The minister went to the two tourism objects on the outskirts of Jakarta to check their readiness to face the surge of domestic tourists during Lebaran holidays.
"My visit to the two recreational parks today is the sampling, and tomorrow the Director General for Tourism Destination Development at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism will do the same to a number of tourist objects across the country," Jero Wacik said.
Wacik said he would like to make sure the tourism objects were ready to anticipate the surge of visits by domestic tourists during Lebaran holidays this year.
Therefore he also the managers of all tourist attractions across the country to check all facilities and infrastructure and to make sure they were safe for the visitors.
"Make sure that the facilities and infrastructures of the tourists attractions are safe for visitors. Check if there are damages, have them mended immediately this week," Wacik said.
The minister also asked the workers at tourist attractions, hotels, and restaurants to be ready on full alert during the holidays and serve the people optimally.
"Give the best possible services to the people in the next two weeks," Wacik said.
Especially to the management of Ragunan Zoo, the minister said they should check the infrastructures and facilities and improved them so as not to endanger visitors.
"I have also sent letters to governors, district heads, and mayors across the country to make sure the tourism objects in their respective areas are safe for visitors," Wacik said.