SELAYARPOS.COM ■ In order to increase the level of visits to Selayar, the Regional Tourism Promotion Board (BPPD) of the Selayar Islands Regency continues to make maximum efforts to absorb information with various inputs from tourist areas in the country.
Not only that, BPPD also directs the formulation of a long-term tourism strategy, by boosting destinations for domestic and foreign tourists.
Currently, the shot also leads to Special Interest Tourism (SIT) or so-called special interest tourism. This program is a type of tourism where tourists take a trip to learn and try to gain new experiences about something in the area visited.
Thus H. Rakhmat Zaenal, Executive Director of the Regional Tourism Promotion Board (BPPD) of the Selayar Islands Regency, in a conversation with journalists, while attending the BPPD Field Orientation Forum to Banyuwangi, East Java, on Wednesday (19/9).
The Field Orientation Forum is one of the activities of the Regional Tourism Promotion Board (BPPD) of the Selayar Islands Regency, which is carried out with the aim of seeing and studying information technology-based tourism promotion.
H. Rakhmat Zaenal said that the implementation of tourism events must also be accompanied by promotional strategies that must be directed as economic activities that can encourage spending (spending) visitors at each event that is carried out.
In this Field Orientation Forum, the team will look at how to manage Tourism Villages and homestays where the community is the main actor, and the role of the WTO in supporting all of that.
In addition, the management of the Fishery Industry is an additional material for a field visit to Banyuwangi because it is related to sustainable resource management, he explained.
In the implementation of the field orientation, the Selayar Islands Regency BPPD was accompanied by several Regional Apparatuses related to tourism development.
The schedule of the visit of participants of the Field Orientation Forum is planned for 2 (two) days in Banyuangi Regency on 18 to 19 September 2019.