STB organises social media sharing sessions to promote Sarawak tourism

Follow through the sharing session and Q&A segment to win limited souvenirs from STB and BESarawak.

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KUCHING, Oct 2: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) is kicking off its first of six social media sharing sessions via Facebook Live to promote Sarawak tourism to Mandarin speaking audiences today (Oct 2) from 7pm to 8.30pm.

In today’s session, freelance writers Helen Ten Yien Hsia and Evangeline Thian Xinying will share a presentation with audiences titled “Interesting Trivia on Sarawak”.

According to a media release, the social media sharing sessions to raise Sarawak’s brand awareness among Mandarin speaking audiences are scheduled on every Saturday in October until the first week of November from 7pm to 8.30pm.


The sharing sessions, to be conducted in Mandarin, will bring together hand-picked individuals comprising public figures, established photographers and members of the media from Sarawak, Peninsula Malaysia and China, to engage with audiences from Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan to discuss topics that will promote Sarawak tourism.

The second session on Oct 9 will bring in professional travellers Christopher Kho Dee Yen and GS Travelist to share a talk titled “What? You Don’t Know This Sarawak Food?”.

This will be followed by “Why West Malaysians Should Travel to Sarawak” by YouTuber Ma Khai Leng and freelance writer Charles Kuay Chau Churh on Oct 16.

On Oct 23, photography enthusiasts can look forward to the sharing session on “A Look into Sarawak Travel Photography” by 2019 HIPA Grand Prize Award winner Edwin Ong and professional photographer Tan Jian Le.

Zheng Yang, one of Canon’s World Top 10 photographers, will share his insights on “Sarawak: A Beijing Perspective” on Oct 30 and the series will wrap up on Nov 6 with a discussion on “Sarawak MM2H- We Are Different” by Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak Hii Chang Kee.

A question and answer (Q&A) segment will be held during each session and winners will be selected and awarded limited souvenirs from STB and  Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak).

Those interested in participating in the sessions can follow STB’s Mandarin Facebook page at www.facebook.com/STBChinese and watch the livestream on the platform. — DayakDaily