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Sarawak Tourism Board Signs Mou With See Mark Travel Services Taipei

Sarawak Tourism Board Signs Mou With See Mark Travel Services Taipei

Taipei, Taiwan, Friday: –  Sarawak’s promotion in Taiwan was given a shot in the arm today with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) and Taipei based See Mark Travel Services at the Taipei International Travel Fair held at the Taiwan World Trade Centre here this morning.

The MOU will enable See Mark Travel Services to run its charter flights from Taipei to Kuching on January 28th and subsequently, during its Summer 2017 season, starting from June 2017 to August 2017 with a total of 19 flights with one flight in every five days.

The Chairman of the Board, Datuk Abdul Wahab Aziz signed the MOU while See Mark Travel Services was represented by Mr. Mark Chen, See Marks’ General Manager.

The ceremony was witnessed by the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Datu Ik Pahon Joyik and Mr. Chen Chiang Yang, See Marks’ Sales Manager.

After the signing ceremony, the exchange of MOU documents was witnessed by Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Tourism, Datuk Amar Abang Haji Johari Tun Openg and his Assistant, Datuk Lee Kim Shin.

Later in the afternoon, Datuk Amar Abang Johari, who is leading a six-member delegation to Taiwan, held discussion with Taiwan’s Far Eastern Airways and Malindo Air on the possibilities of mounting direct schedule flights to Kuching.

“We are pleased that we are making inroad in the Taiwan markets with charter flights and we hope that we will be able to negotiate for more charters and schedule flights in the near future.” remarked Datuk Amar Abang Johari.

He added that it will be an initial start towards solving the challenge of connectivity in the State.

He expressed confidence that his Ministry will continue to work with local Taiwanese partners in Taipei and in other cities to further the State’s ambition to improve connectivity into the state.

Also present at the signing ceremony were the President of the Malaysian Friendship and Trade Center in Taipei, Datuk Adeline Leong and the Director of Tourism Malaysia Taipei office, Ahmad Faisal.

Meanwhile, the STB Booth at the ITF features four local Taiwanese travel agents and a consortium of six travel partners featuring Sarawak packages at this Taiwan’s premier travel fair.

They are the Lion Travel Services, China Dragon Travel Services, See Mark Travel Services, Tai Yuan Travel Services, the “Green Miracles” Consortium of six agents and Sarawak-based Regal Properties on Malaysia My Second Home programme.

Picture shows Datuk Wahab seated second from left, flanked by Mr. Mark Chen on his left signing the MOU witnessed by Datu Ik seated at left and Mr. Chen (right). Also seen standing from left, Datuk Lee, Datuk Amar Abang Johari, Datuk Adeline and Ahmad Faisal.


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Sarawak Travel Agents And Hoteliers Offer Special Packages At MATTA FAIR

Sarawak Travel Agents And Hoteliers Offer Special Packages At MATTA FAIR

KUCHING, Friday – Sarawak is being  represented by three hoteliers and four tour agents which are currently selling special packages  at the  ongoing  MATTA Travel Fair be held at the Putra World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur.

Sarawak strongly features the ever popular Kuching, Sibu, Bintulu and Miri city excursions and topping up with tours to Sarawak’s major National Parks such as Bako, Niah and Mulu UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Visitors to the weekend fair, which started today are entitled to claim special free gifts and also enter a grand lucky draw for a chance to win attractive Sarawak holiday prizes when they purchase any packages.

The Sarawak Pavilion, located at Hall 4 booth number 4101 – 4106 is open from 10 am to 9.00 pm daily.

MATTA fair is Malaysia’s largest consumer travel fair and this time it is expected to attract RM 200 million worth of sales with 100,000 visitors expected to attend the weekend travel sales galore.

Sarawak Delegation of hoteliers and agents giving the thumbs up, ready to go all out at the fair.

Sarawak Delegation of hoteliers and agents giving the thumbs up, ready to go all out at the fair.

An exhibitor at the Sarawak booth taking time to explain the packages on offer to interested visitors.

An exhibitor at the Sarawak booth taking time to explain the packages on offer to interested visitors.

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Virtual Travel Fair: Seven reasons because we should get your transport deals online

The Virtual Travel Fair brings a satisfactory to you.

Virtual Travel Fair

Virtual Travel Fair 2012 (September 7 – 30).

So, you’re looking for a transport bargain. If that’s a case, you’d substantially do what many Malaysians do – wait for a transport fair.

You dauntless a crowds, shove by slight walkways in a close gymnasium to speak to harried-looking transport representative reps, and finally finish adult purchasing a transport package, a sum of that you’re not wholly transparent about.

Well, we don’t have to do that any longer:, in partnership with a folks behind it all, SOTA (Smart Online Travel Assistant), benefaction a Virtual Travel Fair, a opposite kind of transport fair.

