To make the visa process easier for Indian tourists, the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has instructed the Immigration Department to facilitate the issuance of visas easier for Indians visitors. Further, the Malaysian immigration department would set up more offices in India, so that potential visitors could have an easy route to obtain the visas.
There is excellent air connectivity between India and Malaysia for there is over 100 flights between Malaysia and India every week. While Malaysia Airlines operates 30 weekly flights, the budget carrier- Air Asia has 63 weekly flights flying between the 2 countries. Another 21 weekly flights are operated by 3 airlines. Malaysia whose third largest income of income from foreign exchange is the tourism sector registered over 590,000 Indian visitors last year.
Malaysia that is soon going to host the MITM (Malaysian International Travel Mart) Travel Fair in the month of August is expecting a turnover of 60,000 travellers and over 40 travel agents from all around the globe. Meanwhile, the Malaysia government has set the target of positioning its country among the top 10 global tourist destinations by the year 2015.