MIRI: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr George Chan yesterday advised players in the local tourism industry to be more creative and innovative in marketing Miri Division.
“They need to attract tourists coming to Miri through direct flight from Singapore to Miri mounted by AirAsia,” said Dr Chan who was at Miri Airport to welcome 103 passengers on board the first flight from the republic to Miri yesterday.
“The flight provides convenience for people in Miri to get to Singapore. Hopefully the number of flights will increase in the future. I’m aware when you start something like this…in the beginning it will be difficult because of lack of publicity. It may take time for people to fully realise (the work involved),” he said.
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