According to the head of the agency Ihsan Alhaq, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic which is still not recovering, new ideas or activities in promoting tourism using virtual tourism will not only help but even become an investment in the future.
"The current condition of COVID-19 certainly makes everyone's movement very limited, while many people want to travel. Through virtual tourism everyone can enjoy tourism. It can even be enjoyed from home," said Ihsan Alhaq.
Through virtual tourism, people not only enjoy tourism but also have educational value. "Virtual tourism can attract tourist to come to Banjarmasin when COVID-19 cases slopes or things return to normal," he said.
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Mayor H Ibnu Sina appreciated and strongly supported the idea of the Culture and Tourism Agency. "In the midst of COVID-19 pandemic, through virtual tourism anyone can enjoy tourism in Banjarmasin," he said.
He has the same opinion regarding virtual tourism which will be a very beneficial investment for the city of Banjarmasin later.
"We must use technology like this to promote tourism in Banjarmasin. This is also an investment that we will enjoy in the future," he said.
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