Hotels to address virus and water rationing issues


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020

All together: Bak (right) and Vogiatzakis in a group photo with the key committee members of MAH Melaka chapter.

MELAKA: Melaka hotels here will work together as one big family to address the negative impact of the novel coronavirus and water rationing exercise.

Malaysia Association of Hotels (MAH) Melaka Chapter’s honorary secretary Jason Bak said the hotels had agreed to assist each other in terms of maintaining a high hygiene level and keeping rooms sanitised.

“We want to see Melaka free from the coronavirus or any other outbreak to continue its position as a top tourist destination, ” he said during the MAH’s AGM at a hotel yesterday.

Also present was Star Media Group (SMG) chief executive officer Andreas Vogiatzakis and SMG board member Loh Chee Can , who were invited as special guests.

Bak said on the water rationing affecting the tourism industry, hoteliers had decided to share tankers.

“We will rent tankers and complement each other, ” he added.

Melaka announced its second water rationing exercise from yesterday affecting the industrial, tourism and health sectors. The first rationing exercise affecting domestic users started on Jan 29 for an indefinite period.

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