Central Aceh to Became Tourist Destination

06 January, 2012 | Source: ANTARA News

Banda Aceh, Aceh Province (ANTARA News) - Central Aceh district in Aceh province is ready to become a tourist destination in the province, district head Nasaruddin said in Takengon on Friday.

"With its various potentials to support tourism, Central Aceh district is ready to become a tourist destination mainstay in Aceh Province," Nasaruddin said.

When dedicating the operation of Bayu Hill Hotel in Takengon on Thursday, he said the government of Aceh province had confirmed Tanah Gayo Highlands and the cities of Sabang and Banda Aceh as tourist destination areas in the province.

To support Central Aceh district as one of tourist destination area in the province, the Central Aceh district head said a number of supporting facilities and infrastructures had been prepared and one of them was the presence of Bayu Hill Hotel in Takengon.

"The presence of Bayu Hill Hotel in Takengon is part of all parties` seriousness in Central Aceh to support the district to become one of tourist destination areas in Aceh province," he said.

He said Bayu Hill Hotel has three meeting rooms with the capacity of 500 and 100 people.

"The presence of the hotel will support the tourisst sector in Central Aceh," Nasaruddin said, adding that the district has a number of potential tourist attractions such as Lake Laut Tawar, Pantan Terong top, in addition to the local culture and history.


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