During Asian Games, 64 Transjakarta Buses will be decorated particularly to promote Wonderful Indonesia. Through its designs, those buses inform popular tourist attractions in Indonesia.
" It is important because Asian Games succession can lead to our success in tourism"
In addition to Transjakarta buses, there are also 20 Damri buses and 16 buses from Blue Bird Group that will operate as shuttle bus from City to Soekarno-Hatta Airport.
Tourism Minister, Arief Yahya and Jakarta Vice Governor, Sandiaga Uno launch 100 Wonderful Indonesia branding buses as Asian Games transportation at Merdeka Square (Lapangan Monas), Gambir, Central Jakarta.
Tourism Minister, Arief Yahya appreciates Wonderful Indonesia buses launching that will be used to promote tourism potentials in Indonesia to the world by utilizing Asian Games momentum.
"It really helps us to reach 17 million foreign tourists for this year's target and 20 million tourists next year," he stated, Thursday (7/26).
Jakarta Vice Governor, Sandiaga Uno explained, this co-branding is not only realized by graphic design or logo, but carries Indonesia reputation and commitment for Asian Games succession.
"These Wonderful Indonesia buses will be our foremost agent to serve country guests, tourists, officials, committees, and athletes as transportation modes within the City or airport shuttle buses," he conveyed.
He reminds bus drivers to give their best services to prove that Indonesian is actually a friendly nation.
"We must ensure people that we are a friendly nation. It is important because Asian Games succession can lead to our success in tourism," he expressed.
By involving three transportation service providers which are PT. Transjakarta, Airport Bus Damri, and Blue Bird Shuttle, it indicates the perfect collaboration between government and business entities.
"We want to show people about Indonesian incorporated strength for Wonderful Indonesia branding in Asian Games event," he stated.