APPLE VACATIONS to be honoured with Best Tour Operator – Outbound at MATTA Award 2019

Apple Vacations Group Managing Director
Dato’Sri Koh Yock Heng

(Kuala Lumpur 30th June) Apple Vacations & Conventions is honoured with MATTA Best Tour Operator – Outbound 2019.

Held at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur Hotel, the award was presented by president Datuk Tan Kok Liang to Apple Vacations Group Managing Director Dato’Sri Koh Yock Heng.

The MATTA Awards 2019 was organised by Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) as way to recognise the achievements of its members and their contribution to the Malaysian tourism industry, the nominees were suggested by MATTA members themselves.

“In this time of gratitude, we give thanks for all the customers who has been continuously supporting us. We value their patronage and appreciate their confidence in us. We are as enthusiastic as ever to serve our customers, as we have done from day one.” Koh said.

“Also, I would like to thank all the APPLE-Nian who each play their roles in a responsible, accountable manner to every Apple customer who cross our path. It is no secret that Apple Vacations’ success today is largely attributed to our Apple-nian.”

Koh in his speech also thanked all the business partners and suppliers, especially MATTA who has honouring Apple Vacations with the award.

“We are celebrating our 23rd anniversary this year and through our promotional activities, we want to tell Malaysians that our passion for this outbound travel business has not cooled down. We will continue to enhance the quality of our tours and service”

Winning the Best Tour Operator – Outbound in MATTA 2019 is not merely another feather in the cap but a clear recognition and affirmation of the proud Malaysian company’s achievements. The recognition will spur the company to greater heights, as Apple Vacations & Conventions move with razor-sharp focus towards its goal of becoming the country’s No. 1 Travel Agency and becoming a household brand.

About Apple Vacations & Conventions

Established in 1996, Apple Vacations & Conventions Sdn Bhd(AVC) started with a humble beginning of 5 staff has since morphed into a multiple award-winning travel management company.

With a man power of 250 strong, AVC offers comprehensive travel services which include group tour packages around the world, chartered flights, MICE business, Cruise & FIT, Muslim holidays and customised travel arrangements.

Today, the company with branch offices in Indonesia, Singapore and Tokyo, is highly regarded as a formidable trailblazer in the travel industry, commanding the respect and admiration of industry players such as airlines, hoteliers, ground operators as well as private corporations and the travelling public.


In 1975, a group of travel and tour agents initiated an association to represent their interests. Today, MATTA boasts a membership of over 3,400 members and increasing, comprising local tour and travel organizations as well as numerous overseas affiliations.

It is also the national umbrella representative body for the entire travel industry in the country. With a full time secretariat in Kuala Lumpur, its headquarters, MATTA has state chapters in Kedah, Penang, Perak, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Terengganu, Kelantan, Selangor, Johor, Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan.

From left, Datuk Tan Kok Liang, Dato’Sri Koh Yock Heng, Deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik and Tourism Malaysia director-general Datuk Musa Yusof.

APPLE VACATIONS has been acknowledged as
Best Tour Operator – Outbound at MATTA Award 2019!
From left, Apple 101 Sdn Bhd Executive Director Louis Ng and Dato’Sri Koh Yock Heng

We are proud to be Apple-Nian!

with Deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik