Langkawi awarded as the Ninth Best Island in the World 2023

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A Picturesque Island 

LANGKAWI: Langkawi Island has been selected as one of the 10 best islands in the world and this is another world’s recognition awarded to the legendary island.

The Exco of Tourism, Culture and Entrepreneurship of the state, Datuk Mohd. Salleh Saidin said, an international tourism magazine, Travel +Leisure has awarded Langkawi as the Ninth Best Island in the World 2023.

Mohd. Salleh added, the recognition awarded by the readers of the magazine will open wider space for Langkawi to receive more recognition from the world.
“This award is the world’s recognition to Langkawi and Kedah.

“Congratulations to all the Langkawi community, Federal and State agencies, tourism industry players and companies that have given support and contribution to make Langkawi an international holiday island,” Mohd Salleh said at a press conference after officiating Langkawi Mikio Trip Programme 2024 here Friday evening as reported by Sinar Harian.

Mohd. Salleh stressed that the recognition awarded by an influential magazine in tourism sector is an “unattainable dream.”
“We are very happy and excited when Langkawi Island has been placed in the list that scored 93.65.

“I hope this achievement will activate the tourism sector and the state’s plans to hold Visit Kedah Year 2025,” he said.

According to Mohd. Salleh, the Travel+ Leisure magazine is based in New York and published since 1937 with readers more than 4.8 million worldwide.

Regarding the Mikio Trip Langkawi Programme 2024 organised by Mimi Suri Heritage Sdn. Bhd. he said, this programme sets a good example for other company as it does not only activate Langkawi tourism but promotes local tourism too.

He said the programme was participated by 300 sale agents of the company including from Thailand for holiday in Langkawi and it is in line with the state government’s aspiration to hold Kedah Visit Year 2025.

“The programme organised by this company based in Kedah has enabled it to support the local tourism industry and subsequently contributes in the national tourism sector,” he said. –Malaysia World News

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