More and more Cruise Ships to Lombok

A tour operator has considered Lombok as a tourist destination that is right for various cruise ships from around the world. According to the plan during 2013, as many as 305 cruise ships will enter the territory of Indonesia.

Quoting from Antara, Herry Nurcahyono, Director of Lombok Paradise says "Almost all cruise ships scheduled destination Lombok because Lombok has become the main destination of the cruise route around the world."

Lombok Island has become one of leading destinations for cruise ships visited transporting hundreds to a thousand tourists, so it's no surprise if lately many cruise ships stop in this island.

The presence of cruise ship MS Rotterdam, in Pelabuhan Lembar, West Lombok, Friday, February 22, 2013, to be one good sign for the tourist area of Lombok. Earlier in January 2013, Celebrity Millennium cruise ship company of Celebrity Cruises Inc., Malta carrying as many as 2217 people of foreign tourists arriving in Pelabuhan Lembar.

Besides cruises Silversea Cruise docked in Pelabuhan Lembar, Sunday, February 17, 2013 carry as many as 340 tourists from various countries in the shipping route from Singapore - Jakarta - Semarang - Bali - Lombok - Komodo - Probolinggo - Jakarta then back to Singapore.

This ship is the grandest cruise ship in the world beside The Royal Caribbean International, Seabourn, Silver Spirit, and Norwegian Jewel.

Many objectives can be achieved during the course of the cruise ships, from Lombok and then to the Port Tanah Ampo, Karangasem regency, Bali.

The journey will be more interesting when the ship traveling privileged to Komodo Island, East Nusa Tenggara, then to Pare-Pare, South Sulawesi, then back to Singapore.

(Source Antara, travelKompas, F Benjamin /Image F Benjamin)


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