KUALA LUMPUR (June 8): The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) has denied a report on Astro Awani of a surge in hotel room bookings within an hour of the announcement of the recovery movement control order (RMCO) yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 8): It comes as no surprise that multiple surveys have shown that for most countries, domestic tourism will recover first before international tourism does.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): The recovery movement control order (RMCO) phase from June 10 to Aug 31, which will relax interstate travel, meetings and workshops, augurs well for the tourism industry and marks the beginning of the recovery of domestic tourism.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): A staggering number of hotels have been forced to shut down, either temporarily or permanently, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent implementation of the Movement Control Order on March 18 to curb its spread, The Edge reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): While the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) has lauded the government’s three-month extension of the Wage Subsidy Programme (WSP), the association said it is not enough and called for a specific stimulus plan for tourism.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): Berjaya Corporation Bhd (BCorp) said it has won a development tender approval by the City of Yokohama to develop projects involving a global luxury hotel and hotel condominium, together with aquarium and retail outlets.
Berjaya Corp seeks shareholder ratification for sale of Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, to realise RM649m gain
KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): Tan Sri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun-controlled Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp) is seeking shareholder ratification for the disposal of its beneficial interest in Four Seasons Hotel & Hotel Residence in Kyoto, Japan to Godo Kiasha Tigre (GKT) for 50.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): More hotel closures seem to be the order of the day due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the latest casualties are three Swiss Garden International (SGI) hotels across the country, the New Straits Times (NST) reported today.