Bogor Expects an Increase in Tourist Visit on Weekends

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  • A joint officer of the Bogor Regency COVID-19 Task Force directs vehicles during the implementation of the odd-even plate number system on Jalan Raya Puncak, Gadog, Ciawi, Bogor Regency, West Java, Saturday 18 September 2021. The Bogor Resort Police applies a new method in the third odd-even scheme trial on the Puncak Line, Bogor Regency on September 17-19 2021, this trial divides three vehicle routes from the Jagorawi Toll Road, namely the South Sentul Toll Gate with access to Bukit Pelangi Road, the Sumarecon Toll Gate with Cibanon road access and the Ciawi Toll Gate with Gadog access to Puncak. ANTARA PHOTOS/Yulius Satria Wijaya

    A joint officer of the Bogor Regency COVID-19 Task Force directs vehicles during the implementation of the odd-even plate number system on Jalan Raya Puncak, Gadog, Ciawi, Bogor Regency, West Java, Saturday 18 September 2021. The Bogor Resort Police applies a new method in the third odd-even scheme trial on the Puncak Line, Bogor Regency on September 17-19 2021, this trial divides three vehicle routes from the Jagorawi Toll Road, namely the South Sentul Toll Gate with access to Bukit Pelangi Road, the Sumarecon Toll Gate with Cibanon road access and the Ciawi Toll Gate with Gadog access to Puncak. ANTARA PHOTOS/Yulius Satria Wijaya

    TEMPO.CO, JakartaBogor tourism and culture department is expecting an increase in tourist visit on the weekend, which could be proven by the traffic density during the relaxed covid-19 restrictions (PPKM level 3), to revive the economy.

    The Bogor tourism office secretary Wawan Sanwani said there must be a study on the vehicle volume in the city on the weekend and the effects toward the tourist visits to destinations in the city. "Including the culinary tour," he added Saturday, September 25.

    The city is still implementing the odd-even policy to break down tourists density today. Police officers are also guard several spots and divert vehicles with odd plate number to other roads.

    The number of tourists visiting the City of Rain decreased since the pandemic hit last year, from seven million in 2019 to two million visitors in 2020.

    Meanwhile, there has been no final calculation regarding the tourist visit in 2021, following several policies on the Covid-19 restrictions.

    Bogor tourism department is currently monitoring four thematical tourism sites in several areas in the city.

    Read: Jakarta to Reopen Tourism Gradually, Says Official

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