HONG KONG: Small towns across the country will be promoted as new attractions for tourists from China. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Tourism Malaysia embarked on the plan to further expand the tourism sector. Also present in the briefing were Malaysian Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau Datuk Tengku Sirajuzzaman Tengku Mohamed Ariffin and Consul Grace Rebekah Teh. Earlier Zahid said a total of 1.8 million tourists from China, excluding Hong Kong and Macau, visited Malaysia as of Oct 31. It would be impossible to meet the target of 3 million tourists from China, with a balance of 1.2 million, before the end of the year, he said.
Source: New Strait Times November 14, 2017 12:56 UTC