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MASholidays Offers Packages to KL Jazz Festival

Subang, 6 September 2013: MASholidays, the travel arm of Malaysia Airlines is currently offering attractive packages for music lovers to attend the Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Festival (KLIJF) that will be held in Kuala Lumpur on 14 September 2013.

MASholidays is offering a “must grab” all-inclusive three days, two nights package with prices starting from only RM1220 per person on twin-sharing basis at a 4-star hotel. Prices differ based on the hotels customers choose. All packages include return transfers between airport and hotel, return transfers between hotel and Festival Village at University Malaya, two nights’ accommodation at the selected hotel which includes, breakfast and entry for one to the International Jazz Day Special on 14 September 2013.

Some of the hotel options that come with this package are Best Western Premier Dua, Hotel Royal Kuala Lumpur, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur and The Gardens Hotel and Residence. Package is priced at RM1220, RM1230, RM1320 and RM1350 respectively for each hotel.

The KL International Jazz Festival Entrance Ticket is to be collected at MAS Redemption Counter at University of Malaya entrance by presenting the MASholidays booking confirmation. The festival starts from 11.00am till midnight.

This offer is a one-stop hassle free travel for customers and comes with reliable and comfortable accommodation. Malaysia Airlines is a supporting sponsor of this world renowned event offering attractive deals to fly down most of the performers for the event. The national carrier is also offering these packages to overseas markets, making it convenient for foreign tourists to visit Malaysia and cherish participating in a world class event.  This is yet another initiative by Malaysia Airlines to facilitate increased tourist arrivals into Malaysia as outlined in the government’s Economic Transformation Programme (ETP).

KLIJF is a signature event for Kuala Lumpur and a premier Jazz Festival for Malaysia. KLIJF is a “must be there” event – a major city attraction for music lovers, tourists and expatriates. A critically  acclaimed Jazz Festival and winner of the coveted The Brand Laureate Best Brands Awards 2011-2012  in the “Country Brand Award” category, International Jazz joins the global community subscribing to UNESCO’s  declared virtues of jazz music as an instrument of world peace, cooperation and international culture.

Converging jazz, smooth jazz, straight ahead jazz, classic jazz, rock, R&B, swing, funk, classic rock and blues, performers set to headline the KLIJF include leading contemporary Jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour and Alto Saxophonist  Rudresh  Mahanthappa who has been  voted by the Jazz Journalists Association (JJA) Jazz Award as "Alto Saxophonist of the Year" five times in a row.

Also performing are Malaysian talents that include Jose Thomas and Jordan Rivers both leading jazz guitarists from KLOthers include  Cats in Love, UiTM Jazz Ensemble, UCSI Contemporary Ensemble, Ballads &  Blues,  John Thomas Trio, Jazz pianist John Dip Silas leading his trio, Koolskool, Square Circles, Steve Thornton and  Razak Rahman with The KL Jazz Project, and  from Penang Viv Adram and the Northern Jazz Unit.

Music lovers and enthusiasts can log on to http://holiday.malaysiaairlines.com for bookings or can enquire further via phone at 03-7863 4000 or e-mail masholidays@malaysiaairlines.com.