The event opened simultaneously on Friday at Jakarta Convention Center, Palembang Icon Mall, Plaza Andalas (Padang), Lippo Mall Kuta (Bali), and Tunjungan Plaza 6 (Surabaya).
Visitors can find the best travel package deals for domestic and international routes from 150 travel agencies and major airline partners attending the fair, such as All Nippon Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, China Airlines, Citilink, Emirates, Etihad Airlines, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Korean Air, Malaysian Airlines, Philippines Airlines, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, Saudia Arabian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Thai Airways.
With the entry price for the Fair is Rp 20,000 ($1.45) available on the spot, visitors may also find ship cruise tickets, travel insurance and banking service offers during the event.
The event is expected to break through 150,000 visitors and sales of up to Rp 253 billion ($18 million).
“Astindo Travel Fair is the best reference for everyone planning to travel. The tourism trend is rising every year, so we offer the best prices and special discounts for travel packages and flights,” Astindo chairwoman Elly Hutabarat said.