KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia is achieving its target of one million tourist arrivals a year, with a record of 1.5 million visitors just for the month of August, a 2.6 percent increase from the same month last year.
A Tourism Malaysia's official said this continued "the positive trend of registering more than one million visitors per month.
"Total arrivals for January to August 2006 stood at 11.52 million, an increase of 5.9 percent from last year's 10.88 million.
Top five markets for the first eight months of this year were Singapore (6.32 million), Thailand (1.31 million), Indonesia (803,701), Brunei (447,245) and China (244,255).
Source : TravelWeekly
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