M’sia is getting more popular

Say cheese: Musa (centre) taking a photo with foreign media during the mega familiarisation tour in the run-up to VM2020. With him is Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board corporate communication division director Iskandar Mirza Mohd Yusof (in red tie).

KUALA LUMPUR: Tourists are staying longer and spending more in Malaysia, with Saudi Arabia as the nation with the highest expenditure per capita, says Tourism Malaysia.

The first half of 2019 saw positive growth in tourist arrivals and receipts with a total of 13.3 million arrivals, a 4.9% increase compared to the same period last year.

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