Tourism Minister Nancy Shukri today announced that the land route between Malaysia and Singapore will start operation simultaneously with the opening of the country’s border. Nancy said this will help people from Singapore to travel to Malaysia, thus helping the tourism sector which was badly affected due to the pandemic. In a statement, Nancy said, “The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is ready and always prepared to receive tourists from abroad.”
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Earlier on November 29, the land Vaccinated Travel Lane via the Johor Causeway and the Second Link were reopened with the air VTL between Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Previously, Prime Minister Ismail Sabri also stated that the country’s border would be reopened soon allowing people to see their family members who they had not seen in a long time, especially for the Aidifitri.
Nancy said this after attending a programme organised to bring the tourism, arts and culture industry players in Johor closer. She also launched the Jom Balik Kampung Homestay Malaysia Campaign, which was organised by Tourism Malaysia. According to this campaign, travelers can opt for homestays in the country as an alternative to staying at hotels.