Malaysia based “Arab City” to attract Arab tourists
Melaka is the third smallest Malaysian state
developer of Asia’s first “Arabia land” for tourists said Sunday his
new leisure project aims to offer up to a thousand local jobs by next
Up to 850 jobs will be available to locals of the state of Melaka,
where Sheikh Saleh al-Mansour’s first Arab City in Asia is scheduled to
finish contruction early next year, according to the Malaysian-based
Asia Daily News.
He said the project would begin hiring local Malaysian staff in August.
Local employees, who will make up 75 percent of the staff at the Arab
city, will receive a seven-month training course on Arab language and
culture to enable impeccable service to Arab and non tourists.
” Once the complex and facilities are completed, the workers will be able to attend to the visitors, mainly Arabs, with ease “
Mansur, Arab developer
Experts in tourist and commercial services from the Arab world will
Worth $300 million, the Arab City project will include a trading center
Hesham al-Din Fathi, managing director of Saleh’s GCH company, said the
targeted visitors will be Arabs and so we will embark on a major
promotion in all Arab nations to tell them that they can visit the
World Heritage City of Malacca “
Hesham al Din Fathi, manager of GCH
Malaysian tourism reports show Arab tourists are increasingly seeking
The country’s tourism industry has seen a sharp rise in the number of