Page 9 - The 10 New Bali Photo Book
P. 9

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia Message  The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Singapore Message
 I am pleased to welcome the launching of the photo book on 10 New Bali, unique   It has always been my greatest pride to witness the launching of the new 10 beautiful
 destinations and investment opportunities in Indonesia. Inspired by the experience   tourists and investment destinations, popularly called by President Joko Widodo
 and fame of BALI, these 10 new tourism destinations have been developed as priorities,   as “10 New Bali”. They represent the President’s commitment to develop the best
 including its infrastructures facilities. They are located across the archipelago from   quality tourists destination like Bali.
 the islands of Sumatera, Java, Lombok, East Nusa Tenggara, Sulawesi and North
 Maluku; namely Lake Toba, Belitung (Tanjung Kelayang), Tanjung Lesung Beach,   The 10 New Bali picture book presents beautiful colors, natural beauty, cultures,
 Thousand Islands, Borobudur/Prambanan Temples, Mount Bromo, Mandalika   stories, and people of 10 new destinations that would attract many people from all
 (Lombok), Komodo National Park, Wakatobi Islands and Morotai Island.  over the world to experience.
 President Joko Widodo has officially launched the new initiative at the Indonesia-  Looking at the book, we may have a first-hand experience of the hilly dry or the lush
 Singapore  Business  Forum in  Singapore during  the celebration of  the 50th   greenery of savanna, the pockets of thorny green vegetations, the serene lake with
 anniversary of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Singapore.  a spectacular view, not to mention the crystal clear waters that surge over corals
            and white or pink sandy beaches along the coast. A natural sanctuary of Komodo
 The efforts to put together these stunningly beautiful pictures, capturing the colors,   dragon, a unique species only found in Komodo island in its natural habitat, the
 natural beauty and diversity of these destinations are commended and appreciated.   unicorn rhino of Ujung Kulon, Tanjung Lesung, cassowary birds, Orang Utan and
 These images were captured through the lens of a group of photographers.  many more. It is indeed the best that you could find across the archipelago of the
 These images reveals unique stories of each destinations and have also inspired   Wonderful Indonesia.
 many to come and experience the excitement, rich cultural heritage, culinary, friendly   Through the glossy book, I sincerely hope that people all around the world will not
 faces, joyous experiences and splendid natural beauty of the places.  only  be  aware  of  the  potentials,  but  also  wish  to  experience  for  themselves  the

 Retno LP Marsudi   As a maritime nation spanning across three different time zones and blessed with   hidden paradises in Indonesia.  H.E. Ngurah Swajaya
 Minister of Foreign Affairs of  over 17 thousand islands with very unique cultural diversity, Indonesia offers special   Get ready to visit the WONDERFUL INDONESIA.  Ambassador of
 the Republic of Indonesia  tourism and investment destinations to be as unique as the world’s famous, BALI.            the Republic of Indonesia
 The 10 destinations are only a few out of hundreds if not thousands of unique                                           to Singapore
 destinations in Indonesia. Supporting infrastructures, such as airports, hotels and
 roads have been developed by the government so as to enable all destinations to
 be ready to welcome visitors and investors.

 Tourism contributes approximately US$28.2 billion to the national GDP in 2017 with
 more than 14.04 million visitors and creating 11.8 million jobs nation-wide. Indonesia
 tourism sector ranked the 4th largest among goods and services export sectors.
 By 2019 the Indonesian government is targeting it’s tourism sector to continue to
 grow with the number of visitors targeted to reach 20 million. Maritime tourism
 such as cruise and yacht is also growing; supported by the development of both
 adequate physical and soft infrastructure.

 I commend and appreciate the initiative of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
 in Singapore to launch this beautiful photo book.

 Special thanks to the all the photographers for their hard work and dedications in
 taking these great images of each and every exotic locations and presenting them
 to the world.
 Finally, I wish you will enjoy the magnificent destinations through these wonderful
 images and make these places your priority destinations for your families and friends.
   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14