GEORGE TOWN, Feb 20 – Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will kicks off at Padang Polo tomorrow. Members of the public will have a good chance to go on hot air baloon rides. Penang Global Tourism general manager Ooi Chok Yan told a pre-launch here today that three balloons were being made available and that they would be conducting six flights during the two-day fiesta.

At the same time, there also have a cold inflation balloon  which allow everyone to walk into the hot air balloon interior for photo opportunities. Each hot air balloon can carry up to 60 people. The hot air ballon ride is on a first-come-first-served basis and strictly.

Payment for hot air ballon is per person per ride is RM25 and cold inflation ballon per person per ride is RM5, subject to terms and conditions. This the first time a hot a balloon fiesta is being held in Penang. The event is held in conjunction with Visit Penang Year 2015 and is organised in collaboration with the state government and Tourism Malaysia. For more details at


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