Bali Tourism Institute (STP) Nusa Dua, Bali will host the implementation of the 4th International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA). Approximately 200-300 participants from 23 countries will attend the conference on the upcoming August 23-26. “We are proud and it’s a great honor to host the ITSA conference,” said the Director of STP Nusa Dua Bali, Dr. I Nyoman Madiun, in the press conference on Monday (Jul 30).
The ITSA conference, explained Madiun, was a tourism event becoming the great attention of the world tourism perpetrators. With the facilities at hand, his party was confident to succeed the event. Moreover, the STP had a professional tourism human resources and equipment that no longer to be worried. “At the same time, this activity will become an international learning event for the students,” he said.
The STP was chosen to host the event because it had been reckoned among the tourism schools in the world. Additionally, it was also triggered by the magnetism of divine inspiration (taksu) owned by the Island of the Gods. Therefore, his party had prepared everything, even established a special team led by the big family of STP Nusa Dua. Moreover, the activity was also supported by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia. “It is an incredible promotion conducted made by the media,” he explained.
Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Putu Ngurah Budiasa, said that such international tourism studies forum consisted of tourism academy, educators, the experts as well as the world’s leading tourism researchers. Even, it would also be attended by investors from all over world. “This conference would discuss about the China Outbound Tourism delivered in person by the speaker from China,” he explained.
Meanwhile, General Manager of ITSA, Yetian Ouyang, said the conference would also be filled with presentation of 90 journals related to the strategies of tourism development. On that account, the event would also invite the Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) that had successfully developed the Nusa Dua tourist destination. “All delegates and investors will see in person the tourism potential of Bali and make a visit to Lombok,” he said. (BTN/015)