More hotels in Malaysia will shut down before they're allowed to reopen again


Hotels in Malaysia lose an estimated RM300mil for every two weeks of closure during the pandemic. — MARTEN BJORK/Unsplash

The hospitality sector in Malaysia will likely crumble before Covid-19 cases are kept under control and hotels are allowed to operate again.

Further delays to the reopening of hotels will threaten the industry’s survivability and impact livelihoods of industry employees, said OYO vice-president and country head (Malaysia & Singapore) Tan Ming Luk.

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