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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...
Growing Demand for Good-Quality Hotels in Kota Kinabalu
Sun, sand and sea are believed to be the main elements that have attracted visitors to Sabah. Malaysia’s second largest state is rich in nature, with...
Plan to Open 20 Yoo2 Hotels in S-E Asia
United Kingdom-based YOO Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to establish at least 20 hotels under its lifestyle brand, Yoo2, across Southeast Asia ove...
New and Upcoming Hotels in Sabah
This tourism boom has brought the State Government to call for more hotels across Sabah.
More Five-Star Hotels Approved
The State Government has approved the construction of more five-star hotels here and in the east coast of Sabah in tandem with the tourism boom, said Deput...
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 ...
Sabah Plans to Open 10 New Hotels by 2021
Sabah is planning to open 10 new hotels by 2021 to complement the booming tourism industry in the state. Malaysian Association of Hotels-Sabah and Labua...
Hotels in Demand for School and Raya Holidays
Hotels in the state are expected to be fully occupied during the current school holidays and upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration. Malaysian Associati...
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...
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...
Avillion Poised to Expand Chain of Ops in East Malaysia
AVILLION Bhd, an integrated travel and hotel group listed on the local stock exchange, is unfazed by the current market condition and is looking to buy val...
Avani Adds to Growing Collection of Hotels in 2019
Avani Hotels & Resorts announced that expansion plans are on track with 2019 set to welcome seven new Avani properties three of which will be located in ne...
Sandakan Tourism Players Looking to Govt to Jumpstart Bad Economy
A former hotel owner in Sandakan fought back emotions as he related how he was forced to close the hotel he started 19 years ago after tourism dollars bega...
Kota Kinabalu Hotels Now the Most Expensive in Malaysia as Prices Increase by Up to 15%
With greater demand, there can only be two solutions: greater supply, or greater price hikes. In the case of Kota Kinabalu, they’ve gone with the latter ...
Investing in Hotel? You Should Check Out the Top 3 Hotel Trends in 2019
The Asia Pacific region is expected to be the standout region from a growth standpoint, with hotel investment volume forecasted to grow by 15% year-on-year...
Jalan TAR: Hotels, Land Command Higher Prices
A 3-star international hotel with a built-up area of 34,798 sq ft has been listed for sale on PropertyGuru Malaysia’s portal. The hotel, which has 86 ...
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 ...
Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel Has Not Been Sold Off - Defence Ministry
The Defence Ministry refuted claims that Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel has been sold off to Singapore-based Hotel Royal Ltd for RM197 million in cash. ...
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...
OYO Hotels Widens Malaysian Footprint
OYO Hotels, South Asia’s largest and world’s fastest growing chain of hotels, homes and living spaces, has cemented its position in Malaysia by opening...
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