Monday, 10 April 2017 11:09

SMSS Secondary Students Kl-Malacca Educational Trip

Thirty students from Travel and Tourism and History classes went to the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur and the historic town of Malacca for a 4-day educational field trip on March 24-27, 2017.

They stayed at the Mandarin Court Hotel where they observed the hotel’s operational and competence standards such as front desk service, housekeeping, food and beverage service, sales and marketing.

A city tour was also part of the itinerary. The students visited Malaysia’s famous tourism sites such as the National Museum, Independence Square, Sultan Abdul Samad Tower, King Palace, Central Market and the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers.

On the third day of the trip, the group proceeded to Malacca for History students’ investigation of evidences with regards to the rich European cultural influences from the Portuguese, Dutch and the British as evident in the famous landmarks-Stadthuys, Christchurch and St. Paul’s Hills. A few hours of shopping at A’Famosa Freeport and Mitsui Factory outlets was an enjoyable addition to the cultural and historical sight-seeing.

The students were accompanied by the Principal of the Secondary Section Cikgu Gazala Binti Abdullah, Deputy Principal for Administration Mr Simon Wong and teachers Melany C. Santos, Irish Lumakin, Jaymar Eustaquio, Rhoel Pacis and Dexter B. Junsay. The trip was organized by Humanities Department in partnership with Freme Travel and Tours.