Its minister, Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican said cross-ministry cooperation is relevant to issue guidelines so that there would not be any violations of existing regulations in the effort to expand the industry.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 2): Local tour and travel agents expect domestic tourism in Malaysia to rebound faster than earlier anticipated as more people become confident to travel, with 95% of Malaysia's adult population fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as of Oct 19 and as new cases continue to fall.
Govt considers allowing vaccinated travellers from certain countries to enter M'sia without mandatory quarantine
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): The government is considering opening the nation's borders to vaccinated travellers from certain countries without having to undergo mandatory quarantine, according to National Recovery Council (NRC) chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 30): Domestic tourism in Malaysia declined significantly with visitor arrivals and total expenditure falling 44.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 29): Padang Rengas lawmaker Nazri Abdul Aziz (pictured) has called on Putrajaya to “reinstate” the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) scheme under the Tourism, Arts, and Culture Ministry (MOTAC), the Malaysiakini news portal reported yesterday.
JOHOR BAHRU (Sept 7): The Johor government is hoping to turn three focus areas in the state which have achieved the Covid-19 vaccination rate of more than 80% into destinations under the tourism bubble programme.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 3): Malaysia is preparing to reopen its long-battered tourism industry with a pilot programme starting from Pulau Langkawi on Sept 16, mirroring Thailand’s Phuket “sandbox” model, reported Bloomberg.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced today that the government is currently studying the views and feedback from stakeholders on plans to make Langkawi Island a pilot project for a tourism bubble destination.
Malaysia, Indonesia to explore tourism synergies, as latter seeks collaborations within ASEAN to revive tourism
KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): Malaysia and Indonesia will explore tourism synergies together as the latter moots the restoration of international collaborations within the ASEAN region to revive the sector.