Wednesday, 26 April 2017

W Sumatra Tourism Has Positive Impact to UMKM Development: KEIN

One of UMKM in Padang. (Antara)
Padang, (Antara Sumbar) - Management Committee of National and Industry Council (KEIN) asses West Sumatra tourism development has a positive impact in economical sector especially in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (UMMK).

Member of KEIN Committee, Dony Oskaria in Padang here, on Wednesday said Tuesday the impact of tourism development can be seen from the emergence and development of souvenirs industry, household industry, home stay and others.

He said provincial and every district and municipality government needs to create a framework which will be the rules of tourism development there.

"One point in the framework is building and empowering local business in each location as a superior destination for visitors," he affirmed.

He pointed out each destination in that province has local wisdom and the uniqueness, and it is should be accommodated to build business in community.

Meanwhile, Provincial Tourism Observer, Andrinov said a good development in tourism sector will provide a great opportunity for people and businessmen in that area.

One of the opportunities related to the establishment of UMKM and it will improve Gross Regional Domestic Product (PDRB), he added. (cha/ra)

Editor: Vicha Faradika

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