Yacht race gives Malaysia tourism a boost

Terengganu becomes a sailing hub and business opportunity for hotels and restaurants’ owners.

Monsoon Cup boosts Malaysian state tourism

The Monsoon Cup is a world-class yacht race in Malaysia that sees some the world’s best sailors compete.

Held in the state of Terengganu, the event has not only turned the area into a sailing hub, but has also promoted it as a tourist destination.

The season has become a business opportunity for many locals, especially for restaurants and hotels’ owners.

Al Jazeera’s Robin Adams reports from Terengganu.

Source: Al Jazeera