INDONESIA is the host of the Global Tourism Forum (GTF) Annual Meeting 2022 which will be held in Bali, November 2022. “Global Tourism Forum Annual Meeting event largest on the GTF scale.
INDONESIA is the host of the Global Tourism Forum (GTF) Annual Meeting 2022 which will be held in Bali, November 2022.
“Global Tourism Forum Annual Meeting event largest on the GTF scale. This GTF annual meeting will present more than 500 delegates consisting of a large number of tourism industry executives, investors, and high-ranking officials from many countries around the world,” explained Indonesia Tourism Forum (ITF) Chairman Sapta Nirwandar at the launch of the GTF Annual Meeting at the Pullman Hotel. Jakarta, Wednesday.
Besides Sapta, the launch of the GTF Annual Meeting was also attended by Mr. Bulut Bagci, President of the World Tourism Forum Institute (WTFI) and the Deputy for Tourism Products and Activities of the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Rizki Handayani, as well as leaders of associations of tourism industry players.
In his virtual remarks, Menparekraf Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno invited world investors, tourism industry players, and all stakesholder related to the success of this event. As Sandiaga stated that the election of Bali as a venue by WTFI is the right choice and can be a milestone in the revival of Indonesian tourism.
The arrival of the President of WTF Mr Bulut Bagci and his team to Jakarta in addition to attending the event launching The 2022 GTF Annual Meeting will also conduct site inspection on several facilities in Bali that are considered appropriate as venue. For a few days, the WTF team will stay in Bali.
It is hoped that the 2022 GTF Annual Meeting in Bali will be attended by more than 500 participants from all over the world. WTFI will invite world investors to come and pay attention to the development of world tourism in an effort to revive it.
The international community’s trust in Indonesia as a safe tourist destination is still strong and is the basis for Indonesia’s selection as the host of the 2022 GTF annual meeting.
“The annual GTF meeting will be a new milestone for the revival of the Indonesian tourism industry. We hope that the gathering of the best players and the most strategic people in the tourism industry will trigger a revival of global tourism, especially Indonesia. Not only will we recover together, but we will also recover stronger, ‘ said Sapta optimistically.
The GTF annual meeting is organized by the ITF in collaboration with the World Tourism Forum Institute (WTFI) and is fully supported by the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as the Bali Provincial Government and all tourism industry associations.
Sapta is grateful to the government for being able to handle the COVID-19 pandemic well so that cases have decreased significantly. “This year will be very interesting because the majority of delegates from these prestigious events will come to Bali. Back to back with the G20, in November 2022, we hope that the spirit of Recover Together Recover Stronger will also be embedded in the 2022 Global Tourism Forum Annual Meeting. All The world’s eyes will turn to Indonesia, and to Bali,” said Sapta.
The former Deputy Minister of Tourism revealed that the GTF annual meeting plays an important role in attracting direct investment into the country. “Therefore, the GTF event is very important, especially at the beginning of the recovery of our tourism industry after the pandemic. This is our opportunity to provide the best service to the world,” he added.
Furthermore, Sapta also thanked the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy under the leadership of Sandiaga Uno for the support that has been given to the ITF and WTFI.
“I want to appreciate the government’s quick action in implementing the CHSE protocol in the tourism industry as a regulation during the pandemic. This not only prevents the transmission of the virus but also at some points improves hygiene standards in the tourism industry which is very important to attract visitors,” concluded Sapta.