KUCHING: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) in collaboration with the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Sarawak Chapter has introduced a new travel packages to attract more tourists to this eastern state of Malaysia.
The new packages includes in the latest ‘Kayo-Kayo Sarawak Packages” launched at Sarawak Pavilion of Matta Fair 2014 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
The new packages range from Sarawak Malay Heritage Village tour in Kuching city to the Melanau Heritage Village tour in Sibu town. While for cyclists, there are new Heritage and Culture Ride and the Classic City Ride package tours for 3-day-2-night. For those who seek real adventure, Sarawak also introduces the new Tringgus Trail and Big Spaces Cool Streams Caving Expedition, a 3-day-2-night jungle expedition taking tourists to the border of Sarawak/Indonesia.
“The development of Kayo-Kayo Sarawak Packages is a partnership between the Sarawak Tourism Board and Matta Sarawak Chapter in attracting interest from domestic and international tourist during Visit Sarawak Year 2014. The Sarawakian term of ‘Kayo-Kayo’ means to wander around or to walk around, thus the program is an invitation to wander around Sarawak and discover its many touristic gems,” said a STB press release issued yesterday.
Sarawak booth at Matta Fair is represented by 10 consortium partners who have been developing at least 19 attractive packages offering Sarawak adventures.
STB has distributed more than 5,000 brochures regarding Sarawak package tours to the public during Matta Fair and also to participating travel consortium for promotion.