KOTA KINABALU: Tourist arrival from Australia increased by 57 per cent in the past five months.
“A further increase is expected by the end of this year,” Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said when contacted in Sydney yesterday.
Masidi who is currently on a two-day working visit to Brisbane and Sydney added that the Australians were generally good spenders and long stayers.
“They like the outdoor and with this in mind I have also broached the idea of direct flight between a city in Australia and Sabah,” he said, adding that he briefed and updated CEOs of various tour firms and airlines.
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