The North Jakarta Administration once again held the Coastal Tourism Festival in order to attract more domestic and foreign tourists in North Jakarta. The festival itself is hoped can be an interesting way to display the art potential of each region.
Tour participants will be invited to see and visit tourist spots. It aims to be familiar with the tourist spots in North Jakarta
One of the festival agenda is Coastal Tourism Study Tour. The activity that routinely held every year is held two days, Saturday (8/23) until Sunday (8/24).
In the festival, the participants will be pampered with 12 main tourist destinations in North Jakarta. Those are Muara Angke Wildlife Reserve Park, Muara Angke Fishery Center, Sunda Kelapa, Kampung Luar Batang, Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, Bahtera Jaya Ancol, Tanjung Priok Station, Mangga Dua Shopping Center, Jakarta Islamic Center, Kelapa Gading Shopping Center, Kampung Tugu and Kampung Marunda.
"Tour participants will be invited to see and visit tourist spots. It aims to be familiar with the tourist spots in North Jakarta," said Head of North Jakarta Tourism Sub-Department, Grace Mandagi, Saturday (8/23).
Mandagi explained that his sub-department will also introduce North Jakarta typical products, such as telur asin (salted egg with shrimp flavor), four coastal batik, 12 logo of North Jakarta and pitungan t-shirts.
One of study tour participants, Devi Larasanti (15) admitted she joined the study tour because he wanted to know more about 12 tourism destinations in North Jakarta. She hopes, tourist spots can be maintained and preserved well thus it would be an attraction for the tourist.
"Thus North Jakarta will have its own characteristic, which is a tourist town that is worth visiting," said a student of Sejahtera Vocational School (SMK).