Tuesday, September 21, 2021

tourism industry

Proper SOPs must be in place

KUCHING: Also eagerly awaiting the reopening of Sarawak's tourism industry is Resident manager of UCSI Hotel Kuching, Assistant Professor Christopher Wan Sageng. “The reopening of the tourism industry is critical for the business's long-term viability, as it will have a...

Development in tandem with district status

KABONG: The state government has allocated millions of ringgit to develop and improve various facilities here to boost the local economy including tourism and provide services for the community. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the improvement...

Sarawak mulls reopening border to tourists

KUCHING: Sarawak hopes to reopen its border to facilitate the tourism industry to resume normal operations following the recent reopening of Langkawi Island to tourists. Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah disclosed that the federal...

STB getting Germans to shift attention to Sarawak

KUCHING: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) will be participating in the FVW Third Virtual Counter Days Show 2021 along with its industry partners to ensure the Sarawak brand remains visible and encourage travel agents to shift their focus to Sarawak...

Benchmarking system benefits all industries, not only tourism

KUCHING: Sarawak’s initiative of participating in the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) for business events and tourism is a first for Malaysia, making the state one of the 75 progressive destinations in the world to undertake this project. Tourism, Arts...

2,000 tourism frontliners injected from July 15-18

KUCHING: Over 2,000 of Sarawak’s tourism and business events industry frontliners will be fully vaccinated at the Association of Churches Sarawak in Kuching from July 15 until July 18. “The business events industry is finally one step closer to restarting...

Conditions for travellers when interstate travel is permitted

KUCHING: A tourism expert views that strict conditions must be imposed on fully vaccinated travellers when interstate travel is permitted. YS Chan explained that immunity against Covid-19 would immediately go down after vaccination and it would take more than a...

Opening of tourism sector lauded

KUCHING: The proposal by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to ease travel restrictions for those who have completed both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine is a welcome move. Tourism, Arts, and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said...

Yes for interstate travel with strict SOPs

KUCHING: Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Sarawak Chapter chairperson Lina Tsen is of the opinion that allowing interstate travel for those who have completed their vaccine doses will help to support the tourism industry. She said however...

Minister optimistic about early reopening of tourism industry

KUCHING: Federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri is optimistic that the tourism industry in the country will reopen as early as September. “However, this is subject to the standard operating procedure (SOP) compliance,” she said after...
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Health Ministry serious in containing virus

KUCHING: The proactive move made by the Health Ministry to track down the unvaccinated individuals reflects its seriousness in...
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