It was kicked off officially with a special launch at the Bukit Bintang Dome in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, by Minister of Tourism, Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen.
Organised by the Ministry of Tourism, the 1MYES 2011 sale season starts from 15 November 2011 to 1 January 2012.
This year there will be a host of exciting events, promotions and great deals for shoppers nationwide. Some of the activities lined- up include:
1MYES MY FAVOURITE MALL CONTEST
Apart from admiring the seasonal décor of the numerous malls, the public also has the opportunity to participate in the 1MYES Favourite Mall Contest to vote for their favourite mall. They can cast their vote at www.tourismmalaysia.gov.my from 21 Nov 2011 to 1 Jan 2012 and stand a chance to win attractive weekly prizes of travel vouchers. The most popular mall will win prizes too!
MASTERCARD PROMOTIONS AT 1MYES 2011
MasterCard continues to reward its cardholders with more privileges and benefits, from instant mall redemptions to priceless experiences, for the upcoming 1Malaysia Year End Sale 2011. With a minimum spend of RM250 on MasterCard branded cards, at participating malls nationwide, cardholders can get the opportunity to walk away with instant redemptions. Also up for grabs, in collaboration with Pavilion KL and Qatar Airways, is a trip to witness the upcoming Paris Fashion Week 2012, flying on Business Class. Cardholders, with a minimum spend of RM500 at Subang Parade Shopping Centre; will be eligible to win a 4 days 3 nights stay at the Rasa Premier Suite at Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort in Penang worth RM11, 500. Other than that, there are a total of 1,800 day passes to the Malaysia International Fashion Week to be redeemed at selected malls. With this, remember, there are some things money can’t buy, for everything else, there's MasterCard.
THE JOHOR PREMIUM OUTLETS
Johor Premium Outlets (JPO), South-East Asia’s first Premium Outlet Centre, is set to open on 11 December this year with more than 80 stores.
This upscale outlet is strategically located at the intersection of the North-South Expressway and the Second Link Expressway in Johor. It is the 70th outlet centre in the Premium Outlet portfolio – one of the world’s largest collections of upscale centres.
UNITED BUDDY BEAR WORLD TOUR
For the first time in Southeast Asia, the United Buddy Bear art exhibition – comprising 148 life-size fibreglass bear sculptures originally developed in Berlin, Germany – will be exhibited at the Bukit Bintang Entrance of Pavilion KL. Each bear is hand-painted skilfully in a variety of unique designs and represent countries acknowledged by the United Nations, bringing a message of peace and tolerance.
YTL CONCERT OF CELEBRATION 2011 WITH JULIO IGLESIAS 1/12/11
Legendary crooner Julio Iglesias will be in Kuala Lumpur to entertain 1,800 specially invited guests. Log onto www.starhillgallery.com and answer a few simple questions to win free tickets, or watch the show online via the YES website. Patrons of Jalan Bukit Bintang are also able to enjoy the concert from surrounding buildings like Pavilion KL, Grand Millenium Hotel, Fahrenheit 88 etc.
CHRISTMAS MAGIC IS ON!
Malls will be decked in full festivity to usher in the Christmas celebrations. Look out for giant Christmas trees, carousels, Santa Claus, caroling performances and holiday shows.
NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN ON 31 DEC
Welcome the New Year with free concerts, live music deejays, hotel packages, gala dinners and a firework spectacular at Bukit Bintang and KLCC.
Beginning 1 January 2011, the Malaysian government had waived import duties on more than 300 goods in an effort to enhance Malaysia’s position as a duty-free shopping destination. The tax is waived to attract a wider range of principal brands to invest in Malaysia and in doing so, add variety to the product choice on the market.
Head over to Malaysia for the biggest 1Malaysia Year-End Sale ever, and enjoy more bargains with every ringgit spent!
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