Asean member states have agreed to use visitseasia.travel as the official gateway for all updates on handling of COVID-19 and the promotion of tourism in the region.
The official website will serve as the shared digital media facilities that will disseminating information of the current issues relation to the Asean Region.
All updates on travel, tourism and the fight against Covid-19 pandemic from the Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy can soon be all found in the website.
The decision was made final during a “Special Video Conference Meeting of the ASEAN Tourism Communication Team (ATCCT) on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)” by current Chair of the ATTCT, Malaysia.
Director of Inter-Institutional Relations for the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (MoTCE) and Head of the Indonesian Delegation, Candra Negara said the aim of all ASEAN Member States is to help each other restore tourists trust in the cleanliness and safety of Asean tourist destinations.
Negara said the world needs to know the strategies of the Asean nations on handling the pandemic and what efforts has been carried out to ensure the safety of the tourists in each state. This unified website further reaffirms Indonesia’s role in “ASEAN’s Tourism Strategic Plan 2016-2025” and the initiative of Indonesia’s digital tourism strategy through Vice Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Angela Tanoesoedibjo.