Head of Tourism, Youth, and Sport Office of local, Hadi Susilo in Painan, on Sunday said " On the first Eid holiday there are 103.328 tourists who visited, on the second day as many 170.365 tourists, the next day 198.609 tourists and yesterday on Saturday, June 8, there are 198.031 tourist,"
In addition to the Mandeh Integrated Marine Tourism Area, tourists also visit Pantai Carocok Painan , Bayang Sani , Jembatan Akar, Limau Gadang Lumpo, Trimbulun Painan, Bukit Langkisau, Pantai Rangeh Gadang Sago, Pantai Salido.
So on, Pantai Sungai Nipah , Sungai Bungin, Pantai Tan Sridano, Pasir Putih Kambang, Ampiang Parak Turtle Breeding, Pantai Sumedang and Pantai Sambungo Silaut.
He said, the tourists not only came from local districts but also from regencies and cities in West Sumatra and even across provinces such as Bengkulu, Pekanbaru, Aceh, Lampung and others.
"The number of tourist visits cannot be separated from the promotion, development, support from the provincial government to the center and what is equally important is direct support from the community," he said.
He predicts tourist arrivals will soar today, because tomorrow, on Monday, June 10, the state civil apparatus has begin to work.
Meanwhile, to ensure the tourist attraction remains clean amidst the "invasion" of local district government tourists mobilizing 188 cleaners.
"A total of 188 cleaners were supported by six dump trucks and three units that collapsed trucks to transport garbage and two units of ships that were used to transport garbage at the Mandeh Integrated Marine Tourism Area and Pantai Carocok Painan ," said Head of Cleaning Spatial Planning, Pesisir Selatan Public Works Agency, Elman .
In addition, there is also the addition of trash cans and plastic trash so that the removal of waste is easier and faster to do.
Editor: Mutiara Ramadhani
Translated by: Internship Student of ANTARA 2019