Electric bus debuts on Friday, passengers ride for free for 3 months

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STB to Ramp up Tourism Promo in the Netherlands

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Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) is set to ramp its tourism promotion in the Netherlands with at least three Dutch operators who have expressed their interests in joint marketing collaboration. “It’s timely as we are now promoting aggressively our Visit Sarawak Campaign”  said STB Chief Executive Officer, Sharzede Datu Haji Salleh Askor after a destination briefing session which was attended by 15 Dutch operators and media partners here yesterday. ...

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Getting to Bukit Mabong

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Bukit Mabong is located in the Tunoh area, in the upper Baleh region, Kapit Division, part of the Hose Mountain Range. Getting there is an adventure in itself, with nearly every mode of transportation you can think of. The true adventure begins when you reach Bukit Mabong, though, as you get to trek through the untouched rainforests surrounding the local Iban communities, and swim in the cool rivers and waterfalls around the area. It is like...

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Three Nordic Travel Agencies to Partner STB to Promote Sarawak

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Helsinki (Finland), Monday: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) has secured three Nordic partners to spearhead its marketing campaign for the year at the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair which ended here yesterday. It was indeed a fruitful outing and we secured among the best Nordic travel agencies to work with us and we hope to partner them to drive our campaign, said the elated STB’s Chief Executive Officer, Sharzede Datu Haji Salleh Askor. “We had fruit...

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STB Celebrates CNY by Promoting Iconic Sarawak Animals

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Kuching, Tuesday – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) celebrates this Chinese New Year by promoting Sarawak’s iconic animal, the Bornean Bearded Pig. Around 24% of Sarawak’s population are of Chinese descent, making the lunar New Year a big celebration throughout the state every year. The use of the ang pau is a tradition celebrated by Chinese communities throughout Sarawak and the world, where the elders give red packets to children on the Lu...

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Islamic Heritage Museum holds “Special Artefact of the Month”

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Sarawak’s Islamic Heritage Museum (Muzium Islam Sarawak) will be having a programme in 2019 called “A Special Artefact of the Month.” This features a different artifact each month to be highlighted in a special display, relating to the history and culture of the Muslim communities around the world and in Sarawak. Other activities include quizzes, Eksplorasi Warisan or the “Heritage Exploration” and a "Lucky Guest," who stands a chance to w...

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