Lada Tourism Manager Megat Shaharul Azman Abas said today the target could be achieved in view of the various national and international events to be held on the duty-free resort island in 2011.
He told Bernama that this year more than two million tourists had visited Langkawi, and next year's target could be attained easily.
Anaklangkawi :-Quite a high target but i think its realistic. Just ensure that continuos effort been done to promote Langkawi from time to time.
Megat Shaharul said the prominent events to be held next year included the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (Lima 2011) exhibition in December and the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) cycle race beginning on Jan 23.
Other events include the One District One Product Expo in April, the Malaysian Tourism Expo by the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) in May and the International Geopark Youth Tennis in December, he said.
Megat Shaharul said Langkawi would also host the International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) Championship from tomorrow to Jan 8.
He also said that the island had been offered to host the International Tennis Futures Championship by the International Tennis Federation next year, which would feature the world's ranked players.