Tourism in Malaysia

by : B Symn

With exotic and developed destinations such as Johor Bahru, Langkawi and Penang and the capital city Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is an interesting country to visit. With surprises and delights around every corner of your trip to Malaysia will open your eyes to a new world.

Malaysians is a part of Southeast Asia consisting of the southern Malay Peninsula and the northern part of the island of Borneo. It is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multilingual society consisting of Malay, Chinese and Indian; all living in peace and harmony. Islam is the country's official religion and Malay is their native language. Transportation system is fairly smooth and the country is well connected through its extensive network of communication.

The country is endowed with rich cultural heritage, abundant natural resources, miles of white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and lush tropical jungles. The country is the center of attraction for million of tourists around the world for its tallest twin towers and minarets. Some of the major tourist attractions include: Petronas Twin Towers, Menara Kuala Lumpur, Blue Mosque, Cameron, Fraser's Hill, Genting, Jerai, Kinabalu and Maxwell hill.

Malaysians observe many holidays and festivals throughout the year. Their most celebrated holidays are ‘Hari Merdeka’ (Independence Day) on August 31 and Labor Day on May 1. Hari Raya Puasa (Eid ul-Fitr), Hari Raya Haji (Eid ul-Adha), Awal Muharram (Islamic New Year) and Maulid al-Rasul (Birthday of the Prophet) are the most celebrated festivals in Malaysia. Apart from that, they also celebrate Diwali (festival of light), Christmas and Chinese New Year.

Malaysia is a great place to visit whether for pleasure or business. For business travelers, internet access is available pretty much everywhere and many hotels, restaurants and cafe's even offer Wi-Fi connections. For holiday travelers, Malaysia offers everything you could want from a perfect holiday such as lively beaches, spectacular landscape, restaurants, securityArticle Submission, excellent entertainment options and some of the finest hotels in the world.