From tea plantations to fishing villages: Malaysia has hundreds of homestays for conscious tourists

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From the tip of Mount Kinabalu to the depths of the Mulu caves, Malaysia is rich in natural splendour. It is no wonder then, that the southeast Asian country is keen to protect its abundant wild landscapes. “I think a lot of people are not really sure what sustainable tourism is all about, or why we should participate. So education is one of our tasks,” says Datuk Zainuddin Abdul Wahab, Director General of the Malaysian Tourist Board. So how can tourists to Malaysia help to protect its diverse landscapes? Abdul Wahab explains. “In Malaysia we [now] have about 260 homestays that we can offer,” …

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