21 November 2009 at The Magellan Sutera , Sutera Harbour Resort.

The Sabah Tourism Awards was introduced to celebrate the tourism industries achievements and to acknowledge their commitment to excellence. The Winners in the Sabah Tourism Awards 2009 are recognized as a tribute to excellence in their categories.


Held biennially, outstanding individuals and organisations are honoured for their role and contribution to the State and national tourism development.  Recipients of the Awards represent the cream of the tourism crop in terms of services and standard.


Banded Pitta

Excellence in Hotel Services –Nature Lodge

Borneo Rainforest Lodge, Danum Valley
Award received based on overall quality of services, staff capacity and delivery, available facilities such as rooms, reception, hotel/lodge design, food and beverage, entertainment and general amenities , security , safety and cleanliness, good maintenance and overall appearance of the property.
Banded Pitta

Best Tourism Attraction –Nature

The Canopy Walkway, Borneo Rainforest Lodge, Danum Valley
Award received based on creativity of product development, popularity, cleanliness, maintenance, type of facilities, promotions and marketing, accessibility, safety and security.
Banded Pitta

Best New Tour Package

4D3N Borneo Rainforest Lodge Package, Borneo Nature Tours Sdn Bhd
Award received based on handling of tour programmes, quality of services, product innovation and creativity. Positive feedback from tourist/clients, airlines and other tourism related organisations.




Borneo Rainforest Lodge

4wd Xperience