KARNIVAL WOW! PUTRAJAYA 2011

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Sarawak Tourism Board had been officially invited by the carnival organiser, Perbadanan Putrajaya (PPJ) in-collaboration with Tourism Malaysia Selangor / Putrajaya as the government agency to promote domestic travel in Malaysia at Karnival WOW! Putrajaya. This year the organiser has chosen “Borneo Paradise” as the main theme introducing interesting packages to Sarawak and Sabah and other famous destination in the country. The object...

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BROCHURES FOR SIBU & THE CENTRAL REGION

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Sibu: Visitors who wish to visit Sibu and Central Region of Sarawak are not to worry as the Sibu Tourist Map or Sibu and Central Region Visitors’ Guide Book are available at Sarawak Tourism Board’s Visitor’s Information Centre, Sibu and also at the brochure rack at Sibu Airport. Recently, STB management team headed by its CEO Dato Rashid Khan had a successful engagement session with representatives from Sibu Municipal Council, Sibu DTTG (Divisio...

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RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL (RWMF) 2011 IS BACK!

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Kuching: Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2011 is now all set to take centre stage come July 2011. Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Tourism and Heritage Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr. George Chan Hong Nam announced this yesterday at a press conference held at his office. The event will be held from the 8 to 10 July 2011 at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Kuching. To date the organizers have confirmed performers from France (Startijenn)...

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SARAWAK WELCOMES TOURISTS FROM NORTH ASIA

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Kuching: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) is confident of a bright outlook for 2011. Starting off the New Year with the arrival of a UK based cruise ship carrying more than 200 passengers earlier this month, it today welcomed tourists from North Asia when Malaysia Airlines inaugural flight from Tokyo’s Haneda airport & Osaka’s Kansai touched down at Kuching International Airport. The 3 times weekly flight leaves Haneda airport on Monday, Wednesday & ...

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A TOUCH OF BRAZIL AT BORNEO JAZZ 2011

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KUCHING: From hot bossa nova to sambas, Cunha & Piper will be performing at the Borneo Jazz 2011 and the group will be featuring contemporary and traditional compositions that have won them fans on three continents. Fernanda Cunha rose out of the rich Brazilian jazz scene to become a rising luminary in international jazz. She was born into a musical house and began her career in 1997 and has since toured Brazil, Europe, and North America perform...

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CRUISE SHIPS BID GOODBYE 2010 & WELCOME 2011

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Kuching: Sarawak Tourism Board bid goodbye to 2010 and welcomed the New Year 2011 by welcoming two world-class cruise ships into Kuching. Noble Caledonia Cruises, ‘Ms Clipper Odyssey’ from the UK sailed into Kuching on December 30th, 2010 whilst The Classic International Cruises, “The Princess Daphne” made the first arrival into Kuching this morning. Both cruises had arrived at the same location, the Sim Kheng Hong Port in Pending, Kuching at ar...

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