TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Banjar Natural Hot Spring in Buleleng, Bali, has started to adopt electronic ticketing or e-ticketing for tourists. Banjar Hot Springs is one of the ten superior destinations in Buleleng that implement e-ticketing.
Buleleng Regent Putu Agus Suradnyana said the e-ticketing is one of the attempts for optimization and transparency, hoping it will increase regional revenue from the tourism sector, as well as to abide by the health protocol.
“Tourist destinations in Buleleng must implement this method,” Putu Agus said.
The e-ticketing, besides minimizing contact, is deemed to be efficient. The tourism management will no longer have to print the manual tickets and the report is automatically submitted to the bank.
Of the ten superior destinations, Banjar Hot Spring contributes the biggest retribution in Buleleng, Bali. In 2019, Banjar Hotspring Water tourism contributed more than Rp1.9 billion in retribution sharing.
For 2020, the revenue target was set at Rp754mn. As the tourism industry is hit by the pandemic, only Rp373.85mn--around half of that target--had been achieved as of October.