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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