Exploring Equator Asia



The Association of Travel Agents, Brunei is the present chair of the BIMP-EAGA Tourism Council. The BETC, the BIMP-EAGA Business Council (BEBC) and the BIMP-EAGA Joint Tourism Development Cluster (JTD - private and government sectors) have endorsed the initiative of Intrepid Management Services Sdn Bhd to create, design and operate


EQUATOR ASIA is the tourism brand name chosen by the BIMP-EAGA Tourism Council for BIMP-EAGA tourism marketing. It was formally announced by the Tourism Ministers from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines at the ASEAN Travel Forum in Brunei in January 2010.


is the name chosen to describe the annual programme of (presently) four cruise-in-company events which facilitate the tourism marketing goals for
EQUATOR ASIA. At the November 2009 BIMP-EAGA Strategic Planning workshops, Sail BIMP-EAGA was selected as a key JTD (ie: government and private sector) tourism marketing project for BIMP-EAGA to be implemented in 2010/11


These Sail BIMP-EAGA events are made possible by the considerable support, encouragement and co-operation of many organisations, their staff and volunteers.

These include:

Dinah Beach Cruising Yacht Association.  

The EQUATOR ASIA pre-cruise venue in Darwin, and organisers of the Darwin to Ambon race/rally.


The Indonesian Marine Tourism Association.

The local knowledge and expertise of GAHAWISRI members is contributing to the planning and success of Equator Asia Yacht rally events in Indonesia.



Please return here to get further details
as the rally schedule develops.

If you would like to add your contact details to our database to be updated with rally information, please email us for inquiries ....   

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