April 9, 2019If a weekend jaunt to Singapore brings to mind shopping, dining, and experiencing the nightlife, know that you haven’t quite seen it all. The next time you head down to the city-state, consider extending your stay by a day or two, to explore.
April 7, 2019The Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) had conducted extensive research to suggest a regulatory framework for short-stay homes listed on platforms such as Airbnb, VRBO, Booking.com, HostAStay and MyCribBooking.com.
April 6, 2019If it’s up to the travel and hospitality stakeholders in Malaysia, regulation on short term accommodations (STA) or short-stay homes such as Airbnb in the country is long overdue. Concerted calls have been made repeatedly to put the home-sharing industry under scrutiny.
March 31, 2019It would appear that going domestic is the future of travel for the Malaysian hotel scene, or at least that’s how one of the world’s biggest hospitality companies sees it. Domestic tourists, according to Marriott International, remains the top source market for the international chain’s hotels and resorts in Malaysia.
March 17, 2019Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel group, has released new details on its loyalty programme which will be branded under a new name and feature perks like cooking lessons with top chefs, football master classes with star athletes and hikes in Patagonia.
February 1, 2019How about letting your spirit animal decide your travel plans this Year of the Pig? Airbnb has looked into Malaysia’s booking data and recommended trending destination and travel habits based on your zodiac signs.
December 19, 2018The easiest way to define a midscale hotel would be a property that’s positioned between the luxury and budget hotels. As middle class travellers grow in numbers, there’s a need for a midscale accommodation that fits right into their budget.
October 18, 2018The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) is pushing for the Government to focus on travel incentives that don’t incur any incremental costs in the upcoming Budget 2019.