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
Penang to ban homestay

Penang to ban short-term rentals

The Penang state government will implement the guidelines for prohibiting short-term rentals (homestays). State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said he will present the proposal to the state executive council and the state government will announce the details later. "We do not want a ... Read More