South Jakarta Promotes Urban Tourism Through Famtrip
2 November 2022 09:11 WIB
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Urban tourism is one of Jakarta’s tourism potentials, including South Jakarta. South Jakarta Mayor Munjirin said his side will hold a Familiarization Trip (Famtrip) to introduce urban tourist sites in the city to tourists from outside Jakarta Greater Area or Jabodetabek.
“This Famtrip is expected to attract domestic tourists to choose South Jakarta as an attractive, accessible, and affordable tourist site,” said Munjirin on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
Head of South Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Agency, Rus Suharto, said in this agenda, the city invited social media influencers, students, and tourism ambassadors from Ciamis, Garut, and Cirebon (West Java).
“There are 50 participants who will visit Agro Edu Wisata Ragunan, ride MRT, see JPO Phinisi, visit Tebet Eco Park, and many other interesting destinations,” Suharto explained.
The series of the Famtrip activities will begin with a visit to Ragunan’s agriculture tourism education and plant trees in the area. This is also to commemorate National Tree Planting Day on November 28, 2022.
Participants will then take a walking tour to various parks in Kemang and Blok M, try out the capital's public transportation such as the MRT and TransJakarta, and visit the annual art exhibition Indonesia Contemporary Art and Design (ICAD).
For two days, participants are facilitated by two buses, accommodation, consumption, and souvenirs. This Famtrip will be held three times on November 2-3, 2022, for participants from Ciamis; on November 7-8 for participants from Garut; and on November 16-17, for participants from Cirebon.
Suharto also said this Famtrip was aimed at encouraging the movement of the proud of traveling in Indonesia and helping boost national economic recovery so as to prevent a crisis. “Besides, the main purpose of Famtrip is to introduce urban tourism in South Jakarta through influencers, tourism ambassadors, and students from areas outside South Jakarta so that it is widely publicized,” he said.
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