MATTA is heartened by the statement made by the Minister of Transport YB Anthony Loke that the government supports the concept proposed by MATTA to optimise usage by including tour buses into e-hailing services.
MATTA is elated that Budget 2020 contains incentives for the tourism industry after it had made presentations to Minister of Finance YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng and top officials from the MOF and MITI.
MATTA had made presentations to Minister of Finance YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng and top officials from the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) regarding its proposal for Budget 2020.
MATTA is calling on the Authorities to act against illegal tour businesses and the public to deal only with licensed travel agents.
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Saudi Arabia has revised visa fees for the coming Umrah season (1441H) and waived additional charges imposed on pilgrims that have performed Umrah more than once.
MATTA welcomes the Service Tax Policy No.1/2019 issued by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) on 1 September 2019.
MATTA take exception to the statement issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) that airlines and passengers using KLIA are losing out to other Malaysian airports with lower Passenger Service (PSC) rates.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) wish to thank our Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad for making an incisive decision during his recent visit to AirAsia’s headquarters at Sepang.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) held its 44th Annual General Meeting last Saturday, 13 July 2019 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur.
MATTA today successfully signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with four e-hailing companies.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) held its inaugural MATTA Awards ceremony to recognise the achievements of its members and their contribution to the Malaysian tourism industry on 30 June 2019 at Hilton Kuala Lumpur.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) had a successful business networking session in collaboration with the Association of Malaysian Spas (AMSPA) held on 17 June 2019 at the Concorde Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
MATTA held its first in a series of onboarding programmes for the MATTA Tourism Industry Distribution and Booking Platform on 24 May 2019 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur.
MATTA is urging the Ministry of Transport Malaysia to urgently review the entry fee charges for excursion bus and tour van for pick up and drop off tourists at KLIA2 effective 1 March 2019, managed by its operator, Segi Astana Sdn. Bhd.
MATTA is urging the Government to review the Service Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2018 issued by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) on tourism management services that will be imposed effective 1 March 2019.
MATTA held a Chinese New Year Celebration on 21 February 2019 at the Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur with over 300 members and guests from the tourism industry.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) reiterates consumers to be vigilant over “cheap travel packages” offered by travel agencies especially online.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is calling on the Government to grant visa free travel for Chinese and Indian tourists visiting Malaysia.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) welcomes the appointment of Datuk Musa Yusof as the Director General of Tourism Malaysia effective 3 December 2018.
MATTA is concerned with the report that Kuala Lumpur City Hall would ensure all entertainment outlets in the city to be closed by 1am, as stated by Minister of Federal Territories, YB Tuan Haji Khalid Abdul Samad.
The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is appealing to the Malaysian Government to waive visa fees for Chinese and Indian tourists.
MATTA applauds Minister of Finance, YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng for granting certain of its wish list in giving due recognition to the tourism industry to generate wealth for the country as provided for in Budget 2019.
MATTA and the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) have developed a collaboration through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic cooperation to drive the emerging cruise tourism in Malaysia.
MATTA is delighted to present the Occupational Framework (OF) for the Travel and Tourism Industry to the Department of Skills Development (Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPK)).
A delegation from the MATTA is in South India on a sales mission to touch base and meet with local outbound tour operators in three major cities of Trichy, Bengaluru and Hyderabad from 22 to 27 October 2018.