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National Park Pahang, Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawingÂ đŸ‘©đŸ»Â has recently travelled to Taman Negara 🌳🌳 (aka National Park 🌳🌳 ) Pahang, Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ with MITA business networking trip & enjoyed her back to nature 💚 stay đŸ›ŒđŸšżđŸšœđŸ˜ŽđŸ’€ at Han Rainforest Resort 🏡🏘🏡

She đŸ‘©đŸ» had a privilege to meet & enjoyed an inspiring chat đŸ—ŁđŸ‘€ with the founder of the resort🏡🏘🏡, Mr Kenny Ng đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ(Uncle Kenny) about his nature 💚 💚 passion & resort busines journey

Oppsss…SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» has forgot đŸ€ŠđŸ»â€â™€ïž to have a photo 📾 with Uncle KennyÂ đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’ŒÂ during this trip

He đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ has generously shared an article âœđŸ»đŸ“œwrote by him & SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» would like to share đŸ‘©đŸ»â€đŸ’»đŸ“ it here, inclusion of her favourite ❀ emojisss & capturesss 📾 in between 😃😁

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Taman Negara🌳🌳, situated in the heart ❀of Pahang, Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ , is 1ïžâƒŁ of the oldest rainforest 🌳🌳 in the world đŸ—ș🌍 at 130 million years old

Within it, lays a geographical 🌍 wonder of permanently untouched & protected habitat for flora đŸŒłđŸŒ±đŸŒżđŸŒș & fauna 🩓🐆🐅🐘 to florish to all its glory

As such, this a perfect đŸ‘đŸ» platform for the development of a hub towards the education of conservation of the ecology surrounding Taman Negara & rainforests in general 🌳🌳

We strongly believe that Taman Negara 🌳🌳 has the potential to be a global đŸ—ș🌍 platform for the both Eco & Adventure education tourism centre 😃

My đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ humble beginnings of 30 plus years specialising in tourism at Taman Negara 🌳🌳 & the handling of some 1ïžâƒŁ million over tourists đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź since day 1ïžâƒŁ, has led me đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ to the formation of 2ïžâƒŁ travel agencies (NKS & Han Travel) & a resort 🏡🏘🏡 with the biggest room capacity at Kuala Tahan. We average 30k tourists đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘«đŸ‘­ a year & 90% of them are from Europe 🇬🇧 🇼đŸ‡č đŸ‡©đŸ‡Ș 🌍đŸ—ș

It has come to a time, where I đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ feel personally, having been in this trade for 30 odd years, it is time to educate the younger generation đŸ‘§đŸ»đŸ§’đŸ»đŸ‘ŠđŸ»đŸ§‘đŸ» & anyone from all walks of life willing to learn about the conservation 💚 of the ecology & its surroundings

We at Han Travel, have formed 2ïžâƒŁ new 🆕 arms in our corporation to execute the upcoming programs called Eco Adventure Tourism 💚💚

This will be encased with the educational arm named the Eco Educational Tourism, headed by Mr Frank Kee & his team đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸ’đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸ’đŸ»â€â™€ïž & in support đŸ’ȘđŸ» with the activities provided by the Adventure Management Tourism headed by Mr Kevin Bateman & his team đŸ™‹đŸœâ€â™‚ïžđŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸ’đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸ’đŸ»â€â™€ïž

Just 1ïžâƒŁ of our examples for the educational program is the re-planting of bamboo 🎋🎍or specific trees 🌳🌳 by badly eroded areas in the effort to prevent further damage to the riversides 💩💧

This is just an example of what we would provide as a CSR initiative 😀

We shall be working closely with the Sultan Ahmad Environmental foundation 💚 in its efforts, participate & uphold its values 😊

Alas, with our planning & preparation, we now realise that we face a huge stumbling block đŸ˜„đŸ˜“ We do not a permanent site to conduct our activities in a conducive & safe manner 😌

Also, current rules & regulations by the government sectors should be looked at & revised to enable operators like us đŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Ź to introduce & execute the mutually beneficial conservational education programs 💚💚

In the extended period, the efforts will benefit not just the environment 💚🌳💚 but also creating employment opportunity to the locals within its surroundings đŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘«

IđŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œnow urge, the Pahang state Government, Ministry of Tourism & other related government agencies to assist us in paving the way into this journey with us đŸ™đŸ»đŸ€đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ™ŒđŸ»

Other Asian countries are already promoting their countrys’ tagline, for example;-

