Indonesia introduces five priority destinations

Experience a stunning year at five of Indonesia’s spectacular priority destinations namely Lake Toba, Borobudur, Mandalika, Labuan Bajo and Likupang. These destinations were announced by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia in November last year to promote other areas of tourism in the country. Speaking with The Bruneian during the ASEAN Tourism…

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Sustainability, inclusivity vital to ecotourism sites

Ecotourism became a major talking point during the 23rd Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers held in conjunction with ASEAN Tourism Forum 2020 (ATF) recently, with ASEAN tourism ministers championing for more sustainable, responsible and inclusive tourism. During the ASEAN Tourism Ministers press conference held at the Indera Samudra Grand Hall, The Empire Brunei, Brunei’s Minister…

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Stronger tourism cooperation in the APT region

The ASEAN Plus Three (APT) region recorded more than 244 million international visitor arrivals last year, an increase by 5.8 percent from 2018, with APT Tourism Ministers remaining optimistic on the continuous growth of APT’s tourism industry. In a joint statement on the 19th Meeting of ASEAN Plus Three (China, Japan and Korea) Tourism Ministers…

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