In conjunction with the Brunei Domestic Tourism Programme and continuous efforts in promoting the 'Selera Bruneiku', a domestic tourism product known as 'Belarai Le 'Cruise Dining' was launched by El-Abqari Travel & Tours, tourism agency. It was launched at Queen Elizabeth 2 Jetty in Kampung Dato Gandi, Jalan Kota Batu.
Present was Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Quddus bin Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz. It was launched by Pengiran Mohammad Amirrizal bin Pengiran Hj Mahmud, Permanent Secretary Administration, Finance and Estate, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. Belarai Le 'Cruise Dining is hoped to offer certain market segment in domestic tourism. The two hour voyage included trips from the Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Bridge, passing Sungai Brunei and heading towards Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha Bridge and cruising around Kampong Ayer.
According to Dayang Salinah Binti Haji Mohd Salleh, Acting Deputy Director of Tourism Development the tourism product is in line with the current domestic campaign where it also provides food on the boat. The public may cruise the boat and view Brunei Darussalam's beautiful scenery, passing Kampung Ayer and Bandar Seri Begawan while enjoying their meals on the boat.
Apart from that it is as preparation for the upcoming school holiday especially for parents who wished to visit and view the night scenery.