Entries by jessica

Kudat homestay to further boost tourism industry

KUDAT: A collaboration between MASwings and the Homestay Association Sabah is expected to bring the tourism industry to a higher level. Dubbed the MASwings Adventure – Misompuru Homestay Kudat, the programme is also part of the Tourism Ministry’s effort to include locals in the rural areas to play their part in the industry. “MASwings realised […]

Miss Earth finalists learn how to conserve environment

KOTA KINABALU: The organisers of Miss Sabah Earth 2012 hope to teach the finalists of the competition about the benefits and ways of conserving the natural environment in Sabah through fun yet educational activities. The 12 finalists spent a day in Tamparuli on Tuesday, visiting various eco-tourism venues and trying out the activities, all whilst […]

A wedding in Ranau

YB Datuk Masidi Manjun, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment and Assemblyman for N30 Karanaan, attended a few wedding ceremonies  on the 9th of June 2012 in Ranau. Seen on the photo, YB Datuk Masidi Manjun taking a photo together with one of the newlyweds. YB Datuk Masidi Manjun, merangkap ADUN N30 Karanaan menghadiri beberapa majlis […]

Homestay tour package a hit

KUDAT: A tour package introduced by an award-winning homestay outfit and an airline company has boosted arrivals here in Sabah since last September. The combined effort by the Misompuru Homestay and MASwings has attracted the attention of many people, including Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen. Dr Ng, who launched the package here yesterday, […]

Warrior names for collared proboscis monkeys

KINABATANGAN: Two male proboscis monkeys were given warrior names after they were fitted with tags by the Sabah Wildlife Department’s (SWD) Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) and Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC). Jibius Dausip from WRU and the expert darter of the team, explained the two animals collared in Menanggul tributary and on the Kinabatangan river, near […]