Penang plans to regulate short-term rentals, homestays

A file picture of an aerial view of the George Town city centre in Penang. – CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

GEORGE TOWN: Despite recently announcing a ban on short-term rental homes or homestays, the Penang government is still open to the option of regulating the activity.

State Tourism and Creative Economy Committee chairman Yeoh Soon Hin said for this, many parties such as the Tourism, Art and Cultural Ministry (Motac), the Housing and Local Government Ministry and local councils would need to be involved.

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