Labuan Corporation to introduce Labuan Tourism Awards 2020
Last update: 13/01/2020
LABUAN, Jan 13 -- Local authority of Labuan Corporation (LC) is introducing for the first time the Labuan tourism awards this year in conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020).
Its chief executive officer Dr Fary Akmal Osman said the inaugural awards aim to honour and recognise tourism industry players that have done well in supporting the development of the industry in Labuan.
“We are very proud to have this awards to recognise and honour the contribution of the industry players on the island, the time has come for us to work closely to further develop the Labuan’s tourism sector,” she said to reporters after hosting 27 village heads and media fraternity for an island tour last night.
This first edition of the awards puts forth five categories for nominations namely Outstanding Hotel Labuan Tourism Awards, Best Restaurateur (fine dining) Labuan Tourism Awards, Outstanding Media Supportive Tourism Awards (reporting), Outstanding Government Supportive Tourism Awards (events) and Tourism Icon (Individual [supportive and innovative) of the Year.
“This official announcement of this inaugural awards will be made by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad soon,” she said.