Singaporeans helping to drive Penang tourism recovery, says sector


Angie Tan

Malaysia Budget & Business Hotel Association Penang executive consultant Lim Mee Lee says Singaporean tourist arrivals have put Penang hotels on the ‘recovery stage’, with occupancy rates as high as 80%. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 22, 2022.

THREE months after Malaysia reopened its borders, Singaporeans are thronging to Penang’s tourist destinations again, especially on public holidays.

Malaysia Budget & Business Hotel Association Penang executive consultant Lim Mee Lee said Singaporean tourists have not only been heading for Johor and Kuala Lumpur but also going up further north to Penang.


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