Yogyakarta receives award from tourism promotion organization

Yogyakarta receives award from tourism promotion organization

Photo document of Depok beach, Bantul, DI Yogyakarta. (ANTARA/Wahyu Putro A.)

"The TPO has 70 member cities from nine countries in the Asia-Pacific region."
Yogyakarta (ANTARA News) - The Javan city of Yogyakarta has received yet another award from the Asia-Pacific Tourism Promotion Organization, this time in the Best Print Advertisement category, according to the Yogyakarta Tourism Promotion Board.

"Yogyakarta has been receiving many awards in different categories since 2009," Yogyakarta Tourism Promotion Board managing director Artin Wuriyanti said here on Thursday.

The award for Best Print Advertisement was presented to Yogyakarta at the 5th forum of the Tourism Promotion Organization (TPO) in Penang, Malaysia, on September 15.

The Yogyakarta Tourism Promotion Board will hand over the award to the Yogyakarta administration on October 30.

"Yogyakarta had received awards for `Best Public Relations` in 2009, `Best Campaign` in 2010 and `Best Website` in 2011," Wuriyanti stated.

"The TPO has 70 member cities from nine countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with 32 non-government institutions," she said, adding that Yogyakarta, Jakarta and Surabaya are the three Indonesian cities that are TPO members.

Meanwhile, Yogyakarta Tourism Promotion Board chairman Deddy Pranawa Eryana expressed hope that the awards would encourage the city administration to promote the local tourism industry.

Yogyakarta tourism cooperation section head Budiyono said: "The Klangenan Jogja performance conducted during the last week of every month is expected to support the city's tourism industry." ***2***

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