Penang to get over RM10mil from its share of tourism tax


Promoting the island: Penang has been using the money to give incentives to airlines to create more flight routes to the state and increase tourist arrivals.

GEORGE TOWN: Penang can expect to get more than RM10mil – its share of tourism tax collected in the state – from the federal government.

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said with the extra cash, the state would rethink its local government fee which visitors pay when they stay here.

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