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Hilton KuchingOpened: July, 1988
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Penambangs (longboat taxis) are iconic to Kuching; ferrying passengers from the Kuching Waterfront to the Malay villages across Sarawak River. Embracing the city’s local culture while simultaneously assisting to preserve the condition of these boats, Hilton Kuching recently flagged off 7 ‘adopted’ sampans at the Sarawak River. The hotel first ‘adopted’ river taxis in 1995.
Hilton Kuching and Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) recently held a cheque presentation ceremony, following the completion of the combined charity drive, the “Hilton to BCCK Dash For Charity 2009”. A spin-off from Hilton Kuching’s annual three-legged fancy dress charity walkathon You’ll Never Walk Alone, the charity drive kicked off with a jogathon from Hilton Kuching to the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, 8km away last June 21.
The recent Sarawak Hornbill Tourism Appreciation Awards 2008 saw Hilton winning three awards with Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort receiving the Outstanding Contribution to the Tourism Industry (Accommodation) for Best Mid-range Hotel award and Hilton Kuching’s food & beverage outlets The Steakhouse and Toh Yuen winning Outstanding Contribution to the Tourism Industry (Sarawak Culinary Delights) for Best Fine Dining Restaurant and Best Halal Restaurant respectively.