In effort to increase the number of local and foreign tourists to visit various tourist destinations in Simeulue , Head of Culture and Tourism (Kadisbupar) Simeulue, Julmufti said that they will host and expand more cultural festivals, art, and beach attractions. This is because these events can attract more domestic and foreign tourists to visit Simuelue.
” In the 2014 annual calendar, more events will be added . We will allocate more budgets to support those extra events. We hope that by adding and expanding the events, both national and international events, such as international surfing competitions that have been held for several years, the number of tourists who visit Simeulue will be increased, “said Julmufti to Aceh Tourism in Sinabang.
The man who has been only a few months served as the head of culture and tourism of Simeulue feels confident that more tourists will be visiting Simeulue. This is simply because the adding and expansion of annual events such as in cultural festivals, arts, culinary, handicrafts, and beach events.
“With regard of natural beauty, Simeulue has stunning ones with its beautiful sea and mountainous. In addition it has many gorgeous natural islands with their beautiful and different underwater lives. The waves in Simeulue could be as high between four to seven meters which is a paradise for surfers, “said Julmufti.
He also stated that in addition to adding the annual events, they will be actively promoting the tourism sector in Simeulue through leaflets, newspapers, magazines and other print out media, as well as electronic and sosial media. Without promoting its tourist potential properly, local, national and international people would not know about some interesting tourist destinations in the District of Simeulue. (Saniah LS)