Discover unique Malaysian experiences with LocalUsher
By Digital News Asia December 30, 2016
- The experiences are packaged according to different personalities
- Assists individuals or groups to discover and book various fun travel packages across Malaysia
THE travel startup space is thriving with many new innovative platforms being introduced for the convenience of users. These various travel portals differ from one another through its key features and available deals they can offer their customers.
Hence, a homegrown startup such as Local Usher, for example, encompasses what consumers want and need in selecting their desired local experiences.
Founded in 2014, LocalUsher assists individuals or groups to discover and book various fun travel packages across Malaysia within a click of a button. Consumers would just need to use LocalUsher and simply search for their preferred experience via the search box or browse by the personalities or locations available.
The experiences are packaged according to different personalities such as “The Slacker”, for those who prefer to relax and unwind, “The Luxe”, for those who want a sophisticated vacation, “The Team Builder”, for those who travel in groups and many others.
“To know a country, is to explore everything a country has to offer. However, we realised that many have not been to or are even aware of tourists’ hotspots close to home. We then decided to source and collect all the amazing local experiences and make it available for booking on our platform, enabling consumers to enjoy their leisure time differently.
“Whether you are an adventurer, a slacker, or a foodie, we have the right packages for you. We categorise all our experiences into different personalities to help you find the perfect one that suits you with just a click,” said LocalUsher co-founder Sabrina Cheng.
Cheng and fellow co-founder, Ng Hui Lin are avid globetrotters who teamed up to further fuel their passion of travelling by creating the online platform in Malaysia for locals to discover and experience fun activities in the country.
As its name suggests, LocalUsher ushers customers to many local travel packages, enabling them to select and enjoy everything there is to offer in the country.
In May 2016, LocalUsher was announced as one of the winning teams of Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd’s first Accelerate programme which awarded them with a total of RM100,000 in seed funding.
Following this milestone, LocalUsher continued the expansion of their offerings with the recently introduced personality category, “For the Family Focused”, which encompasses various family-oriented travel packages.
“The new addition to LocalUsher’s packages allows consumers to explore different activities with their families, from sleeping over in a mini zoo to learning how to be a farmer for a day. Additionally, these carefully curated experiences provide families the opportunity to travel to new places and try new things together,” shared Ng Hui Lin.
Malaysia is a nation rich with rugged mountains, tropical rainforests, cool highlands and warm beaches, resulting in the country being deemed an ultimate travel destination for many.
However, many Malaysians, especially the urbanites, are unfamiliar of the various travel treasures available within the country.
To accommodate in exploring these fun experiences, LocalUsher assists individuals or groups to discover and book various fun travel packages across Malaysia within a click of a button.
Below are the Top 10 picks of what to see, do and experience in Malaysia via LocalUsher:
Additionally, those who have businesses that provide unique experiences in Malaysia are also encouraged to list their experiences on LocalUsher, which can serve as a promotional platform for them.
For more information on LocalUsher, visit www.localusher.com
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