Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Exporting Bali's Tourism Expertise to Aceh
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Exporting Bali's Tourism Expertise to Aceh

Bali's Tourism Sector Helps Train Aceh Workers to Hasten Economic Development in Post-tsunami North Sumatra.


Bali News: Exporting Bali's Tourism Expertise to Aceh
Click Image to Enlarge

(3/28/2008)

Tempo Interaktif reports that 70 tourism workers from the Indonesian province of Aceh are undergoing on-the-job practical training in Bali. The group from the North Sumatra region devastated by the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 is comprised of 25 tour guides, 20 home-industry souvenir producers, and 25 training staff and tourism stakeholders.

The Communications Deputy Manager for Economics and Commerce of the Agency for Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam and Nias (BRR NAD-Nias), Badrul Fadhil, said the training was being undertaken in anticipation of the coming growth in tourism to North Sumatra. Fadhil said, "the potential is great because Aceh is now known to the entire world." In the course of rebuilding Aceh, no less than 1,200 non-government organization, both domestic and international, have contributed their efforts Ė all of whom now know the area and are promoting it to the world.

A number of important infrastructure projects have been completed including airports and ports, as well as access roads to tourism areas. There have also been monuments and museums built that are dedicated to the tsunami, an Aceh batik museum, and enhancement of areas used for mass graves following the natural disaster. While Fadhil acknowledged that many of these projects were undertaken as a memorial to those who died, their intrinsic interests as tourist attractions cannot be denied.

In all, the Tourism Department of Aceh estimates that there are 400 tourism objects in Aceh, ranging from beaches to mountain waterfalls.

Fadhil defended efforts to promote tourism to Indonesia's only province in which Islamic law is enforced, claiming the strong Islamic influence of Aceh is not an obstacle to develop tourism and, in fact, has a strong potential for developing the religious tourism niche market.

Aceh's tourism officials believe their stakeholders and tourism workers have much to learn from Baliís large tourism industry.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
UBUD WRITERS & READERS FESTIVAL
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Weíre Going to Change the World!
Young People Invited to Joining Baliís Global Initiatives Networking Conference at Canggu Community School October 3-5, 2014
(9/20/2014)
Flying High and Fancy with Garuda
Garuda Indonesia Named as Best Passenger Experience in Asia Pacific Region
(9/20/2014)
Chicago Lovers Come Clean in Bali
Bali Police Say Tommy Schaefer and Heather Mack Confess to Roles in Murder of Chicago Socialite Sheila von Weise Mack
(9/20/2014)
Factory Direct
Bali Police Raid Two Narcotics Factories in Denpasar and Buleleng
(9/20/2014)
Cleared for More Landing?
Deputy-Governor of Bali Calls for Extra Runway at Islandís Airport
(9/20/2014)
Longer Hauls; Lower Fares
Indonesia AirAsia Targets Offering Long-Haul Low-Cost Flights to Australia by End of 2014
(9/20/2014)
An Enigma of Non-Arrival
Nobel Laureate V.S. Naipual Removed from Program for 11th Ubud Writers and Readers Festival
(9/20/2014)
Happy Landings Galore
Operator of Baliís New Airport Claims it to be the Most Beautiful in the World
(9/20/2014)
When the Past is Pasta
Uma Cucina at Uma by Como Ubud Celebrates its First Anniversary with Three Italian Culinary Events
(9/20/2014)
They Have to be Carefully Taught
Bali Officials from Badung Regency Allow Illegal Villas in North Kuta to Continue Operations
(9/20/2014)
Is the Under Over?
Plans for Pedestrian Underpass at Ngurah Rai Statue Park Now in Doubt
(9/20/2014)
Merpati at an Impasse
Out of Cash with No Assets Left to Sell,ia Merpati Airlines Beyond Redemption?
(9/20/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents