The Jakarta Post
A Garuda Indonesia aircraft departing from Hong Kong International Airport. (Shutterstock/File)
Senior public relations manager of Garuda Indonesia, Ikhsan Rosan, has confirmed via the Garuda Online Travel Fair (GOTF) announcement in Garuda Indonesia’s website that the flag carrier's online travel fair will be held for the second time. The event will be held from August 3rd 9th.
“There will be special fares, but they will only apply for online purchases,” Ikhsan said to Kompas Travel. Garuda Indonesia has prepared a few choice domestic air travel routes for GOTF 2017, which include Padang, Denpasar, Balikpapan, Lombok and Labuan Bajo.
Ikhsan also states that GOTF 2017, or GOTF Phase 2, will follow the same program schedule as before. The first is the Regular Time starting 09.00 a.m. while the last two are both on weekends, Happy Hour on 09.00-10.00 a.m. and the Midnight Sale from 12.00 a.m.
Garuda will collaborate with Bank BTN, Mandiri and BRI. The fare discounts will apply to debit or credit card holders from either of the three banks.
Garuda Indonesia will also work together with the Tourism Ministry, Agoda and Swiss Belhotel International, Garuda Indonesia Holiday, VIP Plaza, Blibli.com, JD.ID and Blanja.com.
Aside from special travel deals, travelers can also peruse holiday supplies and packages along with hotel accommodation. To participate in GOTF, users can also utilize Garuda Indonesia’s mobile app, the airline's website at garuda-Indonesia.com, or with GOTF’s designated URL address at garuda-Indonesia.com/gotf. (dan/asw)