Tourism tax not for locals

ONLY foreigners will pay tax on accommodation, says Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz.

Additional RM10 per night per room at all hotels and lodging.

Decision follows objection by stakeholders over new charges.

Nazri says tax will not affect tourism, instead benefit Malaysia.

‘The government does listen. That’s how this decision was taken.— Datuk Siew Ka Wei, Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board chairman

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