KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 20): Fans of Bollywood mega star Shah Rukh Khan take note! Shah Rukh and wife Gauri have decided to make available their home in New Delhi, India for a one-night stay via Airbnb.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 12): There are profound shifts in the way people live and work due to the pandemic, and these changes are expected to remain long after the pandemic, according to Chris Lehane, Airbnb senior vice president, global policy and communications (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 11): Airbnb welcomed the government’s decision to expand the tourism tax to include the short-term accommodation industry, adding that the tax would be a fair and sustainable way to raise more revenue for local communities.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 7): The RM50 million allocation for the improvement of tourist facilities at main attractions, RM20 million allocation to improve the infrastructure and promote cultural villages in certain states, as well as RM10 million allocation to preserve national heritage buildings as iconic tourist spots are vital towards strengthening the country’s tourist offerings.
The Covid-19 pandemic has not only changed the way people live globally, but also the property landscape across countries.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Talks of proposed blanket bans on short-term rentals in strata buildings in Penang, Selangor and other states in Malaysia could pose a recovery threat on Malaysia’s tourism, says short-term rental accommodation company Airbnb.
PETALING JAYA (Aug 12): Short-term rental activities have contributed as much as RM3.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 11): Airbnb wants to resolve the contention surrounding the 90- to 180-day restriction on short term rentals with Malaysia Productivity Corp (MPC) and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Malaysian hosts have in general welcome Airbnb's Malaysian Medical Association (MMA)-backed enhanced cleaning protocol as communities reopen for travel in Malaysia, said the short-term rental accommodation company.