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Mountain Guides were among celebrated at Sabah Tourism Awards 2015

2 years of great excellence in tourism industry was again celebrated at Sabah Tourism Awards 2015 on 21 November at Magellan Sutera Harbour Resort. This prestigious event is to honour great tourism players of hotels and resorts, tour operators, media, journalists, and many more for their contributions and development of...

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Borneo’s incredible biodiversity – Borneo Big 5

Borneo’s tropical rainforests and climate provide the ideal conditions for a wide variety of species to thrive. The tropical forests are home to many well-known mammals, some less known and a steadily growing number of newly discovered ones. These forests provide food and shelter for mammals ranging from the pygmy...

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Climbing Mt. Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu – What an adventurous and special experience. We decided to start our mountain tour on Wednesday the 18th of February. Our climbing group existed in total of 6 people. Some were already experienced, for others was it the first climb. Everyone sat in the van with different thoughts:...

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Proboscis Monkeys and Fireflies at Garama Village

Proboscis Monkeys This weekend I had visitors from Germany here in Kota Kinabalu who wanted to explore Sabah for a few days. Of course we wanted to do something exciting and “Bornean” together. Since we did not have much time, we decided to try a one-day trip to Garama Village...

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Diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

 This past Sunday I went on a diving trip to the coral reefs around the islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (TARP). I joined a group of seven other divers from Singapore, Hong Kong, Jamaica and Taiwan. Our great guides-team consisted of a Malaysian and an English dive master...

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Sarawak Aims to be a Major Eco-tourism Destination in Region

  Mulu National Park KUCHING: Malaysia, especially Sarawak, will promote itself as a major eco-tourism destination in the region to tap the shifting global trend among tourists towards eco-tourism. Tourism Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg, citing statistics from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), said tourists were now flocking...