Names such as "Prince Of Wales Island", " Pulo Pinom", "Pulau Kesatu" is well known for its historical Heritage building of the yesteryears and popular with food ( local cuisine namely fusion food of Nyonya cuisine). As a Penangites (that is what we call for locals in Penang). Penang is a melting pot of many communities. I would be more than happy to take my guests to experience the hospitality of the locals and the wonderful sights in Georgetown．
I am a Tourist Guide licensed under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia, currently a member of Penang Heritage Trust, a member of an non-government organization which involves in Heritage preservation, cultural promotion in Penang State. I speak other languages as well besides English, basically Chinese, dialects, Malay language, and some Thai as well. In most cases I do also conduct tours to Thailand which is basically 3 hours drive from Penang. I conduct private tours, among some of my tours would be the cemeteries tours , namely Jewish and Protestant cemeteries .
I had served in numerous hotels , namely Hard Rock Hotel, Penang, to name a few and was a personal assistant to the Executive Chef.
Food and art are my passion and I would very much like to share my knowledge and ideas to my guests.
I graduated from Olympia College in hospitality and tourism.
A Recent Review of this guide
Gim Seng did a wonderful job leading us and having us experience the unique things, sights, food and culture. His knowledge of this location was complete, and had a wonderful personality. He was truly interested in our needs and feelings. Was a complete pleasure to work with him.
Licensed Tourist Guide by Ministry Of Tourism, Malaysia ( MOTAC)-City Guide
TG no: 10033. Member of Penang Heritage Trust (www.pht.org.my) a non government organization in preserving heritage values of Penang.
An ex-Hon secretary of Penang Tourist Guide Association(www.ptga.my)
Possession Of Driving Licence for Car & Van/ Multi Purpose Vehicle ( Non-Commercial )
Education Background: High School (Higher School Certificate)
Diploma in Hotel Management& Hospitality
Additional Professional Course: Pre-Contract Examination in Financial Planning.
I hold a Blue badge issued by the Ministry of Tourism of Malaysia, a City Guide.
I am unable to guide in National Park except Botanical Gardens, Penang.