KUCHING – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) had officially launched the Intra-state Tourism Campaign, the ‘Sia Sitok Sarawak’ on August 17, 2020 at Imperial Hotel Kuching.
The campaign signifies the State’s effort to revitalise the Sarawak tourism sector, which is greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said that the campaign would not only benefit industry players, including tour and park guides and operators, but also Sarawak residents who wished to enjoy the various destinations offered by the State.
The campaign will also open up more employment opportunities for industry players in the tourism and hospitality sectors who had lost their jobs due to the prolonged Movement Control Order (MCO).
Among the packages offered include the Sarawak River Sunset Cruise, Irrawaddy Dolphin Cruise at Santubong, bird watching at Kubah National Park, ‘Fun Dive’ day trip at Satang Island, Evening Kuching Wetlands Tour, Bako National Park Tour, Tanjung Datu National Park Tour, golfing package at Eastwood Golf Club in Miri and many more.
Also present at the launch were Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Permanent Secretary, Hii Chang Kee, Sarawak Tourism Board CEO, Sharzede Datu Haji Salleh Askor, Sarawak Tourism Federation President, Audry Wan Ulok, STB Board of Directors and former STB Chairman, Datuk Abdul Wahab Aziz.