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Malaysian travellers expect travel sector to get better over the next 12 months

While tourism in Malaysia is still halted amid a spike in Covid-19 cases, that hasn’t stopped local avid travellers from keeping an optimistic outlook.

A new global study by travel technology company Amadeus revealed that 42% of Malaysian travellers expect the travel sector to get better over the next 12 months.

“Malaysia is currently undergoing the fourth Covid-19 wave, putting a halt on all travel arrangements, be it local or international.

“Nonetheless, Malaysians are hopeful that travel could get better within the next 12 months,” said Amadeus Asia Pacific regional head (merchant solutions) Klein Wang.

The study pointed out, however, that there are some caveats to winning over travellers’ confidence in a post-pandemic landscape.

A major pain point, it seems, centres around cancelled bookings.

Over half of Malaysian travellers (68%) said the increased risk of cancellations due to…

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