Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Be hospitable to tourists

LABUAN: Malaysians must do their part to play host to foreigners visiting the country.

This call came from Deputy Tourism Minister Dato Sri Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Taib after obtaining feedback from tourists and participants of the Borneo International Yachting Challenge (BIYC) yesterday.

Sulaiman said tourists were touched by the hospitality of Malaysians, and that tourism would help boost the state’s economy and benefit the people.

Earlier he had flagged off participants of the Labuan-Miri Passage of BIYC at Marina Waterfront.

Sulaiman noted the increase in number of participants which had more than doubled from 23 last year to 43 this year.

He said the challenge had attracted more tourists to the country.

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