“Journey to a Wonderful Indonesia”, the promotional
video of Indonesia’s Tourism, on 18 September, 2017 won two awards in the UNWTO
Tourism Video Competition 2017. Showcasing the diverse mesmerizing wonders of
the Indonesia Archipelago, the video received Top Awards in the category East
Asia and the Pacific Region, as well as the People’s Choice Award.
The Award were presented in the 22nd UNWTO General
Assembly at the Intercontinental Century City Convention Center Hotel, Chengdu,
China, and was received personally by a delighted Minister Arief Yahya,
Indonesia’s Tourism Minister. “A Journey to a Wonderful Indonesia” takes the
audience on an exceptional trip across Indonesia’s array of spellbinding
destinations like Yogyakarta, Bali, Lombok, Toraja, Raja Ampat, and Wakatobi.
This amazing display of wonders, is the legendary hit song brought by none
other than the unforgettable Louis Armstrong: ‘What a Wonderful World’.
Arief Yahya Minister of Tourism said, “Today we have
gained the highest achievements from UNWTO for the Best Tourism Video in the
Asia Pacific region as well as the Best Tourism Video chosen by viewers all
over the world. These awards are very significant, since they represent the
3C’s, being: Calibration which means that Indonesia has calibrated our path
correctly; Confident meaning that these Awards will definitely boost the
country’s confidence in moving forward developing our Tourism; and Credibility
which states that this achievement will surely add to our worldwide