Terengganu International Eco and Marine Tourism Conference




Things to do

Plan to visit




The Nature of Terengganu

The Conference










Tuesday, 10 October 2017

0800-0830 AM
0900-0930 AM
0930-1000 AM

Participants Registration
Opening Ceremony & Keynote Address by Tourism Exco
Tea Break / Press conference

1000-1100 AM

Session 1

“The Economics of Fish Conservation” by Christopher John Mcliravy

1100-1200 PM

Session 2

“The Role of Ecotourism in Local Environmental  Conservation and Socioeconomic Development” by Associate Prof. Dr Jamilah Mohd Salim @ Halim, Deputy Director (Lake, Wetland and Island Ecosystems), Kenyir Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

1200-1300 PM

Session 3
“Demystifying The Heritage City” by Tan Yung Ren  

1300-1400 PM


1400-1500 PM

Session 4
“Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Small and Medium Tourism Operators (SMTEs)” by Dr Kalsitinoor Set, Lecturer in Bachelor of Tourism Management (Hons), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

1500-1600 PM

Session 5
“The Potential of Firefly Watching in Ecotourism” by Mohd Hafiz Abdul Majid, Hafiz Cherating’s Activities & Local Guide

1600-1630 PM

Tea Break

1630-1730 PM


Session 6

“Birds of Besut” by Anuar McAfee, Committee Member of Malaysian Nature Society Kuala Terengganu Branch, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

0745 AM

Gather at Primula Beach Hotel, Lobby

0800 AM

Depart to Bukit Kluang

Depart to Bukit Kluang  

A unique combination of caves and white sandy beach, Bukit Keluang (Keluang Hill) is indeed has an exceptional view to offer. At the foot of the hill, white wide sandy beach and soothing sea breeze makes snorkeling, kayaking and wind surfing an ideal activities. After which you can explore the many caves around. It is suitable for new explorer as the trails are easy to maneuver. There are also proper walkways around to explore the hill. A slow stroll along the walkway as you ascend the hill widens your horizon to the breathtaking view around

0930 AM


Hiking Bukit Kluang

Depart to Desa Ukiran Kayu

Located in Kampong Raja, Besut. It occupied a small area with the three blocks of traditional Malay houses. A double storey block (Limas Bungkus style) has lecture room and a library at the upper level and the workshop at the ground floor. Another block (Rumah Tele style or Bujang Berserambi Selasar) has a gallery of outstanding wood carving specialists of Besut  and the third block (Potong Belanda style) has class rooms and students work.





Visit Gong Marker at Kampung Ubi Keling

Visit Beting Lintang

1700 PM

Depart back to Kuala Terengganu



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