Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Motac

Abdul Karim supports Motac’s efforts on interstate tourism

KUCHING: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has expressed support for the efforts of the federal Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture’s (Motac), which is looking into the possibility of allowing interstate tourism. “According to the...

Keeping their fingers crossed

KUCHING: Travel agencies in the state are eagerly monitoring the progress of the pilot travel bubble initiative in Langkawi which was recently implemented by the Ministry of Tourism, Art and Culture Malaysia (Motac). Sales manager of Tanahmas Travel, Siti Fatimah...

Gov’t mulls allowing interstate tourism

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is discussing the possibility of allowing interstate tourism and will announce the decision soon, Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said today. She said the move was to expedite the recovery of the...

Nancy thanks Muhyiddin for his trust

KUCHING: Federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri thanked Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who resigned as prime minister of Malaysia on Monday, for entrusting her with the role of Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia...

Green light for state tourism, a boon to sector

KUALA LUMPUR: The green light for tourism activities within each state involving homestays and hotels for individuals who have been fully vaccinated under Phase Two and the subsequent phases of the National Recovery Plan (PPN) can benefit the tourism...

Motac to hold talks with Health ministry on use of tour vans as ambulances

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) will be holding discussions with the Health Ministry (MOH) on converting tour vans into ambulances to assist in Covid-19 emergency cases. Welcoming the initiative announced by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri...

RM3,000 Pemerkasa aid extended to MM2H licenced companies

PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed to extend the one-off special assistance grant of RM3,000 to 697 Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) licenced companies to alleviate the burden of those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and...

30 percent of tourism frontliners vaccinated

PULAU PANGKOR: About 30 percent of frontline workers in the tourism sector have been vaccinated against Covid-19 so far, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. She said the ministry was doing its best to gather information...

Motac proposes to reactivate tourism activities in phases

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) is in the midst of proposing to the National Security Council (NSC) to reactivate tourism activities in phases. The proposal entails four tiers with Tier 1 allowing intra-district travel and tourism...

Malaysia top-ranked position in Global Muslim Travel Index 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has once again topped the list of best Muslim-friendly holiday destinations for Muslim travellers according to MasterCard-Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2021. Malaysia remained the top-ranked destination in the GMTI 2021 as it had been...
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Sarawak MAH hopes cases go down before travel bubble initiative

KUCHING: Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) Sarawak Chapter chairman John Teo hopes for the number of daily Covid-19 cases...
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