As a testament to the commitment of South Sumatra Province (SumSel) through the Department of Culture and Tourism (Disbudpar) South Sumatra support the Ministry of Tourism to attract tourists, in 2017 will present series of programs that lure tourists.
“We hold many events in the next year (Read: 2017). There are 42 events and was still able to grow again, “said the Head of the Department of Culture and Tourism South Sumatra Province, Irene Camelyn Sinaga after launching Halal Travel and Calendar Event of South Sumatra, 2017, in the Atrium PIM, Friday (16/12).
From the dozens of events will be held, said Irene, including in South OKU there is natural cruising Serasan Seandanan, Festival Dempo in Pagaralam , Dusun Lame Festival in Lubuk Linggau, and Musi Triboatton in Palembang, Banyuasin, Muba, Mura, Empat Lawang, as well as various events more.
Irene also mentioned, South Sumatra ready to entertain local and foreign tourists through tourism event later. Therefore, the circuit on the calendar events 2017 will be promoted ranging from domestic to overseas.
For Halal tourism in South Sumatra, continued Irene, indeed so far has not identified how many there are. However, this Halal Tourism where from the industry, such as travel agents, attractions, malls, hotels, restaurants and other travel must be certified kosher.
“It’s actually many destinations of South Sumatra province for halal travel, but there are provinces that preceded it, such as Aceh. In the future, there are several hotels in Palembang are already willing to become halal tourism, ranging from houses of worship to the restaurant, “said Irene.
Meanwhile, Head of the Regional Tourism Promotion Board (BPPD) of South Sumatra province Yaniarsyah Hasan appreciated at the Department of Culture and Tourism both provincial and city. Because, through a limited budget can still perform launching halal tourism.
“In the calendar events in 2017, pretty much the circuit which will take place in South Sumatra. But later in 2018, we can create a calendar event that much more to involve the district or city in South Sumatra, “he added.
He also hoped, by dozens of tourism events later can bring in more tourists from outside South Sumatra. In addition, the presence of this events will welcome the holding of the Asian Games in 2018.
“So, after the Asian Games, Palembang will surely be known 45 Asian countries and other countries. Hopefully this launching can also be beneficial for the whole community in South Sumatra, “he concluded.
For more details; http://southsumatratourism.com/news/