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UNTOLD STORIES FROM THE RAINFOREST

Get the latest news and updates on the latest convention in town and catch what's new in the Bureau. This is where all convention news from the rainforest converges!

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The Tallest Revolving Restaurant in Miri

M Signature Revolving Restaurant and Bar, the latest addition to Meritz Hotel, is open for business starting 21st May 2012. Situated on the 18th floor, the revolving restaurant is first of its kind in Miri.

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Meritz Hotel Miri Soft Opening

MIRI, 21 February 2012 - The newest four-star business class hotel will start operation on 15th March 2012. Meritz Hotel is developed by Miri Housing Group of Companies.

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Sarawak Welcomes New Bureau Chief

In April, the Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) welcomes Mr Mike Cannon as Managing Director of the Bureau. Previously the Executive Director of the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB), Mr Cannon will lead SCB in positioning Sarawak as a competitive business events destination.

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China an Emerging Market for Business Travellers to Sarawak

China is a fast developing nation in terms of population and economy, and recently, majority of travellers; both business and leisure were from the China travel market.

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Miri Marriott Resort & Spa Awarded Best Family & Recreational Resort in Southeast Asia

Miri – February 15, 2012 - The Miri Marriott Resort & Spa once again etched its name amongst the crème de la crème of the Southeast Asian hospitality industry from the highly-acclaimed Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) 2011-2013 Regional Series at the award presentation held in Singapore recently.

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NEW APPOINTMENTS: Convention Bureau Appoints New General Manager and Successor for Bureau’s Australian Market

Mr Chew Chang Guan has been promoted from Regional Director to the newly created post of General Manager within Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB).

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Sarawak Convention Bureau farewells CEO Mrs Jill Henry

KUCHING, 13 January: Having been at the helm of the Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) as CEO for the past 5 1/2 years, the time has come to bid farewell to Mrs Jill Henry, an Australian national, who was specially commissioned by the Sarawak State Government to establish Malaysia’s first Convention Bureau.

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Former CEO of Sarawak Convention Bureau Conferred Sarawak State Award

Mrs Jill Henry, former Chief Executive Officer of the Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) was conferred the Darjah Gemilang Bintang Kenyalang Sarawak - Johan Bintang Kenyalang (Honorary) [JBK (H)] at a special investiture ceremony held at the Miri Marriot Resort & Spa, on 3 February 2012.

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2011: Positioning Sarawak as a Competitive MICE Destination

As we enter the year of the Dragon, the Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) have proven to maintain their successive streak in securing over 50 conventions to Sarawak in 2011. These conventions are expected to deliver 96, 000 delegate days and over RM 59 million in direct delegate expenditure. Among the major conventions secured in 2011 is the 9th World Congress of Chinese Medicine (2012), WOOMB International Conference (2013), International Hydropower Association ...
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TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY- Christmas comes early for Salvation Army Home for Boys

The Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) recently held its Christmas Gathering cum Teambuilding at Union YES Retreat &; Training Centre, Lundu with Mrs. Jill Henry (CEO), staff and their family members in attendance.

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