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Visa-free and historical low ringgit drive Malaysia to outperform: Tradeview Capital CEO

Malaysia's tourism market is highly expected to outperform this year among ASEAN competitors, says Tradeview Capital Sdn Bhd CEO Ng Zhu Hann.

Visa-free policy with few impacts on Malaysia’s gaming industry: Maybank

Visa-free entry for Chinese citizens may have a negligible impact on Malaysia's gaming industry, according to a Maybank analyst.

China expands visa-free access for Malaysians, starting from December

China has declared a temporary exemption from visa requirements for citizens from six countries, including Malaysia and five European nations.

Cambodia bets big on tourism despite yet having visa-free policy with China: Insider

Tourism is a “major focus” of Cambodia under the new leadership of the country’s Prime Minister Hun Manet, as the Southeast Asian country has “set up many initiatives to attract Chinese, not just Chinese tourism, but in general, all tourism to Cambodia,” notes gaming expert Daniel Li in an interview with AGB.

Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Malaysia tourism sector to excel in 2024

Tradeview Capital Sdn Bhd CEO Ng Zhu Hann believes Malaysia's tourism market will outperform its ASEAN competitors in 2024. In an interview with AGB, Ng commented that thanks to mutual visa-free entry for Malaysia and China, along with the historically low ringgit, the country’s tourism market is expected to excel this year.

Singapore and China to implement mutual visa-free policy

China and Singapore signed an agreement on Thursday for mutual visa exemption, set to take effect from February 9th.

Genting operations in Singapore and Malaysia to benefit from Chinese tourism uptick in 2024

Genting Malaysia and Genting Singapore should benefit greatly from the return of Chinese visitors in 2024, according to brokerages Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research and Maybank.

Thailand and China grant visa-free access from March

Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin announced on Tuesday the permanent removal of visa requirements between Thailand and China for their respective citizens. The visa-free policy will take effect in March.

China and Singapore to launch bilateral visa-free policy as early as 2024 

Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Lawrence Wong revealed on Thursday that China and Singapore plan to launch a bilateral visa-free policy as early as 2024.

Thailand received over 100,000 Chinese tourists in the first week of its visa-free policy

During the initial week, from September 25th to October 1st, after Thailand implemented a visa-free entry policy for Chinese tourists, the number of Chinese tourists entering Thailand exceeded 100,000. This marked a significant increase of 72.49 percent compared to the previous week, according to data released by Thailand's Ministry of Tourism and Sports on Wednesday.