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However, the growth of the hotel and tourism sectors in West Papua province is quite rapid. In 2010 alone, the number of hotels in West Papua is already 80 units, consisting of10 starred hotels and 70 Budget hotels.
Most starred hotels are spread in Fakfak, Manokwari and Sorong districts. The number of tourist destinations in West Papua in 2010 was 79 destinations, consisting of 20 nature tourist destinations, 8tourist destinations tirta / bahari, 32 cultural tourism destinations, and 19 agro tourism destinations.
Papua’s tourist destination, which the world currently knows, is the underwater tourist destination in Raja Ampat Islands.
West Papua province is actually known for its exotic natural panoramic beauty, and most of the natural panorama is still very natural and untouched by tourism’s commercialization.
Most tourist destinations in West Papua are not exposed, therefore are widely unknown to the public.
One of the popular tourist destinations is the under water tourism at Raja Ampat Islands, which has at least 610 island sand only about 35 island sare inhabited.
The water of Raja Ampat is one of the world’s 10 best water sites for diving activities. Even now, its underwater flora and fauna is number one for totality and biodiversity.
Another nature tourism mainstay of West Papua is Cendrawasih Bay National Park (TNTC) located in Teluk Wondama Regency.
TNTC has a 500 km long coastline with a land area of 68,200 ha, asea area of 1,385,300 ha, with80,000 ha of coral reefs and12,400 ha of ocean.
THE HOTEL AND TOURISM SECTORS IN THE PROVINCE OF WEST PAPUA ARE
PROMISING SECTORS BUT THEIR CURRENT CONTRIBUTIONS ARE ONLY ABOUT 0.19%
OF WEST PAPUA’S TOTAL GDP.
In the ecotourism sector, in the Bird’s Head island of Papua, or precisely in Manokwari regency there is the Arfak Mountain Nature Reserve.
This nature reserve has an area of about 68,325 ha and is located at an altitude of 2,940 meters above sea level. In this region, there is also Lake Anggi Giji and Anggi Gita Lake, which is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level.
Manokwari Regency, there is also a cave that is claimed as the deepest cave in the world by the French Expedition Team of Speleology (cave experts).
This cave is located in the Lina Mountains Region in Iranmeba, Didohu district with a cave depth of 2,000 meters.
Meanwhile, in Kaimana Regency, there are also a beach attraction and Triton Bay beside the beautiful panoramic Senja in Kaimana, which is very legendary.