Indonesia tourism CHSE protocols stand for Cleanliness, Health, Safety, and Environmental sustainability. CHSE has been implemented in the tourism and creative economy sectors in Indonesia since September 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic situation.

CHSE was issued by the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy in line with the Decree of the Minister of Health on Protocols in Public Places and Facilities in the Context of Prevention and Control of COVID-19.

The aim is to increase efforts to prevent and control COVID-19 for the public in public places and tourism facilities in order to prevent the occurrence of new epicenters or clusters during the pandemic.

  1. Handwashing facility

    Cleanliness (C)

  • Washing hands with soap/hand sanitizer
  • Availability of hand washing facilities with soap
  • Safe and appropriate cleaning of public spaces and items with disinfectants/other cleaning liquids
  • Free from vectors and disease-carrying animals
  • Cleaning toilet facilities
  • Cleaning the bins
  1. Health (H)
  • Avoid physical contact, maintain a safe distance, prevent crowds
  • Do not touch your face, eyes, nose, mouth
  • Body temperature check
  • Wear the required PPE
  • Implement cough and sneeze etiquette Clean and hygienic food and beverage management
  • Simple medical equipment and supplies
  • Public spaces and work spaces with good air circulation
  • Handling for visitors who experience health problems when carrying out activities on site.

    temperature checking

  1. Safety (S)
  • Disaster escape procedures
  • Availability of first aid kit
  • Availability of fire extinguishers
  • Availability of gathering points and evacuation routes
  • Make sure electronic devices are turned off when leaving the room
  • Media and communication mechanisms for dealing with emergencies
  1. Environmental Sustainability (E)
  • Use of environmentally friendly equipment and materials
  • Efficient and healthy use of water and energy sources to maintain a balanced ecosystem
  • Waste and liquid waste treatment is carried out comprehensively, healthy and environmentally friendly
  • The surrounding environment is beautiful and comfortable, both natural and technically engineered
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of guidelines and SOPs for the Implementation of Hygiene, Health, Occupational Safety, and Environmental Sustainability

Tree Planting – The Future Investment

  • Indonesian currency is rupiah (Rp. or IDR). Please keep in mind that non – cash transactions or payments are still not common in some places in Indonesia, and Kotawaringin Barat Regency. Please bring cash with you in your journey to Kotawaringin Barat.
  • People drive on the left side of the road in Indonesia, and foreigners who would like to drive must carry a valid international driving license.
  • Unless stated otherwise, tap water is not drinkable.
  • Indonesia uses European-style two-pin round plugs, voltage is 220 V and 50 Hz.
  • Mobile networks (2G, 3G) are available throughout Indonesia, 4G network is mostly available in city area.

The government of Kotawaringin Barat Regency is taking serious steps to reactivate tourism with the goal of revitalising the economy, and has implemented a policy to reactivate tourism in line with policies to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Through this reactivation of tourism, the government issues certificates to businesses that demonstrate safe practices to protect against COVID-19 infection.

The era of adaptation to a new normal in tourism is implemented by adhering to the CHSE (Cleanliness, Health, Safety, Environmental Sustainability) protocols issued by the Ministry of Tourism & Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia.

The Regent of Kotawaringin Barat – Mrs. Nurhidayah, Initiating Tourism Reactivation

At present, the government of Kotawaringin Barat programs are purpose to adapt to the situation by using best human resources and prepare mitigation strategies. This will enable to quickly resume tourism services smoothly when the pandemic ends.

It is the responsibility of all of the tourism stakeholders to carry out tourism activities by prioritizing security and safety while still creating a memorable visit to Kotawaringin Barat.

As an important part of Indonesia in the island of Borneo with its harmonious multicultural and numerous ethnic groups, religions, customs, traditions, as well as an abundance of natural attractions. Your journey to Kotawaringin Barat Regency in Central Kalimantan Province will not only provide unforgettable memories of harmony in diversity, but your experience here will also broaden the awareness of Indonesia around the world as an outstanding destination to be treasured.

Dayak Traditional Art Performers

Pangkalan Bun is the capital city of Kotawaringin Barat also the main gate for national flights come to this regency that has about 250 thousand people of its population.

Houses the world class tourist destination, Tanjung Puting National Park – known as the world’s capital of Orangutans (the only great ape found outside Africa), Kotawaringin Barat is the most visited area in Indonesian Borneo by international travelers for more than a decade.

This land is blessed with diverse destinations, warm and welcoming people, multi cultures and scenic natural landscapes. Kotawaringin Barat Regency offers its wonders from the divine forest of Borneo, tropical beaches, relaxing and memorable river cruises, heartwarming local traditions, inspiring art performances, delicious local cuisine, to the majestic Tanjung Puting National Park.

The National Geographic Orion Cruise to Kotawaringin Barat

One hour flight from Jakarta – the capital city of Indonesia, to Pangkalan Bun – the capital city of Kotawaringin Barat Regency, we invite you to come and experience the best of Indonesian Borneo in a magnificent journey.

Coto Manggala (Cassava Soup of Kotawaringin Barat)