Singapore (April 26): Despite the market slowdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Singapore hospitality market has remained robust with the opening of several new hotels, reported CNA.
Over the weeks since the second Movement Control Order (MCO) was reinstated almost nationwide on Jan 13, 2021, news of hotels doing the “impossible” have been reported by the media.
SINGAPORE (Feb 15): The government’s tourism voucher coupled with school holidays have boosted the demand for staycation in Singapore hotels, but challenges are still there with the absence of international travellers, according to The Straits Times report.
PETALING JAYA (Feb 2): Half of the industry players remain positive about the hospitality sector outlook in the next 12 months, with 45% feeling that the sector is on its way to recovery, albeit contingent on the progressive roll-out of the vaccine and opening up of international travel restrictions, a survey by property consultancy firm Knight Frank revealed.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 18): Local hoteliers say the RM15 billion Perlindungan Ekonomi dan Rakyat Malaysia (Permai) assistance package, which was just announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, falls short of expectation as the tourism industry continues to grapple with struggling businesses amid the on-going Covid-19 pandemic and recently imposed Movement Control Order (MCO 2.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 17): The Malaysia Budget Hotels Association (MyBHA) yesterday demanded that the government act fast to help its association members, their employees and all tourism players who are hugely impacted by the reinstatement of the movement control order (MCO).
KUALA LUMPUR ((Jan 12): While he agrees with the need for the movement control order (MCO) to imposed in the six states, Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) chief executive officer Yap Lip Seng (pictured) has to admit that it will further damage the local tourism and hospitality industry.