Rural Development Ministry helping to promote Malaysia’s homestay sector to boost economy, says deputy minister

26/6/2022 1:43:00 PM

Rural Development Ministry helping to promote Malaysia’s homestay sector to boost economy, says deputy minister

Rural Development Ministry, Homestay Sector

Rural Development Ministry helping to promote Malaysia’s homestay sector to boost economy, says deputy minister

BALIK PULAU, June 26 — The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) is helping to promote homestays throughout the country to attract local and foreign tourists to boost the economy,...

Sunday, 26 Jun 2022 6:06 PM MYTBALIK PULAU, June 26 — The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) is helping to promote homestays throughout the country to attract local and foreign tourists to boost the economy, said KPLB Deputy Minister II Datuk Hasbi Habibollah.

He said the initiative was also aimed at reviving the homestay sector affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.“For over two years, the pandemic brought about severe economic impacts on homestay operators and some of them had to close shop due to the lack of tourists. We are confident that tourists will return and the tourism activities involving homestays will be revived,” he told reporters after officiating the Visit My

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for the latest news you need to know.for the latest news you need to know.BALIK PULAU (June 26): The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) is helping promote homestays throughout Malaysia to attract local and foreign tourists to boost the economy, said Rural Development Deputy Minister II Datuk Hasbi Habibollah.for the latest news you need to know.

Sunday, 26 Jun 2022 6:06 PM MYT BALIK PULAU, June 26 — The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) is helping to promote homestays throughout the country to attract local and foreign tourists to boost the economy, said KPLB Deputy Minister II Datuk Hasbi Habibollah. He said the initiative was also aimed at reviving the homestay sector affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said the MoF is expected to give feedback on the matter soon. “For over two years, the pandemic brought about severe economic impacts on homestay operators and some of them had to close shop due to the lack of tourists. We are confident that tourists will return and the tourism activities involving homestays will be revived," he told reporters after officiating at the Visit My Kampung @ Homestay Pulau Betong programme at Sekolah Kebangsaan Tan Seri Awang Had Salleh on Sunday. We are confident that tourists will return and the tourism activities involving homestays will be revived,” he told reporters after officiating the Visit My [email protected] Pulau Betong programme at Sekolah Kebangsaan Tan Seri Awang Had Salleh, here today. We need approval from the MoF for the funds to be channelled to us (KPLB). He said apart from using social media to promote the homestays, KPLB also carries out the initiative at other events such as exhibitions hosted by its agencies as well as by the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agencies (MATTA), entrepreneurship expos, rural entrepreneur carnivals and others. InsyaAllah we will get it,” he told reporters after presenting scrolls to 648 graduates of Central Terengganu Development Authority (Ketengah) College at Dewan Sultan Mizan, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, here today.

Hasbi said he was confident that these promotional activities could attract foreign tourists to come back as they had the experience of staying at homestays here. Mahdzir said the proposal to increase the allowance had been brought up by several parties as the low monthly salary of RM500 does not commensurate with the increasing workload. He also advised operators to improve the facilities provided at their premises to welcome tourists. He also advised operators to improve the facilities provided at their premises to welcome tourists. As Balik Pulau is known for its durians, Hasbi said operators must use that to their advantage to cater to tourists’ needs. But now they also act as teachers and have a lot of work to do,” he said. “Homestays have unique and unconventional business features, to create a high-impact business we should evolve and move in line with technological developments,” he said. Meanwhile, Hasbi said KPLB through the Penang Regional Development Authority has allocated RM4. Meanwhile, Hasbi said KPLB through the Penang Regional Development Authority (Perda) has allocated RM4. He said several matters, including the budget and appropriate time to implement the move, must be considered by the government before the proposal could be approved. He said several matters, including the budget and appropriate time to implement the move, must be considered by the government before the proposal could be approved.

45 million for the homestay tourism programme in Penang since 2014 which is the government’s initiative to safeguard the interests of homestay operators in the state. He said a total of 173 homestays and participants involving 10 villages have benefited from the allocation through promotion, training and guidance and management programmes that could help the rural community generate additional income. We have a focus group. He said the state homestay programme is also supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture through its certification and recognition and promotional activities such as the MATTA Fair events. He said the state homestay programme is also supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) through its certification and recognition and promotional activities such as the MATTA Fair events. According to Hasbi, the total income of home stay participants throughout Penang is RM 3. — Bernama Advertisement.24 million with 38,000 domestic and international tourists since the programme was introduced in 2014. "The promotional activities for homestay tourism in Penang will not end.

“The promotional activities for homestay tourism in Penang will not end. We will continue promoting it using various platforms to encourage more domestic and foreign tourists to make homestays their holiday destinations,” he said. — Bernama Advertisement .