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Matta delighted with large allocation for tourism

Its president, Tan Kok Liang, says they are hoping the ministry will use the money to boost Visit Malaysia 2020 and act against illegal travel agents.

Bajet 2020: Kami tidak boleh guna bas 30 tahun bawa pelancong,...

Persatuan itu menggesa Putrajaya memperkenalkan insentif cukai baru untuk membantu pengusaha menaik taraf van dan bas persiaran mereka menjelang Tahun Melawat Malaysia 2020.

We can’t ferry tourists in 30-year-old buses, Matta tells govt

The association urges Putrajaya to introduce new tax incentives to help operators upgrade their vehicles in time for Visit Malaysia Year 2020.

Matta sambut baik skim visa baru Saudi, galak pelancong bukan Muslim

Timbalan Presiden Matta, Mohd Akil Yusof berkata pengumuman rejim visa baru itu akan mewujudkan peluang perniagaan baharu kepada agensi pelancongan.

Less than 5% of Malaysian travel agents use Thomas Cook

The collapse of the world's oldest tour company will not have much impact on Malaysian travellers, says Matta.

Travel agents’ group welcomes cut in PSC charge

Matta says it is irrational of IATA to criticise the reduction in PSC at some airports as they cannot match the facilities at KLIA.

Matta: Kaji implikasi sebelum laksana levi pelepasan

Levi pelepasan ke atas penumpang udara berkemungkinan besar akan dilaksanakan selepas musim Haji pada September ini.

Ambil langkah elak kena tipu pakej umrah

Pakej umrah jika ditawarkan bawah daripada RM4,900 tidak sepatutnya menjadi pilihan kerana ia tidak masuk akal jika mengambil kira tiket penerbangan pergi balik serta visa yang perlu

Delay departure levy by 6 months, says Matta

The association says travel agents and others need time to get used to the mechanism.

Badan pelancongan tolak angka dakwa kemasukan pelancong Singapura merosot

Semakin ramai dalam kalangan rakyat Singapura yang masuk sebagai pelancong bebas dan independen.

Don’t let Sabah International Convention Centre be a white elephant, says...

The state needs a special bureau to tap into the MICE markets, says Tan Kok Liang.

Departure levy will hurt tourism, says Matta, minister disagrees

The body representing travel agents says tourist arrivals in neighbouring countries are ahead of Malaysia.

Kami bukan budak-budak, peguam bantah DBKL tutup premis jam 1 pagi

Orang ramai bukan kanak-kanak yang perlu diberitahu di mana mereka perlu berada atau tidak berada selepas jam 1 pagi.

Kerajaan diingatkan, tutup premis hiburan jam 1 pagi akan gugat pelancongan

Langkah mengehadkan masa perniagaan premis hiburan akan menyuramkan pengalaman pelawat.

Departure levy will do little for domestic tourism, says Matta

Matta president Tan Kok Liang says it will have no impact on those who can afford to travel overseas.

Sri Lanka, masih banyak untuk diteroka dan dijelajah

Pengalaman pelancongan Sri Lanka dibahagikan dalam 8 kelompok iaitu Warisan (Heritage), Perayaan (Festivity), Kemurnian (Pristine), Pemandangan (Scenic), Esen (Essence), Keterujaan (Thrills), Penerokaan liar (Wilderness) dan Kebahagiaan (Blissfulness).

Matta: Don’t apply service tax to domestic air tickets

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents says the 6% tax could have a negative impact on domestic tourism.

Budget hotels seek exemption from tourism tax

Profits have dropped by 20% since the tax was introduced, says association president.

Tourism industry cheers move to cap airfare ceiling prices

Two major tourism bodies feel high airfares are hindering the growth of the domestic market and support any move that will boost domestic tourism.

Matta tidak setuju larangan caj tambahan kad kredit

Agensi pelacongan dan syarikat pengembaraan beroperasi dengan margin rendah, tidak seperti gedung runcit di pusat membeli-belah.

Matta: Card surcharge needed to cover merchant discount rate

Tour and travel agents association says it would be better to abolish the MDR or reduce the rate for large amounts.

Matta: Hiking up PSC will hit klia’s competitive edge

It says klia2 was built with different facilities to meet a different market segment than KLIA.

Biar Kementerian Pelancongan urus hal ehwal umrah, kata Matta

Naib presiden Umrah dan Haji Matta berkata, cadangan membenarkan TH menguruskan lesen umrah hanya akan memusnahkan mekanisme sedia ada dan merisikokan pengusaha kecil dan sederhana.

Don’t reinvent wheel, leave umrah to us, says Matta

Head of Matta's umrah and haj business says the RM5 million annual loss to fraudsters can be easily checked by ensuring its members cover the losses.

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