Sabah state's tourist arrivals increased 15% y/y during January-September.

By bne IntelliNews November 9, 2011
Tourist arrivals in the state of Sabah of Malaysia increased 15% y/y during the first nine months of this year. As reported by, State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun stated that number of tourists went up to 1, 909,430 during the period, as compared to 1,660,360 tourists reported during the same period last year, which excluded the arrival of foreign workers. The Minister showed optimism regarding the state's likelihood of achieving the tourist target of 2.63mn by the end of this year.

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