The initial Karangasem Travel Mart that was hold in Bali from Sep 14 to 17 was a outrageous success as evidenced in a sum financial transaction during a eventuality that reached 2.5 billion rupiahs.
“This is a initial eventuality nonetheless we’ve managed to benefit 2.5 billion rupiahs of transactions. The many critical idea was for [participants] to get to know East Bali, generally Karangasem that has a possess attract for abroad tourists. Each and each dilemma of Bali is pleasing and tourists can try a whole island of Bali,” explained Karangasem Travel Mart 2017 cabinet head, Thomas Raja.
The eventuality was attended by internal and general sellers, 12 people were from Bangladesh, 5 from Japan, 5 from Malaysia, 29 from India, 12 from Singapore and a rest were from Indonesian cities such as Padang, Bandung, Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Jakarta, Batam, Denpasar, Pontianak and Banjarmasin.
“The graphics for traveller visits to Karangasem in a past 4 years has been significant, some-more than 5 thousand tourists visited Karangasem during a years of 2012 and 2016. For 2017, a aim is 10,000 general tourists. We have a intensity and tellurian resources to acquire them,” Thomas added.
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During their downtime, a event’s participants were taken to try traveller objects such as Tirta Gangga, Telaga Waja where they could do rafting, Besakih Temple, Salak agro-tourism and Asah Hill.
“We saw it ourselves when we’re on a tour, there were copiousness of European tourists. At a grill during lunchtime, roughly 90 percent of a eateries were general tourists,” pronounced tourism ministry’s inducement outing promotional head, Hendri Karnoza.
On their final day, participants were invited to do Yoga and Zumba with a pleasing perspective of Karangasem in a background.
“They seemed really eager and amused […] Other than abroad tourists, Karangasem in East Bali also has a intensity to attract domestic tourists who don’t like swarming places. East Bali boasts a beauty of Mount Agung, a sourroundings here is ease and a heat here is utterly low. International tourists, generally those from Europe adore this kind of environment,” Thomas said.
Tourism ministry’s archipelago tourism selling growth deputy, Esthy Reko Astuti pronounced a eventuality was a ministry’s bid to boost a series of abroad tourists in a eastern partial of Bali.
By changeable a end from a south to a east, Esthy hoped that a series of traveller visits could be widespread uniformly in all tools of Bali and it would, in turn, attract some-more visitors to come to Bali. (asw)