been installed at various locations and patrols increased by local authorities.

In a statement Wednesday, he said that among other attractions expected to receive a flood of visitors were the Army Museum, the PD Mini Zoo, the PD Ostrich Show Farm and the Lukut Fort and Museum.

"Port Dickson's 18km-long beach and tourist accomodations are what makes it a popular choice for local and foreign tourists, especially Singaporeans, during the festive season," noted Hishamuddin.

For more information on interesting destinations in Port Dickson and Negeri Sembilan, the public can contact the Tourism Malaysia Tourist Information Centre at the Seremban Plaza at tel: 06-7624488 (Monday to Friday), or the Mambau Barat R&R of the Seremban-Port Dickson Highway at 06-6722726 (Monday to Sunday).

Source : Bernama
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