News Summary – Malaysian Travel Trends a Sign of Good Economy
Malaysian travel industry experts reveal a bright outlook for the local travel industry players in a latest report.
Here’s a summary of their findings:11.9 million international outbound travel trips from Malaysia were recorded in 2016 (2017 figures are being prepared) and the number is forecast to grow by an average of 3.5 per cent annually to 14.2 million trips by 2021.
“In 2015, a total of 235.2 million trips were made by Malaysians around the country. This is an increase by eight per cent to 253.9 million trips last year, according to the Domestic Tourism Survey 2016 conducted by the Department of Statistics Malaysia.
Matta travel fair, which ran from March 16 and 18, has managed to net a total sales value of RM210 million. This is an improvement over the previous September 2017 fair, which recorded RM205 million in sales.Posted
April 3, 2018