Our tagline promises “no trade jam, no jostling crowds, no hassle”, and we positively deliver; have finished so ever given we started a online satisfactory behind in Mar 2011.

The latest book – a fourth – starts currently (Sept 7) and will run compartment Sept 30, 2012. Now, here are 7 reasons because we ought to cruise ‘going’ to a Virtual Travel Fair:


The many apparent reason because we should make your transport discount purchases online is of course, a preference of it all.

With a Virtual Travel Fair, you’ll customarily need an Internet tie to start selling – yep, glow adult a computer, laptop or tablet, and let your fingers do a walking. Heck, we can make your purchases while you’re in your PJs if you’re so inclined!


When we make a squeeze during a Virtual Travel Fair, some-more expected than not you’ll find that it comes with a appetizing inducement or reward, in a form of  instant rebates, appealing gifts and income prizes. It has been a hallmark of a Virtual Travel Fair, of sorts.

This time around we’re charity buyers with packages that come with Lowest- Price-Guarantee (LPG) tags. What that means is, if we can find a softened understanding for a same package elsewhere, we’ll compensate a disproportion in pricing, so that we don’t remove out.

Add to that a e-Auction, bids of that start during a cool, low RM10, and you’re really expected to finish adult with a honeyed deal.

Variety and Value For Money

The accumulation of transport packages charity and a value for income for a same were obliged for a success of a initial dual fairs hold in 2011.

Using a same formula, a group behind a Virtual Travel Fair has polished and softened a accumulation of offerings to prove all age and income groups and yield them with some-more incentives and rewards. This can be seen from what’s on offer for a fourth edition.

The devil’s in a details

There’s no difficulty as to what you’ll get when we squeeze a package. Just click on a ‘Get Details’ button, and you’ll find all a sum you’d require: where you’d stay, what you’d do, what your purchases cover etc.

And if you’re still not satisfied, only use a live discuss duty to speak with a sales rep.

Safe and Secure Online Shopping

The VTF is good famous for protected and secure online transport shopping. Known secure remuneration gateways such as PayPal and iPay88 have been onboard given a initial fair.

On tip of that those who have Maybank2u and CIMB Clicks online banking accounts will find it a zephyr to safely and firmly squeeze transport packages during a VTF.

Virtual Travel Fair: The Biggest Online Fair?

It’s no exaggeration to contend that a Virtual Travel Fair might indeed be a biggest online transport satisfactory in a world. If it isn’t it positively is one of a biggest.

Consider this: While there are some sites regulating online transport fairs, they are mostly singular to charity an assembly of transport packages charity in brick- and-mortar transport fairs.

What sets a Virtual Travel Fair detached is a transport deals charity are accessible online from mixed operators, among a 1400+ transport agents and hotels worldwide who are regulating a SOTA platform.

Go Green

Virtual Travel Fair aims to emanate some-more environmentally-conscious travellers by compelling a judgment of online squeeze of transport products. If some-more consumers use online transport platforms to buy travel, it will cut a need to expostulate to transport fairs or accommodate transport agents. This means rebate expenditure of petrol and a rebate of empty smoke expelled into a environment.

It would also allot with a need for carrying earthy promotional materials like printed flyers and brochures, that customarily  get collected and littered.  There’s also no need to imitation cosmetic bags and buntings or banners that eventually gets likely and supplement some-more rubbish element  to a environment.

So, be a obliged holidaymaker and Go Green by visiting a Virtual Travel Fair during now.

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Taipei International Travel Fair

The 2011 Taipei International Travel Fair will be hold during a Taipei World Trade Center from Nov 11 to 14 2011, and it is certain to be another successful eventuality for a tourism attention in a Asia region.

In further to a Travel Fair, where will also be a Travel Mart, Travel Forum and a Center Stage Performance Area; all these outlets are put in place for participants to maximize their bearing during a event. Not usually does a Fair concede visitors to accept a latest transport and tourism information, it is also an event for sellers to foster their newest products and concurrently boost business opportunities.

With a high online viewership, a Taipei ITF central website is also another certain and effective promotional outlet.

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The God of Travel

The God of Travel

November 2, 2010
Event, News Update

Hermes is the God of Travel the protector of travelers in Greek myth. Now Hermes is Cast in solid pewter and plated in 24K gold. It’s a trophy used by TTG Annual Travel Awards.

TTG said that TTG Travel Awards not only serves a benchmark for high standards across the industry but also as a trajectory for the travel industry’s advancements.

All the winners of the awards have receive the trophy in October. You can about the news here.

On the winning list, there a few Tourism Players from Malaysia like:

Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier : Air Asia
Best City Hotel – Kuala Lumpur :Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
Best Beach Resort :The Datai, Langkawi
Best Travel Agency – Malaysia :Asian Overland Services Tours Travel

You can read the full list of hall of fame here.

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