25 November 2020 – Hotel room fee waiver extended in Penang

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: Penang tourism and creative economy committee chairman Yeoh Soon Hin

Overview: The Penang government extends the hotel room fee waiver until June 30 next year to support the tourism industry. The hotel room fee was imposed at RM3 per room per night for four and five-star hotels and RM2 per room per night for facilities of three stars and below including hostels, budget motels and dormitories.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/metro/metro-news/2020/11/25/hotel-room-fee-waiver-extended-till-next-june

Type of Justification: No justification given