All Posts Tagged ‘tourism products’


Airline Needed For Sabah and Sarawak

Airline Needed For Sabah and Sarawak

It would be good news if Sabah and Sarawak got a new regional airline. In making the call, Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said the new airline was vital and could concentrate on meeting the increasing demand of passengers flying from Sabah and Sarawak to various domestic and international destinations.

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Tourists Just Love Sabah

Tourists Just Love Sabah

Why do tourists love Sabah? Tourists are flocking to Sabah for its diverse attractions ranging from magnificent underwater diving to its unique inhabitants, the proboscis monkeys and orangutans. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said 1,909,430 tourists were recorded compared to 1,660,360 last year, which excluded the arrival of foreign workers.

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Derailed Again?

Derailed Again?

A recent report highlighted that the operator of Malacca monorail, Menara Taming Sari Sdn Bhd was given a 48-hour suspension order following an incident two days earlier when two British tourists were trapped after the service came to a sudden halt. According to the Chief Minister, it was only a small glitch caused by the [...]

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Learn About Rubber at Putrajaya

Learn About Rubber at Putrajaya

Sometimes the actions of a single man can change the course of history. For today’s discussion, that man is Henry Nicholas Ridley, known to the locals of Malaya as Ridley Gila (Mad Ridley). He was considered mad by the locals due to his passion in promoting the planting of rubber trees. Legend has it that [...]

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Sabah’s Very Own Music Festival

Sabah’s Very Own Music Festival

According to a local report, Sabah is poised to host its own world music festival in the near future. This comes after the encouraging response to a concert held at the highlands of Kinabalu Park that was held in conjunction with the 25th Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon. The concert, entitled Rhythms of Kinabalu, was targeted [...]

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A Theatre for Johor

A Theatre for Johor

Is there any better way to experience art and culture than through a theatre performance? According to Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Abdul Ghani Othman, the state of Johor would benefit from having a theatre to stage the state’s art and culture, particularly performing arts. He felt that with the state’s fine art and cultural groups, [...]

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Malaysian Homestay Vacations

Malaysian Homestay Vacations

Let us be honest, staying in a kampung house is not what we think would appeal to many Malaysians. The impression that we have, and most of us might not be that willing to admit, is that most Malaysians are creatures of comfort and just simply cannot live without modern conveniences. If it is not [...]

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Malaysia News

Perak Diversifying Into New Tourism Products

All youth groups and non- governmental organisations in Perak will be engaged to come out with new and diversified tourism products on culture, arts and sports, said State Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Committee chairman Datuk Zainol Fadzi Paharuddin. He said the state government had approved a RM9 million allocation to be distributed among the [...]

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Malaysia News

1Malaysia F1 Team To Further Boost Tourism

The 1Malaysia F1 Team, which will debut in the World Formula One Championship next year, will further boost sports tourism in the country, Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen said on Wednesday.

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