Special Adventures by Motorbike or 4X4, and More SEAAT Resources
“Interest in the motoring world became the ‘track’ in opening up a business that pioneers unique adventure packages for both local and foreign tourists. Not only the joy of riding motorbikes, we also bring our clients to savour off-road treks and sceneries that are so rarely discovered by any individuals before this, making our packages known as “must-tries”. The experiences that riders will discover will in fact be unique according to the package or destination taken, which at the same time increase SEAAT’s customer retention rate.” Mrs. Rima Rohayati Abdul Jalil, Manager, South East Asia Adventure Travel (SEAAT).
Captivating Traditional Experiences Await in A Nostalgic Kampung Enclave
"Santika’s focus evolved away from being just another Malaysian homestay into a place of unique experiences, highlighting authentic Javanese-Malaysian identity; one in which even natives of Java would find interestingin its inter-mixed evolution inMalaysia. Santika Hulu Langat truly hasgreat potential in being highlighted as a tourist attraction when it is packaged and branded with its unique offerings. Which was why in 2019 the Santika Musical Village package was introduced after taking into consideration the trend and demand of domestic and foreign tourists who were interested in both food and musical attractions. The readiness to evolve or change was a key element in making Santika a success, as it would be for other lagging places that are willing to change and make tourism in Malaysia on par with other countries in the world.” Mr. Hasan Muhamad Suyat, Manager, Santika Hulu Langat.
Fulfilling The Desire for Nature and Adventure
“Various initiatives have been taken in elevating safety levels for all RNR participants, among them applying strict SOP requirements and hiring guides who are well-trained for every trip. In addition, wearing helmets for the entire caving trip is a must for all participants. These are to ensure that everyone in the expedition is in optimum safety while enjoying the beauty of Gua Batu Maloi, which has its own trulyunique qualities.” Ms. Rashihah Nordin, Founder of Rashihah Nordin Resources (RNR).
A Journey of Self-Discovery from Plantation to Agro-Resort to Eco-Resort
"I believe that Pulau Buta Eco Resort has a huge potential as a premier tourism product in Lahad Datu. With its huge 80-acre area allowing for large gathering activities that have been furnished with necessary facilities, plus our clean river and sea fronts that are also natural attractions - all of which we are proud of. We have gradually introduced various activities for visitors to learn, benefit and have fun with the surrounding environment. We also update or enhance our safety and security procedures every year as one of the ways to ensure and raise the confidence and satisfaction of our customers. " Mrs. Jessica Reyes, Manager, Pulau Buta Eco Resort.
Experience and Skills Deliver That "Magic Blend" Adventure Pearl Island Adventure
“To flourish, PIA needed to expand by offering diverse and attractive packages, from organising leadership and teamwork programmes to event management, while the newest is with adventure tourism products. To further strengthen the company’s position, a concerted effort to qualify for MaTEx certification was made and PIA became one of the first local operators who succeeded in being awarded this recognition. This success is largely due to the strong SOPs that the company has developed, which ensures all the safety and efficiency aspects for our clients that of course also ensures our clients’ satisfaction.” Mr. Azmansyah Osman, Manager, Pearl Island.
"G" is For Geeks Bringing Great and Glorious Outdoor Adventures in Gopeng
“In the last six years, tourists have begun to know Gopeng as one of the great nature destinations in Perak. Here Outdoor Geeks is one of the local adventure tour providers offering a choice of adventure activities including river, waterfall and cave tours at Gopeng, delivering unforgettable experiences. We are proud to have been awarded MaTEx certification that provides the confidence on optimal safety for our customers. Located just 30 minutes from Ipoh city, Gopeng is one of the key attractions and a must-visit in Perak other than Kuala Kangsar, Taiping and Royal Belum State Park.” Mr. Gurnam Singh, Founder of Outdoor Geeks Products & Services.
Couple Realises Their Dream Ventures, and The World Enters
“Permit can be obtained from the Forestry Department office by following their procedure such as quotas, guide, ratios and few more things to be full filled before the approval. The best is to contact the Forestry Department at least 14 days before date for inquiries and applications regarding permit.” Mrs. Cik Marina Hamzah, General Manager, ORL Ventures (ORL).
A Truly Malaysian and Beyond Family Affair
“A wide range of attractive packages are offered to enable Ohana to stand as the most preferred operator in adventure tourism. Towards this aim as well, we have developed our own SOP from long experience and it ensures that the safety of all our participants are our priority. In addition, the preparation of food by our own staff specially to be served to hikers who follow our packages becomes another attraction that makes us different from our competitors. We also operate optimally by running numerous tours per month so that there would be many more participants who would know Ohana or come back to us for other adventures.” Mr. Nik Mohd Zawanie Nik Mat, Founder of Ohana Adventure Sports.
A Maverick to the Fore in Training and Adventure, whether Indoor or Outdoor
“The Janda Baik packages opened up a new horizon to Maverick as they offered more diverse activities resulting from our collaboration with local operators. Other than waterfall abseiling and jungle trekking that are run directly by Maverick, the integration of local tourism products help the domestic economy to expand as well. The safety aspects of each of the products are never neglected, so that also ensures that each product is individually sustainable in the long term. Big thanks to all our strategic partners who each have good awareness on participants’ safety and comfort, which really make it easy for all of us to move with the same rhythm.” Mr. Ahmad Shukry Awang Founder of Maverick Trainers and Consultants.
From a Shop Selling Outdoor Gear to a Trusted Operator Doing Outdoor Tours
“We transformed our approach from offering packages that were just recreational into adventure tourist packages, in order to increase the demand for our tourism products. With that, now trips can proceed with a minimum participation of just two people, which of course optimised the company’s regular operations. Collaboration with travel agents at the Kuala Besut jetty to introduce Jenoba’s packages became the gateway to bringing in foreign tourists to try local tours and expand their stay in Terengganu. Jenoba’s hope for the future is for Terengganu to be as famous for all its exciting nature and outdoor adventure offerings, just as its beautiful islands are.” Mr. Mohd Najib Bin Alias, Manager, Jenoba Trading & Services Sdn Bhd.