KUCHING (Nov 28): Spa and wellness industry players hopes that they will be re-categorised as the beauty industry instead of under the entertainment industry so that they can reopen their businesses like those in the beauty industry during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Attiya Spa & Massages owner Dr May Then said that the industry players had been told to close up for about five months this year and faced financial difficulties as they had to keep up with rent, salaries, foreign worker visas and licenses.
“We are grouped together under entertainment category but we are actually doing same service as the beauty industry. If a person can wash hair or face, why can’t we provide massage service? The distance between the staff to the customer is the same.
“We need the understanding and sympathy from SDMC, the…