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Indonesia launches ambitious tourism project

Indonesia launches ambitious tourism project
24 Mar 2014

The Indonesian minister of tourism and creative economy has announced ambitious plans that ought to boost the local tourism over the coming years.

More specifically, it has been confirmed that the country will see the creation of 561 tourism villages in 2014, which oughtto attract a greater number of visitors to the destination.

It has been announced that the project will cover as many as 19 provinces and should help foreign visitors to get a good insight into everyday life for Indonesians.

"With more than 350 different ethnic groups, Indonesia is blessed with a cultural diversity unlike any other,” Richard Hume, UK country manager for Indonesia, said.

"The exciting plans to develop 561 tourism villages this year will offer a rare opportunity to experience true Indonesian village living, with many meaningful travel experiences designed to create everlasting memories for visitors."

The project will also see an improvement to existing facilities.ADNFCR-408-ID-801706128-ADNFCR

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