Hotels in Langkawi have taken steps to remedy the shortfall of inbound tourists caused by the COVID-19 outbreak
The discount will last indefinitely until a date is announced
New Straits Times reported that hotels in Langkawi are severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak as many tourists, especially those from China, have cancelled their trips to the island.
"The discount is offered by three-star hotels and above. People can check their websites or social media to know more about it," said MAH's Perlis/Kedah branch vice president Razmi Rahmat yesterday, 16 February.
"For example, a three-star hotel will have an attractive deal starting [at] RM150 and not more than RM250 per night."
A quick search by SAYS found that a few four-star hotels are indeed priced below RM250 a night
Razmi added that Langkawi is safe to visit, citing recently concluded Le Tour de Langkawi 2020 as an example
Earlier this month, an empty carpark in Genting Highlands prompted netizens to say it is the best time to visit the chilly mountain: