Friday, September 29, 2006

MATTA Travel Fair in Sabah nets RM2m sales

Kota Kinabalu: The Matta Travel Fair here attracted 5,000 visitors who snapped up flight tickets and holiday packages worth RM2mil.

Matta Sabah Chapter Chairman, David de La Harpe said the number of visitors and sales during the three-day event, which ended last Sunday, exceeded expectations.

"We expected about 4,000 visitors and RM1.2mil in sales," he said when contacted by Daily Express Thursday.

De la Harpe said most participants made lots of effort to promote local destinations in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2007.

The most popular international holiday destinations were Hong Kong, China, Korea and Japan.

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