Various efforts have also been carried out by Kemenparekaf, one of which is to attract foreign tourists from the long-haul market (long-haul flights), an important thing that concerns Kemenparekraf is the availability of sufficient aircraft seats (seat capacity).
Wishnutama hopes that Garuda Indonesia airlines as the “national flag carrier” will play more roles, including in collaborating with world airlines, to meet the “seat capacity.”
Wishnutama also explained, to improve the competitiveness index, the PresidentPresident formed an acceleration team which included various ministries and institutions such as the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Transportation, the Ministry of Public Works, the Ministry of BUMN, BKPM, Ministry of Manpower, Ministry of PDTT and others.
In the meeting, the President explained in the index that Indonesia has five advantages compared to other countries, namely those related to price competitiveness, policy priorities, natural attractiveness, openness, as well as cultural appeal and business visits.
But Wishnu also underlined, five weaknesses must be addressed, namely in the areas of a sustainable environment, health, and hygiene, tourism infrastructure, this is in continuous improvement, then security. Also lacking in information technology readiness, he added.
“I think we should make these notes as a reference in working forward with measurable and clear targets,” he said.