The Penang Career Expo “Ekspo Jom Cari Kerja” is hosted as a community initiative by the Penang State Government through Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) which is scheduled to take place on the 9th and 16th of April 2022 at Penang Island and Mainland at St Giles Wembley and Ixora Hotel respectively.
Main partners of the expo are the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH), the
Association of ACTA Tourism Penang (ATAP), Malaysian Association of Tour
& Travel Agents (MATTA) and the Malaysian Association of Theme Parks and
Family Attractions (MATFA).
Tourism activities were affected by the Covid-19 outbreak, resulting in revenue
losses in a range of industries. Business events, tourism, and hospitality industry have all been put on hold, with domestic tourism spending falling for the first time in 13 years.
As a result, a big number of employees were laid off, unemployed, forced to take unpaid leave, and had their pay and benefits reduced, all of which had a significant negative impact on their livelihood. After two years, the country is beginning to recover.