Tourism ministry to strengthen digital marketing

26 Oktober, 2016 | Source: Antara News

Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said here on Tuesday that the ministry will strengthen the efforts to promote Indonesias tourism potentials by using digital marketing strategies.

"We will build ITX, the Indonesia Travel Xchange, which will be a digital market place," Arief added.

According to him, a number of tourism supporting businesses such as hotels, restaurants and travel agents can come together at the ITX.

In addition to optimally promote tourism potentials, digital promotion provides efficient and effective services for sellers and buyers.

Within two years of President Joko Widodos administration, Arief noted, the Tourism Ministry has been marketing with success. As a result, 12 million foreign tourists are expected to visit Indonesia in 2016.

The government expects that by 2019, Indonesia will rank second after Singapore in the tourism sector

 

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen held bilateral talks at the Lotus Blanc Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia, on Wednesday morning, to discuss the development of cooperation between both nations.
Economic diplomacy has become one of the priorities of the Indonesian foreign policy by boosting the country′s economic and trade cooperation with African, Central, and South American countries, Foreign Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi stated.
Indonesia and the European Union (EU) have developed relations across a wide spectrum of areas in the space of a few years as outlined in the EU-Indonesia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA). By Yuni Arisandy
Foreign Affairs Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi has called for reduction of plastic waste by using refillable bottles and reusable straws and bags.
The Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) has stated that Indonesian banks are now stronger in facing global pressure compared to the conditions in 1998.
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has forecast that the Indonesian economic growth in 2018 may reach 5.15 percent, falling short of the target of 5.4 percent set in the state budget.
Address: 1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 26. | MAP |
Phone: (+36-1) 413 3800 Fax: (+36-1) 322 8669
E-mail: embassy@indonesianembassy.hu