During an official press conference in Berlin, Dr. Mari Elka Pangestu, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia, presented the performance of the Southeast Asian island nation at the world’s leading travel trade show. From March 6-10, 2013, Indonesia presents itself as official partner country of ITB 2013. At the Indonesian Pavilion in Hall 26, visitors can experience the cultural and natural diversity of the island nation: untouched jungles, endless sandy beaches, diverse dive sites, stunning volcanic landscapes, vibrant cities, and centuries-old traditions and cultures. In addition to the classic program, the ITB Book Award 2013 will be awarded in the Indonesian pavilion on March 8. Two trips for two people each to Indonesia can be won in the raffle being provided by the partner country via the ITB lottery on March 9 & 10.