Monday, January 15, 2007

Penampang to develop tourism potential

PENAMPANG: There will be a tourism council set up in this district to develop its tourism potential.

“The council will include tour operators here to enable them to come up with the best ideas,” said member of parliament for Penampang, Donald Mojuntin.

He said eco-tourism would be especially suitable because the district has many natural attractions and products and is strategically located.

“Penampang is close to the airport and the city. There are many tourism products here one of which is the Kadazandusun culture itself.

“People can go fishing, enjoy the waterfalls, sight the rafflesia flower in Kg Kibunut and even try jungle trekking,” he said.

Donald was speaking at the launch of the Tagal Tourism Centre in Kg Babagon here.

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