Penang to come up with policy on homestays

Penang will need to look at the rules and regulations concerning homestay in private condominiums and high-rise apartments, says state executive councillor Yeoh Soon Hin. Admitting that it is a long-standing issue, Yeoh said there is no problem for the units to be used for short-term homestays if they come with ... Read More

Airbnb: Ban on short-term rentals would damage Penang’s economic recovery and growth

Penang’s tourism recovery and growth, as well as the livelihoods of everyday Malaysian Hosts, would be gravely affected if the state’s proposed restrictions on high-rise residential short-term rental accommodation (STRA) is implemented, Airbnb warned today. Following more than two years of economic disruption in Penang brought on by the pandemic, ... Read More