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Impact of Tickets to Komodo Island Rises, Tourists Cancel Picnic

Impact of Tickets to Komodo Island Rise

Friend Travela, the info this time is still about the impact of tickets to Komodo Island going up, tourists canceling their picnic in Labuhan Bajo.

Quoted by Gotravel Indonesia from detik. travel (2/8/2022). Chairman of the Indonesian Tourist Travel Association (Asita) East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Abed Frans. Says tourists choose to cancel visits to Komodo National Plant (TN).

Impact of Tickets to Komodo Island Rise

As previously reported, entry tickets to Komodo National Park as of August 1 2022. Especially to Komodo Island and Padar Island have increased to IDR 3,75 million.

"There have been many cancellations of tourist visits that were intended to be served by friends of tourism actors, including my group too," said Abed. As Reported detik. travel the Quotes Between (1 / 8 / 2022).

Furthermore, Abed revealed that Asita NTT also rejected the implementation of an increase in entry fees to Komodo National Park. This is due to minimal socialization being carried out, plus the increase decision being implemented too quickly.

Strike Action

However, he also said that his party did not agree with the strike action carried out by tourism actors. In response tickets to Komodo Island rose.


The reason is, this action is also detrimental to themselves. "This action is actually causing trouble for us, tourists, other business people such as hotels, restaurants, transportation, including micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and others," he added.

He added that this condition is indeed difficult, so tourism actors need patience to face the new tariff policy.

Responding to the issue of tickets to Komodo Island being up, he encouraged tourism actors in Labuhan Bajo to dialogue with Viktor Governor of NTT Directly to Discuss Directly. "So it must be discussed carefully and not with high emotions, let alone anarchy," he stressed again.

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If the dialogue approach doesn't change anything, he added, then we just have to wait for the results of this policy in the next month. “Let time tell which is the best. After all, when the Komodo dragon was not as famous as it is now and received many tourist visits, we were still alive."He explained.

Meanwhile, the aftermath of the strike by tourist actors in Labuhan Bajo due to the increase in ticket prices to Komodo Island also caused annoyance among tourists. Tourists from Spain, for example, looked annoyed and angry because they were not picked up by travel agents, but they also refused to be helped by officers at the airport.

The strike action of tourism actors in Labuhan Bajo has been carried out since last August 1 and according to the agreement, it will be carried out until August 31, 2022.

Tourism actors have agreed on this in an MoU, including the sanctions that will be applied, namely burning their facilities if they decide to operate.

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Following up on the lack of cars belonging to travel agents for tourists, the West Manggarai Government and the Ministry of Transportation finally dispatched 2 buses to take guests who had already arrived.

Hmmm.. what Travela buddy including potential tourists who are reluctant to go to Komodo Island because of the increase in Komodo National Park tickets? (y)

Source: Impact of Tickets to Komodo Island Rises, Tourists Cancel Picnic


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