Penang Port Commission says they need two parcels of land for expansion purposes as they expect more tourist arrivals this year.
The vast majority of Malaysians are moderate but they are easily drowned out by the few extremists who are highly vocal.
Chingay, lion dance and a whole fiesta on the pier to welcome 17,000 arrivals.
These offices in New York, Perth, Stockholm and Johannesburg are being closed as Malaysia Airlines has stopped flying to these cities.
‘If you treat tourists well, they will feel happy and want to come back,’ says Lim Guan Eng.
Penang is second behind Prince Edward Island and one of the three destinations listed in Asia.
The Home Ministry can ensure bona fide tourists and foreign students come here without hassle without sacrificing national security needs.
VR Drumming Academy enters Malaysia Book of Records for staging biggest drum performance of its kind in the country.
Deputy prime minister calls for Malaysians to understand and respect other religions, to maintain the harmony the country has enjoyed for decades.
The ringgit's slide may have discouraged overseas travel, but new tourist attractions on the island may also explain the increase in the number of domestic tourists.
Komtar's The Top will be Penang's first and biggest indoor theme park offering a bird's eye view of George Town, Penang Hill and mainland Seberang Prai.
Tourism ministry voices support for Penang Hill cable car plan, and promises to seek federal funding for it.
The tourism industry in Malaysia must surely be a huge success going by the head count, but the low tourism receipts suggest otherwise.
A good advertisement for Malaysia and Malaysian democracy, he says and congratulates Bersih organisers.
Nazri hopes Bersih 5 organisers will tell him the date of the next rally, so he can use it to promote 'Visit Malaysia 2017'.
Its president Hamzah Rahmat says the rallies will also cause foreign tourists to think twice about visiting Malaysia again.
The artificial coral reef is set to be a new tourism product, attracting shipwreck divers in particular.
Economists say construction of such a bridge will only be feasible with external financing.
The 32.4 million target was set on Oct. 4, which was cut from 33 million earlier due to a drop in Chinese tourists, Thailand's largest number of visitors following a Thai crackdown on cheap tour packages.
Kenaikan itu seolah cuba membendung pelancongan ketika Kementerian Pelancongan dan Kebudayaan sedang giat menarik pelancong.
Sabah Shark Protection Association (SSPA) Chairman Aderick Chong Hee Tat says tourists are in danger of abandoning Sabah for the Philippines.
Investment to increase tourism is important because it helps increase the income of the taxi industry, says Shamsubahrin Ismail.
Tourism can yield intangible benefits, says Nazri
Street protests taking place in Malaysia are proof that the government allows dissent, says the Tourism minister.