Strengthening ringgit last year saw more Malaysians travelling abroad

Looi Sue-Chern found Malaysians were more interested in destinations in Japan and Europe. – pic from, March 29, 2018.

THE strengthening ringgit against the US dollar led to a significant increase in the number of Malaysians travelling abroad last year, online accommodation site said.

In a statement on its latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) released today, said Malaysians found good value for their money overseas due to the currency’s strong performance, despite global hotel prices rising in 2017.

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