  • Thailand đŸ‡č🇭 ~ Culture tourism
  • Indonesia đŸ‡źđŸ‡© ~ Art tourism
  • Philippines đŸ‡”đŸ‡­ ~ Diving tourism
  • Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ ~ Eco & Adventure tourism

All told, our Ministry of Tourism Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ have also set their vision 💭 on Eco Tourism 💚 with its plans & implementation of its program from 2025 & continued focusing till 2050

Han Travel Sdn Bhd, is now at the final phases of the planning & is almost ready to launch our initial program on Eco & Adventure Tourism 💚💚 The launch pad & operations will be at the Han Rainforest Resort, Kuala Tahan 🏡🏘🏡

We hope our efforts will promote & drive the state of Pahang to be model state & also the centre of Ecological 💚 Awareness & the centre for the Education on Rainforest Preservation 🌳🌳

Once again, I đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ believe that our vision is in line with the Pahang State government’s. Developing a fully functioning centre where the education of the ecology 💚 can spread to all walks of life through an experiential process where participants đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź can touch, feel, smell, see and hear the importance of the ecology 💚around us & the threats to its and our existence 😃😁

Thank you đŸ™đŸ»

Written âœđŸ» by, Mr Kenny Ng đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ, founder of Han Travel Resort 🏡🏘🏡

Website🌐: https://han.travel/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/hanrainforestresort/

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawingÂ đŸ‘©đŸ»Â is wishing Uncle KennyÂ đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ a successful initiative of Eco Educational Tourism

From her stay đŸ›ŒđŸšżđŸšœđŸ˜ŽđŸ’€ experience, the room is spacious & clean with attached bathroom 🚿 (Hot shower 🚿 with shampoo & body gel are provided) & toilet đŸšœ She loves 💗 the comfy bed 🛏 & pillow too

The room is with a balcony with coffee ☕ table & chair with a glass sliding door đŸšȘ to view the surrounding

The resort 🏡🏘🏡 is equipped with dipping pool đŸŠđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸŠđŸ»â€â™‚ïž , iron area at corridors within the rooms for its guests đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘«đŸ‘­, rabbits 🐇🐰 farm, river fish 🐟 pond, a natural fish 🐟 head stone of millions years, jungle fowls 🐓 farm, quail đŸ€ farm etc. Definitely an educational opportunities đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ‘†đŸ»for the kids đŸ‘¶đŸ»đŸ‘§đŸ»đŸ§’đŸ»đŸ‘ŠđŸ»đŸ§‘đŸ» to touch, hold & get to know the animals đŸ‡đŸ°đŸ“đŸŸđŸ€

A relaxing 😌😎 back to nature 💚 at Taman Negara 🌳🌳 She loves 💗 her short stay with exciting visits to,

Night 🌃🌌 Jungle 🌳🌳 Walk đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïž

About 1ïžâƒŁ hour of relaxing 😌 walking đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïž in the dark jungle 🌳🌳 with torch 🔩 light

Special thanks đŸ™đŸ» to the nature guide đŸ’šđŸ™‹đŸœâ€â™‚ïž, Mr Panjang, plenty of insects, reptiles, birds etc. being observed 😃😁

Canopy 🌳🌳 Walk đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïž

It’s approximately 540m long & 40m above the ground

Guess what❓⁉

It’s the world 🌍đŸ—ș longest canopy walkway

Yeah‌đŸ˜Č We made it âœŒđŸ»đŸ™ŒđŸ»đŸ‘đŸ»

Rapid shooting

Amazing 😉 fun đŸ˜†đŸ€Ł 1ïžâƒŁst experience she had & she đŸ‘©đŸ» was 101% wet 💩💧with ride through the rapids along Tembeling River 💩💧

Luckily 🍀 the valuable belongings & shoes 👟 were kept by the nature guide đŸ’šđŸ™‹đŸœâ€â™‚ïžin the plastic bag , else all got wet & gadgets đŸ“±đŸ“·âŒšïž may spoilt 😊

Bateq Village Visit

The Bateq indigenous people are very shy â˜ș in welcoming guests đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź

Learnt lots about their basic traditional lifestyle e.g. start a fire đŸ”„, using blow gun to hunt for animals as foods etc.

