Friday, March 13, 2015

Tourism Malaysia Sabah Promotes Best Of Borneo Holiday Packages

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 MARCH 2015 – The Chief Minister of Melaka Datuk Seri Ir. Hj. Idris Hj. Haron launched the “Best of Borneo Holiday Packages” brochure today at MATTA Fair March 2015 in Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur. The brochure is produced by Tourism Malaysia Sabah together with MATTA Sabah Chapter.

The initiative aims to promote Sabah through various value-for-money holiday packages. It also goes in line with the celebration of the Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFest) 2015. 

The brochure contains 36 attractively priced holiday packages, which were developed with the cooperation of 18 tour operators in Sabah, offering a variety of unique holiday getaway in the state.

The packages are categorised into various segments to make it easier for tourists to identify their holiday destinations based on their interests. The segments include Eco Nature & Wildlife, Island Getaway, Golfing, Culture & Heritage, Food Trails, Two Wheel, Homestay, and Parks & Gardens, as well as niche tourism such as angling, mountain biking, and many more.

For instance, the “Let’s Main Masak Masak with Hajah Limah” is a Food Trail package that gives tourists a chance to learn to cook Malaysian dishes using local ingredients and herbs. The package costs RM367 per pax for a minimum of 4 pax.

Another interesting package is the ‘Mystical Land below the Wind’, which revolves around supernatural belief, ancient rites and spiritual realm of the ethnic groups in Sabah. This 3D/2N tour, which is priced at RM927 per pax, promises participants a hair-raising experience. 

The “A Journey Thru My Lense” package is perfect for photography and nature enthusiasts. From RM1,197 per pax (full board meals and river cruises included), participants will be guided by a  professional photographer to get up close with the abundant and exotic wildlife in Kinabatangan such as the endangered Bornean Pygmy elephants, orangutans, proboscis monkeys, and many more.

The “Best of Borneo Holiday Packages” have been developed in line with Tourism Malaysia Sabah’s effort to boost tourist arrivals to the state and also to show that Sabah remains a safe destination for tourists to visit.

All the holiday packages are valid until 31st December 2015. Those who are interested to join any of the packages can get in touch with one of the eighteen (18) tour agents for further details. Tourism Malaysia Sabah will also be promoting the tour packages through websites, online social media, email blast and distribution of brochures at Tourism Malaysia state and overseas offices.
-Tourism Malaysia.

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