After the succesful TIME 2023 WTN Tourism Summit in Bali, Alain St.Ange was invited to get a taste of one of Indonesia’s key USP – the Thousand Islands, its Pulau Seribu among others.
Alongsde Mrs Sonti Pangaribuan, the Director of Tourism, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles former Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine & VP of the WTN, H. E. Nico Barito, the Seychelles Envoy at ASEAN based in Jakarta and others from the Indonesian Administration spent a day of discovery of the ‘Thousand Islands’ group outside Jakarta.
Using a Government vessel the delegation headed by H.E. Bupati Junaedi and his Director of Tourism visited two Government Islands and a private sector one that is considered a success story with an incredibly high occupancy level in its accommodation establishment.
The Thousand Islands group situated just over an hour by fast boat has been the holiday destination of many in the Who’s Who list of the World’s Business Tycoons who owns thei own Islands and resorts.
Alain St.Ange was invited as a Tourism Consultant to see this group of Islands in order to discuss a way forward that could be entertained for some islands in the Thousand Islands Group.
“Impressive and its close proximity to Jakarta these islands remain a key USP for Indonesia. We are analysing ideas to propose a sustainable tourism develpoment approach for consideration by H.E. the Bupati” said St.Ange