Saturday, December 30, 2006

Pahang Aims for RM4b Tourism Revenue

KUANTAN: Pahang is targeting RM4bil in tourism revenue in 2007 and expects 7.5 million domestic and foreign tourists to visit the state.

State Tourism Action Council general manager Junus Suhit said various activities had been planned to attract tourists to Pahang.

This includes 12 international events like the Monsoon Madness wind surfing at Balok, the National Park Eco Challenge in Lipis, Rafting Expedition and the International Orchestra Festival.

He said efforts would be made to build more facilities and improve existing ones to make tourists stay longer.

Junus said 4.3 million people visited Pahang in the first six months of this year.
The tourists were mainly from Singapore, China and Britain.

Source : STAR
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