Monday, 23 September 2019

GATF Day 2, Garuda Books Hundreds of Billions Transaction Value

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - PT Garuda Indonesia again held the Garuda Indonesia Travel Fair (GATF) 2018 at Jakarta Convention Center, Senayan, South Jakarta. As of Saturday April 7, 2018, Garuda Indonesia has recorded transactions valued approximately IDR 200 billion.

    "As of [APril 7, 2018], [the transaction value] had reached Rp 201 billion," said Manager Corporate Key Account of PT Garuda Indonesia Izki Aldrin Iswarna at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC), Central Jakarta on Sunday, April 8, 2018.

    The numbers are equal to 70 percent from the determined target. During the event's opening day on Friday, April 6, 2018, the company targeted a total transaction value of IDR 285 billion and a total number of visitors of 80,000 people.

    Several travel companies that participated in the GATF 2018 also managed to book transactions up to billions of rupiahs, including Panorama JTB travel company.

    The Manager on Duty of Panorama JTB Ian Alexander, said that the company has recroded 700 transactions up until April 7, 2018. "In one day, [transaction value] can reach up to IDR 5 billion," said Ian.

    Compliance Manager of Dwidaya Tour Yessica, delivered a similar statement. According to Yessica, her company has been making transactions up to billions of rupiah until April 7, 2018.

    GATF is an event organized by PT Garuda Indonesia, in collaboration with PT Bank Mandiri. The event is held on April 6 until April 8, 2018.