Jakarta Private Tour Guide Travel Post
JPTG. -- The National Vaccination Program to prevent the spread of Covid-19 virus in Indonesia has started on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The program was marked by the first injection of Sinovac vaccine in Indonesia to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo. With this moment the plan to inject the corona vaccine for all Indonesians for free was began.
This vaccination program is expected to reach the target of 70% Indonesia's population by the end of 2021 or mid-2022 which will create herd immunity or group immunity and will restore various sectors of the economic including tourism sector.
All parties involved in the tourism industry such as governments, institutions, hotels, airlines, tourist destination, transportation, restaurant, travel agent to local guides are hopes that tourism will recover soon and return to normal as before.
Vaccines and Indonesia's Tourism Roadmap 2020-2024
The existence of vaccines is in line with the Ministry of Tourism's 2020-2024 Indonesian Tourism Roadmap which emphasizes the Quality Tourism Experience and one of the seven policy directions, namely Human Resource Management and tourism institutions and the creative economy in realizing superior and competitive human resources (source: 2020-2024 Strategic Plan. Kemenparekraf/Baparekraf)
So the main values that must be considered are sustainable tourism, skilled human resources, experience satisfaction, product and service diversification and the adoption of technology applications. Meanwhile, the tourism development targets that have been set in the future are oriented towards improving the image, competitiveness and contribution of tourism in supporting the improvement of people's welfare and quality economic growth.
In addition, there are four pillars of Indonesia's future tourism development. First, increasing industrial competitiveness and business economy. Second, increasing accessibility, amenities, attractions and tourism destination governance. Third, improving the quality of tourism human resources. Fourth, strengthening tourism image and marketing diversification.
Therefore, the existence of a vaccine for healthy and strong tourism human resources is absolutely necessary. This has been realized and the national vaccination is believed to make Indonesian tourism ready to take off.
10 New Priority Tourist Destinations (The Wonderful “New Bali”), the Bullets which is Ready to Run!
Determination of 10 new priority tourist destinations outside Bali will further enhance the image and competitiveness of Indonesian tourism in the future after the pandemic ends. The decision, which was launched by the government in September 2015, has begun to be carried out, covering various tourism facilities such as airports and road infrastructure along with supporting facilities such as hotels and various tourist attractions.
The 10 beautiful new tourist destinations are all additional choices for foreign and domestic tourists to start their visit in Indonesia.
These 10 new tourist destinations outside Bali ("The New Bali") are:
1. Lake Toba, North Sumatra
2. Tanjung Lesung, Banten, Java
3. The Thousand Islands, Jakarta
4. Tanjung Kelayang Beach, Bangka Belitung
5. Borobudur Temple, Central Java
6. Mount Bromo, East Java
7. Mandalika, West Nusa Tenggara
8. Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara
9. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi
10. Morotai Island, North Maluku
Check out the beauty in detail from these 10 new tourist destinations and prepare your travel plans.
Prepare Yourself and Plan Your Trip
To take a tourism trip, you are advised to prepare everything properly and planned. But take it easy. Traveling is the best teacher. If something is not suitable, you will also be able to take lessons from the journey you have taken later.
The first thing to remember when traveling during the pandemic era and after is different from doing it before the pandemic. The paradigm has changed quite a bit and that will affect the method of traveling onwards.
Also read: These 5 Things Likely to Influence of Way Tourist Travel at Future.
In future, tourism will lead to a new norm of healthy traveling and a satisfying experience. So that it has positive effect on the health of your body, soul and mind. Even though vaccinations have been carried out, the culture of staying healthy, safe and protected will be the priority of every traveler next.
Also read: 5 Tips for Healthy and Safe Vacation in Indonesia During New Normal.
For this reason, prepare yourself and your travel plans in accordance with new customary norms related to preventing the spread of Covid-19 virus by remaining disciplined in carrying out the Health protocol required by WHO and local government when you travel. Wearing a mask, washing hands and social distancings are key words for traveling forward until the competent authorities declare that the corona pandemic has truly ended.
Happy healthy traveling!