When asked which local celebrity they would like to jet off to a vacation with, a majority of Malaysians have one name in mind.
And no, it's not Raja Bomoh
According to a recent survey by hotel booking site Hotels.com
, the local female celeb who Malaysians would love to go on a holiday with is none other than actress Maya Karin
The 37-year-old Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam
star topped the poll with almost 34 per cent of the votes.
Image: Facebook/Maya Karin
Coming in a close second is fellow actress Lisa Surihani
while Malaysian darling Diana Danielle
came in third.
Pop star Yuna
and former Bond girl Michelle Yeoh
round up the top five.
Malaysia's Queen of Squash, Dato' Nicol David
, also made the list, occupying the sixth spot, just above evergreen singer Sheila Majid
and former beauty queen Lina Teoh
As for male celebrities, it was a close fight between two of Malaysia's biggest actors, but in the end, Polis Evo
star Shaheizy Sam
came out tops with 21 per cent of the votes, narrowly edging out hunky actor Aaron Aziz
Rounding out the top five top five are former Formula One driver Alex Yoong
, Malaysia's first ever astronaut Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar
and J Evolusi
actor Hans Isaac
Interestingly, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin
also made the list, coming in at the sixth spot just above former KRU member Yusry Abdul Halim
and actor Awal Ashaari
Also, according to the poll, 38 per cent of Malaysians would love to fly to Tokyo, Japan with their favourite celebrity. Meanwhile, another 31 per cent would love to go on a shopping spree in Paris and another 30 per cent would like to hang out with their favourite celeb in London.
Only 26 per cent of Malaysians would love to take long walks on the sandy beaches of Bali.
Looks like Malaysians aren't really beach people, huh?
The survey, conducted by One Poll on behalf of Hotels.com, polled more than 8,400 adults from 28 countries.