Increase PAD, Pemkab Badung Bali Develop MICE Tourism Potential

By : Aldi Firhand Alqudri | Wednesday, July 26 2017 - 01:41 IWST

Soori Main pool , Bali
Soori Main pool , Bali

INDUSTRY.co.id - Mangupura - Badung Regency Government, Bali, is eyeing the potential of tourists "meeting, incentive, convention, and exhibition" (MICE) to increase local revenue (PAD).

"I demonstrated Badung Regency to invest in building a meeting room at BNDCC, Nusa Dua, because MICE tourists began to rise to Bali," said Badung District Secretary Wayan Adi Arnawa in Mangupura, Thursday (14/7/2017)

This can be a step that previously became the input of Badung DPRD who want the Badung Regency Government to invest to increase PAD. In addition, another way to increase PAD by building an international stadium.

"The plan to build an international stadium is done, to raise the sport tourism plan, I agree," he said.

Related to detailed engineering design (DED) for holding company in investment made by Badung regency, he said, it has been designed, however, it will be done checking process and follow up.

"I will do the check again in R & D, because until now I have not seen how much the review budget for this holding company," he said.

Earlier, Vice Chairman of Badung Parliament Made Sunarta expects, Badung regency government can increase revenue.

"This effort is believed, because Badung is a district that is earning a good income from the services sector tourism," he said.

If you want to increase the income, it menyaranka Badung regency more to increase PAD through innovation by investing.

Sunarta which is, Bendesa Adat Abianbase is expected, in the future Badung Regency Government think of new sources of income other than the tourism sector itself.

"All this time, the Government has invested as if participating in the investment in BPD Bali, Toll Road, but it is still lacking," he said.

He also appreciated the investment that will be done by the government to maintain the tourism climate in Badung. However, to keep the tourism climate in good shape, it is necessary to build new roads to break the congestion in South Badung

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