Malaysian Association Of Tour And Travel Agents (MATTA)

Malaysian Association Of Tour And Travel Agents (MATTA) is a professionally managed industry body that plays a pivotal role in the travel and tourism industry of Malaysia. This organization was established in 1975, by a group of aware tour operators and travel agents who wanted to form a platform that could represent their cause in the bigger stage. The growth of MATTA has been inspiring . It started with 30 members and the number now crosses over 2,800.

The courses offered by the MATTA School of Tourism are recognized by the government of Malaysia and global organizations like IATA and UFTAA.

Malaysian Association Of Tour And Travel Agents (MATTA) Malaysian Association Of Tour And Travel Agents Head Quarters OfficeNo:11, Jalan 1/76, Desa Pandan, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, ,


The broader mission of MATTA is to promote the causes and interests of the Malaysian travel. Like other association, The MATTA aims at resolving dispute between travellers and travel agent. It is being made for smooth functioning of travel agents. Some of the major objectives of MATTA are:

  • To unite, supervise and coordinate the activities of travel agents associated with it.
  • To publicize, encourage, promote and extend the tourist and travel trade.
  • To study and promote the interest of the tourist and travel trade and profession and to educate the public regarding the function of tours and travel agents.

Who can be its Member

Any tour operator and travel agent operating vacation and holidays in Malaysia can apply for the membership of MATTA. Apart from that, MATTA accepts membership applications from overseas affiliations as well.

Industry Standards

MATTA works in close coordination with the Ministry of Tourism (Motour) as well as Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB) for the overall growth and development of the travel industry in Malaysia. To do so, it organizes airs, seminars, convention and workshops that eventually helps create awareness and understanding among the masses. Run by a highly efficient team of seasoned professionals, MATTA implements strict Code of Conduct on their members in order to facilitate the travellers.