Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei), Sunday – Four Miri based hotels made strong presence at the Brunei Travel Fair held during the weekend which was at International Convention Centre in Berakas, near here.
The 14th edition of the annual fair in Brunei saw participation by the Pullman Miri Waterfront, Imperial Group of Hotels, Jinhold Hotel & Serviced Apartment and the Mega Hotel at the Sarawak Tourism Booth.
The Sarawak’s booth at the Travel Fair is coordinated by the Sarawak Tourism Board and it provides platform for industry members in selling holiday packages targeting at expatriates as well as Bruneians for their short getaways and weekend shopping.
“It is also aimed at the coming school holiday where parents make decisions to plan for the coming year-end school break besides creating student interest on the Sarawak’s tourism products, events and festivals”, said Gustino Basuan, Marketing Manager (ASEAN).
This organiser, Sabre Travel Network (Brunei) Sdn Bhd expected to see more than 13,000 visitors to the fair this year.
Besides hotels, airlines, travel agents, national tourist offices and other travel related suppliers were given the opportunity to promote and showcase their travel related products and services to the Bruneians.
For the first six months, the Brunei visitors’ arrival into Sarawak reached 935,356 a surged of 49.7 percent as compared to 624,970 in 2016.
Brunei visitor at Sarawak Tourism Board’s booth
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