Friday, January 18, 2008

Chinese tourist bonanza for Sabah

Kota Kinabalu: Almost 5,000 Chinese tourists will be spending Chinese New Year (CNY) in Sabah this year.

Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said Sabah will be hosting these tourists who will be arriving from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan on chartered flights.

"There will be 22 extra chartered flights plus five additional scheduled flights for these tourists visiting Sabah for the CNY celebration.

"Upgrading of aircraft from the Airbus A321 to A330 would also be done to cater to the volume. From Taiwan, we estimate 1,000 passengers specifically coming to the State in six flights," he said.

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