Hard effort in developing tourism industry and improving tourism
attraction by Jakarta Provincial Government along this year gives good
result. In 2011 Indonesia Tourism Award (ITA) 2011, Jakarta reached The
Best Province for Tourism Development category.
Arie Budhiman as Head of Jakarta Tourism and Culture Department
stated this achievement has proven hard work and high commitment of the
government in developing the best Jakarta tourism world in Indonesia.
“We must be grateful because this achievement of all tourism and
Jakarta residents who have made Jakarta as the best province in
developing tourism in Indonesia,” he added, Thursday (12/8).
This ITA is conducted annually by Tourism and Creative Economy
Ministry together with SWA magazine. This achievement is a step to
appreciate efforts by local government in developing tourism industry in
the area and the actors in this industry.
This 2011 ITA award is given through city/regent survey which is
chosen based on the amount of budget which allocated in Local Budget
(APBD) and focus group discussion (FGD) SWA magazine editorial team.
As for the surveyed category, the best regent/city in tourism
service, the favorite tourism destination, favorite tourism object, the
best supporting tourism industry which consist of 9 sub categories are
non-star hotel, star hotel, flight batch, tourism travel, taxi,
restaurant, spa and mall.
In this event, special award is also given to regional, from many
deficiency, still has high commitment to develop tourism industry.