Domestic arrivals a big potential for growth in Sabah tourism

KOTA KINABALU: Domestic arrival to Sabah is still a sustainable market in the tourism industry with arrivals from Kuala Lumpur.

The Malaysia Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Sabah Chapter foresees domestic market as a potential market and it is still growing continuously.

Its vice chairperson, Pamela Tseu shared that based on Sabah Tourism Board (STB) statistic from January to October 2018, domestic tourist arrivals has a growth of 1 per cent compared with the same period of last year.

Speaking during the MATTA Sabar Chapter and MATTA Kuala Lumpur Chapter B2B (business to business) and product Session at a hotel yesterday, she hoped that the Sabah tourism industry will grow to greater level.