‘Don’t penalise short-term rentals’

Residents only: A signboard at the guardhouse indicating that short-term rentals or homestays are not allowed at an apartment complex in Mount Erskine, George Town. — CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

GEORGE TOWN: Short-term rentals should not be penalised as they are working towards being licensed, says the Penang Malaysia homestay/short-stay operators association.

Its chairman Lydia Tan said the association had been communicating with the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry and waiting for the short-term residential accommodation guidelines for years.

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