KUALA LUMPUR *April 23): The National Heritage Department has been trying to gazette Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Convent Bukit Nanas (CBN) here as a heritage site since 2008, but it could not be completed due to the school’s trustees’ protest.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 21):The Interactive Digital Brochures, which is a digital tourism site, opens a wider dimension to users, allowing them to interact virtually, while exploring information on tourist destinations in the country.
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 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.
PETALING JAYA (July 2): The Immigration Department will handle all matters related to the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme from July 6 onwards, reported FMT today.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) has clarified that its member hotels taking part in the COVID-19 quarantine initiative are well aware of and have agreed to the government’s RM150 room rate subsidy for lending their spaces out to be used as quarantine centres.