BANDUNG-Central Government enter six tourism destinations of West Java in national tourism strategic areas (KSPN). West Java Regional Secretary Iwa Karniwa said the center provides an opportunity for the provincial government of West Java to contribute in developing a national tourism strategic areas master plan. He said from 88 KPSN that is being prepared by Center, West Java gained 6 KPSN. "Thank God, we appreciate Center," he said in Bandung, Friday (2/12).
According to a number of cities/ regencies in West Java, among others Bogor Regency, Cianjur Regency, Sukabumi Regency, West Bandung Regency, Subang Regency, Cimahi City, Bandung City, Bandung Regency and Pangandaran Regency will be analyzed related to KPSN. "KPSN is a strategy to strengthen the development of West Java that needs to be guarded well in planning and implementation, "he said.
West Java itself according to Iwa has drawn up nine strategic areas provincial tourism development plan. Namely, Puncak Ecotourism Region and its surroundings, Palabuhan Ratu Geotourism Region, Ciletuh, Ujung Genteng and its surroundings, SUkabumi Cultural Heritage Region, Karawang Bekasi Industrial Estate, Historical district in Cirebon, Bandung Creative Tourism Region, Nature Tourism Region of South Bandung and Garut, Priangan Cultural Region and Natural Bahari in Priangan and Apra Cipatujah Beach Ecotourism Area and its surroundings.
Iwa describes the determination of the tourism region with a view to achieve the goals of tourism development in 2025 with Economic growth contibution indication 15%, the number of tourist arrivals at 4.5 million, the number of domestic tourist trips by 70 million or 27%, increased length of stay of foreign tourists reached 7 days and 5-day on domestic tourists.
"With expectations of foreign tourists spending reaches USD 4,000 and estimated domestic tourists spending US $ 12.5 million, "he said.
To achieve the target, the provincial government of West Java has already mapped 60 major tourist attraction which are grouped into five tourism destinations namely Bogor tourism destinations, Cianjur, and Sukabumi, Karawang Bekasi destinations, Cirebon Raya tourism destinations, Bandung Basin, and Pangandaran, Tasik and Cianjur. (Even)