Indonesia's Sail Raja Ampat 2014 Finally Here

JCN Newswire / 2014年8月16日 19時29分

West Papua, Indonesia, Aug 16, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Sail Raja Ampat 2014, one of the Sail Series organized by the Ministry of Marine and Affairs of Republic of Indonesia, is on its way to kick off on Aug 17 2014. The preparation is nearly finished, tackling all the doubts among the international community that the event would be canceled due to several issues. The launching of Sail Raja Ampat 2014 was initially scheduled on June 21. The delay is due to the infrastructure preparation, such as the sea port, airport, highway, and other public facilities to guarantee that the participants and the visitors will get the best experience out of it.

Dedi H. Sutisna, Secretary of Organizing Committee for the National Level of the Sail Raja Ampat 2014 representing the Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, said, "The arrangement of the accommodation and public facilities have been thoroughly and professionally prepared by all elements of the organizing committee, from the local to the national level, to ensure all of the visitors and participants are well accommodated."

Dedi continued that the hotels and inns, located both in Sorong and Raja Ampat regency, are perfectly prepared to welcome all the guests. Meanwhile, flights to Sorong are provided by several national airlines while the direct flight from Sorong to Raja Ampat is served by Susi Air, with the maximum capacity of 14 passengers. To reach Waisai, the capital and the administrative center of Raja Ampat regency, visitors can use Sorong-Saonek-Waisai ferry services.

Sail Raja Ampat 2014 consists of seven agendas:

1. The 69th Indonesia Independence Day ceremony in Waisai, Aug. 17
2. Raja Ampat Culture Festival, Aug. 18-25
3. The Regional Potential Exhibition, Aug. 19-23
4. Diplomatic Tour, Aug. 20-22
5. VIP Tour, Aug. 21
6. VVIP Tour, Aug. 22
7. Peak Event, Aug. 23 in Torang Cinta Beach, Waisai

The Sail event is an annual international event formulated with sailing activities, and other marine-oriented activities in association with the coastal and maritime tourism. A number of ministries, institutions, and public and private sectors work closely to synergize the programs with an eye to giving economical and cultural benefits both to the participants and the communities where the Sail takes place.

"Sail Raja Ampat 2014 has the perfect momentum to promote the already stunning tourism industry in West Papua. The beauty of its nature boasting approximately 1,700 islands will be the main attraction to international tourists," concluded Dedi.

For further information, please contact:

Anang Noegroho
Head of Statistic and Data Center
The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries
+62-21-351-9070
http://www.kkp.go.id






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