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World’s First Kids in Charge

World’s First Kids in Charge

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Events

(Photographs in this article courtesy of: VF Photography.) Malaysia has long been known as a holiday haven for families, due to its appeal to both young and old alike. A new resort has taken an unprecedented bid to improve its offerings to young ones to make their experience a truly unforgettable one. The Thistle Port Dickson Resort has taken the initiative to designate ten children into a provisional Advisory Board. Their main task will be to deliberate and suggest exciting and fun activities for kids.   The Launch The search for the Kids in Charge! Advisory Board was launched yesterday in Petaling Jaya. As part of Thistle‚Äôs Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts, some 65 children from 6 local schools and homes, including Agape Home School and Home of Peace, were invited. Also present at the event were Simon Farr, Regional Director of Operations of Thistle Hotels, Mr Chinthaka Weerasinghe, Country Manager Malaysia, SriLankan Airlines and Mr KJ Wong, General Manager (GSA), SriLankan Airlines.   Entry and Selection Details The nationwide search is open to all children between 7 to 12 years old who are staying in Malaysia. Kids interested in participating just need to get their parents/guardians to download the entry form from Thistle’s website, answer three questions and obtain the consent of their parents/guardians to participate by way of their signature on the form. All entries received will be reviewed by a panel of six judges and narrowed down to 10 finalists who will be inducted into the board.   Tasks and Rewards Each of the 10 board members will be provided with four 3D/2N stays for a family of four at Thistle Port Dickson, during which the respective board meetings will convene. In all, four board meetings will take place over a period of four months until December 2013, after which the board will be dissolved. Each...

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