Posts Tagged ‘Tourism’

Relaxing rules for women under 45 will boost umrah and haj market

The pilgrimage market is seeing growth as more single women under the age of 30 are participating in the tourism and travel industry
by NUR HAZIQAH A ...

Airbnb proposes regulatory, tax framework for short-term rentals in Malaysia

by BERNAMA/ pic by AFP
Airbnb has released a potential regulatory and tax framework for short-term rentals in Malaysia, aimed at growing the country’s ...

Tourism revenue grows 16.9% to RM21.4b in 1Q19

The medium-haul market saw an increase as travellers from China and India took advantage of the visa-free period expansion date
by AFIQ AZIZ / pic by ...

ECRL revival expected to boost East Coast tourism industry

Mita expects to attract more than 15,000 tourists from China to Kelantan this year
by AFIQ AZIZ / pic by BLOOMBERG The new East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) ...

MoA, Motac eye tour packages for Chinese tourists

By BERNAMA / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MoA) plans to create exciting tourism packages in ...

Chinese tourism boom that propped up luxury brands is faltering

From Tokyo’s glitzy Ginza shopping district to HK, Macau and New York’s 5th Avenue, there are noticeable cracks in what has been the very bankable strategy ...

Malaysia wants more tourists from non-Asean countries to boost sector

by AFIQ AZIZ / Pic by TMR FILE PIX
MALAYSIA plans to woo more visitors from non-Asean countries as it seeks to boost the tourism receipts to RM100 ...

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 ...