MALAYSIA recorded a total of two million tourist arrivals for the month of July 2009 – an increase of 3.9 per cent – up from 1.9 million visitors for the same month in 2008, according to data released by Tourism Malaysia.
Cumulatively, tourist arrivals recorded from January to July this year reached 13.35 million, representing an increase of 3.6 per cent compared to 12.89 million for the same period in 2008.
The top 10 tourist-generating markets for July were Singapore (1,029,421), Indonesia (214,073), Thailand (120,940), China (including Hong Kong & Macau) (89,782), Brunei (51,055), Australia (50,132), India (44,797), the UK (42,821), the Philippines (33,717), and Japan (33,458).
Source : TTG
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