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Thailand Among Top Tourist-Generating Markets For Malaysia – Nazri

by September 27, 2016 General

By Mohd Haikal Mohd Isa

BANGKOK, Sept 27 (Bernama) — Thailand remains one of the top five tourist- generating markets for Malaysia, with 1.7 million Thais expected to visit the country this year, said Malaysian Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz.

He said Thailand was fourth in the list, behind Singapore, China and Indonesia, for the period January to June this year. Brunei is the fifth top tourist-generating market for Malaysia.

“Despite being the fourth top tourist-generating market for Malaysia with 864,453 Thais visiting the country from January to June this year, Thailand registered the highest growth of 32.1 per cent (compared to the corresponding period last year),” he told reporters after attending World Tourism Day 2016 here Tuesday…..