Gong Xi Fa Cai! Xin Nian Kuai Le, Shen Ti Jian Gang, Wan Shi Ru Yi.. Today is Chinese New Year 2016. Chinese New Year begins on 8 February 2016 and will be a public holiday in several countries in East Asia. Each year in the Chinese calendar is repesented by one of twelve animals in the Chinese Zodiac. 2016 will be the year of the Monkey.
Garuda Indonesia got a special benefit from the celebration “Gong Xi Fa Cai” or Chinese New Year 2016. There are at least 65 charter flight that carried around 23.000 tourists from Tiongkok which are comes from 11 cities and landed in this island of God. Bali is indeed become favorite destination of this bamboo curtain country which bring more than 114 millions in every year.
Beside of Garuda Indonesia that carried around 23.000 tourists, this amount is not include the charter flight from other aircraft such as Hongkong Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Air Asia, China Southern, China Eastern, Dragon Air, Cathay Pacific, Eva Air, Singapore Airlines, Brunei Airways and etc.
The Ministry of Tourism also don’t want to lose this moment to give the best impression to all tourists from Tiongkok who already comes to Bali. They can be the Indonesia Tourism Emissary to their community in their country. They will definitely tell about the friendliness Bali, the beauty of island, the warm culture and tradition of Bali, and will become the positive things that reverberate to all over China. Their arrival is because the incessant promotion through branding, and sales marketing team of The Ministry of Tourism.
Because of that, The Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya assigning his deputy and assistant to welcoming them including prepare around 6.000 souvenir as a keepsake. In addition, there are games prepared for those who want to release the turtle, sea horse and plant a coral reefs in Bali sea.