Did you know the province of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), which comprises 19 districts / cities have been divided into four tourism areas. Plt.Kepala Office of Tourism Arts and Culture NTT, Emanuel Kara, in Kupang, Wednesday (19/11) said that this is related to the need to request the Governor of NTT thought an area tour starting from the end of the island of Flores until Lembata Island and Timor, Sumba, Alor and Rote.
The first cluster consists of the island of Timor which include Kupang, Timor Tengah Selatan (TTU), Timor Tengah Utara (TTU) and Belu, the area is bordered by the countries of East Timor.
Second cluster includes the Kabupaten Manggarai Barat, Manggarai, Manggarai, East, and Ngada Nagekeo and the third cluster includes Ende, Sikka, East Flores and Lembata District. Cluster includes the four-to Kabupaten Sumba Barat, Sumba Barat Daya, East Sumba and East Sumba. “So the whole island of Sumba in the entrance area of a cluster or tourism,” he said.
Determining the cluster is done with a variety of considerations including the icon. Cluster that includes two Manggarai region as a whole and Nagekeo Ngada including, for example, is iconnya Komodo National Park (TNK).
Cluster that includes three Ende, Sikka, East Flores and Lembata, with three-color icon Kelimuti Lake, in East Flores Friday Procession there and in the marine park have Sikka and Lembata fishing with the Pope’s traditional.
“If the Sumba region to focus on cultural tourism, while in the mainland with the island of Timor in the tradition of the Boti, ekowisata also in the area pengunungan Mutis, Alor Garden with Sea and the Rote Nambrela,” he said.
Thus defined area along with tourism-icon icon. This is to attract tourists to visit areas of the tour, he said.
With its open in the area is indeed open a tourism opportunities in the field of investment, such as hospitality and eating houses. When this government to stay focused supporting infrastructure development. That is, accessibility to and from tourism must be built, he said.