Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park Hotel is hosting the Malaysia Food and Cultural Festival - 'SelamatDatang,' a 10-day celebration of diverse Malaysian cuisine from August 26th to September 4th, 2023. The event will feature Malaysian artists giving dance performances and a wide array of multi-ethnic authentic dishes, lovingly crafted by three renowned Malaysian chefs. The event will be inaugurated by the Consul General of Malaysia, His Excellency Mr.Saravana Kumar.
Guests dining at The Residency, Crowne Plaza can win a couple full board package including flight tickets by Batik Air and another couple also gets a ground package at Malaysia excluding flight tickets. General Manager Anand Nair stated that the festival provides an excellent platform to showcase Malaysia's rich heritage and culinary diversity. The event aims to entice more Indian travelers into choosing Malaysia as their preferred destination.
Director of Tourism Malaysia (South India & Sri Lanka) Mr.RazaidiAbd Rahim expressed gratitude for partners like Crowne Plaza, Sama - Sama Hotel KL International Airport, Batik Air, Borneo Brothers Tours & Travel SDN BHD, and VG Maju Tour & Travels in making this occasion possible. Group Strategy Director of Batik Air and Lion Air Group, DatukChandran Rama Muthy, said that this collaboration with Tourism Malaysia aims to capitalize on the increasing propensity of Indian travellers to explore international destinations.
Malaysia is currently targeting 16.1 million international tourist arrivals with RM49.3 billion in tourism receipts this year. The festival will feature classics such as Laksa, MeeGoreng, Nasilemak, and Char KueyTeow, as well as specially crafted innovations.
Culinary experts Mr.Zulkefli Bin Wahiludin, Mr. Donny AnakGerunsin, and Ms. Ester MaranathaAnak Michael from SamaSama Hotel-KL International Airport will demystify the traditions and practices found in Malaysia, reflecting the multicultural makeup of its population.