ALOR GAJAH (Sept 20): The standardisation of several issues including regulations, licensing and taxes involving the hotel sector and global online accommodation service provider, Airbnb will be finalised by the end of this year.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 2): Sunway Hotels & Resorts has signed a three-year agreement with hospitality technology solutions provider Amadeus to deliver a comprehensive technology solution which enables them to streamline reservations and loyalty programmes across Sunway Group's 11 independent properties in Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 29): The operator of the Trump International Hotel in Vancouver has filed for bankruptcy, Reuters reported the company saying yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Casino and hotel operator Genting Bhd's share price fell more than 4% to become the worst-hit entity among the FBM KLCI's 30 stocks at Bursa Malaysia's afternoon break today after cruise ship operator Genting Hong Kong Ltd said on Wednesday (Aug 19) the company should temporarily suspend all payments to creditors to preserve liquidity.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 11): InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with LQ Retail Sdn Bhd to open Malaysia’s first Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants in 2023.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Hap Seng Consolidated Bhd is developing its first flagship industrial park which will be completed in the first quarter of 2021.
IPOH (July 28): Perak plans to revive hotels that closed down due to poor business during the movement control order (MCO) by using them as Covid-19 quarantine facilities, reported The Malay Mail today.
KOTA BHARU (July 27): Beginning in August, the Kelantan state government will be giving away hotel vouchers totalling RM150,000 to 5,000 guests on a first come first served basis at 50 hotels.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Careplus Group Bhd is buying a 90% stake in a property development firm for RM3.
MELAKA (July 23): The Melaka government will not allow hotels in the state to be used as COVID-19 quarantine centres to ensure the tourism sector, a major contributor to its economy, is not affected.