8 July 2002
KOTA KINABALU - The organising committee of the
Asia/Pacific Ecotourism Conference (APeco) is calling for
registration to the four days conference to be held here
from October 3 to 6.
This international conference is held in conjunction
with the International Ecotourism Year 2002.
World renown ecotourism experts will be presenting
papers at the conference. Reed Business Information Asia's
editorial director, Yeoh Siew Hoon, will chair the four-day
The organising committee is targeting a minimum of 500
delegates. To date, close to 200 participants from the
Japan Ecotourism Society and 50 from 18 Asia/Pacific
countries have confirmed participation, said APeco's
organising chairman, Albert Teo.
The conference is subsidised by Malaysia Ministry of
Culture, Arts and Tourism (MOCAT) and the Malaysian
Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA).
Registration before August 2 is entitled to the early
bird discount of US$100. International delegates will also
be accorded special airfares by Malaysia Airlines (quote
the reference number G*QHIS8D).
The international registration fee, US$350 and early
bird is US$250; MATTA members/government officials and
non-government organisations is RM470, early bird RM370;
students RM270, early bird RM250.
Registration can be done online at www.mattasabah.com/apeco
For more information contact APeco secretariat at: firstname.lastname@example.org