Re-Strategizing Sarawak Tourism Industry

KUCHING – The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah believes that by re-strategizing the state’s tourism industry, it will help to rebound the industry back to its glory days.

“I strongly believe with the kind of products that we have like our greenery, our rivers, our cultures, and with the right support from the Government, I think maybe in a year and a half we would be able to restore our tourism sector,” he told reporters after a press conference with the Chief Minister of Sarawak, Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Johari Tun Openg on the formation of the Sarawak Economic Action Council (SEAC).

In the press conference, the Chief Minister of Sarawak had also announced that the Council had reviewed the development strategies under the 12th Malaysia Plan as part of the State Economic Exit Strategy Post Covid-19.

Sarawak will anchor on two core principles; Digital Economy and Environmental Sustainability which consists of ten key propositions, which includes those beyond leisure tourism that affects the tourism industry.

Photo shows the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah during a short interview after the press conference with Sarawak Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Johari Tun Openg on the formation of the Sarawak Economic Action Council (SEAC). (Photo courtesy of The Borneo Post Online)
Photo shows the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah during a short interview after the press conference with Sarawak Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Johari Tun Openg on the formation of the Sarawak Economic Action Council (SEAC). (Photo courtesy of The Borneo Post Online)