Penang Aiming to Break World Record in November 2014

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[HD video below] Exclusive HD video interview with Danny Law Heng Kiang, Penang State Minister for Tourism Development.

In this interview you will learn what makes Penang stand out as one of the leading tourism destinations in Malaysia, how many visitor arrivals it received in 2013, what its target is for 2014, what Penang's top five markets currently are, and how the State Minister of Tourism Development expects that to change in the years to come.

We also discuss the Penang Marathon, which attracted over 47,000 participants last year and is aiming for between 55,000 and 60,000 participants on 16 November when the 2014 event takes place. Plus, you will discover what Penang is doing in its attempt to break a Guinness World Record.

We also ask about the other events and festivals which take place in Penang, how the State is using technology to promote tourism, hotel room numbers, heritage hotels, and much, much more.

The interview took place at the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2014 (ATF) in Kuching (Sarawak, Malaysia) on 21 January 2014.

Penang Tourism - HD Video Interview

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