Chairman of the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Sabah KL Tan today welcomed the reappointment of Datuk Masidi Manjun as Minister in charge of Sabah’s tourism sector.
"With the reappointment of Datuk Masidi as the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, we can expect him to continue to ... read more»
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Wetland Conservation Society (SWCS) has forged a partnership with an international upstream oil and gas company, Talisman Energy Inc, for its assistance in the society’s effort to conserve mangrove forests in the State.
The Society yesterday signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with the Malaysian arm of the ... read more»
KOTA KINABALU: A special River Keeper Unit has been established in Sabah's Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary (LKWS), an initiative aimed at protecting Borneo pygmy elephants and other wildlife.
"Honorary wildlife wardens" from local communities will be tasked with checking for illegal activities such as encroachment on reserves, illegal logging and hunting ... read more»
KOTA KINABALU: The newly launched Zest Airways Manila-Kota Kinabalu route will help to boost tourist arrivals in Malaysia.
Tourism Malaysia Manila director Fazdila Mansor said the initiative was aimed at attracting more tourists from the Philippines.
"It comes at a perfect time since we will be celebrating the fourth Visit Malaysia Year ... read more»
KOTA KINABALU: Local licensed tour guides should update themselves on the existing and latest products in Sabah in order to woo more visitors to the state.
Sabah Tourism Board (STB) chairman Tengku Zainal Adlin Mahmood said tour guides not only needed to know the state's history, but also have knowledge on its ... read more»