Following an independent survey conducted by Facebook, Bandung, capital city of West Java Province was named as one of the favorite cities by national and international tourists. Dubbed as the city of Flowers, Bandung ranked fourth after Bangkok, Seoul, and Mumbay for the Asia region, and 21st in the worldwide ranking.
Head of the Office of Tourism and Culture of West Java Province, Drs Nunung Sobari,MM also revealed that. "Aside from the most favorite city in ASEAN, Bandung is also ranked 5th in the Asia Pacific region related to tourism" added Nunung.
Nunung also explained that the achievement is an opportunity to firmly establish Bandung as a world class destination. That is why the city needs to overcome some shortcomings, including the frequent traffic jams is that the plan to establish Bandung as prime gateway to the wonders of West Java Province can be realized.
"We expected that both national and international tourists who come to Bandung can also explore other destinations in other cities and regencies in the province," explained Nunung.
Meanwhile, Mayor of Bandung, Ridwan Kamil commented that tourist facilities are continuously being improved to cater to the needs o tourists. These improvements will include transportation, parks, sidewalks, and also the revitalization of Husein Sastranegara Airport which will be completed in September 2015.
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