Saturday, July 11, 2015

Langkawi expects RM50m revenue from Chengdu tourists | theSundaily

Langkawi is expecting RM50 million in revenue from 10,000 tourists from China's Chengdu province who are taking up special tour packages.
"This figure is based on the projection that each tourist would spend an average of RM5,000 for each tour package from now until July next year.
"Tourists from Chengdu have strong spending power and we expect the tourism industry in Langkawi to benefit from these tour packages that specifically promote the island." YC Travel and Tours Sdn Bhd managing director Choong Hin Seong told Bernama...

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Bina Darulaman set to commence RM1.5b projects in Langkawi next year | theSundaily

Kedah-based property developer, Bina Darulaman Bhd (BDB) is set to commence four development projects with a gross development value (GDV) of RM1.5 billion in Langkawi next year.
The group managing director Datuk Izham Yusoff said the four projects consist of mixed-development projects such as affordable housing, commercial development and serviced apartment projects, eco-tourism as well as jetty upgrading projects.
"We are looking at developing 13-acres land with mangrove area into eco-tourism villas," he added, noting that the company has 2,000 acres of undeveloped land in Kedah...