Incentives And Funding In MATTA’s Wish List For Budget 2018
As in previous years, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has again submitted proposals, and is hoping that incentives and funding needed to spur the travel industry forward would be granted.
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.
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.
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.
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.