Home North Sumatra, prospective tourist destinations Natural beauty and cultural diversity make North Sumatra one of the nine provinces that prosepektif as a tourist destination of Indonesia.
As a country crossed by the equator, Indonesia has a diverse cultural, racial, religious, and natural beauty. Unlike other parts of the world, delayed physical development in Indonesia to make a variety of attractions authenticity more likely to survive, along with variants of sociological and cultural patterns that exist in every corner of the country.
From some tourism potential, the Kemenbudpar able to gain foreign exchange amounting to $ 7 million in 2010 to Indonesia.
"With these achievements, we are very grateful, because for so many years we could only get $ 5 million,"said Jero Wacik, Minister of Culture and Tourism.
Jero added that these achievements are expected to increase to in 2014 could reach $ 10 million, and in 2024 could reach $ 20 million.
"In order to increase revenue from tourism next year, we will hold many cultural events and tourism. For foreign tourists would come to Indonesia, "he added.
Jero presented, some areas of potential tourism destination and will be targeted next year, including Bangka Belitung, West Nusa Tenggara, South Sulawesi, North Sulawesi, Batam, Papua, West Sumatra, North Sumatra and South Sumatra.
Furthermore, Indonesia also has its own portion to be enjoyed as an Oriental Tourism (Far East tour) because of the thick roots of Malay culture with Islamic values.
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