Tourist robbed, Minister do nothing

Monday, 21 October 2013

Kota Kinabalu: A female Chinese tourist was robbed of her passport, cash and credit card behind CIMB bank just a block away from the Sabah Tourism Board head office at 4am Friday.

"It's exactly the same back street spot where another robbery took place five months ago," according the to General Manager of the hotel where the victim is staying.

Staff of the hotel brought her to lodge a report and later took taxi to the Chinese Consulate on passport and other issues.

"I am sure she is very upset about over the traumatic experience ," the GM said.

The tourist checked into the hotel of after arriving from China on Thursday.

"Chinese tourists now account for more than 50pc of our occupancy and every step should be taken to protect the property and safety of Sabah's tourists from crime, " the GM said.
***Apa menteri pelancongan Sabah buat? Makan gaji buta? Setiap tahun umumkan peningkatan jumlah ketibaan pelancong, tapi peningkatan jumlah kes jenayah terhadap pelancong tidak pula dia ambil kisah.


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