SANDAKAN: Passengers arriving at the Sandakan Airport from Kuala Lumpur received a pleasant surprise yesterday when they were greeted warmly by VIPs and a group of dancers from SK Muhibbah in conjunction with Sandakan Festival.
The pupils dressed in Turkish costumes delighted the visitors with a colorful and lively dance.The special welcome is for two days as part of the Sandakan Festival celebration. Other than the greeting for passengers, there will also be other activities at the airport to attract people to come.
With many people coming to the airport, tour agents and companies doing business there will have to ensure that they provide good service and are always pleasant to customers and visitors.
The Sandakan Festival was first introduced in 2000 to promote tourism in the district and to elevate Sandakan as a “Nature City”.
Among the popular destinations renowned among visitors is the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, Kinabatangan River and Sukau where wildlife abound.
The special welcome for visitors at the airport is just one of many initiatives by the Sandakan Municipal Council to attract more tourists to visit the district.
Present at the airport yesterday to greet the tourists was Sandakan Municipal Council president, Datuk James Wong.
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