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    Introduction

    Malaysia has some of the mostattractive holiday destinations inthe world. Tourism industry is oneof the major contributor to thenations economy from local and

    foreign tourists. The main target of the tourism

    industry in Malaysia is to attract asmany tourists as possible

    Malaysia Tourism Promotion Boardalso known as Tourism Malaysiacame into being under the

    jurisdiction of Malaysia TourismPromotion Board Act in the year1992

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    Food Delight

    Each state in Malaysia has somethingdifferent to offer such as : Kuala Lumpur has the most diverse

    offering of foods from all over theworld.

    Melaka is also home to delicious BabaNyonya food, much of it served in cafesin historical shophouses.

    Penang is hawker stall haven Kelantan is the cradle of Malay culture

    and serves exotic Malay food rich in

    flavour and colour Much of Malaysia's food is spicy by

    western standards, but really not overlyso.

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    National Treasures

    Malaysia has a range of NationalParks from mangrove reserves andtropical rainforests to MarineParks such as Royal Belum, Mulu,Niah and Endau-Rompin

    Among the biggest and best-known tropical flora and faunahere are the SumatranRhinoceros, the Sun Bear, theMalayan Tiger, the Orangutan,

    Rainforest Tarantulas and theProboscis Monkey. Borneo is especially well known

    for the worlds biggest flower, theRafflesia.

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    Art And Culture

    The contemporary art of themodern age, Malaysian artisansand artists have always gonebeyond cultural, ethnic andreligious boundaries in order

    to find their inspirations,influencing the way in whichthe crafts, cuisine andarchitecture of the country arepresented.

    Some of those are traditionalcarving, weaving, top spinning,malay martial art, kites andsilversmithing

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    Top 10 sitesto visit

    Sipadan Island,Sabah

    Gunung Mulu

    National ParkMiri, Sarawak

    Kota Kinabalu National Park & MountKinabalu

    Cherating BeachPahang

    Sarawak Cultural VillageSantubong, Sarawak

    TengkuTengahZaharahMosque

    Teluk Ibai,Terengganu

    Petronas Twin Towers KL

    Khoo KongsiGeorgetown,Penang

    Heeren Street &Jonker StreetMalacca

    Batu Caves, Selangor

    Destinations

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    Events & Festivals

    Event Name Date

    KL 1Malaysia [email protected]

    1 January 2011 31December 2011

    Melaka River Fiesta June 2011 - June 2011

    Fraser s Hill International Bird

    Race25 June 2011 - 26 June2011

    Sarawak Regatta July 2011 - July 2011

    Putrajaya Floria 9 July 2011 - 17 July 2011

    http://www.tourism.gov.my/events

    http://www.tourism.gov.my/events/detail.php?id=1635&start_at=10http://www.tourism.gov.my/events/detail.php?id=1557&start_at=0http://www.tourism.gov.my/events/detail.php?id=1515&start_at=0http://www.tourism.gov.my/events/detail.php?id=1503&start_at=0http://www.tourism.gov.my/events/detail.php?id=1586&start_at=0
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    Governments initiatives

    Improving Tourism industry in Malaysia Effective promotion of Malaysia as an ideal travelers

    destination.

    The main target of the tourism industry in Malaysia is to

    attract as many tourists as possible and extend thetourist's period of stay for both domestic and foreigntourists.

    Projects undertaken are as follows :

    Conducting fairs on tourism Arranging for seminars and workshops for making the

    people aware of the various services offered by thetourism industry

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    Reference

    1. http://www.economywatch.com/world-industries/tourism/malaysia.html

    2. http://www.malaysia.gov.my/EN/Relevant%20Topics/IndustryInMalaysia/

    Business/BusinessTourism/Pages/Tourism.aspx

    3. http://www.tourism.gov.my/destinations

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