goodmorningpapua.com – Beauty of nature and the diversity of customs are evidence of the enormous potential for tourism and the creative economy (parekraf) in Papua. Unfortunately, limited facilities and accessibility make the Cenderawasih Earth very difficult to reach out, and the tourism potential has not been developed maximally until now.
Related to this, a Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (Kemenparekraf) has prepared a special allocation fund. The funds will be used to develop the tourism and creative sector, in particular to improve the amenities and accessibility of tourists visiting Tanah Papua.
The good news was conveyed by the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno while attending the IV Papuan Indigenous Peoples Conference, West Papua, Papua on Monday, October 25, 2021 yesterday.
“The attractions here are extraordinary, starting from the nature, culture, including sports tourism. But in terms of amenities and accessibility, we will sit together, across ministries and institutions,” said Sandiaga.
“Incidentally, several regions in West Papua have initiated several activities and special allocations. This is what we can develop to present a more integrated 3A (Attractions, Amenity and Accessibility),” he added.
On that occasion, he considered the conference to be a symbol of the revival of the creative and creative sector as well as the opening of job opportunities in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
He also left a message so that all parties can cooperate to build the Land of Papua. Given that Papua is very rich in customs and culture and has the potential for world-class natural beauty-based tourism.
“We will collaborate with the Provincial Government, Regency / City Government to make it happen so that quality and sustainable tourism in future development,” he said. “Because here there are also very world-class destinations, such as Raja Ampat, but Kaimana is also not inferior and we can develop it too,” said Sandiaga.