Events / August 2018

A Good News After Earthquake

President Director of Indonesian Tourism Development (Persero) or Indonesian Tourism Development Agency (ITDC) Abdulbar M. Mansoer (second right), Director Edwin Darmasetiawan (left) and Nusantara Suyono (right), exchanged manuscript of cooperation with Managing Director of Vinci Construction Grands Projets ( VCGP) Michel Oliveres (second left)–a Vinci subsidiary of a global construction company from France after the signing of the Land Use and Development Agreement (LUDA) for the 131 ha entertainment & sports joint district development in The Mandalika, Nusa Tenggara Barat which took place in Jakarta on Tuesday August 7, 2018.   ITDC managed to attract a direct investment of USD 1 billion or equivalent to IDR 14.5 trillion in stages over 15 years, to develop entertainment & sports districts including highway circuit, seven stars hotel , convention center, mall and water park, which will start at the end of 2018. The development is expected to attracts investments, opens employment and increases tourists arrivals in Lombok, NTB, after the earthquake. It is such a good news for the NTB province. Located in the southern part of Lombok Island with more than 16 km of sparkling white sandy beaches, the Mandalika has been designed as an ecotourism destination from the offset, incorporating Clean Solar Cell Energy, Water Desalination Plants and keeping over 51% of the resort as open ‘Green Space’, which will not only maintain and protect the natural beauty of the Mandalika scenery but also enhance the life and culture of the local people.