Sabah to host Miss World M’sia 2023

The Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry has endorsed the hosting of the Miss World Malaysia 2023 beauty pageant, in Sabah on Aug 25. Its Minister Datuk Christina Liew said she would like to see the prestigious event happening in Sabah as the contestants are regarded as tourism ambassadors. Liew stated: “We expect them to help…

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New director for Tourism Malaysia

Datuk Dr Ammar Abd Ghapar has been appointed as the new director general of the Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board (Tourism Malaysia), effective from 12 April 2023. He has replaced Datuk Zainuddin Abdul Wahab, who retired on 10 April 2023 after reaching the compulsory retirement age. Ammar has been serving in Tourism Malaysia for 35 years…

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Sabah is among the top 3 tour destinations in Malaysia

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah, Terengganu, and Kedah have emerged as the top three hotspots for travelers looking for adventure, relaxation, and cultural experiences, according to the recently concluded Matta Fair. Despite its logistical challenges, Sabah stole the show as the most sought-after destination by exhibitors and visitors alike. With 19 National Tourism Organisations, 13 state tourism…

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