• Levy Leeway For Tour Operators

    Travel operators who secured hotel bookings for foreign tourists before the implementation of the tourism tax will be exempted from paying the levy, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.

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  • Malaysia's Tourism Tax: Finally Enforced, But Still Faces Long Road To Smooth Implementation

    On September 1 Malaysia implemented the controversial Tourism Tax (TTx) for foreign tourists, a RM10 (US$2.40) daily levy on hotel accommodation, much to the chagrin of the industry given that many questions remain unanswered.

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  • MATTA Conducts Online Survey To Assist Members To Tide Over Introduction Of Tourism Tax (TTx)

    The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has sent out an online survey form to its 3,200 members. Up to 96%, or over 3,000, are licensed for inbound tour operating business.

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  • Fake Agents on MATTA Radar

    The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is working closely with the Tourism and Culture Ministry to combat fraudulent activities involving fake or illegal travel agents.

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  • Notice to Members on New Payment Channel

    In our efforts to improve our services to our Members, kindly be advised that starting 1 July 2017, all payments for Membership applications and renewals can only be made through the MATTA website.

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