Bali tourism continuously improves. Various regional, national and international events are held again on the Island of the Gods. The 8th Bali and Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) also responded with enthusiasm and optimism for the largest travel event in Indonesia. The event organized by Association of Indonesia Travel Agencies (ASITA) of Bali Chapter will be held on June 14-18, 2022 at the Bali International Convention Center (BICC) Nusa Dua, Bali. “This event brings together sellers and buyers into a forum where the Bali & Beyond Travel Fair has succeeded in attracting the attention and registration of 128 sellers and 87 quality buyers from 28 countries,” said Chairman of ASITA Bali, Putu Winastra, recently.
Putu Winastra stated that he strongly believes in the performance and close relationship between the government, national and international business colleagues, tourism stakeholders, tourist destinations and various institutions related to Bali to be ready to rise and maintain its position as the world’s preferred destination. “The year 2022 is a good moment for the tourism sector by utilizing Indonesia as the host of the G20 and other world-class events scheduled to be held in Indonesia, especially in Bali,” added the man from Bangli.
According to him, the tourism sector plays an important role in efforts to accelerate economic recovery, which is also linked to creative industry simulations and job creation. For the BBTF 2022, the theme highlighted is “Balancing in Harmony” by featuring Sports, Health and Wellness tourism, where Bali has become home to world-class medical facilities providing traditional and cutting-edge treatment and medicine.
“Being popular as an annual tourism exhibition and leading travel destination in Indonesia, BBTF has been continuously supported by the Ministry of Tourism from the beginning, local governments and associations under the auspices of the Indonesia Tourism Industry Association (GIPI) of Bali Chapter,” he said.
Putu Winastra further emphasized that in the event bringing together sellers and buyers into one forum, the Bali & Beyond Travel Fair with 128 sellers and 87 quality buyers from 28 countries will present a number of activities and discussion forums with selected speakers. “The speakers will discuss new opportunities and trends in industry insight, Indonesia’s cultural diversity, especially priority destinations as strategic assets for Indonesia’s tourism growth,” he added. (BTN/015)