Topic: Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents
More exhibitors at upcoming MATTA Fair Penang 2019
Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair Penang 2019 has received overwhelming response with 293 exhibitors confirming their participation.MATTA honorary secretary-general Nigel Wo...
Umrah packages cost to go up
KUALA LUMPUR: A price hike of up to an additional RM1,000 per person on umrah packages is unavoidable following Saudi Arabia’s decision to increase the visa fee...
Travel agents’ group welcomes cut in PSC charge
GEORGE TOWN: A travel agents’ trade group today hailed the government’s decision to cut the passenger service charge (PSC) for non-Asean flights out of klia2 and other airports in the country from...
Johor a fave destination for tourists
KUALA LUMPUR: Johor, with its pristine islands and world-class theme parks, has been crowned Malaysia’s Favourite Destination for this month’s Malaysian...
MATTA Fair kicks off today
KUALA LUMPUR: Travel buffs will be spoilt for choice with a vast variety of attractive deals and travel packages at the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents...
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Matta hails PSC cut for international travellers
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 30): Local tour and travel agents say they are thankful to the Cabinet for lowering the passenger service charge (PSC) for travellers flying out of klia2 and other airports except th...
Malaysians told to be cautious in Hong Kong
PETALING JAYA: As Hong Kongers take their protest for democracy to their international gateway at the airport, Malaysia Airlines say their flights to and from the territory remain as scheduled.
MATTA members’ vehicles on e-hailing apps
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) will be entering the e-hailing space by collaborating with four companies to list their members’ transport offerings on their e-hailing apps.
Many tourists still keen on visiting Hong Kong
PETALING JAYA: Recent protests in Hong Kong are unlikely to deter Malaysians from going as authorities there are capable of ensuring visitors’ safety, say tourism players. Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) president Datuk Tan Kok Liang said tourists had confidence in Hong Kong’s safety and security standards.
Negri royal wins MATTA award
KUALA LUMPUR: Veteran travel industry player and member of the Negri Sembilan royal family Datuk Seri Tunku Iskandar Tunku Abdullah is one of the winners of the first ever MATTA Awards.Tunku Iskandar was presented the MATTA Tourism Icon Award at the awards presentation ceremony and gala dinner here yesterday.
More five-star hotels approved
Liew (seated centre), flanked by Tan and Chin, with Krishna (seated second left), Isham (fourth left), other guests, Matta officials and members.
UOB Malaysia launches business transformation plan
KUALA LUMPUR: United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd launched a three-month business transformation programme on Thursday to help businesses in Malaysia adopt technology to drive productivity and growth.
MATTA connects with Asean, Indian tour and travel players
PUTRAJAYA: In a bid to boost local tourism to tour operators from Asean countries and India, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) organised a two-day programme to connect with these travel industry players.
Visa-free travel for China and India visitors
PUTRAJAYA: The Visa On Arrival (VOA) requirement for tourists from China and India may be relaxed to increase the number of visitors from both countries in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2020.Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said the move might be implemented this year, but he did not give details on the requirement which would be relaxed.
Irresistible deals at MATTA Fair
GEORGE TOWN: To add to the excitement of this year’s Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair Penang, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and its sister company, Firefly Airlines, will be offering irresistible discounts of up to 50% on international and domestic airfares.
MAS offers up to 30% discounts at Matta Fair
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will offer discounts of up to 30% on airfares to local and international destinations during the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Fair.
MATTA cautiously optimistic
PETALING JAYA: Tourist arrivals suffered a slight decline last year but there is positivity in that tourist receipts grew 2.4%, according to official data.
eNTRI service back online
PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department’s online system for Chinese and Indian tourists to apply for a 15-day visa exemption is back in service after being suspended on Jan 1.
Chinese tourists eyed by other nations in this region
PETALING JAYA: One reason for the decrease in Chinese tourist arrivals is because there are now more choices for them as every country wants to woo them, said Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) president Datuk Tan Kok Liang.
Business as usual for PWTC
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 17): It’s business as usual for the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) and Menara Dato Onn, despite rumours to the contrary, after the fall of the UMNO-led Barisan Nasional in ...