Reopening borders: Domestic tourists continue to drive Malaysia’s tourism recovery, says minister


Malaysia welcomes international travellers from April 1, but domestic tourism is expected to grow even bigger this year. — GLENN GUAN/The Star

Domestic tourists will continue to drive the recovery of the country’s tourism sector as international travel gradually grows, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri.

She said local tourists will still be vital to the tourism industry even as the country’s borders reopen.

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