The article outlines the performance and outlook of the tourism and hotel industry in Malaysia. Given the strength of the market fundamentals and investment in tourism infrastructure, theres still potential for future growth.
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In year-over-year measurements, the industry's occupancy increased 3.4% to 68.8%. Average daily rate for the week was up 8.0% to US$124.96. Revenue per available room increased 11.6% to finish the week at US$86.01.
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