The Jakarta Post
AP I's Tourist Information Center (TIC) provides information about events, hotels, flights and transportation. (PT Angkasa Pura I/File)
State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura (AP) I has set up a tourist information center (TIC) in the arrival hall of Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali. This is part of the operator’s effort to support the 2018 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings and promote tourism.
Available during the IMF-World Bank 2018 Annual Meetings, the TIC is equipped with sofas, free internet connection and a mini bar that serves complimentary Wamena coffee from Papua. It provides digital content about various tourist destinations in Indonesia as well as information about events, hotels, flights and transportation.
Delegates to the IMF-World Bank 2018 Annual Meetings are welcomed at the airport. (PT Angkasa Pura I/File)
“The TIC is our commitment to supporting the IMF-World Bank 2018 Annual Meetings in Bali, as well as to promote tourist destinations and activities that can be explored by the delegates or other travelers,” said Faik Fahmi, AP I director, in a press release.
Apart from the information center, PT AP I has equipped the airport with other facilities, such as modern X-ray machines for luggage checks, automated passport scanners and the Airport Operation Control Center (AOCC) to assist the delegates with arrivals and departures.
The Autogate Passport Scanner is one of several facilities prepared by PT AP I to support a large number of travelers during the IMF-World Bank 2018 Annual Meetings. (PT Angkasa Pura I/File)
Delegates arriving until Thursday are welcomed with Balinese dance, drinks, refreshment towels and shopping vouchers at the airport.
The operator has also prepared several programs in conjunction with the IMF-World Bank 2018 event, namely a traditional costume parade, live music, engaging activities and a shopping festival at domestic as well as international terminals. (wir/wng)