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2013 Winners
Minister's Special Awards

Winner 1: Anthony Lamb & Anthea Phillipps

Winner 2: MASwings

Best Shopping Complex Suria Sabah

Best Food Outlet Best Restaurant - Stand Alone
May Flower Restaurant
Best Restaurant - Hotel/ Resort
The Coast, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Best Night Spot Experience Shenanigans

Best Spa Experience Stand Alone
South Sea Sanctuary
Hotel / Resort
Chi, The Spa at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort

Best Tourism Article and TV Program on Sabah Best Tourism Article published in Malaysia
"Returning to Sabah’s Red River Valley" by Mr. Roy Goh.
Published in Sunday Life & Times New Straits Times, July 8 2012
Best Tourism Article published Overseas
"Sabah Delights : Honeymooners & Baby Boomers"
by Ms. Carol West.
Published in Holidays For Couple, October-March 2012-2
Best TV Program on Sabah Produced in Malaysia
No winner
Best TV Program on Sabah Produced Overseas
Set iWalker Travelogue
Best Online Media

"Travels around Malaysia – Part 4: Sepilok & Lankayan Island" by Steven Aldridge.
Published in silvertraveladviser.com

Best Tourism Attractions Best Tourism Attraction - Nature
Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Recognition Award to:

  1. Sabah Forestry Department
  2. District Office Kinabatangan
  3. WWF Malaysia
  4. HUTAN
  5. Danau Girang Field Centre
  6. Koperasi Pelancongan (KOPEL)
  7. Kinabatangan – Corridor of Life Tourism Association (KiTA)
    1. Borneo Nature Lodge
    2. Sukau Rainforest Lodge
    3. Bilit Adventure Lodge
    4. Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
    5. Uncle Tan Jungle Camp Kinabatangan
    6. Abai Jungle Lodge
    7. The Last Frontier Resort
    8. Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi
    9. Barefoot Sukau Lodge
  8. Miso Walai Homestay
  9. Sukau Homestay
  10. Bilit Homestay
  11. Moido Walai Homestay
  12. Myne Resort
Best Tourism Attraction - Non-Nature / Man-made
North Borneo Railway

Best Inbound Tour Package 3D2N Walk the Torq by Mountain Torq

Best Tour Guide Best General Tour Guide
Wilson Chin @ Raihan
Best Specialised Tour Guide
Gary Albert

Best M.I.C.E. Agent Borneo Passages

Excellence in Hotel Services 5-Star (Resort)
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort
5-Star (Business)
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
4-Star & 3-Star
Sabah Hotel
2-Star & Below
2inn1 Boutique Hotel
Nature Lodges
Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Miso Walai Homestay Kinabatangan, Sandakan

Best Tour Operator Best Overseas Tour Operator

Japan: H.I.S. Co. Limited

Korea: HANA Tours

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Wing On Travel Service Limited

Taiwan: Comfort Travel Service Co. Ltd

Australia: New Horizon Holidays

China: Chengdu Merchant International Travel Service Co. Ltd

Best Inbound Tour Operator

Malaysia Based Category: Discovery Overland Holidays

Sabah Based Category: Popular Express Travel Sdn. Bhd.

Best Airlines Best Airline Station
Winner 1 : Dragonair, Kota Kinabalu
Winner 2 : Malaysia Airlines, Hong Kong
Best Foreign Airline
Silk Air