ASTON Batam Hotel & Residence Supports the Success of Inaugural Citilink Flight from Kunming to Batam
ASTON Batam Hotel & Residence Supports the Success of Inaugural Citilink Flight from Kunming to Batam
Aston Batam Hotel & Residence Supports the Success of Inaugural Citilink Flight from Kunming to Batam
Aston Batam Hotel & Residence
22 January 2024

Batam, January 22, 2024 - ASTON Batam Hotel & Residence is proud to announce its participation in supporting the inaugural Citilink flight from Kunming, China, to Batam, Indonesia, on January 21, 2024. Mr. Yanuwar Dedy, General Manager of ASTON Batam Hotel, was present at this historic event.

Citilink Flight QG8813, an A320 aircraft, safely landed at Hang Nadim International Airport, Batam, Kepulauan Riau, after a journey of over 3 hours from Kunming Changsui Airport, China, on Sunday, January 21, 2024. This charter flight brought 133 tourists from the land of the Great Wall, opening up opportunities for closer collaboration between the two countries' tourist destinations.

Mr. Pikri Ilham Kurniansyah, CEO of PT Batam International Airport (BIB), stated during a press conference at Hang Nadim Airport's arrival gate that this charter flight is part of the development plan for Hang Nadim Airport. Meanwhile, Mr. Guntur Sakti, Head of the Tourism Department of the Kepulauan Riau Province, expressed that the flight from Kunming, China, to Batam is a significant part of Hang Nadim International Airport's grand plan to increase foreign tourist visits to Kepulauan Riau.

ASTON Batam Hotel & Residence is committed to continuously supporting efforts in tourism development and air connectivity in Batam. This collaborative spirit aligns with Hang Nadim International Airport's vision to achieve a target of 3 million foreign tourist visits, as set by the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno, for this year.

As a key player in the hospitality industry, ASTON Batam Hotel & Residence is optimistic that the influx of Chinese tourists will have a positive impact on the hotel sector in Batam. We hope that the collaboration between these destinations will continue to grow, creating valuable experiences for international guests and supporting the tourism growth in Kepulauan Riau.



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