THE ROAD TO BBTF 2017 COMMITTEE UPDATES

FEBRUARY 2017, Denpasar, Bali. The committee of Bali & Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) is proactively doing various meetings with tourism authorities, associations and businesses in the preparation for the 4th annual travel fair that is scheduled to be held from June 7 – 11, 2017.

 

This month, the committee has welcomed several important representatives of many businesses to present the event program with them and explore possibilities of collaboration for the organization of BBTF 2017.

 

WELCOMING THE NEW GENERAL MANAGER OF GARUDA INDONESIA FOR BALI

On February 6, 2017, the committee welcomed Nano Setiawan, the new General Manager of Garuda Indonesia for Denpasar office, at the ASITA building, BBTF secretariat office in Renon, Denpasar. During the visit, the committee introduced the programs under ASITA Bali and DPD ASITA Bali including the BBTF to Mr. Setiawan. Further discussion on collaboration with Garuda Indonesia is to follow.

 

INDONESIA TOURISM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

The committee of BBTF 2017 visited the office of ITDC in Nusa Dua recently and met with the management team of the corporation. During this visit BBTF Committee presented the programs of this year’s event and invited ITDC to be the host of the opening welcome dinner.

 

SINGAPORE TOURISM BOARD

Earlier this week, Singapore Tourism Board held a presentation in Sanur about their upcoming tourism development. During this presentation the committee BBTF had an audience with the representative and received good news of their intention to participate in this year’s event as a Seller. This will be an extension of BBTF 2017 following the wish of the Ministry of Tourism by hosting other destinations as sellers during the travel fair.

 

INDONESIAN HOTEL GENERAL MANAGER ASSOCIATION

The committee welcomed the Chairman of Indonesian Hotel General Manager Association (IHGMA) Bali Chapter, I Nyoman Astama, SE., CHA, on February 8, 2017 as part of the socialization program by the committee. During the meeting, IHGMA expressed their support and believe that BBTF is an effective promotional activity for Indonesian tourism, especially Bali, and will encourage their members to participate in this year’s travel fair.

 

GARUDA WISNU KENCANA

Representatives of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park visited the committee on the same day to express their commitment to this year’s event by registering themselves as a Seller as well as proposing to be the host venue for all the Buyers and Sellers’s welcome dinner.

 

The committee of BBTF 2017 has scheduled more appointments including visits to different regions in the archipelago as well as attending international travel events to promote the travel fair. In the list includes the ITB Berlin in March 2017.

 

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