Bintulu, which is the fourth largest town in Sarawak, after Kuching city, Miri city as well as Sibu town, is also well-known for its role in being the central gateway to tourist spots in the land of Sarawak. The tourist spots which attract numerous tourists around the year are Bakun Resort, Niah Caves, Mulu National Park, Loagan Bunut National Park, Lambir National Park, Sibuti Wildlife Sanctuary, Rejang Pelagus, Belaga and also the Bario Highlands.
SJKC Siong Boon Bintulu, SK Agama Bintulu, several international schools, SMK Bandar Bintulu, Sekolah Menengah Kerajaan Bintulu as well as SK Assyakirin Bintulu are not the only educational institutions provided in the city. Gulf Golden International Flying Academy (GGIFA) and also the top research university in Malaysia, the Universiti Putra Malaysia, own a campus in the town of Bintulu. It is positioned 13 kilometers from Bintulu Town, adds more eyes of investors laid on this developing township.
There are also hotel and shopping malls in Bintulu which are Kemena Inn, the Tune Hotel at Assyakirin Commercial Centre, the ParkCity Everly Hotel, The New World Suites, ParkCity Shopping Mall and the Imperial Suites is in Tanjung Batu. Bintulu is accessible by air and road. The Medan Jaya Bus Station is currently the central for bus station for the town of Bintulu whereas Bintulu Airport connects the town to other big cities of Malaysia and Borneo such as Miri, Kuching, Labuan and Kuala Lumpur. The highway of Pan Borneo creates convenience for the community as it leads to other major towns in Sarawak.