"The executor of the event is not only Department of Tourism, Youth and Sports of Bukittinggi, but also regional apparatus organization (OPD) and other organizations in Bukittinggi," Head of Tourism and Creative Economy of Bukittinggi, Suzi Yanti stated in Bukittinggi on Friday .
In the tourism calendar, there are activities that involve tourism actors from inside and outside West Sumatra to outside Indonesia namely Minangkabau Travel Mart by the Association of Indonesian Tourism Professionals (Asppi) of West Sumatra.
In addition, there is the annual international cycling namely Tour de Singkarak which is already entered national tourism event calendar.
"As for activities which is originating from Bukittinggi, we have not entered the national tourism calendar yet, but we are trying to bring a more diverse event from February to December 2018," he pointed out.
The event includes culinary events through Bukittinggi Culinary Festival, the Junior Culinary Festival, in culture through Ai Matsuri (Ai No Kagayaki), International Multiethnic Festival, Traditional and International Silat Festival.
Later in sports such as International Tennis Executives, education through Bukittinggi Library Fiesta events, National Archives Exhibitions and other activities.
In addition, with the calendar of tourism event, it is also expected to be one of travel guides for people who want to spend time in the city of Jam Gadang. (cha)
Translator: Vicha Faradika