Posts Tagged ‘Tourism’

HK retail wilts on weak spending by China tourists

HONG KONG • Hong Kong’s retail sales missed estimates in December, as a slowing mainland economy dampened consumer sentiment and the surge in cross-border ...

Sarawak should clarify with federal govt for accurate information, says Lim

By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has requested the Sarawak state government to communicate with the federal ...

Whittaker: Reinvent theme parks to remain relevant

New and upgraded theme parks and attractions are important to help support and sustain the leisure industry
By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK Theme park operators ...

All state govts to receive 50% of tourism tax revenue

The tax revenue will only be distributed after the tax revenue accounts for 2018 are finalised, says Lim
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By TMR All state ...

Weakening ringgit a boost to Malaysia’s healthcare tourism

The ringgit’s weakening has played a part in contributing to the growth of the healthcare travel industry in the country, says Malaysia Healthcare ...

Wanda widens tourism retreat with RM3.8b sale

SHANGHAI • Billionaire Wang Jianlin’s Dalian Wanda Group Co Ltd widened its retreat from tourism and entertainment by handing over the management of 13 ...

Foreign films can promote Malaysia on world tourism map

Matta is willing to provide assistance in the future for similar ventures
By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS The huge success of the movie ...

Thailand shows growth but lacks exciting opportunities

By TAN WEI YINE 
The constitutional reforms in 2016 helped the Thai economy reignite its growth engine on the back of global trade. Its ...
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No review on tourism tax

By P PREM KUMAR & DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By TMR
The government has no plans to revise the tourism tax which is currently imposed on international ...

Dive expo generates RM7.5m sales

by TMR
Close to RM7.5 million sales were generated at the three-day Malaysia International Dive Expo ( MIDE) 2018 held in Kuala Lumpur in May. The ...

Arsenal, Rwanda sign deal for shirt-sponsorship

By BLOOMBERG
KIGALI • English Premier League soccer team Arsenal has signed a shirt-sponsorship deal with Rwanda. The club, one of the world’s biggest, ...

Melaka govt eyes foreign investments, tourism

By BERNAMA
The Melaka government under the Pakatan Harapan leadership will focus on foreign investments and tourism — the two main contributors that ...