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sabah tourism board ministry of tourism, culture and environment State Government of Sabah, Malaysia Location: No.51, Jalan Gaya, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia Postal Address: Mail Bag 112, 88993 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Sabah Advisory

Friday, August 3, 2018
20:00hrs

Tourism Update

Tourism arrivals up to June recorded a nett growth of +5.4% compared to the same time in 2017, with continual increase of arrivals from market sources such as China, South Korea, Singapore and USA. We are looking forward to the new direct flight connecting Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) to Don Muang International Airport, Bangkok by Thai AirAsia this month. Bangkok will be the 21st international city connecting direct to KKIA.

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel is officially operating, with rooms facing the South China Sea and our five nearby islands. Over in the East Coast, new packages on Tawau has been launched. Be sure to search Tawau - for the tallest tropical tree and the unique Tawau food found there.

Are you heading to Sabah soon? The annual KK Arts Festival is happening from 9 August to 30 September. Check the SPArKS (Society of Performing Arts Kota Kinabalu Sabah) website and Facebook page for festival details and show schedule. Follow us online @sabahtourism and plan your trip today. Tag #sabahtourism so we can see your posts.

Suzaini Datuk Sabdin GhaniGeneral Manager