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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...

Nancy calls on Abang Johari

KUCHING: Federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri called on Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg at the latter’s office in Wisma Bapa Malaysia today. She said the main purpose of the meeting was to...

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...

Elevation of Balai Ringin sub-district will facilitate three zones

BALAI RINGIN: The elevation of Balai Ringin into a sub-district will facilitate the administration of the three zones under it, said its assemblyman Datuk Snowdan Lawan. He explained that he had divided his constituency into three administrative zones, with Zone...

Association to ensure dynamic tourism industry

BINTULU: The Bintulu Tourism Association will work closely with the tourism industry players in the division towards ensuring sustainable, holistic and dynamic tourism industry in this industrial town. Its chairman Ismawi Ishak said this was because of the tourism industry...

Special grant for tourism agents lauded

KUCHING: The move by the federal government to provide a special one-off grant of between RM3,000 and 5,000 to tourism agents under the Pemerkasa programme was lauded by a state minister. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman...

Tourism ministries working on devolution of power

KUCHING: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is working with the federal government on the devolution of power to allow authorities at state-level to approve applications for tourism-related licensing and to issue licenses such as tourist guide licenses. Its minister...

Diversify tourism products

KUCHING: The people of Batang Sadong parliamentary constituency are urged to diversify their tourism products in order to attract more tourists. Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri  said the public in collaboration with local associations such...

Travel bubbles can help boost economy

KUCHING: The establishment of travel bubbles would benefit the country economically, said Plantation and Commodities Deputy Minister Datuk Willie Mongin, who pointed out that they have been mentioned by the federal and state tourism ministries. Travel bubbles, also known as...

Building tourism back better than ever

KUCHING: The editorial team of the Journal of Responsible Tourism Management (JRTM) has started preparing for its second issue in July, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. He said the team was also getting the...
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