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Thursday, 25 July, 2019, 17 : 45 PM [IST]
Tourism Malaysia unveils ‘VisitMalaysia 2020’ campaign in India
TBM Staff | Mumbai

Focusing on its commitment to India as its main potential market for growth, Tourism Malaysia launched the much ‘VisitMalaysia 2020’ campaign at a three-city roadshow covering Amritsar, Mumbai and Hyderabad.

Mohd Hafiz Hashim, Director, Tourism Malaysia Mumbai, said, “We are happy to host VisitMalaysia 2020 roadshow in Mumbai because this will enable us to do a quality networking with the travel trade fraternity and to boost Indian tourist footfall to Malaysia. The VM2020 roadshow emphasises India as main potential market for the country.”

In 2018, 600,311 (+8.6%) Indian tourists visited Malaysia and spent almost RM 2.7 billion. Statistics from January until May 2019 show that a total of 295,609 with the growth of 15.5% Indian visited Malaysia compared to same period last year.

A total number of 37 participants from Malaysia comprising a combination of 16-travel agents, 4 product owners, 9 hotels, 3 airlines and 5 others exhibitors shared the latest development of Malaysian tourism.>

 
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