Malaysia eyes Vietnamese tourists (Source: wordpress.com)

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Malaysia’s southern state of Johor has made Vietnam’s southern metropolis - Ho Chi Minh City - one of three key targets of its tourism promotion campaign in the upcoming time, Bernama agency reported.

Johor Tourism, Trade and Consumer Affairs Committee chairman Tee Siew Kiong announced on July 3 that he will lead a tourism delegation to HCM City by the end of this year to promote the state’s tourism products.

The promotion mission is designed to attract more Vietnamese tourists to the state in the coming time.

Johor’s Senai airport offers direct fights to Ho Chi Minh City and over 7,300 Vietnamese visitors arrived in the state through this route from January to May this year.-VNA