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Nanga Labang in NTT set to become tourist village

Jakarta   /   Mon, September 5 2011   /  08:00 am

Nanga Labang village in Borong district, East Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), is set to become a tourist village due to its wealth of tourism potential, such as the Cepi Watu beach, which is blessed with pristine, white sand.

“Many significant things in Nanga Labang are being further evaluated according to various criteria,” said Titi Raharjana from Yogyakarta’s Gadjah Mada University’s (UGM) Tourism Research Center, who, along with UGM’s Consultation Council, held a limited discussion on the Flores Tourism Destination master plan at the East Manggarai Cultural and Tourism Office recently.

Titi added Nanga Labang is blessed with unique tourism resources, which are ready to be managed together with the help of the local community.

She said Nanga Labang obtained Rp 70 million (about US$8,200) in cash assistance from the National Community Empower...