GEORGE TOWN: To promote the durian season in the state, Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia and Tourism Malaysia Penang once again collaborated to organise the Durian Packages "Back by Popular Demand" -- Eat Durian As Much As You Can campaign.
The month-long event, which started on July 1, was launched by deputy director-general of Tourism Malaysia Datuk Azizan Noordin. This is the third time the durian campaign is being held since 2010.
The campaign is organised with Naza Talyya Penang, selected travel agencies, AirAsia and TRI Dynamic Venture.
The promotion takes place at Naza Talyya Penang daily, from 4pm to 8pm.
Tour operators have created some interesting durian packages.
They include the "Durian Buffet" which is priced from RM55 (adults) and RM33 (children); the two-day/one-night Durian Package from RM115; the three-day/two-night Durian Package from RM335; and the Super Sunday Durian Package Lover from RM95.
In addition, all package buyers stand a chance to win return tickets to Hong Kong or Bandung, Indonesia, courtesy of AirAsia.
For details, call 04-261 0058 or 263 4941. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.