Sustainable Tourism Gets Green Light in Langkawi, Malaysia

Signing Ceremony

Signing Ceremony

A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) has been signed which sees two exclusive and innovative developments in Langkawi, Malaysia, taking the next step in tourism closer to reality.

The MOA was signed between the Langkawi Development Agency (LADA) and Pekan Artisan, a tourism resort and high-impact attraction developer based in Malaysia who specialize in eco-tourism and projects that demand a high level of cultural and historical integrity. Pekan Artisan is the sister company to US based Artisan Design, an innovative tourism and attraction design and development company founded by respected industry leader Robert Wyatt.

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Pekan Artisan in talks to boost tourism in Langkawi

PEKAN Artisan Sdn Bhd, which is developing two world-class tourism projects here, is holding talks with the Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) to embark on an interactive light and music show on the island.

The new attraction will enable Langkawi to have its own world light festival, similar to those in Sydney and Amsterdam.

Pekan Artisan signed an agreement last Sunday with Lada to develop an eco-theme park including a hotel and an island resort, with a total investment of RM1.2 billion.

Pekan Artisan in talks to boost tourism in Langkawi

PEKAN Artisan Sdn Bhd, which is developing two world-class tourism projects here, is holding talks with the Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) to embark on an interactive light and music show on the island.

The new attraction will enable Langkawi to have its own world light festival, similar to those in Sydney and Amsterdam.

Pekan Artisan signed an agreement last Sunday with Lada to develop an eco-theme park including a hotel and an island resort, with a total investment of RM1.2 billion.

Langkawi in the spotlight

A 13.35ha eco-theme park and an exclusive island resort will be built here over the next four years to increase tourist arrivals and tourism receipts.

The RM700mil park will be an “eco-expansion” of the Oriental Village, an outdoor lifestyle and shopping mall with a boutique hotel located at the foothills of Mount Machincang on the north-western part of the island. The main attraction there is currently the Langkawi Cable Car.

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Lada, Pekan Artisan to develop two locations in Langkawi

LANGKAWI: The Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and Pekan Artisan Sdn Bhd, a tourism resort and high-impact attraction developer, are collaborating to develop two unique locations with a gross development value of RM2.4bil in Langkawi.

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