'Revenge tourists' to boost domestic travel sector, says Tourism Malaysia DG


Tourism activities are currently allowed in areas under the conditional movement control order and recovery MCO. - AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star

Malaysia is banking on domestic "revenge tourists" to boost the battered leisure travel sector once it's safe to holiday again, says Tourism Malaysia director-general Zulkifly Md Said.

"Our domestic tourists are waiting to travel again, especially interstate travel. If they are allowed to cross state borders, they would do so," he said during the launch of ITB Berlin Now.

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