Sarawak Welcomes MAS Inaugural Flight From Penang to Kuching

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KUCHING, 2 December 2021 Sarawak added another milestone to its tourism journey today by welcoming Malaysia Airlines’ inaugural direct flight (MH2721) from Penang to Kuching at the Kuching International Airport (KIA). This momentous event was witnessed by the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MTAC) Sarawak Dato Sri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Head of Sales Roslan Ismail and MAS top officials, as well as MTAC Perm...

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UNESCO names Kuching ‘Creative City of Gastronomy’

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KUCHING, 25th November 2021 – Kuching has just been added into the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s Creative Cities Network (UCCN). The capital city of Sarawak was one of 49 new cities that were added into the UCCN, which was created back in 2004 to promote cooperation among cities which have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. Currently covering seven...

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Sail through the rivers of Mukah

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Sarawakians pride themselves on living in a land of wonder and excitement, where endless experiences await those who dare to come. There is so much to do in Sarawak besides spending your weekend in Kuching strolling by the waterfront. Let us explore the rivers of Mukah. Enter Mukah, the deceivingly sleepy capital of Mukah division. This central region is located along the coast of Sarawak. It is also commonly associated with Pesta Kaul (Ka...

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5 things you must experience in Niah National Park: fulfill your archaeological dreams

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We’ve introduced many national parks in Sarawak, but this time we will tell you about Niah national park. This park has an amazing  environment with its own ecosystem of plants and animals. There is even a special archaeological site where human remains were discovered.  Niah National Park is located northeast of Sarawak, about 110 km from Miri. The entrance to the main cave alone is said to be large enough to fit a few Notre Dame Cathedrals. ...

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Get to know more about Sarawak’s Tasik Biru festival!

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In the previous article, we mentioned the beautiful diving destinations Sarawak has to offer. Everyone knows there are many water sports activities in Sarawak, and that various water sports competitions are held annually- among them  the Tasik Biru Festival. The Tasik Biru Festival The Tasik Biru Festival is held at Bau’s giant man-made lake-Tasik Biru. The surrounding here is full of greenery, and the reflection of the mountain in the lake add...

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STB wins WTM World Responsible Tourism Award

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Rainforest World Music Festival & Borneo Jazz Festival named as the ‘One to Watch’ by WTM Responsible Tourism Awards 2021 KUCHING – The Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) and Borneo Jazz Festival (BJF) virtual experiences organised by Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), was recently named as the ‘One to Watch’ by WTM Responsible Tourism Awards 2021. Open to four regions (Africa, India, Latin America and the Rest of the World), the awards...

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