MasterCard Holders Spend RM5.5B During 1MMSC 2013

Nov 7, 2013 (Thu): The recent 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival (1MMSC) which was organized from 29 June until 1 September 2013 has attracted both local and overseas MasterCard cardholders spend over 19 million transactions amounting to RM5.5 billion, increased from RM5.4 billion if compared with the same period, Bernama reports.

Country Head, Malaysia and Brunei, MasterCard Worldwide, Safdar Khan said Malaysia is still growing in stature as a popular tourism destination for shopping and is inclining with the Tourism and Culture Ministry and Tourism Malaysia towards increasing national and international events to boost tourist arrivals. He added that MasterCard will continue to collaborate with Tourism Malaysia to explore new ways in creating new programmes that will benefit both foreign and local MasterCard cardholders.

Author: Terry KS

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