Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Agro-tourism abound in Sibu hinterland

SIBU: SARAWAK Tourism Board Chief Executive Officer, Gracie Geikie visited some of the interesting places in the Central Region yesterday. This time Gracie came down to see for herself several places of interest in Sarikei Division.

Despite her tight schedule, such as meeting tourism stake players in Sibu, she had earlier on took the time to visit a Durin handicraft shop, Sebangkoi Forest Park, Sebangkoi Height Resort, Sebangkoi Deer Farm and Sarikei town.

Expressing her amazement, Sarikei, billed as the Food Bowl of Sarawak, had indeed so much to offer in agro-based tourism destinations. “Local tour operators should take this opportunity to organise either one day or two-day and one night tours from Sibu to Sarikei by land excursion.

“Even for those from Kuching, they too can organise such tours to Sebangkoi Park, which has many tourist spots, Sebangkoi Height Resort and Sebangkoi Dear Farm.

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