July 12, 2010
Potential for Developing Eco-tourism
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is a hot-bed for the world’s rarest iconic natural
attractions and serves as a tourist magnet.
The country has attractive locations with vast potential for development as
eco-tourism icons, according to an expert.
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia centre for innovative planning and development
director Prof Amran Hamzah said Malaysia’s natural attractions would lure tourist arrivals to the
Currently, Amran said Sabah and Sarawak were the country’s largest contributors to
the eco-tourism industry compared to Peninsular Malaysia, as they had the world’s rarest iconic