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Why Invest in Labuan Bajo? The Next Bali with Better Infrastructure

Why Invest in Labuan Bajo? The Next Bali with Better Infrastructure

Labuan Bajo is a town on the Indonesian island of Flores. It is a fishing village on magnificent waters and serves as the entry point to the famed Komodo Island. Investors must take advantage of the commercial potential in Labuan Bajo.

It is only now gaining appeal among international travelers. As a result, there isn’t much competition in the area just yet.

Tourism-focused Developement

Labuan Bajo is one of the 10 New Balis program of the Indonesian government. This project intends to improve Indonesian tourism hotspots and make them as popular as Bali.

The government will upgrade chosen places as part of this effort. The idea is to replicate Bali’s success as a tourism destination.

The government will improve public transportation and infrastructure. They will also make it easier for tourists to visit these places. One method is to grant visa-free admission to foreign nationals from specific nations. In addition, there will be numerous marketing campaigns to promote Labuan Bajo. The campaigns will target both foreigners and locals.

The airport serving Labuan Bajo is on track to become an international hub. Flights from Australia and Hong Kong, among others, will land at Komodo Airport. The airport’s passenger and cargo capacity will also be increased.

Komodo Airport will be managed by a subsidiary of Changi Airport, the world’s greatest airport. Tourists will undoubtedly be drawn in by the airport operator’s repute.


Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno says:  Many investors are expected to invest in Parapuar, Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara.

Parapuar is a new tourist area destination that is being developed to provide quality and sustainable tourism, as well as to benefit the local population and boost tourist length of stay. 

“We have just reviewed the Parapuar, which means that the entrance from the forest or gate to the forest will be the first location for the construction of a quality Labuan Bajo destination managed by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy through BPOLBF (BPOLBF Implementing Agency for the Labuan Bajo Flores Authority),” he said Monday at the Parapuar view point, Labuan Bajo, NTT, in an official statement.

The Parapuar area is divided into four zones: the cultural zone, the recreation zone, the wild zone, and the adventure zone. These four zones have a total investment potential of Rp800 billion.


The wild zone also includes a little zoo and Komodo biosphere heritage since the area will be converted into a Komodo biosphere heritage monument with an IDR 40 billion investment aim.

Finally, the adventure zone is expected to draw IDR 210 billion in investment, which will include outdoor activities such as jogging tracks and cable cars capable of delivering different colors and alternative excursions while in Labuan Bajo.

“I believe that if the investment comes in, there will be more job opportunities, which will improve the economy of the people in Labuan Bajo, and, of course, economic wellbeing and progress here,” stated the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy. 

Singapore’s Minister of Health, Ong Ye Kung, who visited Labuan Bajo on this occasion, stated that Indonesia has a lot of natural and cultural wealth that may be developed into quality vacation packages to attract more world tourists to Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia.


Is the Increase in Tourism Sustainable?

Four million tourists each year will undoubtedly bring in a lot of cash. The increased number of tourists will undoubtedly aid in the development of the town and its businesses. However, this raises the prospect of an environmental debate. International aircraft emit a significant amount of CO2, raising concerns about climate change. Some argue that we should limit international tourism.

Because Komodo is a National Park, the area is relatively unspoiled by visitors. Beautiful natural settings may be jeopardized if tourism grows. To be successful, the investment must be spent carefully and well managed.
source: scallywag

Joko Widodo, the President of Indonesia, paid us a visit in July. He was elected in 2014 with policies centered on economic development and human rights. His vision for Indonesia’s global future was received with enthusiasm. The announcement of the investment in Labuan Bajo Airport demonstrates President Widodo’s devotion to his campaign promises. And we couldn’t be happier!

This is a step in the right direction for Labuan Bajo. Increased tourism will assist local companies in becoming more financially stable. We hope that this will help to alleviate poverty in Flores.


Buying Land in Labuan Bajo

Can foreigners purchase property in Labuan Bajo?

The Hak Guna Bangunan (Right to Build) certificate is the best option to buy commercial property in Indonesia. This certificate is available to foreigners through a foreign-owned corporation. As a result, the property will be registered in the company’s name. As the name suggests, this certificate grants the holder land rights in Indonesia.

Certificate of Right to Build Validity:

30 years

Initial term

+ 20 years

First renewal

+ 30 years

Second renewal

Total of 80 years

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