Market Watch - Malaysia

“Malaysia’s YTL acquires Spanish firm, will develop Madrid Edition”

“Malaysian conglomerate YTL Corp., through its wholly owned subsidiary YTL Hotels & Properties, is acquiring Spanish firm Sol HTL Project for $250 million from KKH Property Investors SLU.” by Jena Tesse Fox (Hotel Management)  

Market Watch - Japan

“Think tank says 2025 Osaka Expo will draw 3 million visitors from abroad”

“Given the sharp increase in the number of visitors to Japan in recent years, the percentage of foreign visitors to the Osaka Expo is projected to rise to around 10 percent from the roughly 5 percent who attended the 2005 Expo in Aichi Prefecture. The Osaka Expo will bring positive economic effects totaling ¥1.3 trillion… Continue reading “Think tank says 2025 Osaka Expo will draw 3 million visitors from abroad”

Market Watch - Malaysia

“Being a landlord for the first time? Top tips for you to learn (Part 1)”

“Real estate management firm PropropManagement Pte Ltd Wong Zhi Cheng and Chen Peng Tian has taken the liberty to share with about the know-how of rental property, not only in identifying the obligations and responsibilities of both landlord and tenants, but also to prevent potential conflicts and disputes in the future.” – from StarProperty

Market Watch - Malaysia

“Is Airbnb impacting the hotel industry?”

“As cities around the world put up regulations or tighten operating rules for Airbnb and similar platforms – Kota Kinabalu deems them illegal – Airbnb announced a 99% year-on-year growth in guest arrivals in Malaysia, in a recent statement.” - The Star Online (Business)