Thursday, August 06, 2015

Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival visitors advised to take shuttle bus

KUCHING: Visitors heading to the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) this weekend are advised to take the Public Shuttle Bus Service from Kuching to Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) or the Shuttle Van Service from One Hotel Santubong to SCV.

This year’s shuttle service will be provided by BusAsia.

Its executive director Henry Lai said there will be three pick-up or drop-off here; namely at Hills Shopping Mall, Harbour View Hotel and Merdeka Palace Hotel and Suites.

“Our shuttle bus service will start from Hills Shopping Mall from 10am onwards with the frequency of each trip on an hourly basis whereas from SCV back to the three points in the city, the service will be available from 12.30pm to 1.30am the next morning,” he told a press conference at Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) office here yesterday.

STB Events & Corporate Relations director Angelina Patricia Bateman, STB special officer in the Chief Executive Officer’s Office Michael Sim as well as BusAsia marketing executive Jeffrey Ee and Lai Chen Kai were present.

Tickets for the shuttle bus service will be available at the three points from tomorrow (Aug 7) until Aug 9.

“An adult fare is priced at RM20 per way or RM40 for round trip while child ticket is priced at RM12 per way or RM24 for round trip.

“We also have a special three-day Shuttle Bus Pass which is available at only RM100 per person. This pass entitles the pass holder to unlimited rides during the festival on CPL and BusAsia City buses,” he said.