All tourism service providers are encouraged to look beyond just providing a normal package tour and to look into more experiential, community based or ecotourism initiatives as well as sustainable tours in order to enable the tourism industry to offer more attractive packages for domestic and international visitors. The matter was voiced by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism at the launching ceremony of the 5th Brunei Gastronomy week, yesterday afternoon.
The event also saw the presentation of Awards to the Brunei Gastronomy Week 2020 participants. The 'Best Starter' Award went to Mulia Hotel, while the 'Best Main Course' went to Anjung Saujana Restaurant, and The Horizon Seafood Restaurant took 'Best Dessert'.
The 5th Brunei Gastronomy Week is an annual initiative by the Brunei Tourism Board in collaboration with the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism held in conjunction with the 37th National Day celebration. With the theme 'Selera Bruneiku', the theme is an extension of the Domestic Tourism Campaign launched on the 4th of November 2020 to celebrate the local cuisines that can be found in the FOUR districts of Brunei Darussalam. The public is encouraged to experience the Brunei Gastronomy Week from the 23rd of February until the 9th of March 2021, participated by several hotels and restaurants in the country.
Source: Radio Television Brunei