Visakhapatnam : Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board has announced special offers and packages for the season to attract more tourists from Andhra Pradesh and India.
Talking to reporters here on Thursday, MTPB Director (South India and Sri Lanka) Noor Azman Bin Samsudin said that as part of the promotional event, the Malaysian Government has tied up with Air Asia to provide to and fro air ticket to Malaysia for a price of Rs. 7,999 from the city and the offer would be valid from November 30 to December 15 for a travel period till April 2018.
He also said that Air Asia had also increased the frequency of flights from here to four from thrice a week and now Air Asia would fly to Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (additional) and Sunday..
Chairman of Domestic Tour Operators Association of India K. Vijay Mohan said the tour operators in Visakhapatnam have also come up with a three-night package to Malaysia for Rs 7500, for the same period.
However, the bookings would be open till December 30. It is estimated that five to six lakh tourists from India visit Malaysia every year, and the aim is to increase it to one million by 2020, he said.
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