MADRID, 23 JANUARY 2019 – Malaysia continues its efforts to attract more Spanish tourists and improve yield for leisure and MICE travellers to Malaysia with Tourism Malaysia’s 17th year of participation in FITUR International Tourism Fair from today to 27 January 2019. YB Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture is leading a Malaysia delegation with participation from three main Spanish partners selling packages to Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Sabah, Sarawak and the highlands. Joining them are two Malaysian agents selling East Coast of Malaysia tours. Packages promoted will involve an average of 8 nights’ tour.
Malaysia’s presence at FITUR indicates its interest to increase the number of Spanish tourists to Malaysia significantly, through promoting a greater awareness of Malaysia as a top-of-mind holiday destination, as well as fostering greater cooperation between tour operators and members of the tourism fraternity.