JAKARTA, KRJOGJA.com – Ministry of Tourism (Kemenpar) continues to look for new tricks to break through the foreign tourist market (foreign tourists) from neighboring countries. One of them followed the International Travel and Trade Expo (ITTE 2018) on 9-11 February 2018. A total of 7 industries brought to the exhibition held at SMX Convention Center, this Philippines.
“ITTE 2018 organized by Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) is a quality event and very good to spread our wonderful Indonesia,” said Deputy Marketing I Kemenpar, I Gde Pitana, Tuesday (6/2/2018).
Pitana explains, ITTE 2018 is the largest travel trade exhibition (B to B), in the Philippines that will invite 500 buyers member PTAA. Kemenpar will hire 7 booths for 7 industries that are trafficked in their participation later.
These industries are, B Hotel Bali & Spa, PT Aneka Kartika Tours & Travel Services, PT Indah National Tour / Bali Aqua, The Bali Dream Villa Seminyak, True Bali Experience, Dwidaya Wisata Indonesia (Dwi Tour), and Diorama Travel Management .
“We will come up with a strategic location, with an interesting booth, so the industry can promote well by spreading beauty and interacting with visitors. Make the visitors feel at home in Booth, and better our exhibition should be Instagramable for them to post in social media, “said the original Balinese man.
Before the event, Pitana continued, there will also be a PSA or business matching online by the end of January. According to him, it is good to follow targeting the Philippine market and buyers of other countries.
“The target of foreign tourists is growing, 17 million in 2018. And this proves serious Kemenpar to work on the Asian market, targeting neighboring countries that they start traveling to our homeland,” added Pitana.
Minister Arief Yahya said, efforts to promote in ITTE 2018 is quite appropriate, because now the ASEAN market, including the Philippines is very potential.
“Not only the Philippines market, but also Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and Korea have also started a splashy hunt for good tourist destinations. This exhibition makes Indonesia should continue to be better known by neighboring Philippines, “said Minister of the Arief Yahya.
Minister Arief Yahya added, investment for travel to Indonesia is much cheaper than to other countries. Such as hotel rates, entrance fees, consumption and shopping costs.
“For shopping is also cheaper and more fun Indonesia than other countries. So please come to Indonesia, enjoy our culture, our nature and our world-made tour which is also world class, “said Minister Arief Yahya.
“Courtesy of KRjogja.com”