Tradewinds extends Borneo coverage

Tradewinds extends Borneo coverage

Tradewinds has stepped up coverage of the island of Borneo for next year, adding an extra two pages to its Worldwide 2000 brochure.

Contracts manager Franco Sessini said: "Borneo is definitely increasing in appeal. While the island is something of a specialist destination, it has recorded the biggest year-on-year increase within our Malaysia programme."

Tradewinds positions Borneo as a soft adventure destination, new touring options for next year include a three-day climb up Mount Kinabalu, a two-day visit to the Sepilok orang-utan centre and a two-day Sukau river cruise. "The cruise is a great way of exploring the rainforest, it takes you into the wilds of Borneo and you overnight in a simple river lodge. You feel as if you are in the middle of nowhere," said Sessini.

The company offers a five-night Borneo holiday from £649 at the three-and-a-half star Holiday Inn Kuching in the province of Sarawak. The price includes flights from the UK. Clients can also combine Borneo with other Asian destinations. A 12-night Discover Sarawak tour costs £799 and includes three nights in Singapore.


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