92.8 million domestic tourists targeted by Tourism Malaysia in 2020

By TIN Media | Tourism Malaysia Published 2 years ago on 3 December 2019
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Tourism Malaysia, in partnership with Malaysia Airlines launched special holiday packages for the year 2020 on Sunday, December 1, with a target of 92.8 million local visitors throughout the year.

The domestic tourists are expected to spend a total of RM76.9 billion which was an increase of 8.9 percent compared to the estimated figure of 85.2 million domestic tourists for this year, Tourism Malaysia director-general Datuk Musa Yusof said.

”The latest collaboration with Malaysia Airlines helps to strengthen the effort of promoting domestic tourism especially for Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VM 2020).

“Domestic tourism has always been the backbone of our tourism industry. The Cuti-Cuti Malaysia brand was developed to inculcate the value of holiday culture among Malaysians and transform the way domestic holidays are viewed.

“It is hoped that with the Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign, and with critical support from industry players such as Malaysia Airlines, we will succeed to reach the target of 30 million international tourist arrivals and RM100 billion tourist receipts,” he said in his speech at the launch of the Cuti-Cuti Malaysia Packages with MHholidays at Sunway Putra Mall.

Meanwhile, Malaysia Airlines Group Chief Operations Officer, Ahmad Luqman Mohd Azmi said from now until 9 December 2019, there will be discounts of up to 70 percent on selected hotels and flights by MHholidays, across MAS domestic destinations for immediate travel until Mac 31, 2020.

Ahmad Luqman said the packages offered to allow customers to enjoy a free one-night stay with a purchase of a four-night stay package with over 120 properties in Malaysia.

Malaysia Airlines current domestic destinations on promotion include Langkawi, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Johor Bahru, Labuan, Kota Bharu, Kuala Terengganu, Alor Setar, Kuantan, Sibu, Bintulu, Miri, Sandakan, and Tawau.


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