Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Making Indonesia Shipshape
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Making Indonesia Shipshape

Indonesia Tourism Minister Calls for Full Attention on Developing Cruise Tourism and Making Bali into a Turnaround Port


Bali News: Indonesia, Cruise Tourism, Mari Elka Pangestu, Benoa, Tanjung Priok, Jakartam Surabaya, Tanjung Perak, Tanjung Mas, Semarang, Benoa, Bali, Cruise Shipping Miami, Cruise Port Development, Cruise ship handling, Sabang, Aceh, Bangka, Belitung, Probolinggo, Mount Bromo
Click Image to Enlarge

(3/23/2012)

Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pagestu, wants to prioritize the development of cruise tourism - a segment of the tourism industry that she contends continues to show positive growth from year to year.

“In 2009 the number of foreign tourists coming to Indonesia on cruise ships totaled 68,598, a number that increases to 112,882 people last year (2011),” said Pangestu.

Quoted by Bisnis.com while addressing stakeholders in the Indonesian cruise industry attending a the Cruise Shipping Miami Conference, the tourism minister outlined promotional steps to garner the cruise seegment, saying: “In addition to intensifying promotional activities by attending international cruise shows and undertaking sales missions, it is very important to coordinate the preparation of ports and destinations to meet the needs and demands of cruise operators.”

Pangestu said that Indonesia would target cruise operators with itineraries in the Asian and Australian regions, bearing in mind that both the size and number of vessels continues to grow. Because of this, the minister said Indonesian cruise development would focus on port facilities, specifically the size of ports and water depth.

Mari Pangestu said that in order to achieve 500,000 cruise passengers in 2016, the government will undertake upgrading of ports such as Benoa, creating a Bali port suitable for ship turnarounds. Other ports receiving attention as cruise shipping centers are Tanjung Priok in Surabaya, Tanjung Mas in Semarang and Tanjung Perak in Jakarta.

Secondary destinations being prepared for international cruise ship visits include Sabang (Aceh), Bangka, Belitung and Probolinggo (Mount Bromo).
While in 2011 the number of cruise ships visiting Indonesia increases the number of calls declined from 189 in 2010 to 177.

Data from the Ministry of Tourism said that in ranking the popularity of Indonesian port of calls saw Bali ranked first (40%), followed by Komodo (13%), Semarang (11%) and other destinations (16%).

Related Link

[Cruise Ship Services by Bali Discovery]
 


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Bali Benoa Reclamation Project Still in Play
Location Permit Extended Automatically for Benoa Bay Reclamation Pending Review of Environmental Impact Study
(7/22/2016)
Mövenpick Set to Premiere in Bali
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali Names Horst Walther-Jones as General Manager
(7/22/2016)
Dancing on Paper
Lines of Pleasure – an Exhibition of Drawings by Noella Roos at VIN+ Seminyak August 26 – September 31, 2016
(7/22/2016)
Peddling Junk to Bali’s Top Man
Pastika Complains that Drug Dealers Have Tried to Sell Him Narcotics While Walking in Kuta, Bali
(7/22/2016)
When Boarding Houses Hoard Tax Revenues
Badung Regency in Bali to Make Boarding Houses Pay Their Fare Share of Taxes
(7/22/2016)
Faulting Towers
Buleleng Legislative Committee Opposed to ‘Bali Crossing’ High Voltage Transit Between Bali and Java
(7/22/2016)
Misguided Chinese
Illegal and Unlicensed Chinese Guides Protested by the Association of Indonesian Travel Agents
(7/22/2016)
Pop Goes the Weasel
Police Increase Security on Bali Following Killing of Two Indonesian Terrorists in Central Sulawesi
(7/22/2016)
Disembarking Drunks in Paradise
Jetstar Flight from Sydney to Phuket Diverts to Bali to Off-Load 6 Men Involved in a Drunken Brawl
(7/22/2016)
Taking the Crime Fight to New Heights
AirAsia Lands Airplane in Bali with ‘Turn Back Crime’ Livery
(7/17/2016)
The Protest Demonstration of the Week
Demonstrators Take to the Streets of Sanur for What is Becoming Weekly Protests Against Plans to Reclaim Bali’s Benoa Bay
(7/17/2016)
Tucker from a Trucker
Food Truck Festival in Denpasar, Bali July 29-31, 2016
(7/17/2016)
All [News]!