Malaysia tourism market is decreasing because of Chinese
This is according to data compiled by the Association of Incoming Tourism Malaysia, which handles most Chinese tourist arrivals in the country through its network of about 70 companies. Chinese tourists spent an average of RM2,800 each in Malaysia, and at least 10,000 of them had canceled his trip, President of Tourism Malaysia Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen said. "Due to the promotion of Visit Malaysia Year (MVP) in 2014, many had initially made preparations to visit Malaysia in the second half of this year, but we have received many cancellations since the incident MH370. source Chinese tourist googleplus
+25% Chinese travellers in January"In January, even had a 25% increase in the number of arrivals of Chinese tourists," Dr Ng said at a press conference after meeting with members of the industry here yesterday. Apart from the incident MH370 March 8, the kidnapping of a Chinese tourist by gunmen in the Singamata Reef Resort Semporna in Sabah on 2 April also contributed to a drop in tourist arrivals from Hong Kong and Taiwan. Dr Ng said the biggest impact of the potential loss of income of Chinese tourists who took people from big cities like Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. She said China Southern Airlines,
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which had three flights daily connecting Kuala Lumpur and China, would reduce the frequency of a daily flight from next month, joining Xiamen Airlines, which had also rejected plans to increase flights connection both countries. Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz had called earlier for MVP 2014 road show in China to be set aside to show sympathy MH370 Government on the tragedy, which involved 153 Chinese citizens on board.
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