Her greatest pleasure is to see her home state’s tourism industry grow from strength to strength. Tourism is now the second largest revenue earner for Sabah.
The state is now undoubtedly one of the hottest destinations in the country.
Mary had started out as a receptionist in a hotel in Sandakan, her home town, many years back. Her contacts with tourists inspired her to take up a tourism course. From then on, there was no turning back for her.
Even when she is on holidays, she prefers to keep herself updated on tourism by meeting with people in the industry.
Tell us about your most interesting travel experience in Malaysia.
It was a cruise to the wildlife sanctuary in Sukau and lower Kinabatangan River in Sabah several years back. We saw every exciting animal we set out to see — proboscis monkeys, long-tailed macaques, silver-leafed monkeys, pygmy Bornean elephants, bearded wild pigs, orang utans, hornbills, kingfishers and eagles. The region teems with wildlife.
Continue reading (incl. pic) at: Don’t miss Sukau wildlife sanctuary