Malaysia tourism can't afford to wait out vaccination rollout, says industryAnother month of state closures would likely result in more hotels ceasing operations, according to Malaysian Association of Hotels. Photo Credit: Getty Images/Kapook2981Malaysia tourism can't afford to wait out vaccination rollout, says industryIndustry players say waiting for 70% vaccination to lift interstate travel ban in Malaysia will have "severe repercussions" for the tourism sector.

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