The Tourism Ministry's 'Wonderful Indonesia' promotional video earned an extended screen time at the Smart Airports conference in Munich on Oct. 9-12. (Antara Photo/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)

Wonderful Indonesia Video Screened at Germany's Smart Airports Conference

BY :JAKARTA GLOBE

OCTOBER 12, 2017

Jakarta. The Tourism Ministry's "Wonderful Indonesia" promotional video earned an extended screen time at the Smart Airports conference in Munich, Germany, on Oct. 9-12.

The conference is an exhibition of airport facilities, technology, designs and innovative services.

"The video has already won several international awards. We also had a chance to give a presentation on our priority tourist destinations," state-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura II president director Muhammad Awaluddin said in a statement.

The video won two awards in the People’s Choice and Best of East Asia and Pacific categories at the 2017 United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Video Competition.

The Wonderful Indonesia clip shows popular tourist destinations in Yogyakarta, Bali, Raja Ampat in West Papua, Sembalun and Gili Trawangan in West Nusa Tenggara and Wakatobi in Southeast Sulawesi, as well as traditional Indonesian arts like batik and Balinese dances.

Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said the video screening was part of a concerted effort from his ministry to attract more visitors to Indonesia from European countries.

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