Indonesia and Cambodia renew and extend Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that has existed since 1999 in ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 in Ha long Bay, Vietnam, on Fridy (18/1/). The agreement including to promote tourist potential of each country, Angkor Wat and Borobudur Temple. On the occassion, Cambodian Tourism Minister, Thong Khon, also suggested to open direct flight from Phnom Penh to Yogjakarta. In addition, Thong also suggested cooperation on heritage to heritage, between Angkor Wat and Borobudur Temple. Indonesian Tourism Currently, Srilanka, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh also want to join in heritage to heritage cooperation.
The Association for the International Exchange of Students in Economics and Commerce (AIESEC) of Brawijaya University, Malang in the Program of Enlighten The Future Wafe 2 Project visited Polowijen cultural village on Saturday afternoon (19/1). The students who came from China and Yemen were welcomed by mask dance. AIESEC is the biggest youth international organization in the world which focuses on leadership development of youth and become ambassador in overseas with social project. AIESEC participants participated in every cultural event at Polowijen cultural village.Ana Sopanah, Coordinator of Public Relation and Cooperation, during her speech appreciated the AIESEC of Brawijaya University, since the university has carried out foreign students to Polowijen cultural village in cultural exchange event among nations and multi-culturism studying.
Indonesian Tourism Minister, Arief Yahya said that his ministry will do promotion in Spain by participating in the exhibition of Feria Internacional de Turismo (FITUR) Madrid 2019. The largest tourism exhibition will be conducted in Feria de Madrid, Spain, for five days starting January 23 - 27. Director of Marketing Development for Europe Region, Agustini Rahayu to Antara London, on Monday (21/1) said that in Indonesian pavillion will raise the theme of Phinisi ship and display Balinese athmosphere. The Indonesian pavillion will also perform cultural performance that aims to give an overview of the richness of Indonesian culturenamely Indonesian traditional dance performance as well as carnival. In addition, Indonesian pavillion also provides Hospitality Corner that represents hospitality of Indonesian people by serving Indonesia traditional coffee.