ABG JO In Taiwan To Source For Charter Flight Opportunities

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TAIPEI, Wednesday-   Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Tourism, Datuk Amar Abang Haji Johari Tun Openg  arrived at Taoyuan International Airport here this afternoon with the hope to open up Sarawak skies to enable more Charter flight from Taiwan into the State. While here, he will be witnessing the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Sarawak Tourism Board and the See Mark Travel Services (SMTS) on Friday morning to  enable SMTS...

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Rainforest World Music Festival Presented At World Music Festival @ Taiwan

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KUCHING, Wednesday – Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) was featured at the recent 2016 World Music Festival @ Taiwan which was held for three days from October 21-23, 2016 at Dajia Riverside Park, Taipei. Angelina Bateman, Director of Events & Corporate Relations and the Project Director of RWMF was invited to present a paper on ‘The Practical Details of Presenting a Music Festival’ that gave an insight on the organization and running o...

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20th Rainforest World Music Festival Comes To WOMEX 2016

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SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, SPAIN, Thursday - Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) is presenting the 20th installment of its annual event, the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in World Music Expo (WOMEX) in Santiago de Compostela, Spain from October 20-23. The RWMF will be celebrating its 20th edition next year at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Damai, on the 14-16 July, with plans on making the Festival celebration bigger than ever. With the inte...

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Sarawak Tourism Board Focus On China Market

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BAODING, HEBEI PROVINCE, CHINA, Sunday - The Sarawak Tourism Board’s focus and strategy in tapping the China market has produced some results in the event of a Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Hebei Province on tourism collaborations and business exchange. This MOU provides opportunity for close cooperation, aggressive promotions and establishment of business exchange in tourism sector. This MOU is eyeing on further tourism r...

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Rainforest World Music Festival A Shining Example On World Stage

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RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL A SHINING EXAMPLE ON WORLD STAGE Kuching, Tuesday – Sarawak Tourism Board’s Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) took centre stage at the Asian MICE Forum (AMF) in Taipei earlier this September, where the event was presented in the forum as a leading international music event in Asia. The RWMF was presented by Ms. Mary Wan Mering, acting Chief Executive Officer of the Board, in a panel discussion entitled “Gami...

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Sarawak Travel Agents And Hoteliers Offer Special Packages At MATTA FAIR

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KUCHING, Friday – Sarawak is being  represented by three hoteliers and four tour agents which are currently selling special packages  at the  ongoing  MATTA Travel Fair be held at the Putra World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur. Sarawak strongly features the ever popular Kuching, Sibu, Bintulu and Miri city excursions and topping up with tours to Sarawak’s major National Parks such as Bako, Niah and Mulu UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors to the...

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SHANGHAI And NANJING Travel Agents Fly In For A Five Day Visit

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KUCHING, Saturday – Nine travel agents from Shanghai and Nanjing, China flew in today for a five-day familiarization trip to Kuching. Four Shanghai travel agents are from the Haolede International, Tongcheng Travel Agency and Ctrip while the five from Nanjing represents the China International Travel Service (Jiang Su), JSBC International Tour Service, Nanjing Zhongbei Travel Service and China Kang Hui Nanjing International Travel Service. The ...

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Taipei Agents Experiencing Local Hospitality

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KUCHING, Monday – Nine Taipei travel agents are currently in the city to experience for themselves Sarawak’s unique tourism products and hospitality. Flown in by the Sarawak Tourism Board through familiarization trip programme, the group arrived on Saturday and will spend time to experience the city’s attractions and unique cultural diversity. The visiting agents, led by Ms. Erica Wang from the Hong Kong Airlines branch office in Taipei, Ta...

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Another Grand Finale With RWMF2016 Stats

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KUCHING, Friday – The 19th Rainforest World Music Festival has clocked in a staggering 18,340 people in attendance throughout the duration of three days. The number of attendees has seen an increase of 2% from the previous year. Ticket sales for the Festival have also increased by 14% as opposed to last year’s sales. Survey forms at the event have made it easier to gauge what can be improved in the festival, and the Board will continue with gr...

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CHINA’S WANDA TRAVEL Showing Interest In Sarawak

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Wuhan (Hubei) China, Thursday: Sarawak Tourism Board’s marketing promotion in China was given a shot in the arm today with Hubei Wanda New Airlines International Travel Services Co. Ltd expressing its desire to look into the potential of Sarawak as one of its new destination focus. For a start, the Wanda New Airlines International Travel Services will send its product specialist team to Sarawak to see for themselves the various products that wil...

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STB To Sign MOU With HEIBEI TOURISM

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Shijiazhuang, Heibei (China) Wed;   Sarawak Tourism Board and the Heibei Tourism Administration will jointly collaborate to open up more opportunities in the areas of tourism business in their respective State and Province. A Memorandum Of understanding (MOU) to the effect will be signed between the two tourism agencies to ensure that the cooperation be realised by September to prepare for the travelling season latest by November. The MOU will ...

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Sarawak Sweetheart At RWMF2016

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Kuching, Thursday - Alena Murang, a promising young musician and visual artiste from Kuching, will share the stage at the 19th Rainforest World Music Festival on August 5-7 at Sarawak Cultural Village in Damai. “My cousins and I learnt Kelabit dancing since we were six and at some point, seven of us decided to pick up the sape’ so that we can have music to dance to at a rhythm, beat and length that we wanted,” she said, when asked about the begi...

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