Friday, October 15, 2021

tourism sector

Heritage, Arts and Culture Facilitation Fund next year

KUCHING: Under the 2022 State Budget, the Sarawak government will be setting up a Heritage, Arts and Culture Facilitation Fund next year, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He said a sum of RM10 million would be...

Abdul Karim supports Motac’s efforts on interstate tourism

KUCHING: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has expressed support for the efforts of the federal Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture’s (Motac), which is looking into the possibility of allowing interstate tourism. “According to the...

Clear SOPs for tourism needed

KUCHING: The reopening of the tourism industry including tours should be done in stages with clear standard operating procedures (SOPs) in place, said Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Sarawak Chapter chairperson Lina Tsen. She said this in...

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...

PPVI aims to vaccinate 2,000 tourism players by Sunday

KUCHING: The federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry (Motac), Sarawak Motac and other agencies have set up the first Tourism Sector Industrial Covid-19 vaccination centre (PPVI) in the country. The PPVI, which is also a collaboration with the Sarawak Tourism...

Numerous uncovered gems of Bau

BAU: There are more waterfalls and places of interest with great tourism potential uncovered in the district here. One of them is the beautiful Kisak waterfall located not too far from Kampung Serikin. Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Henry Harry Jinep has...

Global partnership reinforces Sarawak Pay branding

KUCHING: Sarawak Pay’s branding will be reinforced on the global stage through its collaboration with UnionPay, and in the long run, this partnership would be favourable to the growth of Sarawak’s local economy, especially in the tourism sector. Sarawak Business...

Tourism sector rues new visa rule

Comprehensive plan needed to help industry get back on its feet, say experts PETALING JAYA: A comprehensive plan that balances economic recovery with efforts to curb Covid-19, rather than ad hoc measures, is essential to help the tourism sector get...

Sarawak to remain closed till end of vaccination programme

MIRI: Sarawak will remain closed to tourists until the vaccination programme is completed. "At the moment, we will not open, at least until the later part of June, to see how many people will be vaccinated. From there, we'll move...

Inter-state travel not feasible yet

KUCHING: The time is not right yet to reinstate inter-state travel and open up the tourism sector, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. Despite his eagerness to see the revival of the sector, Abdul Karim...
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DBKU distributes rubbish bags to motorists

KUCHING: The Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) held a ‘Car Rubbish Bag’ distribution programme at Petronas Telaga Tiga and...
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