COVID-19 affects local hotel industry

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has affected the local hotel industry, resulting in a loss of revenue amounting to BND530,480.58 and about 4,174 room cancellations from December 14, 2019 to March 31, 2020. These statistics were shared by President of the Brunei Association of Hotels (BAH) Mohd Iswandi bin Maaruf, who added that the cancellations – including restaurant bookings – were made through local and online travel agents. More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin.