Prambanan Temple placed in yellow zone reopens to public

Prambanan Temple placed in yellow zone reopens to public

Plaosan temple complex in Prambanan, Klaten District, Central Java. ANTARA PHOTO/Aloysius Jarot Nugroho/foc

Our commitment to the community is to ensure that it is safe while visiting our tourist destinations
Sleman, Yogyakara (ANTARA) - PT Borobudur, Prambanan, and Ratu Boko Tourism Parks company reopened the Prambanan Temple and Ratu Boko Palace during the Eid al-Fitr 2021 holiday period, as the two tourist destinations are located in the COVID-19 yellow zone.

"Based on latest data on the COVID-19 zoning map at the village level in Sleman District for the May 10-16 period, the Prambanan and Ratu Boko temples and the Ramayana Theater are in the yellow zone. This is the basis for PT TWC to continue serving the visiting tourists," the tourism parks' Marketing and Service Director, Hetty Herawati, stated here on Friday.

However, visiting tourists must apply strict health protocols in accordance with the Cleanliness, Health, Safety, and Environment Sustainability (CHSE) certification standards set by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.

"Our commitment to the community is to ensure that it is safe while visiting our tourist destinations. Of course, there are big consequences that TWC must take into account in order to achieve this. This requires 'awareness' and good cooperation from the community," she emphasized.

As part of the efforts to preserve World Heritage sites, the number of visitors has also been capped, supported by a registered visitor system through scanning a QR Code.

"The implementation of health protocols remains the main focus of TWC in providing services towards #tAMANcandiprambanan and #tAMAN ratuboko tourism," she affirmed.

TWC is a state-owned company tasked with managing park areas in three main destinations of the Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temple, and Ratu Boko Palace by ensuring safe and comfort to the visiting tourists.

The company has readied a special service strategy for tourists amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

It has launched a tour called #tAMAN Candi Prambanan and #tAMANratuboko, as a major campaign to edify the public on safely visiting the Prambanan Temple and Ratu Boko Palace amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

"To this end, the TWC has made various preparations in terms of the services, facilities, flow of visitors, and also human resources tasked in each destination," she stated.

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