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Ferry promotion programs from Indonesia to boost international visitors

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Wed, 10/04/2017 - 00:13

This special price and package will be offered until the end of 2017, and will be repeated in the next year if the result is satisfying.

Ministry of Tourism of Republic of Indonesiain collaboration with several ferry operators & tourism industries in Batam-Bintan Islands is boosting the number of international visitors to Batam, Bintan Islands through some promotion programs.

Foreign visitors who want to explore Batam via Singapore and Malaysia can now grab travel packages with very special price, especially from Monday to Thursday, offered with some hot deals promo.

Ferry return ticket from Singapore to Batam will be sold with more than 50% discount including terminal fee. This price applies for travelling with Batam Fast to all ports in Batam: Batam Center, Sekupang, and Nongsa Pura. 

To get the ticket, tourists only need to choose one out of 250 tour packages available from 58 tourism industries, such as hotel, spa, golf, and many more.

Rizki Handayani, Director of Promotion for Southeast Asia, Ministry of Tourism Indonesia also affirmed this joint promotion, "We have been working with ferry operators and tourism industries in Batam and Bintan, Tanjung Pinang, to create special packages for tourists."

The Wonderful Indonesia branding will be placed in Batam Fast counter and the ferry interior, with information on prices and interesting packages.

"Moreover, as added value, tourists can also enjoy coffee and traditional snacks on the ferry," added Rizki Handayani.

One of spa owners in Batam also verified this plan, "This program is encouraging tourism industries in Batam to grab more visitors. I myself have made a spa package cheaper than normal price."

Other than Harbourfront Terminal, visitors can also board from Singapore Tanah Merah Terminal alternatively, to Tanjung Pinang and to Bintan with lower prices.

This program has benefited many parties, stakeholders, and industries by utilizing idle capacity, thus the visitors who go on holiday to Batam, Bintan and Tanjung Pinang can really feel the excellent service, with affordable price and packages.

This special price and package will be offered until the end of 2017, and will be repeated in the next year if the result is satisfying.


Theodore Koumelis

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Theodore is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of TravelDailyNews Media Network; his responsibilities include business development and planning for TravelDailyNews long-term opportunities.