Home Wonderful Indonesia Grab European Tourists "Wonderful Indonesia," which became the latest branding tourism Indonesia ready to compete to win over European tourists in the exhibition tour the International Tourismus Borse (ITB) Berlin 2011 which lasted 9 to 13 March. The Indonesian delegation led by Director General of Tourism Marketing Direct Kembudpar Sapta Nirwandar by holding five Regional Tourism Office as well as 79 tourism industry, said the Function of Information, Social, Cultural Embassy in Berlin, Purno Widodo told Antara London today.
Indonesian participation in the largest tourism exhibition in the world and become one of the driving force in the world tourism industry is to the to-31 time.
In 2010, ITB, followed by 11,127 participants from 187 countries and visited more than 180,000 visitors from 180 countries and recorded the transactions of about six billion euros.
Indonesia's participation in this event must not be separated from the government's strategy to continuously improve the foreign tourists, especially European tourists to vacation in Indonesia.
Important achievements of this year fulfilled the target of foreign tourists visiting Indonesia by more than seven million foreign tourists by donating revenues of U.S. $ 7.6 billion. Contribution of tourism sector is expected to contribute the State's third largest foreign exchange.
Germany became one of Indonesia's main tourist markets with the achievements of total visits to Indonesia in 2010 as many as 138,000 foreign tourists, up by 9.85% from the previous year.
Kembudpar RI Marketing Director General of Tourism Sapta Nirwandar believe the potential to bring German tourists to Indonesia is still wide open given the German people like to make a holiday out of the country and has the right to six weeks holiday a year.
German tourist is generally a high-spending, with an average tourist spending reached about U.S. $ 1,446 and length of stay of 13 days.
"Many things are offered in Indonesia, the natural hospitality of the people, the taste of food with high quality and very value for money," said Nirwandar.
German society is also very concerned with the Eco-Tourism are major project in Indonesia.
Various activities will be the "highlights" of tourism was held this year include the Java Jazz Festival, Bali Arts Festival and the Borobudur Festival hadii planned for world public figures such as actor Richard Gere.
To support Indonesia's participation in the International Tourismus Borse (ITB) Berlin, 2011, various efforts to improve German tourists to Indonesia Embassy in Berlin conducted by following a few tourist exhibitions in various cities in Germany.
Of whom held a meeting with tour operators and travel media in Indonesian Tourism Update forum last February featuring Kembudpar director general of marketing.
In addition to encouraging the participation of Local Government through the event Tourism, Trade and Investment, which is an integrated promotional program held in Munich last November by inviting the Government of South Sumatra, West Sumatra, East Java and Papua.
The program will be followed by implementation of Update From Region scheduled to take place in April next year by showing the local government of North Sulawesi.
Embassy regularly organized various cultural performances and provide a variety of courses such as Gamelan Sunda, Bali, Java, Angklung, kulintang, talempong, dance classes and courses for free Discuss Indonesia.
Embassy in Berlin also made a breakthrough by providing one-hour tourist visa in order to further encourage the German people to come travel to Indonesia.
"I believe this step will further increase the interest of tourists from Germany to visit Indonesia," said Eddy Pratomo Ambassador Berlin.
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