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Limited stamp promotes Sarawak


KUCHING, 6 March 2019: A set of limited edition ‘Visit Sarawak campaign’ commemorative stamps will be given away as prizes at the Sarawak Booth during the MATTA Fair Kuala Lumpur, 15 to 17 March, at the Putra World Trade Centre.

Only 400 copies of the commemorative stamps will be given to Sarawak package buyers, or those participating in activities at the Sarawak Booth cluster 5058 – 5063 & 5068 – 5073 (Hall 5).

Activities at the show include a photo booth, Instagram contest, puzzle games and Rubik’s cube game.

The Sarawak Tourism Board encourages stamp collectors to visit the booths, purchase a package, or participate in games in order to add the iconic Sarawak stamps to their collections.

Aside from games, the Sarawak booth at MATTA will also feature a virtual reality display, musical performances by local Sarawakian band Meruked, food sampling and tuak tasting, as well as ‘Show & Tell’, featuring sago worms, local fruit and pepper plants.

Sixteen Sarawak delegates will be attending the MATTA fair, namely Amogha Tours & Travel, Borneo Happy Farm, Borneo Highlands Hornbill Golf & Jungle Club Berhad, Brighton Travel & Tour, CPH Travel Agencies, Great Leap Tours, Greatown Travel, Hotel Grand Continental Kuching, Inter-Continental Travel Centre, Kuching Holidays & Car Rental, Mega Hotel, Miri, Sunshine Joytour Borneo, Tanahmas Hotel Sibu, Tourism & Hospitality Group, SEDC Sarawak, Tropical Adventure Tours & Travel, and Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching.

Meanwhile, Sarawak Tourism Board and their travel trade partners are participating in ITB Berlin this week, 6 to 10 March, in Berlin.

The Sarawak delegation includes Borneo Adventure Tours & Travel, One Wayang Tour, Ranee Boutique Suites and the Marian Boutique Lodging House.

The Sarawak Booth is located at the Tourism Malaysia Pavilion, number 26, in front of the Hall 25/26 entrance.

Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sport YB Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah is attending ITB Berlin to launch the “Sarawak: More to Discover – Sibu and Central Region”, introducing central Sarawak as a tourist destination in Europe.

Malaysia is an Official Partner Country at ITB Berlin 2019.

(Source: Hornbill Trail Newsletter)

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