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 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 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.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 14): The outbreak of Covid-19 has prompted real estate developer TA Global Bhd to temporarily close six of its hotels.
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.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): Palm oil and property player Keck Seng (Malaysia) Bhd (KSM) said its hotel operations located in the US and Canada have temporarily closed, following the enforcement of citywide lockdowns.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): The prosecution's oral submissions in the graft case involving former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Samad (pictured) has now been fixed for April 21, following the enforcement of the Movement Control Order.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): It is truly a heart-warming sight in these challenging times as the world battles the escalating COVID-19 outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 23): Malaysia Budget Hotel Association (MyBHA) National Secretary General Denis Ong has urged hoteliers to do their part and have a positive mindset as the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.