KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 6): The country’s leading hotel and travel agent associations say Budget 2021 falls short of the tourism industry’s expectations.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 21): Thailand is starting to receive foreign tourists after a ban of seven months, according to a report by Associated Press (AP).
PETALING JAYA (Oct 13): The increasing interest of foreign property buyers could help to revive Malaysia’s property market recovery, hence Mah Sing Bhd is urging the government to consider resuming the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme to welcome more investments back to the country.
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 24): The prosecution, namely the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), has failed to forfeit RM100,000 from former land and cooperative development minister Tan Sri Kasitah Gaddam, which he allegedly received from former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak from ill-gotten money.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): Discussions are currently ongoing for banks to provide targeted assistance to those in need, after the moratorium period ends on Sept 30, 2020, according to Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 -- The two-day Malaysia Virtual Travel Expo 2020 from August 22, 2020, could help boost the country's domestic tourism during the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) period, said Tourism Malaysia Domestic and Events Division senior director Datuk Dr Ammar Abd Ghapar.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) is forecasting a 75% drop in tourist arrivals for 2020, as compared to the preceding year, given the gloomy sentiment on international travel due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Tourist arrivals fell 36.
TOKYO (July 6): The famous Tokyo One Piece Tower theme park attraction, which located in Tokyo Tower, will close permanently by end of the month as the business was badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Oriental Daily report.