Homegrown eWallet Boost announced a new collaboration with Sabah Tourism Board at the “Mansau Sabah Boostku” launch ceremony yesterday.
The collaboration aims to support the revival and regeneration of the state’s tourism sector and overall local economy by incentivizing and encouraging spending in the domestic tourism industry.
This partnership is expected to contribute towards merchant recovery following the reopening of interstate travel under the National Recovery Plan.
The launch ceremony was officiated by Yang Berhormat Datuk Jafry Hj Ariffin, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah together with Yang Berhormat Datuk Joniston Bangkuai, Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah, Yang Berhormat Datuk Hj. Yusrie Abdullah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah, Eric Chong, Chief Executive Officer of Boost Biz, and Joseph Tsen, Head of Sabah Region of Boost Biz.
“We are delighted that Sabah Tourism Board shares our vision in using fintech as a powerful solution for some of today’s problems that stem from this pandemic.
“We are happy to partner with the Sabah Tourism Board and confident that this collaboration will play a big part in regenerating Sabah’s economy by spurring spending in the domestic tourism sector.
“At the same time, Boost and Sabah Tourism Board hope to encourage Malaysians to opt for a safer, contactless payment method to continue curbing the spread of COVID-19 while travelling,” added Eric.
The Sabah Tourism Partner Wallet credit can be redeemed in two ways; the consumer can tap on the ‘My Partner Wallets’ section on the homepage, then tap on the ‘Redeem from BoostUP Catalog’ button or under the profile page, tap on the ‘Rewards’ button and tap on the “Browse Rewards” section.