BANDUNG-Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya said, tourism development in the era of his leadership more use of information technology.
"Because, technology changes will continue to change. Moreover, 70 percent of tourism customers use technology to buy tourism, "he said in ITB, Thursday (24/8).
He said, during this time consumers or tourists rely more on IT to see the potential of tourism to buy tour packages, including for travel in Indonesia. So the current technology is closely related to tourism development.
"Digital technology will increasingly be used in the future, especially on tourism," he said.
In addition, he said, start up the field of tourism is now more and even generate high revenue from the tourism sector. He cited Traveloka, a ticket booking and travel app that has valuations of up to billions of dollars.
"It's only three years and young people like from ITB build it," he said. Jo