Malaysia - a paradise for shopaholic tourists
Among Southeast Asiacountries, Malaysia is obviously an energetic and prosperous nation. It is considered as the world famous shopping center thanks to the strategic development and promotion policies, making the country becomes shopper's paradise. In Malaysia, you can easily find a wide variety of goods available, ranging from sophisticated, high technology equipment to fashioned clothing items, sold in spacious and comfortable shopping malls throughout the country.
Additionally, tourists will be amazed at so many entertainment services, health care, and beauty care when visiting here.
One of the most prosperous nation - Photo: Georgeapostolidis
Shopping plays a very important role in Malaysia's tourism industry. By 2014, tourist spent up to 21.6 billion ringgit Malaysia (RM) billion for their buying activities, equivalent to 30% of total spending. Compared to their spending in 2013 (19.8 billion RM), it was increased to 9.3%.
And just before September 2015, this figure was estimated roundly at 15.3 billion RM. Photo: Marcos Caratao
Malaysia has three major annual sale-off seasons: the Malaysia Super Sale (from 1-31/ 3); The super discount Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival (15/ 6 - 31/ 8); and the year-end season Malaysia Year End Sale (1/ 11 - 31/ 12). The prices are cut off to attract a large number of local people in Malaysia and international visitors to go shopping, dining, and entertainment. You will easily get astonishingly low prices for a wide variety of high-quality products.
The main attractions of Malaysia such as Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Johor. These all consist of large shopping malls and centers. Kuala Lumpur has won many awards thanks to offering a great international shopping experience. It is ranked in the top 5 of the best shopping destinations from Expedia UK in 2016, ranked No. 4 in the list of the best world's shopping city according to CNN for two consecutive years from 2012 to 2013.
A worldwide paradise for shopping - Photo: Kuala lumpur
Kuala Lumpur has hundreds of shopping complex, with numerous types of goods, from world luxury goods, internationally renowned brands to all the items of Malaysian handicrafts. Visitors can easily find these items in Fahrenheit 88, IOI City Mall, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, SOGO Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Putra Mall ...
Gadget shopping, handicraft shopping, or even fashion choice are waiting for you with good prices and wide selections - Photo: Travelandtourworld.
In addition, giant shopping malls across Malaysia are also very attractive, such as Johor giant in Johor Premium Outlet, Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA and Sunway Pyramid-in Selangor, or George Town in Penang. Since shopping is the most favored tourist activities in Malaysia. The country, therefore, has been actively and increasingly promoting more information, introducing attractive shopping destinations around the world. This is in order attract more tourists to visit and shopping.