For Immediate Release
Tourism Selangor Launches The “Go Selangor” Mobile Application Following An Official Signing Ceremony With TourPlus Technology
Red Carpet 2, i-City Shah Alam becomes the First Merchant to Get On-Board the “Go Selangor” Mobile Application
SHAH ALAM, 14 April 2022 – An Official Signing Ceremony between Tourism Selangor and TourPlus Technology Sdn. Bhd. was held today at Red Carpet 2, i-City Shah Alam to officiate the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which was previously-established between Tourism Selangor and TourPlus Technology in a virtual session held on August 3rd, 2021. The strategic partnership marked yet another milestone for Tourism Selangor; in-line with its vision in gearing up its promotional initiatives towards “Tourism 4.0” and tourism digitalization.
Signing on behalf of Tourism Selangor was its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Azrul Shah Mohamad, and Mr. Rickson Goh, Founder and CEO of TourPlus Technology, and witnessed by Y.B. Tuan Hee Loy Sian, Selangor State’s Executive Council Member of Tourism and Environment.
Tourism Selangor plays a role as a strategic partner in the development of the “Go Selangor” mobile application which is set to promote Selangor’s tourism industry by utilizing TourPlus’ advanced technology.
Y.B. Tuan Hee Loy Sian in a statement shared, “The application is coherent with Tourism Selangor’s vision to strengthen its digital presence, as well as to enhance tourists’ experience in Selangor. Selangor is the most-advanced State in Malaysia, and we aspire its tourism industry to be as advanced. “Go Selangor” mobile application definitely offers both easement and convenience at the fingertips.”
Meanwhile, Mr. Rickson Goh shared, “With collaboration with Tourism Selangor, we believe TourPlus will be able to help the travel industry transform into digitalization 4.0, as well as local industry players in reviving domestic tourism market for them to be ready for post Covid-19 travel demands.”
The smart partnership which is also supported by Selangor Information Technology and Digital Economy Corporation (SIDEC) will in a way promote Tourism Selangor’s Tourism Promotional Campaigns; “Pusing Selangor Dulu” for the domestic market and “Splendid Selangor” for the international travel market.
The Official Signing Ceremony on Thursday was followed by the much-anticipated launch of the “Go Selangor” mobile application which welcomed Red Carpet 2, i-City Shah Alam as the very first merchant on-board.
Located in i-City, one of the brightest and most colourful places in the world; an accolade by CNN Travel, the Red Carpet 2 interactive wax museum in i-City is the largest wax museum in Malaysia and is home to 100 wax icons. Designed as an interactive edutainment museum, tourists will be able to get up-close and personal with their favorite celebrities, world leaders and icons; at the same time get to “know more” about them — now made easier with just some clicks on the “Go Selangor” mobile application.
Tourism Selangor also aspires to welcome close to a 100,000 merchants on the mobile application by end of 2022. Uncover Selangor’s tourism gems with ease by downloading the “Go Selangor” mobile application, logging on to Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel or keeping up with Tourism Selangor’s postings across its social media platform; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter TikTok and YouTube channel. Do not forget to include the hashtags #PusingSelangorDulu and #SplendidSelangor to be featured!