Friday, October 22, 2021

tourism sector

Tourism sector will bounce back

LONG LAMA: The Covid-19 pandemic has been a huge obstacle for Sarawak’s tourism industry. "We hope Covid-19 will go away as soon as possible so that our tourism industry can flourish again, and that is why, for the past two...

Ministry welcomes setting up of airline

KUCHING: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture welcomes the intention of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg to get the state to set up its own airline. Its minister, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said through this,...

Floating market to be launched soon

MUKAH: The Sungai Tellian floating market proposed as part of XtraTourism under the new development initiative, MukahXtra, is expected to be launched at the end of this year. Tellian assemblyman Yussibnoh Balo hoped that the project would help in sustaining...

Work together for tourism sector

MUKAH: All parties in the tourism industry need to cooperate to make Mukah division a popular tourist destination. Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo said this year was very challenging to the tourism industry in Sarawak and throughout the world due to...

Kiosk to enhance Kuching’s tourism

KUCHING: Kuching City Mosque now provides a digital information kiosk to allow visitors to access information on attractions in the city. Launched by Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, the kiosk was part of an initiative...

Tourism players lose RM368 million

KUCHING: The Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted various tourism industry players in Sarawak, with total losses amounting to RM368mln. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said among the affected sectors were travel and tour agencies, with...

Country’s tourism industry dips into the red

KUCHING: Malaysia’s tourism industry slipped into the red as of June 2020, suffering RM45bil in losses compared to the revenue of RM86.14bil last year following the cancellation of the Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign due to the Covid19 pandemic. Tourism, Art...

A tourist attraction in the making

KUCHING OLD BAZAAR KUCHING: Efforts to rejuvenate the Kuching Old Bazaar here through a cultural mapping and tourism promotion programme will transform it into an excellent heritage tourism product. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said the...

Multipronged strategy to ensure tourism recovery

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry (Motac) has drafted a multipronged strategy to chart the recovery of the tourism sector in the short, medium and long-term. Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said among the short- and medium-term strategy...

Bio-tourism shift timely

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The introduction of bio-tourism will be a catalyst for economic recovery in the tourism sector, said federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. She described the initiative by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) towards that end...
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Two constituencies receive RM100k each

KUCHING: State Legislative Assembly Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar on Thursday (Oct 21) distributed cheques worth RM200,000...
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