Ahmad Johanif Mohammed Ali appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Tourism Board (New Delhi)

Malaysia Tourism Board has appointed Ahmad Johanif Mohammed Ali as Head of its New Delhi office, drawing on his vast experience in tourism promotion.

New Delhi – Malaysia Tourism announced the appointment of Ahmad Johanniff Muhammad Ali As Head of the Malaysia Tourism Board’s New Delhi office.

Ahmad Johanif Mohamed Ali has over 34 years of valuable experience in the field of tourism promotion and international relations. His distinguished career with Tourism Malaysia, an agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, is noted for his immense achievements and dedication in promoting Malaysia as an exceptional tourist destination, showcasing the country’s unique charm, attractions and culture.

During his tenure with Tourism Malaysia, Mr Ahmad Johanif Mohamed Ali has received prestigious awards and commendations for his exemplary service, including the Silver Medal Award from the Governor of Sarawak in September 2012, the Long Service Award from Tourism Malaysia in April 2011 and the Bintang Khidmat Terpuji (BKT) Award from the Governor of Melaka in October 2007.

In addition to his numerous accolades, Ahmad Johanif Mohamed Ali has held senior management positions within Tourism Malaysia including:

  • Senior Deputy Director of Package Development Department (January 2021 to present): Supervises the niche tourism product team and leads the intelligent unit to ensure the positive development of the industry.
  • SVP Human Resources (Jan 2019 – Jan 2021): Map out talent needs, succession plans, staff movements, and implement job rotations to ensure leadership at all levels.
  • Senior Vice President, International Promotions (July 2017 to January 2019): Provided strategic leadership in promoting Malaysia to the international market.

Ahmad Johanif Mohd Ali’s strong skills in public speaking, event management, marketing and sales have served him well in various leadership roles within organisations.

On the education front, Ahmad Johanif Mohd Ali completed his Master of Business Administration in Tourism Management from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) achieving an outstanding CGPA of 4.0. He also completed an Associate Degree in Tourism Management, also from UiTM.

We are pleased to appoint Ahmad Yohanif Mohammed Ali as Head of our New Delhi office.” Said Muhammad Akmal Hafiz Abdul AzizActing Director General, Malaysia Tourism Board, New Delhi. “His vast experience, impressive track record and exemplary skills make him the ideal candidate to lead our efforts in promoting Malaysia as a top tourist destination among Indian travellers.”

Ahmad Yohanif Muhammad Ali expressed his enthusiasm for his new role: “We are honoured to have the opportunity to further strengthen ties between Malaysia and India and promote Malaysia’s rich cultural heritage, natural beauty and vibrant tourism attractions to Indian travellers.”

Vicky is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TravelDailyNews Media Network and is responsible for the day-to-day operations and financial direction. Vicky holds a BA in Tourism Business Management from the Technical University of Athens and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales. She has many years of academic and industrial experience in the travel industry and has written/edited numerous articles for various tourism magazines.

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