Thursday, December 11, 2008

Badminton World Series in KK a tourism plus

Kota Kinabalu: Tourism authorities and players have been urged to capitalise on the BWF World Super Series Masters Finals scheduled for Dec. 18-21. The tournament offers the highest prize money ever of US$500,000.

Its Organising Chairman, Datuk Maijol Mahap said it is very rare that Sabah receives an opportunity to host a prestigious and world-class event that boasts top names in the game such as China's Lin Dan, Malaysia's Datuk Lee Chong Wei and Denmark's Peter Gade.

He said that he had written to all the establishments concerned hoping that they would give serious attention to the event taking into consideration the "promotional and gain effect" it has on State tourism.

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