Rural tourism operators urge govt to allow inter-district travel during CMCO

KOTA KINABALU: Homestay’s operators and those involved in rural tourism urged the Government to lift the inter-district travel ban in the coming Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) which starts on February 19 to March 4. Kohadie Watiman Deputy President of Malaysia Kampungstay and Homestay Association (MKHA) said the Government should no longer implement the inter-district…

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The Recovery Equation: Travel and Tourism in the Post Pandemic Era

The Relationship Between ‘Industry Transparency’ and Speed of Recovery By Trevor Stuart-Hill, Founder and president of Revenue Matters and Eric Sutfin, CMO for Social Capital Agency Trevor Stuart-HillEric Sutfin As with any crisis or “shock” to the hospitality and tourism industry, there is always a period of recovery followed by stabilization. Each shock has its own set of factors…

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Sabah’s tourism recovery need longer time

KOTA KINABALU: The recovery phase for the Sabah tourism sector is expected to take longer than other states due to its heavy reliance on air transport. However, Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Jafry Ariffin is optimistic that all the strategies outlined would effectively restore the industry in the new norm. “We have planned and…

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