First in Asia, Third in the World❗
Penang has made Malaysia famous again
for being ranked best island to retire in 2021.
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The Pearl of the Orient is noted for its multiculturalism, great culinary scene and connectivity to other countries in the region. Penang came in at third place on the global ranking behind the Spanish islands of Malta and Mallorca. Penang is ranked highest among other Asian destinations in the list such as Bali, Koh Samui and Phu Quoc. “This achievement records another remarkable milestone in our tourism portfolio, attracting worldwide retirees and tourists to visit this Pearl of Orient when travel restrictions are lifted, ” Penang state tourism and creative economy executive councilor Yeoh Soon Hin said in a statement.
Yeoh added that Penang’s multicultural and multilingual community is an added advantage to the state’s unique architecture and townscape, vibrant art scene as well as rich heritage.
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