Malaysia's travel agencies turn to selling fruits, food and even plots of land as borders remain shut

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s travel agencies, hit hard by the collapse of the tourism industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic, are turning from selling ski, safari and travel packages to popular destinations like Paris, to peddling fruits and other consumer products online to solve their cash-flow problems.

Apple Vacations, for instance, offered holidaymakers a wide range of travel packages around the world, from ski trips in South Korea to safaris in Kenya before the pandemic struck.

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