First Cruise Ship Arrival To Sarawak For 2015

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KUCHING, Tuesday – The first cruise ship for 2015, SILVERWIND MONACO, sailed to Sarawak and docked at the Bintulu Port on 6th January 2015 at 8:00 a.m. This is SILVERWIND MONACO’s first arrival for the year and Sarawak is confirmed to receive a total of 8 cruise ships for the year 2015. More are expected to join the list. The cruise ship has been on its 11 Day-cruise from Singapore to Bali, beginning from Singapore and calling on ports in Bintu...

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Sarawak To Host Mega Events For Malaysia Year Of Festivals 2015

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KUCHING, 16 December 2014 – With at least 10 mega events already in the pipeline, Sarawak is ready to welcome Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFest) 2015, the country’s biggest tourism event for next year. This was revealed at the MyFest 2015 briefing session held at the The Pullman Hotel, here, today. The program was attended by the state’s tourism and culture industry players from Sarawak. The session comprised of briefings by the Secretary Gener...

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VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FOR 2014 FESTIVALS IN SARAWAK NOW OPEN

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SARAWAK, Malaysia – The 17th annual Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF), to be held in Kuching city as well as the 9th annual Borneo Jazz and 2nd annual Asia Music Festival, both to be held in Miri city, Sarawak is currently accepting applications for volunteers. The 2014 RWMF will be held on June 20th – 22nd, while the Borneo Jazz 2014 and Asia Music Festival 2014 will be held on May 9th – 10th and October 3rd – 4th respectively. The Festiv...

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Sarawak’s Great Orangutan Project Gets Global Recognition

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LONDON, UK - Monday: The Great Projects, of which the Great OrangUtan project is a part of, was highly commended in the Best for Responsible Wildlife Experience category recently at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2013. At a separate ceremony, a copy of the award was handed over to Datuk Amar Abang Zohari Tun Openg, Sarawak’s Minister of Housing & Tourism by Andrew Starbucks, Managing Director of The Great Projects UK. Also present at t...

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SARAWAK TOURISM BOARD MAKES THE SHORTLIST IN THE TRAVEL TRADE GAZETTE AWARDS

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KUCHING, Tuesday - The travel industry’s biggest players were out in force on 10th September, to celebrate the achievements of the past year at the prestigious Travel Trade Gazette Awards.  Sarawak Tourism Board joined other finalists in London’s Leicester Square, to see who would walk away with this year’s most hotly anticipated award – The Destination of the Year. Picture shows TTG’s editor and Brand Director Daniel Pearce presented STB Regi...

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BEMBOL ROCKERS TO ROCK ASIA MUSIC FESTIVAL

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SARAWAK, Wednesday – If you are a huge fan of Elvis, the Rat Pack, Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk and Plas Johnson or if you want to try something new, then check out the Bembol Rockers at Asia Music Festival (AMF) held at 4th and 5th October at Miri, Sarawak. This band from Philippines formed since the Summer of 2006, consists of Marc Liwanag on guitar and vocals, Lakshmi Kirtan das Ramirez on upright bass and vocals, Archimedes Archie Lacort...

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