BANDUNG - Indonesian Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said there were two strategies to improve the performance of tourism in Indonesia, are deregulation and digital.
The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism (Kemenpar) continues to present various promotions of Indonesian Tourism on digital media such as TripAdvisor, Google, CTrip, and others.
"The digital world has colored the world. Digital has entered all sectors. Including the tourism sector. Therefore, innovation must be done for compete and continue to bring new breakthroughs, "he told reporters at the Unpad Campus in Bandung on Saturday (09/22/2018)
Menpar also said he had initiated the Wonderful Start-up Academy to incubate Tourism Start-up in Indonesia for the future, so, the young generation could fill the part of the start-up.
"It is expected the students get an overview of industrial competition. And, insight into improving the quality and competence of human resources. So, they can compete with labor on a global scale," he said
Meanwhile, on the same occasion Kemenpar launched the Digital Talent Scholarship 2018 program.
Head of Area I Marketing Division of the Ministry of Tourism Henry Gunawan said, Digital Talent Scholarship 2018 is an intensive training scholarship program for 1000 people who want to develop start-up businesses.
"It is the result of collaboration between the best universities in Indonesia. Like Unpad, ITB, ITS, UGM, and UI, and supported by a certificate of expertise from Microsoft Indonesia," he concluded. (Jo)