Langkawi, also known as the Jewel of Kedah earns the top spot as Best Holiday Island in Malaysia at the Malaysia Tourism Industry Award 2022. Held at Royale Chulan, Kuala Lumpur last night, this award recognises industry players for their tremendous effort in boosting and elevating the tourism sector. On a separate note, Nadias Hotel Langkawi bagged the award for Best 3 Star Hotel (Sea View) during the special occasion.
Commenting on this incredible achievement, Mr. Nasaruddin Abdul Muttalib, Langkawi Development Authority’s (LADA) Chief Executive Officer said, “We are extremely honoured and pleased to be recognised for our efforts in positioning Langkawi as the tourist destination of choice and for promoting the island on a global stage. While faced with many trials and tribulations throughout the pandemic, we remained positive and optimistic that we would be able to take Langkawi to great heights.”
He added, “It warms my heart to know that there are many, including international tourists that enjoy and love Langkawi as much as we do. As we continue to progress, we are determined to do all in power to ensure our beautiful Jewel of Kedah continues to rise to the occasion and is placed among the industry’s best. We see great potential for our island with the many unique experiences that we offer, that is suited for every type of traveler – families, solo travelers, silver-hairs, honeymooners, adventure lovers and more.”
Langkawi, a cluster of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea is the perfect escape for all. Luxury travelers can kick back and relax at one of the many wide array of world class hotels such as The Four Seasons Hotel Langkawi, The Datai Langkawi and St. Regis Langkawi. Besides that, thrill-seekers too can check off items on their bucket list with activities such as waterfall canyoning, tandem paragliding, wakeboarding and stand up paddling that are available on the island.
“With the lifting of travel restrictions and more borders reopening, we look forward to hosting more international travelers on the island. Our ultimate goal is to be able to reach 3.2 million visitors on the island for the year 2023. We believe that this target would be easily attainable because of the uniqueness of our island that many are deeply fond of,” concluded Mr. Nasaruddin.
Home to some of the most breathtaking sceneries and rewarding experiences, this treasured destination has bagged multiple awards this year, including landing on the Conde’ Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards 2022.
With the current school holidays and long festive break in sight, Langkawi is most definitely the standout option for many that are seeking the ultimate tropical escape. Unwind and surrender to the call of this captivating island by booking your tickets to Langkawi today!