Malaysia Fashion Week (MFW) returns for its 4th edition this 18-22 October with the theme “Art Beyond Fashion’ –Capsule Collection. This year, MFW 2017 will be taking over the ever-popular destination of Publika, Kuala Lumpur with fashion shows featuring local and international designers, and a fashion and lifestyle exhibition booth opened to both fashion trade and public visitors. With the theme ‘Art Beyond Fashion’, this year’s MFW will be a blending of art and fashion, featuring artistic displays of installations, exhibition clusters and galleries and showcases that makes up this year’s event.
In these few years, Homestay or Short-Term rental had been a trend in South East Asia, especially in Malaysia. Due to the rental price of Homestay significantly lower than Hotel, even lower than Boutique Hotel. It been always address as Rival of Hotel/Boutique Hotel, cause they lost in some share in tourist market. In actual fact, it only affected the boutique hotel, because Homestay or short term rent unit not big different from boutique hotel, some even better than it with lower price. For the renowned Hotel, they still have their own niche in the market.
As a Homestay Operator, or Homestay Owner, there’re some Do and Don’t that need to follow. Continue reading
agoda.com is a famous platform for Hotel Booking. Most of us use agoda.com to search for hotel, or even book thru it at least once or more. We always find the best rate in agoda.com, they even gives us the “Best Price Guarantee”.
What is Best Price Guarantee? Detail can read from agoda.com. Here briefly I explain it. It means if you book for a room in a specific hotel for the specific date with the Price X, then you found that there is another website giving Price “X-Y” (cheaper). You can log a claim to agoda.com, they will look into the case and take action. They might match the price or beat it (Depends on agoda final decision). Continue reading
Many host told me that they really need a good picture of their unit. A good picture tells thousand story, and it also save lot of your time to do presentation of your Homestay. The right angle of photo, the correct lighting gives lot information to the prospect. Prospect can understand the environment by looking at the photo, and they might be direct booking based on that, without asking any question. Continue reading
Homestay always the good ideas when you’re travelling and you wish to live like all local do. You can experience the local culture, live as local style. I do stay Homestay or Dormitory during my backpack at London and Scotland. Enjoys the day and night with the local people, definitely an unforgettable experience. Continue reading
Have you ever stay in any Homestay in any country or in within Malaysia? I did done my backpacking at UK, travelled to Scotland – Edinburgh, Perth, Isle of Skye, Helmsdale, then to south, London, Winchester and Warwick. Dormitory type of accommodation is our favourite due to minimum budget we’d got. Now a day, it is much more easier with Airbnb.com. I really wish that there is Airbnb during my backpacking time, but it founded 5 years later, 2008. Continue reading