Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Halal Travel Consortium (HTK) and Indonesian Halal Travel Association (ATHIN) will again hold halal tourism forum entitled “Third Indonesia Business Forum Halal Tourism 2018” in Jakarta on June 2nd.
According to Chairman HTK Cheriatna, this event is much bigger than the previous years which is scheduled to be attended by 1,000 businessmen of halal tourism from all over the archipelago and 20 representatives of friendly countries such as Japan, Korea, Russia, New Zealand, Turkey, China and some countries in Europe.
“This event will further strengthen Indonesia as a winner of Halal World tourism destination and give a boostt to the government in accelerating the growth halal tourism,” Cheriatna told MINA in Jakarta, Wednesday.
Cheriatna who is also the General Secretary of ATHIN explained, this event aims to strengthen the relationship among members, including know more about the knowledge of halal tourism products which can be sold to world community.
“This cooperation among members is expected to be continued in the long term,”he said.
ATHIN was formed on December 2, 2016. This becomes the first halal travel association in Indonesia.
“There are more than 1,000 tour products and more than 1,000 members of travel agencies which offer halal tour packages,” added Cheriatna.
According to the plan, the meeting will be opened by Vice Governor of DKI Jakarta Sandiaga Uno and will be closed by Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan. (L/P2/RS5)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)