Forget inbound tourism, even domestic may be in peril

The first case of Covid-19 in Malaysia was detected on Jan 25 last year and the number rose to 22,036 on Oct 20, almost nine months later.

Tourism Recovery Hinges on Severity of Covid-19 Infections

Tourism Malaysia posted a 78.6% drop of foreign visitor arrivals for the first nine months of this year compared to the corresponding period last year.

Big Changes in Store for Travel Business

It is better to venture into other fields or go into suspended animation, reactivating the travel business only when tourism recovers fully in 2024.

Malaysia Airlines Offers Subsidised Tickets to Boost Domestic Travel

Malaysia Airlines is offering customers subsidised airline tickets for domestic destinations in support of the government’s “green travel bubble” initiative.

Visa Application Can Be Made via MyTravelPass Starting Today

Beginning today, applications to enter and exit the country for Malaysians and foreigners, during the RMCO until Dec 31, can be done via MyTravelPass.

Giving Shopping Excursions a Thought

Tapping into the largest component in domestic visitors’ expenditure.

Tourism at Two Kuala and Beyond

While there was a dearth of visitors to Kuala Sala, Kuala Perlis saw huge crowds at the ferry terminal.

Air Charters to Kickstart International Tourism

Controlled groups of passengers from chartered flights would be welcomed around the world.

AirAsia Now Allows up to Two Bags in Cabin Again

Low-cost airline AirAsia has changed its policy on how many bags passengers can bring on board the plane for free.

Make Domestic Tourism More Meaningful

The Department of Statistics released the 2019 Domestic Tourism Survey today, again right on schedule as it always had at the end of every June.

Drastic Drop in Foreign Arrivals This First Quarter

Tourism Malaysia had just released figures for foreign tourist arrivals in the first three months of this year, and it was no surprise that total numbers dropped by 36.8%.

One-Stop Centres to Attract Visitors

Time for our country to design and offer the Malaysian brand of tourism to make it Truly Malaysia.

Cruises Will Lead Recovery in Tourism

Holidaymakers and tourism industry players must not miss the boat.

Domestic Flights Only Half-Load

The National Security Council has decided the resumption of domestic flights in the country must follow the SOP of allowing only half-load flights.

AirAsia Domestic Flights Start Today

AirAsia will resume operating in stages, starting with domestic flights today and subsequently for several Asean countries by May 16.

Yeo Bee Yin: What happened to 150k tests a day plan?

The government has been urged to explain what happened to its plan to increase RT-PCR tests to 150,000 a day.

Azmin, family to be questioned by police over alleged SOP breach

Azmin Ali and his family members will be summoned by police to give their statements over a claim by Ummi Hafilda Ali that he had breached Hari Raya SOPs.

Social media users roast Azmin over potential Raya SOP breaches

Azmin Ali has come under fire on social media over a post showing him hosting a large gathering with his family members on the first day of Hari Raya.

Tributes pour in for Malay Mail’s editor-in-chief Wong Sai Wan

Tributes are pouring in for Wong, who died earlier today from a heart attack.

Malaysia could see 8,000 Covid-19 cases daily by June

The Health Ministry's modelling is forecasting more than 8,000 new Covid-19 cases a day by June if the public does not comply with SOPs.

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