MATTA President(2019-2021) Datuk Tan Kok Liang

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) remains in good hands following the re-election of its President Datuk Tan Kok Liang during the 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) cum election held at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), here, Saturday.

Tan polled 383 votes from 589 delegates to defeat challenger Rohizam Md Yusoff of Cat Travel Sdn Bhd who garnered 173 votes.

Tan of Borneo Trails Tour and Travel Sdn Bhd has been a key driving force in the country’s tourism industry for almost three decades.

He was the Chairman of MATTA Sabah Chapter (2009-2013) and thereafter as Vice President Inbound & Domestic (2013-2017) and then President in 2007.


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.

MATTA 44th Annual General Meeting – 13 July 2019

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News Source: Daily Express