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Explore Makassar and Toraja, Indonesia, with whl.travel
Formerly known as Ujung Pandang, the vibrant provincial capital of Makassar, Indonesia has for centuries made its mark in Indonesian history as a bustling port.
For those staying in town, a Makassar city tour (http://www.makassar-
Outdoor enthusiasts will savor an excursion to the nature reserve of Bantimurung (http://www.makassar-
Further afield, no traveler should skip a trip to Tana Toraja (http://www.makassar-
The new portal to Makassar and Toraja is now proudly owned by Ng Sebastian and the rest of his team at Incito Tours, also the local connection in nearby Komodo and the Lesser Sunda Islands. The launch of http://www.makassar-
“Makassar and Toraja are destinations I know well as I live in Makassar and I started my tourism involvement here back in 1987 as a tour guide,” Sebastian gladly shares. “Makassar is my home base and my involvement in tourism at the destination is far more extensive than what I started 24 years ago. My whole life since then seems to be devoted to tourism, not only as a field where I earn my living, but also where I share my passion with others to make the destination better developed through my participation in various tourism activities. Operating the Makassar & Toraja portal, I talk about tourism but also take action in serving would-be visitors through the latest tourism trend: the use of information technology in planning the trips. whl.travel provides a great platform to work with, and there is always someone to help us out.”
Makassar is whl.travel’s newest travel portal in Indonesia, following the websites for Aceh (http://www.aceh-
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The Travel Word is the online mouthpiece of the WHL Group and draws on a vast pool of ideas generated by local tour operators, partners, suppliers and more. Our blog - http://www.thetravelword.com - showcases responsible, sustainable and local travel. We are committed to inspiring mindful and independent travellers headed off the beaten path with local businesses making responsible and sustainable decisions about their destinations. Through anecdotes, articles, profiles, opinion pieces and news, our local voices aim to inform travellers about unique and ethical ways to experience a destination, travel responsibly and help sustain the distinctive qualities of a place.