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DREAM DESTINATION TRAVEL & TOURS SDN BHD
Is a complete travel destination management company. Our core activities consist of providing ancillary travel related products such as Hotels, Furnished Services Apartments, Transfers, Sightseeing Tours, Professional guides and Packages at competitive rates to the corporate and wholesale/retail travel trade. It is a fully owned Malaysian-company, which was established in 2006. We are fully equipped as a DMC and we believe in providing the best service!
We are also specialized in Overland Tours which are tailor made according to the market requirement,. Since we own the fleet of cars, Van & Coaches as well as in-house guides, it is a great advantage for us in the pricing as well as the service.
We envision an environment where Business and Leisure customers come together in the most mutually beneficial ways, an environment where a customers service and price requirements are optimally matched.
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Kuala Lumpur, City That Never Sleep
Kuala Lumpur has its origins in the 1850s, when the Malay Chief of Klang, Raja Abdullah, hired some Chinese labourers to open new and larger tin mines for tin prospectors.The miners landed at the confluence of Sungai Gombak (previously known as Sungai Lumpur, meaning "muddy river") and Sungai Klang (Klang River) to open mines at Ampang, Pudu and Batu. These mines developed into a trading post which became a frontier town.
The tin prospectors settled in Ampang,and formed gangs within themselves. The two largest Chinese gangsters, the Hakka-dominated Hai San and the Hokkien-dominated Ghee Hin, frequently engaged in warfare to gain control of tin production in the town.[18] The incessant warfare between the two factions brought tin mine production to a standstill, prompting the British, who ruled Selangor as one of the Federated Malay States at the time, to appoint a Chinese Kapitan (headman) to administer Kuala Lumpur. Hiu Siew, the owner of a mine in Lukut, was elected as the first Kapitan. As one of the first traders to arrive in Ampang (along with Yap Ah Sze), he sold provisions to the miners in exchange for tin.
During the early times, Kuala Lumpur had many problems, including the Selangor Civil War; it was also plagued by diseases and constant fires and floods. Around the 1870s, the third Chinese Kapitan of Kuala Lumpur, Yap Ah Loy, emerged as leader, and became responsible for the survival and subsequent systematic growth of this town. He began to develop Kuala Lumpur from a small, obscure settlement into a booming mining town.In 1880, the state capital of Selangor was moved from Klang to the more strategically advantageous Kuala Lumpur.

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