The Riau Tourism Agency is set to decide on its tourism ambassadors at the pageant Bujang Dara Riau 2017, which will be held at the Ska Convention and Exhibition Center in Pekanbaru, Riau, on Friday (22/09). (Photo courtesy of the Tourism Ministry)

Riau to Choose Tourism Ambassadors

BY :JAKARTA GLOBE

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

Jakarta. The Riau Tourism Agency is set to decide on its tourism ambassadors at the pageant Bujang Dara Riau 2017, which will be held at the Ska Convention and Exhibition Center in Pekanbaru, Riau, on Friday (22/09).

The pageant will be participated by 25 pairs, of which 12 are representatives from cities across Riau, while the rest are selected by the public.

According to Fahmi Usman, head of the agency, the ambassadors must posses creative characteristic as one of their tasks will be to actively promote Riau tourism on social media platforms.

“We need an icon who continually promote the Malay culture of Riau to attract foreign tourists thus the local economy will increase,” Fahmi said in a statement.

The finale night, hosted by Putri Indonesia 2014 runner up Vivien Anjani, will feature pop singer Mulan Jameela and finalist of singing competition Micky AFI.

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