Yacht race gives Malaysia tourism a boost

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


    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


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