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2024 Chinese New Year, Indonesia eyes Rp 13-15 billion economic turnover Featured

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Jakarta, VOInews: Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno hopes that the Chinese New Year holiday will support the achievement of 14.3 million foreign tourist visits and 1.25 to 1.5 billion domestic tourist movements. This was conveyed by Minister Sandiaga Uno at  “The Weekly Brief with Sandi Uno “ in Jakarta on Monday (29/1).

 

According to Sandiaga, the Chinese New Year holiday is expected to increase 10 to 11 percent of tourist movements. Sandiaga said, “The added value of the creative economy is targeted at 1,300 trillion rupiah. The broad economic turnover for tourism has a foreign exchange value of around 13 to 15 billion dollars."

 

Moreover, according to Minister Sandiaga, to welcome the Chinese New Year Holiday, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy has prepared a travel map for the Chinese New Year Holiday, namely tourism destinations in Jakarta, Surakarta, Semarang, Palembang and Singkawang.

 

Besides, Sandiaga has also said  the ministry also continues to encourage the welcoming of Chinese New Year and the Cap Go Meh festival which prioritize the local wisdom of local Chinese communities.

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