With more than two million followers on Weibo, Michael Wong’s tenure as Tourism Ambassador for Perak is for two years, beginning 1st August, 2019 until 31st July, 2021, targeting East Asia, mainly China, Hong Kong and Taiwan markets.

This is a timely appointment given that Ipoh-Guangzhou direct flights will begin in October.

at the press conference

at the press conference

This news was announced at a press conference at WEIL Hotel in Ipoh yesterday by State Tourism Committee chairman, YB Tan Kar Heng.

Boyish-looking Michael Wong certainly needs no introduction to fans of MandoPop, having been in the industry for over 25 years.

With many international concerts under his belt, from Malaysia to Tokyo and Los Angeles, Michael holds the record as the artiste with the highest tickets sold (20,000) during a concert at Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur.

Perak State Tourism Committee chairman, YB Tan Kar Heng, announces the appointment

Perak State Tourism Committee chairman, YB Tan Kar Heng, announces the appointment

In line with his role as the state’s tourism ambassador, the four main tourism themes to be promoted by Michael are: Island, Adventure, Food, and Culture.

For more information about Michael Wong, check this Wikipedia Page.

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