Photo: Sarawak River view
SARAWAK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION(SEDC)
Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) is a statutory agency that was set up in 1972 to promote the commercial, industrial and socio-economic development of the state of Sarawak. Engaged in a wide range of business activities from agro and food industry to realty development, its tourism and leisure interests are now its most extensive.
TOURISM AND LEISURE DIVISION
The Corporation's investment in the State's tourism and leisure industry includes a portfolio of assets that range from international class city hotels and beach resorts to shopping complexes, tourist attractions and hospitality services such as time-sharing and hotel management. It is today recognised as a convenient "one-stop tourism shop" for customers and business partners alike.
PRIME LOCATIONS AND RECOGNIZABLE BRANDS
SEDC's tourism and leisure properties are located in the choicest locations in the golden triangle area of Kuching city or by the pristine beaches in Damai, Sarawak's premier resort area. Its properties also carry recognisable brand names such as "Arnold Palmer", "Grand Margherita" and "Riverside Majestic" assuring customers of quality and reliability.
Customers of SEDC’s tourism and leisure properties are always treated like special guests to the properties. Aptly also known as “Your Host In Sarawak”, SEDC’s tourism and leisure properties refurbishment and enhancement plans as well as the Corporation’s new tourism and leisure properties and projects include facilities and features for the physically challenged, etc. Its major hotels and resort in Kuching are among the first in Sarawak to have “halal” kitchen establishments. The “halal” certification is also extended to food stalls at SEDC’s famous award-winning seafood centre situated in Kuching;s golden triangle.
RELIABLE BUSINESS PARTNER
In its endeavour towards the development of Sarawak, SEDC has established smart partnerships and successful joint ventures with both local and foreign associates.
WELL RECOGNIZED PLAYER
As the longest established and largest player in the state's tourism industry, SEDC's role has been well recognized with numerous national and international awards from organisations such as Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Aseanta, Tourism Malaysia, and the State and Federal Governments of Malaysia. Its awards include the "Tourism Malaysia Gold Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution Towards Tourism".