Over 2,000 hotel staff laid off, hotels need more help

KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): The Malaysian Hotel Association (MAH) in response to the Prihatin Economic Stimulus Package announced today said the hotel industry “needs a little bit more help”, as it disclosed that as of now, 2,041 hotel employees in the country have already been laid off due to economic pressures and the extended movement control order (MCO) in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.