Hmm đŸ€” …SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» is planning for her cave overnight đŸŒƒđŸŒŒđŸ˜ŽđŸ’€ trip next year

Highly recommended đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ‘†đŸ» to back to nature 💚 to National Park Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

More details via 🌐 https://han.travel/tour/taman-negara-tour/

Also welcomeÂ đŸ€—Â to check out SiennyLovesDrawingÂ đŸ‘©đŸ»Â â€™s top contributorÂ đŸ‘†đŸ»Â account via 🌐 https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawing for her recent reviews on the Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡ŸÂ â€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaÂ đŸ‘©đŸ»â€đŸ’»đŸ“

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Green Getaway ~ Back to nature @ Tanah Aina Farrah Soraya

Yeah! SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ»has recently accepted an exclusive invitation to join the Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) for the launch of new criterias for Classification & Rating Criteria Tourist Accommodation Premises in Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿat Tanah Aina Farrah Soraya🏞

Ohh…It was a 2D1N trip 🎒to Raub, Pahang in Malaysia & travelled in a nice coach 🚌

Had an enjoyable delicious Malay lunch đŸœ at Lemang Toki Bentong

Lemang❓

It is glutinous rice 🍚with coconut fragrant & cooked in bamboo🎋stick & served with spicy chicken 🐓🐔 or beef 🐂🐼to dine

A must try when you are travelling to Bentong ya đŸ˜‹đŸ‘đŸ»â—ïž

Arrived at the car park area to the resort, then all of us with our luggage bags đŸŽ’đŸ‘đŸ‘œđŸ’Œtransferred to a lorry 🚛

Yeah! We have to travel with the resort lorry to be at the resort⁉Wow❗

Do enjoy a video clip đŸ“čđŸŽ„captured during her lorry riding journey to the resort

This resort is so beautiful❗It is surrounding with a really impressive rainforest🌮🌳đŸŒČ🎍SiennyLovesDrawing really enjoyed the fresh air & greeny scenery here 💚

Curious about it⁉

Captured a video clip đŸŽ„đŸ“č to sharing this ~ back to nature ~ resort stay vacation

SiennyLovesDrawing loves this beautiful river named Delam, one of the cleanest river in Pahang, Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

She wishes she can always dining đŸœwith this green environment with fresh air every day 😃

Let’s enjoy the clean Delam River video clip đŸ“čđŸŽ„ of the fishes 🐟🐟in the river,

Really enjoyed the wide variety of all foods served throughout her stay at this lovely resort đŸ˜‹đŸ‘đŸ»

SiennyLovesDrawing & her blogger friends đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Źwent for a challenging river trekking

Yes❗

Her 1st river trekking & got wet from hair to toes…Ha…Ha…đŸ€ŁđŸ˜‚

This resort always providing chess & Congkak for its guests to chill & relax during the stay 😀

Very comfy room with double decker beds dorm style❗

SiennyLovesDrawing was sharing a dorm room with her friends 👭👭👭

Yeah! Wake up early, enjoying the birds 🐩 singing & fresh air from the greens, really an enjoyable stay 😁

After breakfast, attended the launch of the new criterias for Classification & Rating Criteria Tourist Accommodation Premises in Malaysia đŸ€—

SiennyLovesDrawing has learnt much more about the hotel ratings scheme, would be helpful in her future hotel review sharing then 😃

It was officiated by the Minister of Tourism & Culture Malaysia, đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’ŒYB Dato ‘Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz (YB) & attended by the senior officials of MOTAC, the Pahang State Government agencies & industry practitioners in the hospitality & tourism industry🙂

At the ceremony, YB has launched 5 5ïžâƒŁnew classification criteria of,

  • City Hotel
  • Highlands Hotel
  • Resort (Island / Coast / lake / river)
  • Innovative Hotel
  • Boutique Hotel

which all effective from 1st June 2017

“These criteria also give attention to the elements of creativity & innovation, green 💚elements, local cultural & sustainable tourism without compromising on standards, security & services offered. Innovative new concept hotel surely will attract young people in the hospitality industry ” said YB đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œduring the launch

The Malaysia’s hotel star ⭐ classification scheme have been implemented since 1996 & followed with the Orchids Standard in 1999. These criteria apply to all types of property regardless of location, suitability, facilities & position of the hotel. This revision of the criteria is implemented to align with the rapid changes & needs.

With this new rating criteria, operators of tourist accommodation premises will also have an alternative in providing services, facilities & infrastructure as well as better quality services to tourists đŸ€—

Guess what❓

Taman Aina Farrah Soraya is rated as 4 4ïžâƒŁ stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐for Resort (River) category đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ‘đŸ»Congrats❗

SiennyLovesDrawing left this beautiful resort with a heavy heart ❀ after lunch then. Will be back with her parents đŸ‘ŽđŸ»đŸ‘”đŸ» to have a stay vacation again 😊

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