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Susi Pudjiastuti and tiket.com encourage revival of Indonesian tourism

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta, Indonesia   /   Fri, November 27, 2020   /   10:11 am
Susi Pudjiastuti and tiket.com encourage revival of Indonesian tourism . (Courtesy of tiket.com/.)

Indonesia’s online travel agency pioneer tiket.com has officially launched Online Ticket Week (OTW) LOKAL, a its grand grand annual discount feast to help boost the domestic tourism industry that has been challenged aamid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The launch was highlighted with the tiketLive virtual interaction featuring Susi Pudjiastuti, former Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister, and broadcast live on Instagram and YouTube accounts owned by @tiketcom.

Prospective travelers may expect the peak of excitement of the OTW LOKAL event as the SAMBER GLEDEK SPECIAL PROMO is unfolded. It comes up twice a day -- 12 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., known as JAM GLEDEK (thunder hour).

During the JAM GLEDEK period, prospective travelers can look further for surprise promo packages with price discounts up to 70 percent (50 + 20) 50% +20% for flights,  accommodation, tours, or other activities, available in the Ticket To Do feature.

.. (Courtesy of tiket.com /.)

During the virtual interaction, Susi reminded travelers to maintain physical proximitydistancing, wear a face mask and always wash their hands after activities.

“We can safely travel outdoor to mountains, beaches and oceans by following the health protocols. Do not pollute tourist venues and stop using single-use plastics. I am sure, while traveling, we are also helping to revive the economy of the people, especially those who make a living from the tourism sector,” she said.

"Remember, those who are unsupportive not supportive of the of the recovery of Indonesia’s tourism, might end up being drownedI will sink them!" the former minister joked with her famous quote.

Susi is well known for her tough stance during her Cabinet ministerial stint from 2014 to 2019 with the task of protecting the economic sovereignty of the Indonesian maritime territory. Many fishing vessels that trespassed into Indonesian waters were sunk, on her orders.

The OTW LOKAL event is a way for tiket.com to support the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry in its efforts to heal help the national tourism industry recover from the impacts of the pandemic.

"We are really in high spirits spirited to hold the OTW LOKAL eventweek, which is back as one of tiket.com's strategies to be part of the national tourism recovery effort," tiket.com CEO George Hendrata said.

Trying to replicate Susi's leadership style, he said: "We are ready to drown sink the sluggishness of the domestic tourism industry  of domestic tourism and revive the national tourism sector and sub-sector to smile back and thrive  as before".

The OTW LOKAL event is an occasion for tiket.com to raise the popularity and attraction of domestic tourist destinations through promo programs.

In the wake of the pandemic as today, tiket.com continues to campaign for new habits so that customers feel safe and comfortable while traveling and on vacation.

"We continue to urge the public to remain obedient in implementing health protocols, wearing masks, washing hands and maintaining physical distance for the interest of us all, and checking the status of COVID-19 at their tourist destinations. We hope that this OTW LOKAL event can inspire the community to support the recovery of Indonesian tourism and help our mates who work in the tourism sector to get back on their feet,” . Where are you up to? The tickets are available here!” tiket.com ccoffounder & CMO Gaery Undarsa said.

.. (Courtesy of tiket.com/.)

OTW LOKAL promo programs:

  • For domestic flight routes, a price discount of Rp 350,000 is available any time. However, during JAM GLEDEK (12 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.), the discount adds up to 50 percent for local destinations.
     
  • For hotels, more than 5,000 accommodation partners in favorite destinations throughout Indonesia are featuring in this year's OTW LOKAL event. During JAM GLEDEK, tiket.com will provide surprise prices with a combined discount of up to 50 percent + 25 percent. This promo also applies to 5-star hotels such as Double Six Luxury Hotel Seminyak, Melia Bali, Vasa Hotel Surabaya, Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta, Grand Hyatt Jakarta and Papandayan Bandung.
     
  • The JAM GLEDEK period also gives ticket holders a special promo of 60 percent + 20 percent discount is for amusement centers parks and tourist sightsduring domestic vacation, which can be found in the Ticket To Do feature.
     
  • Need to buy on credit? tiket.com has a PayLater feature you can get during the OTW LOKAL period. This facility further makes it easier for you to travel and vacation to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
     
  • Itching for TikTok? With a total voucher prize of Rp 30 million for 15 winners, tiket.com invites ticket holders from all over Indonesia to upload the fun #GoyangGledek video, tag @tiketcom, use the #GoyangGledek hashtag, share as many videos as possible. This competition period runs from Nov. 24 to Dec. 8.

Founded in 2011, tiket.com is now the top travel agency in Indonesia for airlines, hotels and trains.

The products offered to customers are tickets for more than 80 domestic and international airline partners, accommodation reservations for more than 350,000 domestic and international hotels, train tickets, entertainment tickets, car rental in more than 50 cities in Indonesia.

Going anywhere? tiket.com!