Indonesia Prepares 100 Featured Tourism Events 2018
The Ministry of Tourism will select 100 Wonders Events scattered throughout Indonesia representing cultural uniqueness and held throughout the year. The event is set on October 30, 2017.
Event that entered the top 100 were each reviewed professionally both impact economic, social and cultural. Tenth event is a flagship event that became the focus of Indonesian tourism promotion.
“Of the 100 primary events that have been curated, there are already bringing foreign tourists in between the JFF and the Bali Arts Festival,” said I Gde Pitana, Deputy of Tourism Marketing Development Abroad in an official statement on Sunday (1/10/2017).
With the theme Calendar of Event 2018: Synergy Reach 17 Million Wisman and 270 Million Wisnus in Year 2018, Next year there are two international events that will bring tens of thousands of foreign tourists. Namely the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang in August 2018 and the World Bank-IMF Meeting in Bali in October 2018.
Both events will certainly have a direct impact on the achievement of the target of 17 million foreign tourists next year.
“In 2018 we want to have more than 100 premier international events to boost the visit of foreign tourists. Therefore, there should be a stimulus in every region to create an international event in the Calendar of Event Kemenpar as Wonderful Indonesia Calendar of Event 2018, “said Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism.
He further said there needs to be attention for tourism events continues. “Because it needs to be improved again and managed better,” said Arif.