KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 26): Airbnb and local authorities are discussing the implementation of Voluntary Collection Agreements (VCAs) which will enable the platform to collect and remit tourist tax on behalf of its hosts and guests in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 26): Airbnb has recorded a 99% increase in guest arrivals in Malaysia to two million as at July 2018, making the country the fastest growing in Southeast Asia for the platform.
KUALA LUMPUR (OCT 19): Some 800 seniors in Malaysia aged 60 and above have earned more than RM5.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Short-term lease platform Airbnb looks forward to engaging with local authorities to develop and appropriate frameworks — including tourism tax collection — that allow home sharing to thrive for Malaysia’s short- and long-term benefit, it said in an op-ed today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) had today proposed that the government abolish its RM10 per room per night tourism tax to grow foreign tourist arrivals.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): There will be more than one reason to book AirBnb in future.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 12): There is no one set of guidelines that suits all kinds of property management, so property owners and residents need to stay alert and keep learning more about property management to ensure their property are in good hands.
PETALING JAYA (April 16): Singapore (pictured) has begun seeking public feedback on allowing private rents to be rented on a short-term basis, similar to those on Airbnb, reported Reuters.