The Launching of ‘Batang Ai – Rainforest, Wildlife and People’

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‘Batang Ai – Rainforest, Wildlife and People’ was launched internationally at the Malaysia Pavilion at the World Travel Mart 2015 (WTM) on November 2.  The book takes readers on a visual journey through the remarkable beauty of the greater Batang Ai region in the State of Sarawak, Malaysia. Published by one of Malaysia’s renowned tour operators, Borneo Adventure, the book features the captivating areas at Batang Ai, the indigenous Iban heartland...

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6th Sarawak Hornbill Tourism Awards

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Congratulations to the winners of the 6th Sarawak Hornbill Tourism Awards 2013/2014. The Winners List: Outstanding Transport Contribution => Muhamad bin Pauzan (Longboat/Speedboat) Outstanding Cottage Industry => Bahar bin Saringan (Artisan) => Titiek Sandora binti Haji Apit (Handicraft Outlet) => Mohammad bin Julaihee (Souvenir Product) Outstanding Destination Management Company => CPH Travel Agencies (Sarawak) Sdn Bh...

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Digital Marketing Bootcamp 2015

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Sarawak Tourism Board organized a Digital Marketing Bootcamp on the 15th September 2015 at Lot 10 Hotel, Kuching.  The bootcamp was conducted by the *WIT (Web In Travel) with the main objective to arm industry players with information and knowledge of how to make their tourism business, and the destination, easily discovered in the digital world. Earlier, in April 2015, a Sarawak Tourism Forum was organised by the Sarawak Tourism Federation and ...

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Seeing Green in Bario

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A getaway for those whose minds are weary (but their bodies are not). Last October, I, along with a handful of international media, boarded the Twin Otter turboprop plane from Miri airport for a 50-minute ride to the rural village of Bario, located in the northeast of Sarawak, Malaysia’s largest state. Known as the gateway of the Kelabit Highlands, a series of mountain valleys lying slightly over 1,000m above sea level, Bario is often describe...

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Fine tradition of longevity noodle making kept alive

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Longevity noodles* and the art of making them is kept very much alive in Sibu. The art is driven as much by passion as it is by strong tradition. The Foochows* consider this a must-have dish for auspicious occasions such as Chinese New Year, birthdays, weddings and anniversaries. While they are now easily available in coffee shop stalls all over Sarawak, the Sibu experience is not complete without savouring a bowl of it seated in a coffee shop wi...

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National Geographic Orion expedition cruise ship in Sarawak

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Kuching was the port of call for the second time in 2014 for the expedition cruise ship, National Geographic Orion. The hundred and seven passengers were given a Sarawak welcome at the Sim Kheng Port, Kuching on the 4th of October. After visiting Bako National Park, the multi-national visitors went on a Kuching City Tour. They also visited the Semenggoh Wildlife Center located within the Semenggoh Nature Reserve. Here, they watched semi-wild o...

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