KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 (Bernama) -- Visitors to Malaysia are now able to download a free application for their smartphones that puts a complete guide of Malaysia in the palm of their hand.
The recently launched application called "The Malaysia Trip Planner" gives travellers personalised, inspiring and practical information on Malaysia.
Tourism Malaysia Director-General Datuk Mirza Mohammad Taiyab said mobile platforms have gone beyond traditional advertising and are an excellent way to showcase a country's diverse tourism offerings.
The application's main features include detailed information on local attractions to explore, complete schedule of events, description of places and must-see attractions.
"Tourism Malaysia is proud to launch this mobile app to meet the demands of todayâ€™s travellers who want tourism information in an innovative way at their fingertips," he said in a statement.
The application organises travel plans into an itinerary that has all of the visitorâ€™s trip details in one place.
It provides extensive information on Malaysia's various attractions and enables quick and easy sharing with friends via Facebook and Twitter.
The 'Malaysia Trip Planner' application is available for use on iPhone and Android phones in their respective app stores.