Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Indonesia: Government Supports Development of Geothermal Tourism With PGE

Ministry, PGE Develop Geothermal Tourism (

The Tourism Ministry is coordinating with PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) to support the development of geothermal tourism in the operational areas of geothermal energy production.

The Tourism Ministry's Secretary Ukus Kuswara and President Director of PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy Irfan Zainuddin have signed the MoU in the sideline of the Fourth National Coordination Meeting (Rakornas) of Tourism in Jakarta, Tuesday, December 6, 2016.

According to Irfan, Indonesia's geothermal resources have big potentials and could be one of the nation’s tourist destinations if it is well-managed.

The PGE has started a geothermal tourism trial project in a village in Kamojang, West Java. Similar program will also be applied to other PGE operational areas, such as in Lahendong, North Sulawesi; and in Ulubelu, Lampung.

Read More........