Travel & Tours
The island of Penang has direct connections to the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, as well as nearby countries.
For domestic flights, it is advised to arrive at the airport one hour in advance, whereas two hours in advance is suggested for international flights.
The estimated travel time from George Town city centre to Kuala Lumpur city centre is 3.5–5 hours:
- 45 minutes to airport
- 45–60 minutes waiting
- 50–60 minutes flight
- 15–30 minutes collecting baggage
- 45–90 minutes to KL city centre
Travel time depends on personal flight conditions and venue of conference.
Tours are available to be booked upon request.
Early birds are encouraged to spend the day before the event day on a walk around the city.
The following tours can be provided:
Regular Heritage Walks
– Little India
– Street of Harmony
– Armenian Street & Clan Jetties
– Colonial District
PHT Educational Heritage Walks
– School Groups: Local Primary & Secondary
– International School/University
PHT Premium Heritage Walks
– PHT Heritage Walks with foreign language guides
– PHT Heritage Walks with Cultural Heritage Specialist Guides
There are a wide range of international, boutique and budget hotels available to be booked online.
The following are hotels near the event venue for your convenience:
Royale Chulan Penang
+604 259 8888
No 1 & 2, Pengkalan Weld, 10300 George Town, Penang
Ren I Tang Heritage Inn
+6 04 250 8383
82-A Lebuh Penang, 10200 George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site, Penang
23 LoveLane Boutique Heritage Hotel
+6 04 262 1323
23, Love Lane, 10200 George Town, Penang