Malaysia tightens border as the coronavirus cases are increasing and their aim to attract medical tourists has hit a roadblock as the government has cut down the medical tourists to the nation.
According to the report, the country can earn $194 million of revenue from medical tourists next year and this year it has seen $124 million and according to Malaysian Healthcare Tourism Council, the country had seen $1.7 billion and was expecting $2billion in the year 2020.
“We may not have a normal travel behaviour pattern returning soon,” said Sherene Azli who is Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Healthcare Tourism Council. He continued saying “Before this, we thought that the borders, the pandemic will go earlier than expected, now we are thinking borders will not be relaxed even in mid-2021 or even at the end of 2021.”
Early July, Malaysia started allowing medical…