Arrival of tourists to Sabah up 31%
KOTA KINABALU: The arrival of tourists to Sabah has gone up by 31% in 2007 compared to previous year through some 100 international flights.
This was disclosed by the Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun at the soft opening of 1 Borneo hypermall by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman yesterday.
He said more Japanese and Russian as well as Korean tourists will visit Sabah this year . With more and more tourists arriving to Sabah, he believed that the opening of 1 Borneo has solve the last piece of the puzzle in the State tourism industry as it will provide a place for the visitors to shop for premier brands.
Masidi who had just returned from a hectic schedule visiting Japan and Korea to meet and to discuss with the tourism players there last week said the visitors will come here via Asiana Airline.
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