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STB’s virtual event pays off

Thirty sellers and 200 buyers get connected KUCHING: The Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) kicked off its first virtual B2B event with the launch of its inaugural Sarawak Tourism Virtual Product Update (B2B) today.  The virtual update aims to connect 30 sellers...

Borneo Jazz Festival, RWMF garner large following online

KUCHING: The Borneo Jazz Festival (BJF) has set a record, with viewers from over 33 countries tuning in to its 16th edition from June 25 to 27. Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) said on Monday (June 28) that more than 116,000...

Borneo Jazz Festival goes virtual

KUCHING: The countdown has started for the Borneo Jazz Festival (BJF) Virtual Journey to be held between 6pm and 7.30pm from June 25 to 27. Registration is free and it will be viewable on www.jazzborneo.com, TVS, and Shopee Live. BJF will...

Reviving Sarawak’s tourism industry

KUCHING: Close collaborations between government departments, agencies and industry players are needed to steer the recovery of the tourism industry. Telang Usan assemblyman and Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) chairman Dennis Ngau said the state government was keen on rejuvenating the...

MoU on responsible tourism inked

KUCHING: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sarawak Centre of Performance Excellence (SCOPE) which will see both organisations collaborating on conferences, workshops and research on the latest trends of responsible tourism. STB chief executive...

Over 3,000 households educated on sustainable tourism

KUCHING: As part of its efforts to create a sustainable tourism industry, over the last two years, Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) has engaged with 3,177 households from 23 homestays across Sarawak on sustainable waste management and soap-making. Tourism, Arts and...

Tourism programme for Grab drivers reaches target

KUCHING: Sarawak has many hidden attractions to offer, not only to locals but tourists alike, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. He said as such, he believed through the ‘Sarawak Ambassadors Programme on e-learning for...

Help promote Sarawak, locals urged

KUCHING: Sarawakians have been urged to become ambassadors in promoting and boosting state tourism. Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said the Covid-19 pandemic had given Sarawakians the opportunity to explore their own backyards. Having said...

Sarawak joins ITB Berlin Now

KUCHING: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) hopes to attract the European markets and maintain Sarawak’s visibility worldwide by participating virtually in ITB Berlin Now 2021. STB chief executive officer Sharzede Salleh Askor said the state’s participation was an effort to make...

Sia Sitok 2.0 to be launched next month

KUCHING: The Sia Sitok programme by the state Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry will be continued with its next iteration launched next month said its Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. “My Ministry and Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) will continue...
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Don’t turn up to PPV if you’re positive

KUCHING: The general public is reminded to stay away from vaccination centre (PPV) if they are Covid-19 positive or...
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