MATTA: Tour Buddy service is against the law

KUALA LUMPUR: 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, comprising over 3,200 tour and travel companies, said it was disappointed with the Malaysian Inbound Tourism Association and Malaysian Digital Economy Corp for introducing the Tour Buddy service.