Sabah is ready to reintroduce the concept of a travel bubble for local tourism in the state after the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for fully vaccinated individuals has been relaxed. Said Datuk Jaffrey Alifin, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Sabah.
He said the travel bubble would allow locals to travel further across their districts, but travel agencies and hotels were pre-approved by the COVID-19 Disaster Management Board to participate in the program. Said I needed to get.
According to him, all tours and stays must be booked in advance through a registered travel agency and hotel. These must comply with the latest SOPs enforced by the Federal National Security Council (MKN).
“Guests must travel point-to-point and maintain a non-contact concept trip with pre-booked arrangements. Tour operators, hotels, resorts and homestay employees must be fully vaccinated. ..
“The implementation of these standard travel bubble guidelines will prepare industry players for business resumption and give travelers confidence in the safe travel environment around Sabah,” he said today. Said in a statement.
Jaffrey said it was time for Sabah to start with local travelers in the state and revitalize the industry as tourism is heading for new regular travel.
“We’ve done that before and there are so many attractions in the state that we’re hoping for a complete reopening of the state border, so I think it’s a good start. This advantage of travel and leisure. We must emphasize that if we want to continue, we also take the SOP seriously, “he added.