Sabre Travel Network (Brunei) will be hosting its annual Travel Fair at OneCity Shopping Centre in Sungai Hanching from August 3-4, housing a wide-range of promotional offers by travel agents, airlines and hotels.
The two-day fair is open to all travelers, allowing them the convenience of purchasing a wide range of travel deals under a single roof.
“Each year, Sabre Brunei Travel Fair provides unique offers and packages to travelers in search of their dream vacation, making it a much anticipated event,” the organiser’s Senior Manager Abd Halim Hj Abd Rahman said in a press conference recently.
“Just last year, we welcomed over 13,500 visitors. By continuing to provide exclusive opportunities to travelers, and with the loyal support of our partners and travel agents, we are confident that we will record incremental growth again this year,” he added.
Abdul Halim said he noted a 14 percent increase in bookings last year compared to 2017.
“Driven by new routes launched by airlines, travelers were encouraged to discover new destinations. We are confident that this upward trend will continue this year, as we witness new initiatives rolled-out by airlines,” the senior manager said.
Meanwhile, official airline partner Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) will also be offering attractive travel deals with irresistible fares.
RB Country Manager Brunei Lim Guat Wen said the national carrier also have an attractive Customer Reward Programme for guests where they will be receiving limited edition RB merchandises whenever purchasing tickets at the travel fair.
Participating travel agents include Anthony Tours & Travel Agency, At-Taqwa Travel Tours, Century Travel Centre. Dar El than Travel. Darussalam Holdings, Freme Travel Services, Grace Travel, J J Tour Service, Pan Bright Travel Service, Southern Cross Travel Agencies and Straits Central Agencies.
National tourism organisations attending the Brunei Travel Fair include Brunei Tourism Board, Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board, Sarawak Tourism Board, Singapore Tourism Board and Taiwan Tourist Bureau.
Baiduri Bank Berhad, Bank lslam Brunei Darussalam, Club Med, Korean Air. Standard Chartered Bank, Travel Recommends and Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) will also be on site with their own booths to support participating travel agents and assist visitors.
Medical and insurance services will be represented by Bangkok Hospital, Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council and Takaful Brunei Am.
Other partners participating are Fitness Zone. Hua Ho Department Store, Kingston Ice Cream and Progresif Radio.
Malaysia Airlines Berhad and Singapore Airlines will also be supporting the travel fair by providing attractive fares to participating travel agents, as well as enticing lucky draw prizes.
Waqiuddin Rajak | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN