Tourism Malaysia hosted the Mega FAM under topic “Let’s Do Something Different” at Sarawak Kuching, Malaysia. A total of 8 prominent media and bloggers from 13 countries Austria, Australia, Germany, Laos, Cambodia, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Netherland, Taiwan, Russia, Vietnam and USA participants in the event, which took them on a tourism trail featuring some of Malaysia’s best tourist destinations.
Mega FAM “Let’s Do Something Different” was formatted as a treasure hunt, a race and social media contest that aimed to introduce and promote Malaysia’s unique culture, heritage, cuisine and other tourist offerings to the Asean and Europe market specially is publicise Malaysia by utilising social media and digital media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook.
This year’s edition of the of Mega FAM was themed “Let’s Do Something Different” to highlight the concept of beautiful Sarawak city in Malaysia. The event highlight about Sarawak is revealing a side of Asia unlike anywhere else, Sarawak offers an alternative for those seeking humble authenticity far from the tourist-trap clichés. Visiting Sarawak you can be done as a complementary trip to Peninsular Malaysia and neighboring countries or a journey discovery all on its own.
To discover Sarawak means taking the road less travelled. Whether it is sharing in lifestyle of one of the many indigenous communities’ longhouses, Sarawak offers a host of memorable experiences to bring home to connect with your inner-self. Kayak along our boutique rivers, run your personal best marathon or hike the many jungle trails of Sarawak’s diverse national parks. From participating in a volunteer programme to learning how to cook Sarawakian dishes, from making new friends at major festivals and events to seeing orangutans up close, Sarawak is a prime destination for the intrepid traveller in you. As part of Malaysia on the island of Borneo, Sarawak is a peaceful and stable place for travel, suited for large groups or single travellers alike.
The event was sponsored by Malaysia Airline, Sarawak Tourism Board, River Majestic Hotel, Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat, The Waterfront Hotel, University Malaysia Sarawak and Sarakwak Forestry Corporation.
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Photo by: Sakura Engly