Jakarta has taken the opportunity to strengthen the capital city’s position in the global travel industry by taking part in ITB Asia 2022
The Department of Tourism and Creative Economy of Jakarta has come forward to promote Jakarta as an urban tourism destination, offering vibrant urban life with “breathtaking diversity”, from cultural heritage to fun world-class destinations, and ready to welcome tourists to explore and indulge.
Jakarta offers the most complete facilities, including accessibility and amenities. Some of the most prestigious shopping malls and upscale hotels are located right in the heart of Central and South Jakarta, where tourists can enjoy the 24 hours excitements of the city.
“Here, one can enjoy a city tour, go shopping to the many malls around the city, enjoy delectable cuisine, attend MICE events, and participate in sport tourism competitions” explains Andhika Permata, Head of the Department of Tourism and Creative Economy of Jakarta.
Two of the many attractions highlighted in the developing and promoting Jakarta are the Old Batavia Heritage Complex and the Thousand Islands.
Located in the West Jakarta, Old Batavia Heritage Complex offers historical heritage such as Arts and Ceramic Museum, Jakarta Historical Museum, Shadow Puppet Museum, as well as the plaza where visitors can ride an antique bike to tour the area. With the latest revitalisation, the Old Batavia Heritage Complex is designed to be environmentally and pedestrian friendly, with easy access to Kota Station, hub of the public transportation such as commuter line and bus.
Not far from Old Batavia Heritage Complex, is where Taman Impian Jaya Ancol is located in North Jakarta. It boasts a variety of amusements such as Dunia Fantasi Theme park, Seaworld, Atlantis Water Adventure Park, Ecopark, an Art market and comfortable accommodation choices with a complete culinary destination.
From Ancol Bay, visitors can hop on a boat and head to Jakarta’s pristine getaway, enriched with tropical islands named Kepulauan Seribu or simply known as The Thousand Islands. Here, there are more than 10 islands that one can explore. Some of the most famous are Bidadari, Tidung, Pari and Pulau Macan, the home of private beach huts that lets travellers plunge directly from their bed into the open sea.
Visitors can discover more of Jakarta diverse tourism at ITB Asia 2022 and learn about their travel packages such as the “Three Days Two nights Free and Easy Package”, which includes a two night stay in selected hotels, private return airport transfers, and one full day use of a car with a driver.
The Department of Tourism and Creative Economy of Jakarta and several travel businesses are attending ITB Asia 2022 at booth no D33. These include Wyndham Casablanca Jakarta, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta, St. Regis Jakarta, Hermitage Jakarta, Dwidaya Wisata Indonesia (Dwitour), and Association of Indonesian Recreation Parks and Attractions (AIRA).
Photo: Pulau Dolphin, Seribu Islands – Jakarta