Tourism Malaysia launches MyTA app for safety of tourists

Tourism Malaysia recently announced the launch of My Tourist Assist (MyTA) a mobile app to support the safety of traveller in the country. The app is developed by UST Global and managed by Jana Tiga Holdings Sdn Bhd, a company working with large Malaysian conglomerates.

My Tourist Assist™ is an e-Government service under Tourism Malaysia. Malaysia is one of most visited destination in the world and app will ensure the safety of travellers visiting the country. The app is available for download on Google Play and App Store.

Commenting on the launch, Gilroy Mathew, Head – APAC, UST Global, said, “We are happy to work with the Malaysia Tourism department in launching My Tourist AssistTM app. We launched UrSafe a few years back in India and witnessed a huge traction and applause by the Police department.”

The app will also assist the traveller in locating places like police stations, hospitals, pharmacy, ATMs, Embassy, train stations and petrol pumps. Tourists can select the service they are looking for an open its location on the map to reach there.

George John, Director ASEAN, UST Global, said, “We are excited to launch MyTA app with UrSafe feature developed by our Malaysia team. We are confident that the app will be of great use to the millions of tourists visiting the country and will help make Malaysia a safer place to travel to.”

Dato James Wong, Chairman, Jana Tiga, said, “I’m proud to bring this app as it would certainly make the travel of tourists safer in Malaysia. Millions of travellers would benefit most from the many features of this apps.”

Apart from being user-friendly and easy to use, the app is highly recommended by the Tourism Malaysia. More features will be added in the coming days.