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Inaugural flight from Haikou, China to Kuching
Posted on : 17 Jan 2019  Source of News: Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth & Sports Sarawak (MTACYS)
 

KUCHING - The welcoming reception for the inaugural flight from Haikou, China was graced by Sarawak’s Assistant Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, YB Datuk Lee Kim Shin.

The function was held at the VIP Lounge of Kuching International Airport and was also attended by Chairman of Sarawak Tourism Board, YB Datuk Wahab Dollah Aziz and local dignitaries including Audry Wan Ullok who is President of Sarawak Tourism Federation.

In his speech, the minister said the new flights which are by Malindo Air will augur well for the local tourism industry where more tourists from Haikou, China are expected be coming to Sarawak.

The arrival of more tourists from China will also boost the ongoing Visit Sarawak Campaign (VSC) which is expected to boost Sarawak position on the world tourism map.