The Jakarta Great Sale 2012 is ON again and this time for 6 weeks running from 1st June to 14th July !
Offering massive 20% to 70% discounts, Jakarta Great Sale is participated by no less than 74 shopping centers and giant malls all across this sprawling metropolis.
Shopaholics and tourists will surely flock to Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta when this annual mega shopping fiesta takes place in conjunction with the 486th Anniversary of Jakarta.
Handaka Santosa, Chairman of Jakarta Great Sale informed that this year, the festival will combine great shopping, with cultural and lifestyle events, making it into one big fiesta. In cooperation with the Indonesian Women Entrepreneurs Association and Regional Crafts Council, the shopping event will highlight Indonesian cuisine and traditional crafts.
“The Jakarta Great Sale Festival is targeted not only to the large domestic market, but also to reach the Asian and Middle East markets. We expect tourists from these countries to be attracted to come to Jakarta especially during the time of the Great Sale to shop, dine and enjoy the many discounts here ,” said Handaka Santosa, as reported by the Jakarta Globe.
Handaka added that he is optimistic that campaigns across Asia and the Middle East promoting the Jakarta Great Sale Festival will result in an influx of buyers.
Meanwhile Sapta Nirwandar, Deputy Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, said that the Jakarta Great Sale will bring many benefits to the capital. “The event will increase Jakarta’s regional income and increase the number of tourists visiting the capital city,” Sapta said.
The organizers also expect that the Great Sale will strengthen relations among business people in the city, increase mall visitors by 20% and contribute to Jakarta’s revenue. The Jakarta Great Sale 2013 is expected to see a 15% increase in transactions, up from last year’s which reached IDR 10.7 trillion ($175 million).
More Information available at: http://www.jktgreatsale.com/
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