Batam, the city transit and culinary tourism

Batam is located in a strategic location near Singapore for just about 1 hour by boat. For foreign tourists who have completed the journey in Malaysia and Singapore, generally they will pass Batam before heading to the other tourist sites.

"Batam is no longer the destination end of the trip, but being a transit point, the entrance to another area," said Mayor Ahmad Dahlan in Batam, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, citing travelKompas.

Ocarina Beach Batam Centre

They will stop for a moment through the city located in the Riau Islands. Of course there is a fascination there, a distinctive culinary and contrast different atmosphere compared to Singapore.

Culinary Center at Tanjung Pinang Riau Island

Ease of access is one of the things that facilitate tourist traffic in the region, through which every hour quick ship sailing from a number of international ports.

Grilled Cuttlefish/Squid

You can passing through some ports, such as Port of Sekupang, Port of Batam Centre, Harbour Bay, and Port Nongsa Pura.

Hang Nadim Airport

The tourists also can use the airplane through the Hang Nadim Airport heading to various tourist destinations in Indonesia.

Local culinary

The positive thing is in line with the development of Batam into a transit city for tourism that will have a positive impact on the economy of Batam.

(Source Antara, travelKompas, G Rahardjo - Batam /Images G Rahardjo)


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