Jakarta - President Director of PT Pelni (Persero), Sulistyo Wimbo Hardjito, said Pelni operate cruise tours will begin later this year. The plan according to the results of the talks with the Transition Team Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla.
In that conversation, the development of maritime areas by Pelni more geared to the tourist cruise. "For example in the Wakatobi, Raja Ampat, and Labuan Bajo," said Wimbo Pelni office, Jakarta, Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
According Wimbo, the ships were not a cruise ship operated by Pelni. But only regular passenger ship that already has a route to the tourist area. The trip vacation vessel that, according to him, will not interfere with the regular shipping because its operation only when the holidays. "During the holiday boats that do not fit the way. Gak anyone wants roads during Eid. Nah passenger ship for the holidays," said Wimbo.
Pelni, said Wimbo, has met with local officials to discuss the plan of operation of the ship vacation. One of them with the Regent of Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi. The plan, said Wimbo, passengers still receive a holiday subsidized ticket price as a regular cruise. "It's an assignment. We are ready," he said.