Malaysian tourism lures domestic travellers to ease some of the COVID pain

Redang Island, Malaysia.
Photo courtesy of John Mah.

For Malaysia’s tourism sector, 2020 was meant to be a golden year.

Hotels, airlines, and travel startups were planning to surf a wave of 30 million foreign tourist arrivals this year as the government went on an advertising blitzkrieg, promoting the “Visit Malaysia 2020” campaign abroad. 

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