Apply for Sarawak Tourism Online Ecosystem Fund now

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Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) is inviting local tourism industry partners who are registered trade companies licensed by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) to apply for the Sarawak Tourism Online Ecosystem Fund (STOEF) programme.  Open to Sarawak inbound tour operators, hotels, homestay clusters, handicrafts entrepreneurs and tourism-related SATA members, the STOEF programme focuses on strengthening local tourism busi...

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More Grab drivers named Sarawak Tourism Ambassadors

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KUCHING, 6th August 2021 – Another 1,000 Grab Malaysia Drivers have successfully completed the Sarawak Ambassadors Programme on e-learning for e-hailing Drivers and were awarded with Certificates of Completion today by Sarawak Tourism Board (STB). Out of the 1,000 drivers, 220 drivers have managed to achieve a perfect 100% score.  In collaboration with Grab Malaysia (GRAB), the one-of-a-kind Sarawak Ambassadors Programme on E-learning for ...

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Sarawak’s amazing wildlife

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Learn more about Sarawak's wildlife. Sarawak is a land of hidden treasures. Approximately two-thirds of Sarawak’s land area is covered in dense rainforests. This means that it is home to a large variety of flora and fauna, many of which are endemic to the land. Let us look at some of these wildlife that call Sarawak home. Borneon eared tree frog Sarawak’s Kubah National Park is home to a large tree frog with a huge head a...

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Cool desserts in the Sarawak heat

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Sarawak has an equatorial climate. This means that Malaysia’s largest state experiences year-long summer-type temperatures. Approximately two-thirds of Sarawak’s land area comprise tropical rainforest. The state also experiences high amounts of annual rainfall. All of this translates to a hot and humid climate with average temperature of around 28 degrees Celsius. To combat the heat, Sarawakians have incorporated cool desserts into their diets to...

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Endless food at the Kuching Food Festival

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Some of us eat to live while others live to eat. As we continue to live with Covid-19 in Sarawak, we are reminded on the importance of keeping ourselves safe by complying with current health regulations and precautionary measures. We can however look back at previous celebrations and festivals to remind us of what we have to look forward to in the near future. Introducing the annual Sarawak Kuching Festival and its main attraction - all the amazi...

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Diving in Sarawak’s waters

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Sarawak is blessed with natural beauty and resources. It boasts a large collection of flora and fauna that is endemic to the island of Borneo but many are unaware of the treasures Sarawak possesses under the sea. Take a dive into the mesmerising world that is hidden under Sarawak’s waters. Miri-Sibuti Coral Reefs National Park The Miri-Sibuti Coral Reefs National Park is located in Miri, Sarawak. It is famous for its pristine reefs and is a...

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