Thursday, October 29, 2015

“Wonderful Indonesia” strongly Represented at World Travel Market, London

In the upcoming World Travel Market (WTM) at the ExCel in London, Indonesia will be present with a strong  delegation led by Tourism Minister, Arief  Yahya,, senior marketing officials of the Tourism Ministry and 52 trade representatives, comprising 16 tour operators, 35 hotels, Garuda Indonesia Airlines and the Tourist Office of Tana Toraja in the northern mountains of South Sulawesi.

WTM is known as the second largest tourism event, second only to the ITB in Berlin.  Last year WTM attracted no less than 5,000 exhibitors from 186 countries, 9,000 top decision-making buyers, and 3,000 UK and International media.  This year WTM will take place from 2 - 5 November 2015.

Occupying a pavilion of 299 sq. meters, at booth no. AS.300, Indonesia this year carries  the theme: “Wonderful Indonesia : Maritime and Living Cultures”. The Pavilion is easily recognizable from far by the frame of a life-sized Bugis Phinisi schooner set with open sails.

Besides Business Discussions and meetings with regular and potential buyers  and media who come not only from the UK but also from across Europe, Indonesia at WTM provides daily cultural performances, and demonstrations on how the bamboo musical instruments  called angklung and “sape” are crafted. Coffee lovers should not miss a cup of delicious aromatic, Indonesian hot coffee offered at the coffee counter courtesy the Dharmawangsa hotel in Jakarta and the Indonesian Coffee Association.  There will also be an opportunity to try out a relaxing massage at the Spa corner presented by Jakarta’s Bimasena Spa, one of Jakarta’s top Spas.

While those intending to visit Indonesia and wish to “see” more of Indonesia, the Virtual Reality (VR) Oculus provides an opportunity to the public to get a taste of the spectacular sights and activities that the Indonesian archipelago has to offer by way of Culture, mouth watering cuisines, white or even pink beaches, fantastic surfing swell, hidden underwater paradise, and friendly and hospitable people.

Not only is Indonesia promoted within the WTM grounds, but  some 190 London taxis will carry the “Wonderful Indonesia” logo throughout the period, while  Indonesia also placed ads in the WTM TTG Daily  and wtmlondon.

So when in London donot pass this opportunity to get all the information you need on Wonderful Indonesia and book your flight on Garuda Indonesia who has frequent weekly flights from London to Jakarta. (Indonesia.travel)

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