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Tourism Contributes RM84.1 Billion To Malaysia Economy With 25.8 Million Tourists In 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia’s economy was boosted with a total of RM84.1 billion in tourist receipts from the expenditure of 25, 832,354 international tourists who visited Malaysia throughout 2018.

Despite the slight decline in arrivals by -0.4% compared to 2017, tourist receipts contribution increased by +2.4%. Tourism performance also saw growth in terms of per capita expenditure, rising by +2.9% to RM3,257, while the Average Length of Stay (ALOS) climbed by +0.8 points to 6.5 nights.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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