PETALING JAYA (April 30): Hotels that have been set up to open this year have all been postponed in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, said Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) CEO Yap Lip Seng.
PETALING JAYA (April 29): Unable to withstand impact from the Covid-19 pandemic, Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka will cease operations in end-June, according to a Sinchew Daily report.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): G City Club Hotel Sdn Bhd has ceased operations after a decade of being in the hospitality business, as the Covid-19 pandemic became the last straw for the company, which has been suffering losses over the past few years.
PETALING JAYA (April 29): Perak state government is currently formulating four strategies to revive the state’s tourism industry, which was badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a China Press report.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): A police inspector charged with trafficking and power abuse to exploit two Mongolian women for sex has claimed trial at the Sessions Court in Klang today, Malaysiakini reported.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 28): Hotels will continue to be disallowed from operating at full capacity under the fourth phase of the Movement Control Order (MCO) starting tomorrow.
The Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns like the Movement Control Order (MCO) in Malaysia have impacted the travel and tourism sector badly and it is not unexpected to hear of hotels closing for the time being In Malaysia, the government has provided much needed aid as announced in its economic stimulus packages in light of the pandemic but it may not be enough to save the weaker players in the industry from collapsing.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): Two Mongolian women yesterday filed a lawsuit against a police inspector and a hotel in Petaling Jaya in relation to the duo’s alleged rape by the cop, Malaysiakini reported yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The Malaysian REIT Managers Association (MRMA) is calling for relief measures to help the local real estate investment trusts (REITs) industry mitigate the adverse impacts it is currently facing.