KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 16): There are currently no registration forms for Airbnb hosts to register their properties with municipal authorities, despite amendments having been made to the Tourism Industry Act recently to extend registration requirements to all homes, said Airbnb.
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.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 9): The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry (Motac) expects the number of approved applicants under the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme to be doubled by the end of the year from the current 1,009 approved aplicants as of June, said ministry secretary general Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah.