Jakarta (ANTARA)-Indonesia is ready to welcome tourists, including digital nomads who can work anywhere as long as support facilities for remote work exist, said Sandiaga Uno, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy. ..
Several support facilities and infrastructure are available for these digital nomads, and the country has also provided a lifestyle related to nature and the community, he said in an official statement Thursday.
Studies conducted by Harvard Business School have shown that digital nomads and remote workers can generally be a breath of fresh air to support the economy.
They also play a role in encouraging entrepreneurship within the community in which they live, thereby creating technology clusters around the world.
Mr. Uno believes that cooperation between the government and the private sector will help revitalize Indonesia’s tourism industry, and is refocusing on quality visitors who desire long-term stays.
In the new normal era of tourism, ministers are optimistic that cooperation between the government and the private sector will create a more sustainable and resilient tourism sector.
This could also create longer lasting economic impacts and more diverse work opportunities at the local level, he said.
Uno will continue to collaborate with private platforms on various initiatives.
This includes the construction of a special hub (website) in Bali, related to the best local long-term location to stay in and immigration requirements and visa policies to attract workers in remote areas. Introducing important information.
The Bali hub will be announced this year.
This partnership also extends to several educational campaigns to promote more responsible hosting activities and travel as remote workers.
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