Sarawak will be exhibiting at the ExCel London exhibition and international convention center, during the World Travel Mart London on November 7-9.
WTM London is one of the leading tourism tradeshows in the world and is attended by over 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and international press.
Travel trade professionals attend to meet new and existing contacts, gain industry insights and keep up to date with the latest travel trends whilst the 3,000 members of the international press come to report the latest stories and keep up to date with the Industry.
The Sarawak Tourism Board hopes that participating in this bridge-building event will create more opportunities to solidify the presence of Sarawak as a tourism destination within the European market by reviewing past marketing support and improving on existing ones, while simultaneously exploring new promotional initiatives with UK and European partners
To explore new promotional initiatives with UK and European partners
Kuching will host the Asia Pacific Ecotourism Conference (APeco) on October 21 to 23at the Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching.
Under the theme “Creating Opportunities in Ecotourism”, the conference aim to promote ecotourism standards in the tourism industry and creating awareness while giving opportunity to educate, share and exchange ideas and knowledge about ecotourism.
With an assembly of 20 panellists ranging from destination founders to travel journalists, the conference will be covering specific topics of interest from Community to success stories in the ecotourism industry with special focus to the Asia Pacific region.
Organised by the Malaysia Association of Tour Agents (MATTA), it hope to create a conducive dialogue to further development in the ecotourism industry while acknowledging tourism as valid national investment as it creates a way for preservation and development to merge as one sustainable change to improve the livelihoods of communities.
Kai Joo Lane is making its comeback by having the ‘night market’ every Friday and Saturday; hopefully on the eve of public holidays too. It started on the first weekend of September with throngs of locals going to the lane. There are varieties of food on sell and people are spoiled with choices.
Kai Joo Lane is has two rows of shops that were built by a Teochew businessman —Teo Kai Joo (1870-1924) — in 1923. The locality was officially named Kai Joo Lane by Charles Brooke (1868-1917).In the early days, there are few shops along Kai Joo Lane that started the business of making coffins.
Riverside Majestic Hotel recently embarked on an expansion of its second tower dubbed the Premier Wing. Scheduled for completion by end of 2016, the 18-storey tower will house 272 rooms comprising of standard rooms, deluxe rooms, executive floors, executive lounge and family suites. Combined with the existing tower, it will add to a total of 513 guest rooms, making Riverside Majestic Hotel the largest hotel in Kuching in terms of rooms.
Each room is well-appointed with the latest array of amenities and comfort features to cater the need of tourist, business travelers and families. The rooftop Sky Lounge lets guest enjoy a beautiful view of Kuching City as they enjoy delectable meal over some great entertainment which offer unique experiences for guest.
A purpose-built Sky Bridge connects the Premier Wing with the original hotel tower, allowing easy movement of the guests and convenient sharing of facilities. The Sky Bridge is a feature that is unique to the hotel and set it apart from the other hotels in Kuching City.
Once completed, the new Premier Wing will provide more accommodation options for tourists. Strategically located in Kuching’s Central Business District, the hotel is within easy reach of some of the city’s major tourist attractions such as TopSpot Food Court, Main Bazaar, TuaPek Kong Chinese Temple, Fort Margherita, Carpenter Street, the old court house and the famous cat statues. Numerous eating and entertainment outlets as well as shopping centers are also within close proximity to the hotel.
Pine Garden Hotel, a three-star hotel located at LorongSeladah 1H, Taman Phoning, is now officially opened for business.
With 104 non-smoking rooms, the hotel is conveniently located providing easy access to the nearby ‘must-see’ destinations in the city while also allowing guests to pop over to the airport within 15 minutes making it a choice for short and transits for business and vacation.
The Hotel provides services including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security and daily housekeeping.
Rooms are furnished with wooden or parqueted flooring, LCD/Plasma screen televisions and a mini fridge.
While they do not yet have a website, they can be contacted through Booking.com and Agoda.com, or you can call them at +60 82-532 789.