Inflight Scootitude activities and Sarawak Cultural Troupes Welcome Passengers on Scoot’s Inaugural Flight to Miri

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Miri, Sarawak – Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), launched its maiden passenger service between Miri and Singapore today, making it the airline’s second flight service to Sarawak, on top of its existing flight service to Kuching.   The inaugural flight, TR400, departed at 12:20pm from Singapore, and was welcomed with a commemorative water cannon salute as the A320 aircraft taxied down the runway at Miri Intern...

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Sarawak Tourism Board tours West Malaysia on a series of Business Networking Session

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KUALA LUMPUR, 22 February 2022 – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) has kicked off its annual series of Business Networking Sessions (B2B) to engage with a total of 300 domestic travel agencies and tour operators across five states in West Malaysia, starting with Penang, Kedah, Perak, Kuala Lumpur and Johor. Themed ‘Sarawak A Journey Awaits Business Networking Sessions 2022’, these sessions aim to provide a platform to keep Sarawak top of mind for st...

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Sarawak Tourism Board Wins Bronze At Marketing Excellence Award Malaysia 2022

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KUALA LUMPUR, 22 February 2022 – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) recently took home the bronze award at the Marketing Excellence Awards Malaysia 2022 for its Excellence in Mobile Marketing for The Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) and Borneo Jazz Festival (BJF). Designed to recognise outstanding marketing strategies, the award saw 50 companies from various industries participating in 40 categories from diverse disciplines. “We are honored ...

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Sarawak Tourism Board supports decision made by Malaysia and Brunei in implementing VTL

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SARAWAK, 17th February 2022 – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) welcomes the recommendation made by both the Government of Malaysia and Brunei with regards to the implementation of air and land Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) initiative for cross-border movement between the two countries.   STB sees this update as a positive development for the state tourism sector and expressed its confidence in the recovery of the industry in 2022.   ...

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10 Things To Do In Sarawak

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1. EAT LAKSA SARAWAK & KOLO MEE THE two favourite signature breakfast meals of Kuching are without a doubt Laksa Sarawak and Kolok Mee.  A visitor to Sarawak cannot leave without having a taste of these two iconic dishes. Ranked the No. 1 Food in Asia by TasteAtlas and dubbed as ‘The Breakfast of the Gods’ by the late Anthony Bourdain, Sarawak Laksa consists of vermicelli rice noodles soaked in a spicy-sour shrimp-based broth made from ...

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Sarawak Tourism Board fosters a culture of Responsible Tourism

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KUCHING, 28th January 2022 – In an effort to cultivate a culture of Responsible Tourism amongst personnel from Sarawak Divisional Offices, Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) recently organised a virtual workshop for their Divisional Tourism Task Group (DTTG) in Sarawak, with the objective of inspiring them to adopt a sustainability mindset. The workshop, entitled Design Thinking for Responsible Tourism, was managed by Sarawak Centre of Performance Ex...

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