Islands Of Komodo, Krakatau And Lake Toba Nominated As New7wonders Of Nature

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Islands of Komodo, Krakatau and Lake Toba Nominated as New7Wonders of Nature

JAKARTA, Dec. 1/Antara-AsiaNet/ --

     The New7Wonders Foundation has chosen three destinations in Indonesia such

as the Komodo Island national park, Lake Toba and Krakatau island in its campaign

to nominate new7wonders of nature for the 2008-2010 period.


     The nomination campaign of new7wonders of nature was conducted through live


     "Following the nomination of the three destinations concerned, the

New7wonders Foundation has issued a press release expected to be socialized to

the community of Indonesia," Esthy Reko Astuty, the Director of Promotion

Facility of the Culture and Tourism Ministry of the Republic of Indonesia, said

here recently.


     It was said that the marketing directorate general of the culture and

tourism ministry in August of this year had made a better coordination with

relevant agencies in hope of being able to make one of the Indonesian

destinations like Komodo Island National Park, Lake Toba and Krakatau island

advance to the final selection in early 2009.


     The coordination was made by this marketing directorate general with

relevant departments and community just to better socialize the presence of the

three destinations during the selection campaign of the new7wonders of nature,

thus encouraging Indonesian public to participate in making live voting through



     For further information, please contact: Surya Dharma, the Chief of the

Information and Public Relations of the Culture and Tourism Ministry of the

Republic of Indonesia, phone: 21-3838167, 21-3838131, Fax: 21-3849715

     Source: The Culture and Tourism Ministry of the Republic of Indonesia


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