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MITA’s Tour Buddy initiative comes under scrutiny

9 Feb 2018 TTG Asia

Tour buddies are illegal tourist guides and would be in hot soup if caught by officers from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture when enforcing Section 21.1 of the Tourism Industry Act.

Tour Buddy services are illegal

9 Feb 2018 Daily Express

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) advised its members, numbering over 3,200 tour and travel companies nationwide not to engage Tour Buddy services saying it is illegal.

Tour buddies illegal, MATTA members told

9 Feb 2018 Borneo Post (KK)

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is advising its members, numbering over 3,200 tour and travel companies nationwide, not to engage the service of Tour Buddy as it is against the law.

Khidmat Tour Buddy langgar undang-undang: MATTA

9 Feb 2018 Harian Ekspres (KK)

Tour Buddy menyalahi Undang-Undang. MATTA kecewa dengan Persatuan Pelancongan Dalam Malaysia (MITA) dan Perbadanan Ekonomi Digital Malaysia (MDEC).

Tour Buddy service no buddy of MATTA

9 Feb 2018 New Sabah Times English (KK)

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is advising its members, numbering over 3,200 tour and travel companies nationwide, not to engage the service of Tour Buddy as it is against the law.

`Tour Buddy` programme gets mixed reviews

9 Feb 2018 The Star

As long as the service is no different from that of a tourist guide and provided for a fee, it would be against the law, says Datuk Tan Kok Liang

MATTA: Tour Buddy service is against the law

9 Feb 2018 The Edge Financial Daily

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has informed its members not to engage the services of Tour Buddy, a personalised travel service based on the shared economy concept. MATTA claims Tour Buddy is “against the law".

MATTA claims Tour Buddy service ‘against the law’

9 Feb 2018 Borneo Post Online

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has claimed that the Tour Buddy service is “against the law”.

‘Tour Buddy’ programme illegal, says tour agency

8 Feb 2018 The Malaysian Insight

Malaysia's Tour Buddy programme launched last September is against the law, says Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA).

MATTA Dakwa Tour Buddy Menyalahi Undang-Undang

8 Feb 2018 MyNewsHub

Persatuan Ejen-Ejen Pelancongan dan Pengembaraan Malaysia (MATTA) membantah perkhidmatan Tour Buddy dilaksanakan di Malaysia.

MATTA: Malaysia's Tour Buddy is 'against the law'

8 Feb 2018 The Edge Markets

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) said it informed its members comprising over 3,200 tour and travel companies, to not engage the service of Tour Buddy. MATTA claimed Tour Buddy is "against the law".

Promoting Johor’s Unique Destinations

15 Jan 2018 The Star Online

The state government will be working closely with Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) to introduce 50 unique packages promoting places of interest in Johor.

Trend melancong tanda ekonomi baik

11 Jan 2018 Utusan Borneo Sabah

Berdasarkan Pameran MATTA yang diadakan pada September tahun lepas, destinasi domestik, termasuk Negeri Sembilan, Selangor dan Johor, mencatatkan hasil jualan tertinggi bagi tarikan pelancongan mereka.

Trend melancong: Tanda ekonomi baik

11 Jan 2018 Utusan Sarawak

Dalam beberapa tahun ini, kecenderungan rakyat Malaysia untuk melancong ke luar negara meningkat dengan ketara – daripada hanya berhasrat untuk mengunjungi Langkawi kini, kepada memburu melihat Northern Lights di Ireland.

Jangan tertipu pakej murah umrah

29 Dec 2017 Utusan Sarawak

Persatuan Ejen-ejenPelancongan dan Pengembaraan Malaysia (MATTA) mengingatkan umat Islam yang ingin menunaikan umrah supaya tidak tertipu dengan pakej murah yang ditawarkan syarikat atau orang tengah.

Pilgrims shouldn`t fall for cheap packages: MATTA

28 Dec 2017 Daily Express

Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Vice President of Umrah and Haj, Shahrulnezam Mohd Daud, is saddened over the report that 453 Malaysian umrah pilgrims have been unable to fly home since Dec 22 as scheduled.

Jangan tertipu pakej murah umrah - MATTA

28 Dec 2017 Harian Ekspres (KK)

Persatuan Ejen-ejen Pelancongan dan Pengembaraan Malaysia (MATTA) mengingatkan umat Islam yang ingin menunaikan umrah supaya tidak tertipu dengan pakej murah yang ditawarkan syarikat atau orang tengah.

Jangan tertipu pakej murah umrah: MATTA

28 Dec 2017 Utusan Borneo Sarawak

Persatuan Ejen-ejenPelancongan dan Pengembaraan Malaysia (MATTA) mengingatkan umat Islam yang ingin menunaikan umrah supaya tidak tertipu dengan pakej murah yang ditawarkan syarikat atau orang tengah.

Another umrah group fleeced

28 Dec 2017 The Star

Travel agents: Pilgrims need to be wary of packages that are too cheap

Pilgrims shouldn't fall for cheap packages: MATTA

28 Dec 2017 Daily Express

Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Vice President of Umrah and Haj, Shahrulnezam Mohd Daud, is saddened over the report that 453 Malaysian umrah pilgrims have been unable to fly home since Dec 22 as scheduled.

MATTA Advice For Pilgrims Over Cheap 'Umrah' Packages

27 Dec 2017 Malaysian Digest

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) today advised pilgrims who want to perform the ‘umrah’ (minor Haj) not to be taken in by cheap packages offered by companies or individuals acting as middlemen.

Rethink placing Umrah under TH

23 Dec 2017 Daily Express

Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) President Datuk Tan Kok Liang said the association disagrees that the Umrah be placed under Tabung Haji as advocated by a consumers' association.

Maintain Passenger Service Charge at KLIA2 - MATTA

23 Dec 2017 Borneo Post (KK)

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) president Datuk Tan Kok Liang disagrees with the Passenger Service Charge (PSC) hike at KLIA2 scheduled for implementation from January 1 next year.

MATTA: Hiking up PSC will hit klia’s competitive edge

23 Dec 2017 Free Malaysia Today

It says klia2 was built with different facilities to meet a different market segment than KLIA.

MATTA: KLIA2 airport tax increase will hurt tourism

22 Dec 2017 MalaysiaKini

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has warned that increasing the KLIA2 airport tax by 46 percent would hurt tourism.

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