The launch of the “Jom ke Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan” holiday packages by officials from Tourism Malaysia in Brunei, Malaysian High Commission in Brunei, Pan Bright Travel, Sarawak Tourism Board and Labuan Tourism. Image: Waqiuddin Rajak

Tourism Malaysia Brunei recently launched the “Jom ke Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan” holiday campaign with its strategic partner Pan Bright Travel Service in conjunction with Visit Truly Asia Malaysia 2020.

Several packages were introduced by the travel agent where each bundle is inclusive of accommodation and air tickets with rates per person based on a twin-sharing basis.

Travellers can enjoy a three-day two-night stay for two at Oceania Hotel, Ming Garden Hotel or Grandis Hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

The launch of the “Jom ke Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan” holiday packages by officials from Tourism Malaysia in Brunei, Malaysian High Commission in Brunei, Pan Bright Travel, Sarawak Tourism Board and Labuan Tourism. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

A superior room at Oceania Hotel is priced at $159 per person twin share, Ming Garden is at $199 per person twin share with a free upgrade to deluxe from the superior room while Grandis Hotel offers its superior room at $249 per person twin share with one complimentary dinner for two.

For a luxury stay, Sabah’s five-star Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort and Spa have two room types that you will not want to miss.

The view of Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort and Spa at Tuaran, Sabah. Image: Shutterstock

Pan Bright lets you stay at Garden Wing deluxe room at $329 per person twin share and if you wish to have a sea view deluxe room, you just add on $30 per night.

Its Ocean Wing junior suite garden view is priced at $449 per person twin share or upgrade to a sea view for $40 per night.

What’s even better, guests of the suite can enjoy exclusive arrival at private lobby, exclusive assess to Ocean Wing private pool, Jacuzzi and garden area as well as complimentary daily in-room drinks and snacks.

A sunny day relaxing at a wooden balcony in Semporna, Sabah. Image: Shutterstock

Be away from the hustle-bustle of the city and immerse in the clear waters in Semporna, Tawau, Sabah. A three-day two-night stay would be a perfect getaway with your family and loved ones.

Maglamilami Waterhouse stay package where you get to stay at a VIP chalet inclusive of one lunch and two dinners are priced at just $349 per person twin share.

Another option is the Sea Star Resort Villa package at $469 per person twin share.

Tourist landmark structure at the Tawau waterfront basking under the sun with clear blue sky. Image: Shutterstock

These packages include return air tickets, daily breakfast, return airport transfer, return jetty transfer and a day trip to islands Bohey Dulang / Mantabuan / Sibuan.

Not just for a family vacation, Pan Bright also offers team building package for companies and employees in Labuan.

Enjoy a three-day two-night stay at Tiara Labuan Hotel in a deluxe room at $249 per person twin share which price includes return ferry ticket, daily breakfast and lunch, return Labuan port transfer, city tour, and Team Bright activities.

View of Tiara Hotel Labuan poolside evening. Tiara Hotel is among the popular accommodation in Labuan island. Image: Shutterstock
Aerial view of skyscrapers, modern architecture & sea in Labuan island Pearl of Borneo. It is a Federal Territory of Malaysia. Image: Shutterstock

If you fancy for a trip to the quaint city of Kuching, a three-day two-night stay at a four-star hotel is ideal either with Grand Margherita Hotel or Riverside Majestic.

At Grand Margherita’s superior room, you can get your two-night stay for just $189 per person twin share inclusive of return air tickets and hearty breakfasts.

Meanwhile, Riverside Majestic has its Puteri Wing stay for $179 per person per twin share or at Astana Wing for $199 per person per twin share also inclusive of return air tickets and breakfast.

The Grand Margherita Hotel in Kuching Sarawak is located by the riverfront and commands an unrivaled view of picturesque Sarawak River and colourful Malay villages. Image: Shutterstock

Reach Pan Bright for more details at 2240980 (BSB) / 3341154 (KB) / 3220078 (Seria) or follow their Instagram @panbrighttravel

In an interview at the sidelines of the launch, Director of Tourism Malaysia in Brunei Hj Ibrahim Seddiqi Talib said that Malaysia is positive in the number of tourist arrivals in the country despite the Coronavirus epidemic.

“We have taken precautionary measures for our part by restricting flights coming from Wuhan and Wubei and temperature screening place in airports,” he said, adding that it is safe for Bruneians to enter Malaysia.

Director of Tourism Malaysia in Brunei Hj Ibrahim Seddiqi Talib delivering his speech at the launch ceremony of the holiday packages. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

He added: “The impact is minimal in Malaysia although we already have cases… with social media, it can scare people, but we are positive to get tourists from around the world.”

For her part, Sarawak Tourism Board’s Chief Executive Officer Sharzede Datu Hj Salleh Askor said that the board is in discussion with Royal Brunei Airlines for upcoming projects.

“Let us do more research and I feel that our relationship with RB is very positive. We want to work with Brunei Tourism along with Sabah in doing something to promote the island of Borneo,” she concluded.

Sarawak Tourism Board’s Chief Executive Officer Sharzede Datu Hj Salleh Askor in an interview with The Bruneian at the sidelines of the launching ceremony. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

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