The involvement of participants comprising Travel Agencies, mukim and Kampong institutions from the four districts, Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei (TAIB) and Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings showed the importance of the role of stakeholders in developing the country's tourism industry. This was among the matters emphasized by Awang Haji Mahmud bin Haji Mohamed, Managing Director of Darussalam Holdings Sendirian Berhad, DHSB, at the Opening Ceremony of the Tourism Festival 2018 at the Airport Mall Atrium in Berakas.
Awang Haji Mahmud said that several events have been lined up to showcase the spirit of solidarity, understanding and high cooperation of the Darussalam Holdings officers and staff specifically for the company's customers, the society and the country. The events focus on religious, education, social and corporate responsibility and community as well as Islamic tourism.
The festival was officiated by Dayang Hajah Noorrafidah binti Sulaiman, Acting Managing Director of Perbadanan TAIB as a member of the DHSB Board of Directors. 19 booths have been provided to facilitate the public in obtaining tourism packages and services. Apart from that various activities are also provided among them Islamic Tourism Forum and lucky draw.
The function ran concurrently with the Signing of the Agreement between DHSB and Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) represented by Nik Yazmin Azman, Chief Commercial Officer of MHTC. The 3-day festival is open to the public from 9 in the morning until 8 in the evening, except for Sunday when it is open from 9 in the morning until 6 in the evening.
Source: Radio Television Brunei