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.
KUALA LUMPUR *April 23): The National Heritage Department has been trying to gazette Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Convent Bukit Nanas (CBN) here as a heritage site since 2008, but it could not be completed due to the school’s trustees’ protest.
KOTA KINABALU (April 23): The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) is collaborating with tourism associations in the country to draw up and implement plans to revive the local tourism sector in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 21):The Interactive Digital Brochures, which is a digital tourism site, opens a wider dimension to users, allowing them to interact virtually, while exploring information on tourist destinations in the country.
PUTRAJAYA (April 8): Malaysia's unemployment rate has dropped slightly to 4.
GEORGE TOWN (March 19): The hotel industry in Penang is expected to have proper recovery in their business in 2022, the Malaysian Association of Hotels Penang branch chairman Raj Kumar said yesterday.
SANDAKAN (March 19): The Sandakan Tourism Association (Stan) has called on the Government to set up travel bubbles between districts and States that are under the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) to help sustain the tourism industry.
PUTRAJAYA (March 18): The government initiatives to ensure the tourism industry’s survival under the Strategic Programme to Empower People and the Economy (PEMERKASA) can be a great morale booster to those involved in the supply chains of the tourism, arts and culture sectors in the country.