Malaysia 2nd After China on Tourist ArrivalSeptember 12, 2010
Despite of some crisis at our neighboring countries, Malaysia still with it’s crisis free, calm environment, still govern by the same party since independence are luring the tourist to come and check out what’s Malaysia is all about.
In 2009, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) barometer showed that Malaysia made into the top 10 countries with highest International tourist arrival. Others recognition for Malaysia by International tourism members recently are like:
-world’s top ten countries for 2010 in Lonely Planet’s “Best in Travel 2010”
-“Best Value Destinations” for 2010, Lonely Planet’s
-good value-for-money destination – According to the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009 (ranks among the top 32 countries (out of 133))
I’d say In this ASEAN region, it’s kinda unique situation, in my 29 years of my life, I don’t know any fear of confrontation or massive force majeure in Malaysia. All my friends from different kind of races are happily with with what ever task they do. All major issues like politic and economy can be solved by the government.
The children have wide opportunity to choose their first education, affordable by the government or the dynamic and expensive one by the private. The education access for the people are continuous here and it is yours to choose. Free government hospital for the citizen and the police forces are guarding the nation safety in you can say…. at very good rate.
Bilateral relationship between other country? Malaysia are well known for it’s support for peace and no war. Malaysia also have been supporting UN troops since 1960s. Helping other nation in needs with hand and financially. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Lubnan, Iran Earthquake, Pakistan flood, Black Hawk Down, the Great Indonesian Tsunami and Earthquake, Gaza are among Malaysia portfolio.
This peace no war country making it suitable to develop the Tourism Industry. So Malaysia also aims are to increase the tourism sector’s contribution by 2.1 times, contributing RM115 billion ($36 billion) in receipts and providing 2.7 million jobs in the tourism industry in 2015.
You can read the comprehensive article about Malaysia ranks among top 10 tourist destinations here.