KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 8): It is a comfortable sight for weary travellers and tourists all over the world, as one could expect a good meal from room service and a nice comfortable bed to rest one’s tired body – that of a Hilton Hotel.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Short-term lease platform Airbnb looks forward to engaging with local authorities to develop and appropriate frameworks — including tourism tax collection — that allow home sharing to thrive for Malaysia’s short- and long-term benefit, it said in an op-ed today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) had today proposed that the government abolish its RM10 per room per night tourism tax to grow foreign tourist arrivals.
虽然我国在2017年接待的游客人数逊于预期，但业界人士仍乐观看待酒店领域的前景，因国内的数大利好因素将持续催化该领域的增长。 房产仲介与顾问公司Zerin Properties总执行长Previndran Singhe表示，尽管大马去年接待的游客人数只有2590万，未达预定目标3100万，但长期游客人数增长率依然可观，许多酒店业者看好旅游业前景，纷纷进驻本地市场。 今年，我国设下的游客人数目标是3310万，并放眼在2020年时，游客人数可攀升至3600万。 “游客增长率向来是吸引新酒店业者的主要因素，迎合国内市场对优质酒店的需求，新酒店数量不断增加。” Previndran续称，国内大型发展项目和主题公园的兴建，也促使市场看好零售、酒店、休闲和娱乐相关房产的前景，从而带动酒店领域发展。 CBRE|WTW董事经理Foo Gee Jen点出，游客人数增加的原因，部分可归功于政府推出的电子签证（eVISA），因相关签证简化旅游大马的程序，因此吸引很多游客前来，特别是中国游客。 国家产业资料中心资料显示，我国酒店数量在2007年至2017年期间，大幅提高了41.
PETALING JAYA (May 2): Best Western Hotels & Resorts has partnered with the Green Target Group to roll out a new hotel named Best Western Mesa Hotel in the latter’s MesaHill development in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan by the first quarter of 2021 (1Q21).
KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): GuocoLand (Malaysia) Bhd reported an almost six-fold increase in its net profit to RM55.
PETALING JAYA (April 17): Thirty new hotels were completed last year, adding a further 5,777 rooms to the sector in 2017, over 50% more than the 3,733 new rooms introduced in 2016, said the Valuation and Property Services Department’s (JPPH) “Malaysian Property Market Report 2017”.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 13): Bio Osmo Bhd shares rose as much as two sen or 40% to seven sen on news substantial shareholder Datuk Seri Farouk Abdullah is proposing to inject hotels currently parked under his private vehicles into Bio Osmo under a cash and share deal.
PETALING JAYA (March 16): Overnight stays in Amsterdam (pictured) booked via the Airbnb platform rose by 25% in 2017 despite limits on the number of days owners may list their properties and other requirements, reported Reuters.