Malaysia is now one of the most developed nations in Southeast Asia. In the space of two decades it has managed to develop excellent county-wide infrastructure and services while offering good value for money to visitors in terms of accommodation and transportation. Thanks to the strong support of the government for the tourism industry, Malaysia is now the most visited country in the ASEAN region. It projects the image of a multi-cultural country with a myriad of ethnic groups living in harmony. It is also a paradise for nature lovers. Most of Malaysia is still covered by well-preserved rainforests while the extensive coast offers beautiful sandy beaches on which to relax. The country is also turning into an ASEAN sports hub thanks to many competitions and ever-improving sports infrastructure. Finally, Malaysia is becoming increasingly known for its cultural offerings with many festivals, a blooming arts and crafts scene and a rich history spread across destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Melaka, Johor Bahru and Kuching.