KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 27): The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) has urged the government to consider establishing a unified system that supports the tourism industry’s decision-making process in creating more products and services that address the immediate need of the industry.
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 14): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has urged the government to be proactive and come up with an enhanced and targeted rescue plan for tour and travel agents in light of the latest Movement Control Order (MCO) and the bleak forecast on travel this year.
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.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 8): Malaysia Productivity Corp (MPC) has successfully certified 88 companies and homestays with the Certificate of Compliance Covid-19 Adopt and Adhere Guidelines and relevant government standard operating procedures (SOPs) at end-2020.
BANGKOK (Dec 30): Thailand’s cabinet on Tuesday approved eight special holidays for 2021 in a bid to boost local tourism, reported Vietnam News Agency (VNA).
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 29): Service providers of accommodation bookings using the digital platform are required to register with the Malaysian Tourism Tax System (MyTTx) under the Royal Malaysian Customs Department, the latest three months before July next year to ensure the implementation of the taxation system, the Dewan Negara was told today.
KUALA TERENGGANU (Dec 29): A total of 4,308 individuals from Covid-19 red zones who visited Terengganu have undergone a risk assessment at clinics and hospitals in the state since the lifting of the restriction on inter-state and inter-district travel on Dec 7.
LUMUT (Dec 27): The occupancy rates in hotels nationwide are expected to continue to increase next year when the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) is lifted end of this year.