Ciletuh Palabuhanratu officially declared as UNESCO Global Geopark

West Java governor Ahmad Heryawan said here on Sunday besides Ciletuh UNESCO has also confirmed 12 geoparks in 11 countries as UGG at the 204th meeting of UNESCO Executive Board, External Relations and Program Commission, in Paris, France, on Thursday. Aher said he received information about the declaration of Ciletuh as UGG from the head of tourism and culture of …

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Helicopter Tour Service Coming Soon to Jakarta and West Java

The operator PT Whitesky Aviation announced on Tuesday its plan to launch the service, which will be packaged as a sightseeing tours to locations such as the Thousand Islands north of Jakarta, and Cirebon and Sukabumi in West Java. It will also serve as an exclusive mode of transportation for tourists who want to travel via air to surrounding areas. …

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Amazing Geopark Adventure Tourism 2017

Pemerintah Provinsi (Pemprov) Jawa Barat melalui Dinas Pariwisata dan Kebudayaan (Disbudpar) Provinsi Jawa Barat akan menggelar event surfing berskala internasional dengan tajuk Amazing Geopark Adventure Tourism (AGAT) dengan tema “Cimaja Geosurf Challenge, Our Amazing Adventure”, yang akan digelar di Pantai Cimaja, Kawasan Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu, Kabupaten Sukabumi, Jawa Barat pada tanggal 14-15 Oktober 2017. Eksibisi Amazing Geopark Adventure Tourism 2017 (AGAT) …

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Government to Upgrade Bogor-Bandung Rail Tracks

“The master-plan rules that we need to have good connections from Bogor, Sukabumi to Bandung. All the lines will be double track,” said Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi in Jakarta on Monday. As an initial phase, state-owned railway operator PT Kerata Api Indonesia (KAI) will make the 50-kilometer single track route from Bogor to Sukabumi into a double-track line. “We’ve …

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Festival Geopark Ciletuh 2016

  Pemerintah Provinsi Jawa Barat kembali menggelar Ciletuh-Pelabuhan Ratu Geopark Festival pada 27-28 Agustus 2016 di Pantai Batu Namprak, Ujung Genteng, Sukabumi. Kegiatan kedua kalinya ini akan diramaikan peserta dari empat negara yakni Singapura, Malaysia, Thailand, dan New Zealand. “Festival ini diselenggarakan untuk memperjuangkan Ciletuh-Palabuhan Ratu menjadi bagian dari UNESCO Global Geopark Network.   Harmoni Kebudayaan Manusia dan Alam “Culture …

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World Rafting Championship 2015 held in Sukabumi

For the first time, Indonesia was chosen as a host of the World Rafting Championship (WRC) 2015. This international event aimed to highlight rafting tourism that could bring a lot of foreign tourists to Indonesia. It was said by Minister of Tourism, Arief Yahya. He stated Ministry of Tourism fully supported the event to show ability of Indonesian rafting team’s …

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