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Taxes on Airbnb Do Not Benefit Malaysia
Malaysia is not benefitting from the taxes on short-stay platforms like Airbnb, because it is flowing out of the country, said the Malaysian Association of...
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#Article
Regulation Needed for Airbnbs and Vacation Rentals
Many countries have customised policies to allow Airbnb to operate but seek to control and regulate their operations in some form. Airbnb is one of the few...
clock 30-06-2019
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#Sabah
Airbnb Gives Sabah Hotels a Run for Their Money Despite Rise in Tourism
Three to five-star hotels in Sabah are witnessing an occupancy loss of 3% to 7% as a result of the increase in popularity with home sharing operators such ...
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#Sabah
Hotels, Resorts Top Preference – Not Airbnbs Part 2
Noteworthy to consider is that Airbnb-type business is banned in Japan and illegal in Singapore etc, and these are some examples of pushback by authorities...
clock 28-05-2019
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#Sabah
Hotels, Resorts Top Preference – Not Airbnbs Part 1
Sabah’s hotels and resorts are still the preferred accommodation for international visitors with 83 per cent preference over other types of accommodation...
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#WestMalaysia
Airbnbs in Kuala Lumpur Are Showcased as if Its on a Monopoly Board Game
The Kuala Lumpur Airbnb version of Monopoly board includes an overview of some of the city’s top condominiums and how much landlords can earn by listing ...
clock 24-05-2019
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#malaysia
Ministry Reviewing Laws to Regulate Airbnb Operators
The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is reviewing its policies and laws to regulate the accommodation premises industry, especially unregistered hotel op...
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#WestMalaysia
Airbnb Women Hosts Earned 50% More in 2018 Compared to 2017
Women hosts on Airbnb nationwide earned a combined RM159 million in 2018, an increase of 50% compared with 2017. Airbnb head of public policy for South-...
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#WestMalaysia
Penang Hotels Unable to Compete With Illegal Airbnb Cheaper Rates
The emergence of Airbnb and illegal accommodation is among the main causes for Penang hotels’ occupancy rate to decline, Malaysian Association of Hotels ...
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#WestMalaysia
Operators of Unlicensed Hotels, AirBnB Told to Register or Face Legal Action
Operators of unlicensed hotels and AirBnB have been urged to register immediately with the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry or face legal action. Mini...
clock 15-02-2019
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#mah
Need for Regulation of Businesses Like Airbnb: MAH
There is a need to regulate the home-sharing business before it undermines the hospitality industry and the property sector, according to the Malaysian Ass...
clock 24-01-2019
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#airbnb
The Famous Home Rental Company May Build Homes Too
When a company achieves a huge scale of success and needs further growth, they have to somehow find something else to do. Just as McDonald’s is also a su...
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#WestMalaysia
Hyatt House Targets Business, Leisure Travellers
Malaysia's first Hyatt House hotel, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corp, located in Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur will welcome guests beginning 1 December 2018. The...
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#WestMalaysia
Malaysia Is Airbnb's Fastest Growing Market in SEA
Airbnb, the world's leading community-driven hospitality company, announced a 99% y-o-y growth in guest arrivals in Malaysia having welcomed more than two ...
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#WestMalaysia
Nod for National Housing Policy
The National Housing Policy has been approved by the Cabinet two weeks ago, said National Housing Department director-general N. Jayaselan, and its main th...
clock 19-11-2018
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#WestMalaysia
Elderly Malaysians Earn RM5.6m as Airbnb Hosts
Some 800 seniors in Malaysia aged 60 and above have earned more than RM5.6 million through hosting on Airbnb, welcoming over 26,700 guests from around the ...
clock 22-10-2018
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#EastMalaysia
Kingfisher Inanam - No Airbnb!
Kingfisher Inanam by Hap Seng Properties Development Sdn Bhd is a no-Airbnb fly zone according to Hap Seng Chief Operating Officer, John Tan. Speaking...
clock 18-10-2018
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#International
8M Real Estate Creates 8M Collective to Operate Boutique Accommodation Concepts in Singapore
Founded in 2014 by experienced property entrepreneur, Ashish Manchharam, 8M Real Estate has built a firm reputation for injecting new life into gentrifying...
clock 04-10-2018
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#WestMalaysia
Tune and ECM Libra Acquires 50% Stake in Malaysian Home-Sharing Platform, SubHome
In a move to broaden their hospitality portfolio, Tune and ECM Libra have recently acquired a 50% stake in Malaysian home-sharing platform, SubHome. Sub...
clock 26-09-2018
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#EastMalaysia
Airbnb Operators at the Loft Residence to Go to Court
98 owners of The Loft Residences who are operating Airbnb in their serviced apartments have filed a civil suit against the developer Syarikat Kapasi Sdn Bh...
clock 14-09-2018
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