Low cost carrier or known as LCC, Citilink Indonesia have show its readiness to start its business expansion to international level especially Asia region. The expansion have been marked with the opening route from Hongkong to Manado.
“We have seen the high enthusiasm of China tourists who like to visit destination at Indonesia. With this route, we hope there would be more foreign tourist would visit Indonesia especially from China,” said Commercial Director of Citilink Indonesia, Hans Nugroho at Manado.
Hans said that Manado is one of favorite destination from china tourist when visit Indonesia beside Bali and Raja Ampat. Due to that, Citilink want to offer easiness for the tourist by visiting Manado directly from Hongkong without need to transit into Jakarta or Surabaya.
According to Indonesia Ministry of Tourism data, there are recorded that foreign tourist which visiting Indonesia per May 2016 is totally 915.200 tourist and 12,61 percents or equal with 115.406 person is a tourists from China.
“Manado is famous for its diving destinations. The destination or spot have not only at Bunaken but also other place which can offer more exotic diving sport. I think this could become of of best opportunity for Indonesia to introduce the other destination in Indonesia beside Bali,” said Hans