The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy is back at World Travel Market London 2022

LONDON, November 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (MoTCE) and Indonesian tourism stakeholders will participate in the world’s second largest tourism fair, the Global Travel Market London 2022, at london exhibition center of November 7 – 9, 2022at booth AS900 in the “Wonderful Indonesia” pavilion.

Since February 2022, Indonesia opened its doors to foreign visitors. Initiatives to boost tourism sector include special tourist visa on arrival for 86 countries, visa waiver for ASEAN countries, second residence visa and waiver of PCR testing for travelers healthy and quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers.

“One of the factors attracting international visitors is the convenience of visa services. Indonesia hopes to welcome 3.5 to 7.4 million foreign visitors in 2023. For international visitors meeting the requirements, a secondary residence visa valid for 5 to 10 years can open the door to a niche market,” said Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno , indonesia Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy.

Ni Made Marketing Assistant Ayu Marthini added, “indonesia the tourism industry can take advantage of this opportunity to attract European and UK markets by continuously building safe, comfortable and competitive tourist destinations with an emphasis on quality and sustainability.”

36 participants from the tourism industry, including travel agencies, tour operators, destination management companies and hotel chains in Indonesiaparticipate in WTM 2022 to provide various packages, such as bali and indonesia Five super priority destinations: Borobudur in central javaLake Toba in North Sumatra, Mandalika in West Nusa Tenggara, Labuan Bajo in East Nusa Tenggara, and Likupang in North Sulawesi. This event targets 29,500 transactions, the equivalent of $20,578,512.

“We are creating post-pandemic tourism products that are smaller, adapted, personalized and localized. With sustainable tourism, one area of ​​attention is the creation of tourist villages, themed villages and creative cities,” Sandiaga said.

The increasingly popular Tourism Village program sees a 30% hike in interest rates. Currently, there are 85,000 villages in Indonesiaincluding 7,500 tourist destinations.

To promote Indonesian spices and cuisine abroad, the government is developing networks of Indonesian restaurants abroad through the “Indonesia Spice Up the World” program and aiming for export value of spices and seasonings $2 billion and activate 4,000 restaurants by 2024.


Cecep Rukendi, Director of Tourism Marketing for the EMEAA region

The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy

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