Friday, November 20, 2009

Welcome to 'Borneo Corridor'

MIRI: Borneo island can become a magnet for globetrotters and adventure seekers if the three governments, namely Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia, give it the tagline “Borneo Corridor” during their tourism promotions abroad.

Pablo Iglesias, programme manager for the European Union-Asean Management Unit of the European Commission, said “Borneo Corridor” had an exotic ring to it to attract attention.

He added that foreigners were always intrigued by places with fascinating names.

He was speaking to reporters at the start of the EU-East Asean Growth Area business and technology partnership dialogue hosted by Miri City here yesterday.

“If we mention Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei or Kalimantan, not many people will think twice about these places. But mention Borneo Corridor, the impression changes.

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