Tour de Linggarjati Kuningan Targets 3 Million Tourists

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In a bid to catch up other regions in Indonesia in organizing various tourism events, now it is the turn of Kuningan Regency, West Java, to show off its own program. Tour de Linggarjati is a sport tourism event at international scale to be held on 28-30 October 2016. Kuningan Regent H. Acep Purnama said the event would significantly increase the number of tourist visits.

“This year we are targeting 3 million local and 200 thousand foreign tourists visiting Kuningan,” Acep said when being met at the launching of the Tour de Linggarjati in the Susilo Soedarman Hall, Sapta Pesona Building in Central Jakarta on Tuesday, 13 September 2016.

Acep also said the Tour de Linggarjati would accelerate the development of tourism in the Kuningan Regency which has become one of the favorite tourist destinations for local tourists.

Acep added improvement and enhancement would continue to be done through an integrated tourism development. Later the visitors can enjoy their vacation in the regency supported with enough accommodations and facilities.

“It includes the improvement of infrastructure in our region, so that every tourist will get positive impression once they come,” he said.

In addition, he expected the tourism sector would increase income for the local government as well as the local residents.

“The tourism sector is expected to be the leading sectors in increasing the local revenues, reducing unemployment, and poverty,” he said.Tour de Linggarjati