Monday, November 8, 2010

Penang vs Malacca: Who Has More Tourists?

Lately there has been some dispute between Penang and Melaka over who has more tourists. Both states received the Unesco World Heritage Site awards in 2008. If we refer to the statistics of hotel guests by state published by the Tourism of Malaysia website, Penang has 5.96mil tourists as compared to Melaka's 3.76mil tourists in year 2009. Interesting to know the top 8 states as below.

1. Kuala Lumpur - 15.74mil
2. Pahang - 9.65mil
3. Penang - 5.96mil
4. Sabah - 5.36mil
5. Sarawak - 3.98mil
6. Kedah - 3.85mil

7. Melaka - 3.76mil
8. Johor - 3.53mil


Malacca did not have more tourists, says Penang from The Star Online: Metro: North

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