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A glimpse of Banyuwangi at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Sun, May 14, 2017  /  12:45 pm
A glimpse of Banyuwangi at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Two Indonesian folk dancers dance on the coastline of Merah Beach in Banyuwangi regency, East Java, on May 24, 2015. M.Y. Bramuda, acting head of Bayuwangi cultural and tourism office, stated that the regency saw more than 3 million local tourists and 72,000 foreign tourists in 2016. (Shutterstock.com/Yavuz Sariyildiz)

The promotional ad for Banyuwangi tourism graces the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol billboards in the Netherlands.

The campaign that runs from May 8 to May 31 shows an image of Banyuwangi’s G-Land, also known as Plengkung Beach, a famed surf break that offers magnificent barreling waves for surfers.

Read also: Peaceful prayer, surfing on Banyuwangi's Red Island

“G-Land was the most popular surfing spot in Indonesia in 2016 according to internet users, it even won the Anugerah Pesona Indonesia 2016 award,” said Tourism Ministry’s assistant deputy for overseas marketing communication development Noviendi Makalam.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one of the busiest airports in the world. (asw)

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