‘Sia Sitok Sarawak’ – Revitalising Sarawak Tourism Industry

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.

For further information about the packages offered, visit https://sarawak.travel/explore-all and for bookings, log on to https://siasitoksarawak.rezgo.com/.

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.

Photo shows The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah (fourth left) and former STB Chairman, Datuk Abdul Wahab Aziz, joined by STF President, Audry Wan Ulok (fourth right), STB CEO, Sharzede Datu Haji Salleh Askor (fifth right) and others during the launch.  (Photo by Muhammad Rais Sanusi)
Photo shows The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah (fourth left) and former STB Chairman, Datuk Abdul Wahab Aziz, joined by STF President, Audry Wan Ulok (fourth right), STB CEO, Sharzede Datu Haji Salleh Askor (fifth right) and others during the launch. (Photo by Muhammad Rais Sanusi)