|Tourism Sector Most Ready to Face MEA|
JAKARTA (PRLM) .- ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is an agreement between the 10 ASEAN countries to open up the flow of goods, services, investment between countries, tourism is no exception.
'' When faced with the MEA, we actually quite optimistic on tourism. According to the National Professional Certification Board, the sector most prepared is, Thank God, the tourism sector, '' said the Chairman of the Resources Development Kemenpar Tourism I Gede Pitana on a one-day seminar on Garuda City Airport Railway Tangerang, Banten, on Monday (05/11/2015) ,
According Pitana, there are 11 sectors that would be affected by the implementation of the MEA, is comprised of seven sectors and industrial goods, as well as the services sector 5. Incoming tourism in the services sector is considered to have adequately prepared to engage in MEA. '' Now it is our domestic market of 250 million people, it will start 1 January 2016, our domestic market amounted to 600 million people, we do not again Sabang to Merauke, but the 10-nation Asean, '' said Pitana.
With the start of next year MEA, the flow of goods to cross-border labor among ASEAN countries will be intensified. In the field of tourism, Kemenpar party will soon certify Indonesian workers, especially in areas such as hotels and restaurants. '' Manpower shall be certified tourism, in addition to legislation, how to keep our workforce was recognized in the competition at the ASEAN level, '' he said.
Kemenpar certainly wants the perpetrators of tourism in Indonesia can be better prepared to compete in the ASEAN sphere. With certification expected that the labor value of the tourism sector can rise and more appreciated, both at home and abroad. '' Instead, we wanted to export labor as much as possible, '' added Pitana. (Munady / A-147) ***
Source : http://www.pikiran-rakyat.com/wisata/2015/05/11/326817/sektor-pariwisata-paling-siap-hadapi-mea
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