Indonesia government through the Ministry of Tourism Affairs (Kemenpar) successfully won the award in the event of international Diving and Resort Travel Expo (DRT) 2016 Taipei Flora Expo Dome, Taiwan.
“We have long observed in Indonesia for this award. We went straight to Indonesia, we dive, we saw the beauty of Indonesia, we are coordinating with our team in Indonesia, and finally we decided Indonesia is worthy of this award,” said the Chairman of the Organizing Committee DRT 2016, Jason Chong. Inilahkoran reported.
“For a photographic images, Indonesia’s underwater is perfect,” Jason said with a smile.
The Deputy of Asia Pacific Market Development Kemenpar, Vincensius Jemadu as Indonesian representative at the event said : “We are grateful to receive this award, because Indonesia has everything. God gives invaluable grace including underwater natural beauty”.
Indonesia has more than 700 spots of diving and snorkeling. Those are; Sonegat, Keraka Island, Batu Kapal Sjahrir island, Hatta and Ai Island.
Not only that, Indonesia also has a 20 point dive in Bunaken – North Sulawesi, Wakatobi National Park, 88 point dive in Lembeh Strait – North Sulawesi and three diving spots in Pulau Weh – Aceh.
A number of dive spots which are scattered in Labuan Bajo, Komodo Island, and 50 sea diving Alor point, 28 point dive in Derawan, diving spot in Teluk Cenderawasih and Raja Ampat is also very beautiful.
“Indonesia is the right choice for a diving destination. Indonesia is an archipelago with more than 17,000 islands and is the center of the corral reef triangle that has a variety of scenic diving locations , “he added. (LP/R03/R04)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)