Entrance Fee of Mount Bromo National Park – Less than a year raising ticket prices, Great Hall of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park (TNBTS) will again raise the price of admission. No half-hearted, ticket price hikes and panoramic mountain sunrise tour was more than 300 percent.
Increase in ticket prices will be applied as the revision of Government Regulation (PP) No. 59 of 1998 which regulates Tariff Tax State Revenue (non-tax) in the Ministry of Forestry. PP is converted into PP No. 12 of 2014 which had been set on February 14, 2014.
The new rates are just waiting for the time to put in place, for the current domestic tourists will increase to 10 thousand Rp37.500 on weekdays. While on weekends and other holidays rose to Rp67.500.
For ticket rates Mount Bromo for foreign tourists who initially rose to Rp267.500 Rp72.500 on weekdays and on weekends and other holidays become Rp400 thousand.
Entrance Fee of Mount Bromo National Park
TNBTS head, Ayu Dewi Utari, revealing, although not knowing the reason the rates change, but he believed that the new price is very comparable to the benefits tourists at Mount Bromo.
According to him, by paying an expensive ticket, visitors can see one of the natural beauty and panoramic sunrise best in the world.
“The price is still cheaper when compared to the prices of other attractions in East Java, such as Safari Park Prigen, Java Park Stone, and Wisata Bahari Lamongan. Tourists will not lose pay for tickets to witness one of the most beautiful scenery in the world, “said Ayu.
Unfortunately, the rate increase plan has not been matched by the provision of adequate facilities and infrastructure. Travelers often difficult to get the rest area and toilet facilities are adequate. The location to the viewing post in climbing the peak area was invaded by thousands of tourists at night to early morning it was still dark. Not infrequently rating beriperilaku slob, like urinate and defecate in the tourist area which became one of the reference foreign tourists.
Thousands of Tengger tribe whose livelihood from Mount Bromo tourism indirectly affected. The businessmen travel agents, hotel owners, homestay, rental horses, motorcycle, and the owner of the jeep that serve touring in a sea of sand Mount Bromo feel helm will slide in the number of tourists.
Chairman of the Local Working Group (LWG) Mount Bromo Tengger Mount Semeru, Trisno Sudigdo, said the increase in ticket prices will reduce the level of tourists, especially domestic tourists. Policies to raise ticket prices contrary to the program Destination Management Organization (DMO) was initiated by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy. Successful programs to foster local community to be supporting and tourism stakeholders will move backward along a slide in the number of tourists.
“We can not do anything because the rules have been made. However, the impact of the new regulations will decrease the local tourists and reduced income in Mount Bromo tour players, “he said.
According to him, the post-eruption of 2010, stakeholders Mount Bromo tour struggled to revive the passion tourists to visit Mount Bromo. Various activities were carried out to show that Mount Bromo is still very worth to visit. Ironically, after the flow of tourist visits jumped back, shadows falling tourist arrivals have come back to haunt along with the new tariff plan kenaika.
Similar delivered Chairman of Indonesian Hotels and Restaurants Association (IHRA) Probolinggo, Digdoyo Jamaluddin. The turgid fare increase which would significantly reduce the revenues in the tourism sector. Therefore, it hoped that the new regulations soon to be reviewed before they are applied in the tourist area of Mount Bromo. Because if forced, the tourism sector employers and society buffer will be bankrupt and out of business.