KOTA KINABALU: Pitas hopes to become a major tourist destination in Sabah by next year.
District Officer Sapdin Ibrahim said a newly formed tourism cooperation headed by his office is presently formulating strategies to market Pitas as a tourism destination.
He said Pitas, a district with an abundance of natural resources and wonders, is relatively ready for tourists.
However, there are several facilities that still need fine tuning, like upgrading accommodation in tourist attraction areas such as beaches and fishing spots.
“Seven villages have already signed up for the homestay programme, all of which have their own places of interest and things to see,” he said.
The villages, with a minimum of five homes each, have been listed for implementation in the programme.
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