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Indian leisure golfers flock to Sabah

Sabah is set to host over 800 Indian leisure golfers next month, a result of successful efforts by the Sabah Tourism Board (STB) following a visit by Indian golfing experts in May. Datuk Joniston Bangkuai, Sabah’s Assistant Tourism, Culture, and Environment Minister, and STB chairman, expects an even larger turnout as golf enthusiasts bring their…

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Hong Kong musician keen to perform in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: The Hong Kong International Musician Association expressed keenness to hold a music symposium in Sabah. Its chief executive officer Jye Lee mulled the idea to hold a Sabah Borneo International Music Festival that features competitions, forums and masterclasses, among others. Jye told this to Assistant Tourism, Culture, and Environment Minister Datuk Joniston Bangkuai…

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MATTA Fair Sabah 2023 May 19-21 at SICC

KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is once again organising the 1st MATTA Fair Sabah for year 2023 at Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC) here. This will be the biggest travel fair in Sabah which will be held for three consecutive days from May 19 to 21 May, said MATTA…

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Sabah to explore birding sites to incorporate with community-based tourism

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s rural areas hold great promise as a birding hotspot, opening up new educational and economic possibilities for the local community. Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Environment Datuk Joniston Bangkuai said birdwatching is an excellent activity to integrate into the community-based tourism initiative that will attract new visitors to the countryside. He…

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Sabah to diversify its market to Indian visitors

KOTA KINABALU/Dec 8: Since the Chinese visitors are not returning anytime soon, Sabah has decided to lure the Indian tourists which is now the fastest-growing outbound market. Assistant Tourism, Culture, and Environment Minister Datuk Joniston Bangkuai said the state’s tourism industry was overly dependent on Chinese visitors before the pandemic and that it must now…

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Jafry urges Motac to promote and market Sabah

KOTA KINABALU/8Dec: Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister (KePKAS) Datuk Jafry Ariffin paid a courtesy on newly appointed federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister (Motac) Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing at Putrajaya. During the meeting, various issues were discussed including the renewal of licences for tour buses and vehicles rental faced by operators in Sabah….

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Matta Fair Sabah back due to strong demand

KOTA KINABALU/9 Dec: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Fair Sabah is different from others because it emphasizes  more on promotions. Its Sabah and Labuan Chairman Lawrence Chin said the fair only allowed licensed agencies to participate and have always been a crowd puller for holiday packages. To further enhance visitors’ experience…

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Spring Vegetable Salad With Mint Pesto

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STB forges airline partnerships for growth

The Sabah Tourism Board (STB) is actively pursuing partnerships with airlines to expand route networks, led by CEO Julinus Jeffrey Jimit. At the recent Route Asia Forum 2024, STB engaged with key players like Scoot, AirAsia, and others to strategize growth. STB Chairman Datuk Joniston Bangkuai stressed the importance of aligning with airlines catering to…

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Foster launch Sepilok Jazz Academy

Foster introduces the Sepilok Jazz Academy, nurturing jazz talent among youth, coinciding with the Sepilok Jazz event on September 6-7, 2024 in Sandakan Led by President Alexander Yee Kok Tsen, it offers not only musical experiences but also fosters personal development and healthy activities. Supported by Sabah Tourism Board and Maswing, the academy collaborates with…

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Manukan to be upgraded to 5-star

Efforts to position Pulau Manukan as a five-star boutique resort are underway to meet the growing demand for accommodation facilities on the island. Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Christina Liew announced this when officiating at the Lido Chinese New Year Night Market organised by the Federation of Chinese Associations Sabah (FCAS) at the Lido…

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AirAsia to launch KK-Shanghai flight on Feb 20

AirAsia will launch its new Kota Kinabalu-Shanghai route on February 20, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Datuk Christina Liew said. Announcing this on Tuesday, she said it is heartening to note that this will be the airline’s eleventh international flight to Sabah. There will be three weekly flights from Kota Kinabalu to Shanghai (Tuesday,…

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Sabah’s tourism to thrive in 2024

The Year of the Dragon brings hopes and aspirations for a better economic prospects in Sabah, said Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Christina Liew. The dragon in the Chinese zodiac symbolises power, success, luck and good fortune, hence further economic rejuvenation, said Liew in her Chinese New Year message. Liew expressed optimism that tourism…

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Governor and CM joined thousands to celebrate CNY

Over 10,000 people attended the Chinese New Year 2024 open house hosted by the State Government and FCAS at the Sabah International Convention Centre. Governor Tun Juhar Mahiruddin and wife, Toh Puan Norlidah R.M Jasni, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor and wife, Datin Seri Juliah Salag were among the dignitaries present. Organised by Tourism,…

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CNY Segama bazaar to feature 350 stalls

The 2024 Chinese New Year Segama Bazaar in Kota Kinabalu on Feb 8, organised by DBKK and the Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry promises a vibrant celebration of Sabah’s cultural diversity. Supported by Minister Datuk Christina Liew and DBKK Mayor Datuk Sri Dr Sabin Samitah, the event features 350 stalls, lion and dragon dances, performances,…

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STB and AirAsia to enter 5-year partnership to boost tourism

Sabah Tourism Board and AirAsia are set for a strategic 5-year partnership to elevate Sabah’s tourism. Following discussions, a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) is expected after Chinese New Year. The plan includes expanding international routes and potential development of Kota Kinabalu International Airport Terminal 2 to meet rising demand. Both parties emphasize creating a mutually…

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Inanam boasts with many tourism attractions

Inanam constituency being within the Crocker Range Biosphere Reserve, holds promise for tourism development. Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Christina Liew pledged to showcase Inanam as a key tourism hub in Sabah. Speaking at the Inanam’s Chinese New Year celebration, she said Inanam boasts many tourism attractions that can be promoted. Inanam’s recent rapid…

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STB to hold light art show at Gaya Street

The Sabah Tourism Board (STB) will present the lampoopalooza, an illuminating festival merging art and light on Feb 2, 2024. STB building hosts a dazzling laser show, complemented by solar-powered water tank installations and local glow art, symbolising innovation and social responsibility. Embracing sustainability, solar panels powering the tanks will be donated to Kampung Timpayasa…

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