MICE remains prohibited under extended CMCO from May 18 to June 7

Latest SOPs effective between May 18 to June 7, 2021 on activities related to MICE, tourism and culture.

By Nancy Nais

KUCHING, May 17: Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) remains prohibited under the current Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Sarawak.

This includes seminars, workshops, courses, training, conferences and talks.

The newly CMCO standard operating procedures (SOP) guidelines released by State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) also maintain that face to face meetings for work purposes or official business held at hotels and other institutions are not permitted.

However, ongoing online training are allowed within training institutions.

Meanwhile, tourism and leisure destinations that are not allowed to operate during this extended CMCO include zoos, farms, aquariums, edutainment centres, recreational parks, extreme, adventure and nature parks.

This SOP also applies to art, culture and heritage destinations such as museums, libraries, art galleries, cultural heritage centers or villages and cultural performance stages, theme parks and family entertainment centers.

Other activities that involves mass gathering or groups that may violate physical distancing such as fun run, fun ride, marathon, triathlon and others continue to be prohibited.—DayakDaily