Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Sabah To Host World Tourism Conference In October

Kota Kinabalu: Sabah will host the prestigious World Tourism Conference (WTC) on Oct 4-6, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said.

He said the event would provide opportunities for the State's tourism sector to showcase Sabah's assets to the international delegations and provide avenue for stakeholders to participate.

Musa said the Federal Government had approved an allocation of RM500,000 to the Tourism Ministry to organise the event.

"We welcome and thank the Federal Government, especially the Tourism Ministry, for suggesting that the event be hosted by Sabah," he told reporters after chairing the State Cabinet meeting, here, Wednesday.

He said the WTC 2007, hosted by Kuala Lumpur, attracted 826 participants from 72 countries including 13 ministerial-level participations.

"This will bring about positive impact to the State's tourism sector.

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