Bawah Island of Anambas Islands nominated for most popular diving spot

08, Jun 2017 | Author: Embassy of Indonesia

Source: The Jakarta Post

Dubbed one of Asia’s top five tropical island paradises by CNN in 2012, Anambas Islands in Riau Islands province has been nominated in the Most Popular Diving Spot category for this year’s Indonesian Tourism Awards (API).

Other destinations competing in the category are Gosong Senggora in West Kotawaringin regency, Banda Islands in Central Maluku regency, Karampuang Island in Mamuju regency, Tomia Island in Wakatobi regency, Lembeh Strait in Bitung city, Tanjung Pasir Moyo in Sumbawa regency, Maumere Bay in Sikka regency, Tomini Bay in Tojo Unauna regency, and Tulamben in Karangasem regency.

“Bawah Island [of Anambas Islands] has the most beautiful underwater scenery; no wonder people from all over the world come here to snorkle and dive,” said Anambas Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports Agency head Iwan K. Roni.

API 2017 consists of 15 categories with 10 nominees for each category, an increase from last year that only featured 10 categories.

The voting period runs from June to October. The awards ceremony will be held in November.

Voting is open to the public and those who want to vote for Bawah Island can visit ayojalanjalan.com or send a text message by typing API (space) 5C and sending it to 99386.

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