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Guests Stranded as Condo Management Enforces Ban on Short-Term Rentals in Ipoh

In a series of videos shared on TikTok by user @handsomecool666, numerous guests were seen unable to check in to their apartment units, waiting near the condominium's entrance and guardhouse. The situation arose as the condominium management had recently implemented a ban on short-term rental accommodations, catching many guests by surprise. In one video, guests were shown waiting outside the condominium...

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Airbnb Collaborates with PLANMalaysia to Shape National Short-Term Rental Guidelines

In a significant development, Airbnb, a prominent player in the vacation rentals and tourism sector, has joined hands with the Town and Country Planning Department (PLANMalaysia) to establish a unified set of guidelines for short-term rental accommodation (STRA) across Malaysia. This strategic collaboration marks a crucial step toward ensuring the structured growth of the short-term rental industry in the...

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Penang Implements Ban on Short-Term Rentals (AirBnb) in Effort to Curb Tourist Misbehavior

Penang, a popular tourist destination in Southeast Asia, has taken a bold step by becoming the first state in Malaysia to impose a ban on short-term holiday rentals, including Airbnb and similar platforms. This move, aimed at tackling issues related to the behavior of tourists, is part of a wider trend seen in various global cities. Initially announced on May 30, the ban was introduced to address concerns...

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Why has Penang banned almost all short-stay accommodation?

It has now dawned on tourists of Penang that the state authorities have imposed a ban on almost all types of short-stay accommodation. This came into force on May 25. “Housing premises, be it in the form of landed properties (housing estates) or strata (high rise) properties, are not allowed to operate as short-term rental (STR) accommodation,” Penang mayor Rajendran Antony said in a...


Could Short-Term Rental Accommodation Solve Malaysia’s Property Surplus?

Is short-term rental accommodation (STRA) a feasible answer to the nation's rental and property excess concerns? Turning unused property into STRA may offer homeowners a viable option to generate supplemental income to cover their monthly mortgage expenses, despite it possibly causing inconvenience for other unit owners, suggests Albert Tan, a financial adviser with expertise in real estate dealings. Tan...

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AirBnb: Penang’s proposed short-term rental accommodation guidelines detrimental to tourism economy and growth

Airbnb announced that it has shared “detailed feedback and policy recommendations” with the Penang government’s executive committee in light of the state’s plan to regulate local short-term rental accommodation (STRA). Aimed at empowering local residents, these recommendations are focused on a balanced and simple approach towards regulating STRA, and are shaped by regulations that have been...

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