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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.

Tourism industry hopes for more incentives

Tour associations say Budget 2018 should reflect the industry's role as a major contributor to the economy.

Axing of beer fest not just about tourism

The fallout from the cancellation of the beer festival should not be measured by tourist numbers alone as it has also infringed on multiculturalism and the rights of those who practise different beliefs.

Axing of beer fest won’t affect tourism, says Matta

This after KL MPs voiced concern that DBKL's move to disallow a beer fest would jeopardise the country's tourism industry.

Malaysia Airlines digesa bawa pemimpin PAS naik ‘kelab malam terbang’

Pengusaha industri pelancongan mengulas gesaan Riduan Mohd Nor supaya Putrajaya bertegas mengharamkan terus arak dalam semua penerbangan Malaysia Airlines.

Matta: Malaysia Airlines not here to ‘please a minority’

Association says PAS man who renewed calls for alcohol to be banned on flights should be given a free ticket so that he can see behaviour of passengers for himself.

Matta syor inisiatif bantu wanita kembara secara solo

Matta juga berkata pelancong wanita solo digalak meminta nasihat apabila merancang perjalanan mereka atas sebab-sebab keselamatan dan kesejahteraan mereka.

More studies needed on solo women travellers

Travel associations also encourage solo women travellers to ask travel agencies for advice and not take security lightly when travelling overseas.

Sabah Matta: We don’t condone exotic dining

The association says it doesn't know if any of its members are involved in illegal activities.

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