6 Reasons Malaysia is a Safe Choice for your Next Incentive Trip Destination
Malaysia is a popular choice for visitors looking to experience something a little more like home yet still with that unique Asian feel. As a former British colony, English is spoken prevalently and the country is blessed with good road, rail, and air infrastructure networks. It also plays host to some of the top brand hotels in the world which all adds up to the feeling that knowing an incentive trip to Malaysia is a safe choice and not prone to some of the uncertainty you might experience in less developed Southeast Asian countries.
Here are 6 reasons Malaysia is the perfect place for your next incentive trip or team building event:
1. Easy to get to
Kuala Lumpur International Airport routinely ranks as one of the busiest airports in the world. Last year alone 52 million people flew through KL. Malaysia is also home to the region’s number one budget airline, AirAsia, which means flights can be bought for KL frequently at discounted rates.
Unlike some of its ASEAN neighbors, Malaysia has invested heavily in quality road, rail, and air networks making it safe and reliable to access different parts of the country and so you will not need to worry about the quality of the road, train breaking down, or flight being delayed.
3. Tropical islands
If you’ve been to the south of Thailand and seen the islands there, wait until you see what Malaysia has to offer! For MICE and team building events, the luxury resort island of Langkawi is an ideal base for an incentive trip. The Perhentian islands are also famed for the potential for a more laidback adventure based incentive trip. If either of those islands don’t match up to your needs, Malaysia has many more islands that will be more suitable.
4. The Cameron Highlands
The most mountainous hill station in Malaysia is situated in the cool climate of the Cameron Highlands on that main land of Malaysia where the average high is at a comfortable lower 20s. This makes the Cameron Highlands a great place to escape the heat of the Asian summer in the cities. The area is also rich in plant and wildlife.
5. M.I.C.E (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Events) Hotels
Malaysia is a well established MICE destination in Asian business circles. MICE participating hotels can be found most prominently in the capital Kuala Lumpur, the luxury island of Langkawi, and in the refreshing Cameron Highlands. Hotels at these locations are more than capable of hosting small, medium, and large corporate seminars and team building exercises while still providing telecom services to maintain the normal operation of business back home.
6. Varied Team Building Opportunities
Team building in opportunities in Malaysia can be as varied and vibrant as the country itself! Jungles, islands, and highlands provide excellent locations to try out The Amazing Race, Survivor, and Fear Factor style team building exercises. It is also possible to do treasure hunts, such as in Penang where the local culture, history, and cuisine make it an intriguing place to build team relationships and improve company morale. Events can be planned to take on a more cultural flavor. Teams cans be made to cook local dishes and rated by a panel of judges. Temple treasure hunts could also be arranged. The seminars and CSR activities we also arrange are well suited for clients looking to improve team dynamics, communication, and productivity, while also giving back to the host country in the form of your desired civic or environmental cause.