Learning Journey to Penang

The Edison, Georgetown
(Colonial Charm Meets Contemporary Chic)

Friday – Sunday, 20 – 22 July 2018

FBN Asia Malaysia Country Committee would like to welcome you and your family to join us for a pampering weekend of cultural exploration and feasting in PENANG,  MALAYSIA’s  PEARL OF THE ORIENT.  Penang is well known to have some of the best street food in Asia and is famous for its many legendary hawker food opportunities in addition to its UNESCO recognised cultural heritage and well-preserved natural scenery.

We invite you to register now for an exciting weekend with your family!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FAMILY BUSINESS VISIT – GHEE HIANG
    Visit Ghee Hiang headquarters at Beach Street within Georgetown’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to the oldest tau sar pneah with a proud history in Malaysia, dating back to 1856 with a 162-year heritage. Have an intimate conversation on with Dato’ Ar Ooi Sian Hian, its Executive Chairman who is the 3rd generation in his family involved in the business.
  • FAMILY ADVENTURE – TREASURE HUNT (for families who are driving up)
    What better way to have a fun and family bonding time with numerous exciting food stops along the journey. Starting with a delightful breakfast at Gopeng, lunch in Ipoh at the famous Sun Seng Fatt Curry House and to discover many other treasures along the way till you reach Penang.
  • ACCOMMODATION – THE EDISON
    Experience the exceptional by staying at a heritage hotel at the heart of historical Georgetown
  • FOOD DISCOVERY
    Savour the many legendary local hawker food, nyonya and peranakan cuisines
  • CULTURAL, HERITAGE VISITS AND NATURE
      • CHEONG FATT TZE BLUE MANSION
        “Tour and listen to the Story on the Man, Mansion & Conservation of Blue Mansion Building” followed by a sumptuous dining experience where East meets West.
      • SUN YAT SEN MUSEUM
        “Understand the Penang Cultural Heritage.” The Custodian of the Museum – Khoo Salma Nasution will bring you on a private tour with explanation on history of Penang and the Georgetown World Heritage site.
      • HABITAT, PENANG HILL
        “A nature trail to experience the most authentic, diverse and educational Malaysian rainforest and reconnect with nature in its purest form as you immerse yourself in 130-million-year-old rainforest. Discover its secrets guided by a local Naturalist.”
  • DURIAN ORCHARD
    Find out why durian is the indisputable KING of FRUITS in South East Asia with a visit to Balik Pulau Orchard, well known for its many different durian species.

Registration will close on 22 June 2018.  

Rates

FBN MEMBERS NON-MEMBERS
MYR1,300 per person MYR1,800 per person
RATES FOR KIDS BELOW 12 YRS OLD
MYR650 per child MYR900 per child
Kids below 7 yrs old: FREE
TREASURE HUNT*
(of max 4 persons)
MYR400 per car

*Participants to drive their own car and form own group of 4 persons. Car rental is available for overseas participants.
Alternatively, we will also assist to pair the overseas participants (if there is space available on some cars).

Registration Fees for Domestic Helpers:
Helpers of FBN members: MYR910
Helpers of non-FBN members: MYR1,260

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE FEES?

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ACCOMMODATION

All programme and activities will originate from The Edison George Town, our recommended hotel for this Learning Journey.  To make a booking, please indicate when you register.

Deluxe Room at MYR 493.00 nett* per room night
Based on Single or Double occupancy
Inclusive of daily breakfast

*Booking must be done via FBN Asia

CAR RENTAL FOR TREASURE HUNT ON 20th JULY

Please note that the Treasure Hunt will start from Kuala Lumpur with several interesting stops till we reach Penang.

1. Sedan – Honda City 1.5 (AT) @ MYR 265.00 per day
2. Sedan – Honda Civic 1.8 (AT) @ MYR 330.00 per day
3. MPV – Toyota Innova 2.0 (AT) @ MYR 310.00 per day

Note that car rental fee is an additional cost to the Treasure Hunt registration fee of MYR 400 per car.

FURTHER QUERIES

Please contact FBN Asia Malaysia Representative
Ms. Taryn Foo | Email: TarynFoo@fbnasia.org

Registration

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