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HK-RI to strengthen cruise tourism sector

  • Nurfika Osman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, March 19 2013   /  11:38 am

The governments of Hong Kong and Indonesia are set to strengthen their collaboration in the cruise tourism sector to bring more cruise liners to both countries.

Hong Kong commissioner for tourism Philip W. H. Yung recently met with officials from the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry and the Youth and Sports Ministry to boost this sector.

“We will have a new cruise terminal in Hong Kong that will open in the middle of June and it will be able to berth the largest cruise ship in the world. With this infrastructure, we believe that Hong Kong and Indonesia can work together as Indonesia is a great market,” Yung told The Jakarta Post recently.

He said that the Asia Pacific was becoming a more attractive region for cruise liners, and Indonesia and Hong Kong could become partners by creating a joint destination promotion.

“We can create an interesting ...