Golf Roadshow Asia, Jakarta Promotes Golf Tours to Four Big Cities in Asia
Reported by Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata
The Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Agency (Disparekraf) promotes golf tourism to four major cities in Asia during the 2022 Jakarta Golf Roadshow Asia event.
Jakarta as the main entry point for foreign tourist arrivals has a variety of high-quality golf courses of international standard
It is carried out for 20 days by holding exhibitions and business meetings in the cities of Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, and Singapore.
Parekraf Agency Head Andhika Permata said golf is a recreational sport that has shown increasing tourism potential and can attract foreign golfers to come and play golf in Indonesia.Sports Tournaments Can Be an Event for Promotion of Local Wisdom
“Jakarta as the main entry point for foreign tourist arrivals has a variety of high-quality golf courses of international standard. With the support of hotels and international transport companies, many international events and competitions are held at golf courses in Jakarta,” he expressed, Friday (8/5).
The promotion was aimed at attracting more tourists, especially foreign golfers, to visit Jakarta. It was expected to inspire the local tourism industry to create attractive golf tour packages to boost tourist visits to Jakarta.
The characteristics of golf tourists are different than other tourists, as they have a length of stay and quality of spending six times greater than tourists. the 2022 Jakarta Golf Roadshow Asia began with a business meeting at Lotte Hotel Seoul on August 5.
Then continued with exhibitions at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club on August 7 and Singapore's Orchid Country Club on August 21.
This event was slated to be closed with a business meeting at the Tokyo Metropolitan Ikebukuro Hotel on August 25, 2022.
Those activities were realized in collaboration with golf course managers in and around Jakarta, namely the Royale Jakarta Golf Club, Emeralda Golf Course, Rainbow Hill, and Gunung Geulis Country Club represented by the General Managers of each golf course.
It was also attended by delegates consisting of hotel managers and travel agencies specializing in Golf Tourism, namely The Darmawangsa, Four Seasons Jakarta Hotel, Ashley Hotel, Accor/Mercure, The Orient Hotel, Artotel Group, Marc Travel Service, Multi Holiday Travel, Baltic Tour and Travel, White Horse Group, and others.