Although Malaysia was hit by haze recently and news papers reports of increase shooting incidents, tourist arrival is up 7.9 per cent than last year. The ministry said that we are on track to achieve targeted figure of 26.8 million tourist arrivals this year.
Read about EO return ‘out of the question’, says minister here.
From Mastercard annual report for The 20 New Most Popular Cities For Tourists, 3 of them are from South East Asia, among other top Destination like London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The 3 are Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Bangkok.
Bangkok is number 1!. Read about it here.